Board of Directors

Seven Homes is governed by a board of directors, with representation from different individuals throughout the private sector. Board members live and work in all parts of the Triad area of North Carolina and meet every other month as a full board and as committees in the off months.

Seven Homes is always looking for new board members who can bring new skills sets and energy to the board. If you have an interest in serving as a board member please contact Ken Maxwell at

Chair of the Board

Dan has been a member of the Seven Homes Board of Directors since 2000 and he will be the Chairman of the Board in 2018. Dan is an attorney with the law firm Hoffman Koenig Hering PLLC, where he practices in the areas of family law, employment law, and dispute resolution (including through mediation, collaborative law, and litigation in state and federal courts). He grew up in Greensboro and is a graduate of Ben L. Smith High School, Duke University, and SMU Dedman School of Law. He attends Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Greensboro. Dan enjoys traveling with his family, discussing politics and religion, playing tennis, playing the cello, and coaching volleyball. He and his wife, Jennifer, have one daughter, Nelessen.

Vice Chair

Alex Hale currently serves on the Fundraising committees. Alex has been on the board of Seven Homes since 2014. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS in Business Administration.

Fundraising Chair

Derl has worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for over 31 years in several different roles but is currently a Fleet Sales Manager. He is a dedicated husband and father if 10 children.  He is also is the Co-Director of One Child's Voice, a home missions organization created to bring awareness of the need of adoption locally. One Child's Voice is intended to be a voice for children, young or old, that cannot speak for themselves when they're in need of a family.


A native Californian, Braden recently relocated to North Carolina in the summer of 2016 with his wife and three sons. As a former foster parent Braden has a heart for seeing the Church increase their role in orphan care ministry and is honored to serve as the Secretary of the board of 7 Homes. Braden holds a bachelor's degrees from the University of California, Irvine in music and drama. He holds a master's in worship studies and is currently finishing a second graduate degree with a master's of theology with hopes to pursue a doctorate degree in worship and theology within the next 2 years. He serves as the contemporary worship pastor and audio/video/lighting director at Triad Baptist Church.

Mr. Brown is currently Managing Principal for Fitzgerald Consulting Group (FCG) as he oversees business development with functions including personal finance coaching, small business certification assistance and project management. Mr. Brown graduated from North Carolina State University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Personal and Interpersonal Communication. While pursuing the degree, he developed an appreciation for holistic development as a student athlete playing football, an actor performing in NCSU Theater, and as member of a fraternity focused on public service.

Erin was born in Greensboro and graduated from Grimsley High School. She graduated from UNCG with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Currently Erin works for UnitedHealth Group and has the privilege of being the Program Director for Case and Disease Nurse Managers supporting our Medicare Advantage members. She married her High School sweetheart, Travis,  and they have 2 wonderful girls, Madeline and Eliza, and the sweetest Lhasa Apso dog in the world, Chewi. Erin is a member of Mercy Hill church and she hopes her years as a nurse and her heart for those in the foster community will be an asset to the board.