Staff

 
Chuck Jones
Executive Director
NACCC® Certified Financial Health Counselor


Chuck joined Common Wealth Charlotte after a 33-year background in business, advertising, and marketing, including 25 years managing the firm he co-owned with his wife, Aprill. A Charlotte resident since 1987, Chuck cares deeply about the city, its people and its future. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, a musician, a writer, a dog lover, and a visitor to U.S. National Parks as frequently as time and budget allow.
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Mary Quinn
Director of Financial Education
NACCC® Certified Credit Counselor

Mary Quinn came to Common Wealth Charlotte with a 22-year history in the nonprofit industry. Mary is widely known in the Charlotte area as a recognized expert in trauma-informed financial education, and has written extensive curriculum for the CWC target population. She is the former Director of Charlotte Saves (a national initiative of America Saves), and an NACCC® Certified Credit Counselor.
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Yuly Rodriguez
Program Director, Latinx Services

Yuly has a BA from City College of New York and a Masters in Public Administration from Metropolitan College of New York. She has thirteen years experience leading social service initiatives. She previously worked at New Destiny as Director of HousingLink, and led a financial literacy initiative while working as Manager of Prospect Plaza at Neighborhood Trust Community Partners. Yuly leads CWC's efforts to better serve Charlotte's Latinx community.
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Alisha Jeter
Manager of Financial Counseling
NACCC® Certified Credit Counselor

Alisha joined Common Wealth after nine years at Florence Crittenton Services, where she assisted clients with a variety of vocational training, college and GED enrollment, budgeting, money management and time management skills. She manages the financial counseling services and CWC's Lending Circles initiative. She is a graduate of Kent State University with a degree in Human Development and Family Studies.
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Tonia McDougald
Manager of Loan Services
NACCC® Certified Credit Counselor

With 16 years experience in nonprofit credit counseling, Tonia brings in-depth knowledge  of budget analysis, credit counseling and debt management guidance in one-to-one sessions with clients. She provides both management and training in various capacities. In her current role at CWC, she manages all loan portfolios and provides direct loan counseling and debt settlement planning to CWC clients.
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Madeline Hardison
Senior Financial Advisor
NACCC® Certified Credit Counselor

Madeline is a 2015 graduate of Queens University, and joined Common Wealth Charlotte after serving as Admissions Coordinator for Florence Crittenton Services. She is co-manager of Generation2080, assists CWC clients in budgeting, credit coaching and accessing banking relationships, and also serves CWC in development and social media.  Madeline is fluent in both English and Spanish.
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Tonia Frazier, MSW
Financial Program Specialist
NACCC® Certified Housing Counselor
CFSW® Certified Financial Social Worker


Tonia is a 2019 graduate of Winthrop University with a Masters of Social Work, and joined Common Wealth Charlotte as Financial Program Specialist. In her role, Tonia works with nonprofits and other agencies in the Charlotte area, customizing CWC services to meet the specific needs of those organizations and the clients each serves. She also manages CWC's Financial Navigator program in partnership with the City of Charlotte and Cities for Financial Empowerment. Prior to earning her MSW degree, she enjoyed a 20-year career with Bank of America.
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Michael Parks
Salesforce Administrator/Financial Navigator

Michael comes to CWC after three years with the Center for Community Transitions, where he was Client Advisor and Salesforce Administrator. His experience working directly with diverse populations including homeless, chronically ill and formerly incarcerated, along with his expertise in Salesforce, makes him a valuable member of the CWC team. He is a 2017 graduate of East Carolina University with a B.S. in Criminal Justice.
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Joe Mynatt
Program Manager
NACCC® Certified Financial Health Counselor

Joe joined CWC after retiring in 2020 from Wells Fargo Corporate and Investment Banking where he was Head of Portfolio Management for the Technology, Media and Telecom group. Having served on Boards and as volunteer fundraiser for microfinance and small business non-profits, he respects many challenges our clients face as they strive to better control their financial outcomes. Joe works with partners and clients to lead CWC's Lending Circles and Generation 2080 initiatives, establishing committed step by step processes toward financial sustainability.
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Ada Garcia
Loan Assistant

Ada joined Common Wealth Charlotte in April, 2020 to assist in the administration of COVID-19 Income Gap loans. Quickly adapting to this role, Ada's fluency in both English and Spanish has enabled her to become a key contributor in CWC's Latinx Community initiatives. A 2018 graduate of the Philip O. Berry Academy of Technology, she is currently enrolled at Central Piedmont Community College.
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Darren Ash
Senior Financial Advisor

Darren is the Founder of Common Wealth Charlotte, and served as its first Executive Director. He was formerly Executive Director at Charlotte Family Housing (CFH), and was Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Apartment Realty Advisors. He has served on 10 poverty/homeless boards in Charlotte & Mexico over the last 20 years. He was awarded the 2010 Charlotte Community Leader of the Year & Goodwill's 2014 Callaghan Cornerstone Award.
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