Greenville, SC – Hollingsworth Funds, a community-wide funder for Greenville County is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard (Sean) D. Dogan and Jo W. Hackl to the Hollingsworth Funds Board of Directors. Senior Pastor of the Long Branch Baptist Church, Dogan will add a keen perspective on community initiatives aimed at increasing economic mobility. Hackl, a corporate attorney with Wyche, P.A., will leverage her experience to help guide and maximize organizational effectiveness.
“Sean and Jo bring leadership and creativity to Hollingsworth Funds,” said Minor Shaw, board chair. “We are fortunate to add board members with such expertise and commitment to the Greenville community.”
Dogan is a 1998 graduate of Clemson University and attended Shaw School of Divinity in Raleigh, NC. He has served Long Branch Baptist Church as Senior Pastor since 1997—initiating many community-based programs in partnership with local nonprofits to serve all ages. He is a member of the Liberty Fellowship Class of 2017 and also serves on a number of community boards including the GHS Authority Board, United Way of Greenville County, Senior Action, Mill Community Ministries, and the N.A.A.C.P. Dogan is married to Satreva Young, and they have a daughter.
Hackl has a BA in Economics & Political Science from Millsaps College and earned her law degree from Yale Law School. Her practice has an emphasis on corporate governance and acquisitions. In addition to her law practice, she is the Past Chair of both the Greenville Area Development Corporation and the Community Foundation of Greenville. She is a Liberty Fellow, an Aspen Global Leadership Network Fellow, a Riley Fellow and serves as a mentor for the Liberty Fellowship program. Jo is committed to attracting and growing for-profit and nonprofit business opportunities. She and her husband, Bob, have three children.
About Hollingsworth Funds
Hollingsworth Funds is a charitable support organization focused exclusively on Greenville, South Carolina. Endowed by the estate of textile executive John D. Hollingsworth Jr., Hollingsworth Funds seeks to ensure that Greenville County is a vibrant and successful community where everyone has a meaningful opportunity to achieve their highest potential. For more information, visit www.hollingsworthfunds.org.