Henderson Joins Good Shepherd

Spotlight on Lauren Henderson

Spot Henderson MainLocal nonprofit Good Shepherd Center recently hired LAUREN HENDERSON as its director of finance and administration, a newly created position to help with the group’s expected growth in the coming years.

In the role, she works with the group’s executive director and board to oversee Good Shepherd’s financial activities, as well as administrative and human resource duties.

Good Shepherd Center serves as a soup kitchen, homeless shelter, and rehousing solution for the Cape Fear community. The organization’s Sgt. Eugene Ashley Center provides bridge housing and case management to homeless veterans and chronically homeless men with disabilities. And its SECU Lakeside Reserve has forty units of affordable housing for chronically homeless adults with disabilities.

Before joining the nonprofit’s staff, Henderson served on Good Shepherd’s board and as treasurer.

Henderson, who holds an MBA from UNCW, previously spent fifteen years in financial roles with CastleBranch, including as the Wilmington company’s chief financial officer.

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