Kahlon, Newkirk Join Novant Board
Spotlight on Novant Health Board
The Novant Health board of trustees named POONAM KAHLON and TRACEY NEWKIRK to serve on the Novant Health Coastal Board of Managers.
Kahlon (left) is talent acquisition leader and senior human resources business partner at Somos. She serves on the board of directors for the YWCA Lower Cape Fear and as an executive member with the Cape Fear Cultural Association of India, and previously served as an advisory board member for WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative.
Newkirk is the co-founder and president of Genesis Block and has more than twenty years of experience as a human resource professional and corporate leader.
Newkirk started UNEXO, a boutique consulting firm, where she builds high-performance teams and is a certified personal resilience practitioner. Genesis Block supports minority- and women-owned business development in the southeast region.
She serves as a board member for Downtown Business Alliance, WARM (Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry), and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. She is the founder and past chairwoman of the chamber’s African American Business Council.
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