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Our Staff

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Lynn is the Chief Operations Officer for Riley's Army and has worked in development and fundraising roles for over 23 years. Originally from Detroit, she has lived in eastern North Carolina for 9 years. 

For fundraising, events, tax receipts, grant opportunities, operational issues, 501 (c) 3 verification, or general inquiries. or (252) 481-4471.


Emleigh Hughes is the Family Liaison for Riley’s Army. Though she has been the Family Liaison for 1 year, she has been a passionate volunteer since she was in 8th grade. Emleigh is an ECU graduate and resides in Greenville where she is also a 4th grade teacher.
Emleigh works closely with hospital Social Workers to get families signed up for our services, as well as handling family support needs. Riley’s Army families can contact Emleigh for financial assistance and other requests at or by text/call at (252) 412-8191.

Riley's Army Board


President-Sonya Hall
Mortgage Banker

Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group Inc,

Vice President-Mike Roberson

Owner-SCI Technologies

Treasurer-Nichole Alley
Director of HR
Orthopaedics East & Sports Medicine Center


Secretary-Richie Shreves
Director of HR
Greenville Utilities Commission

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Dr. Kirk Philpot

Vidant Internal Medicine


Dr. Kelly Philpot

ECU Physicians

Family Medicine


Nicole DaVia, PA

Vidant Beaufort Hospital

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John Berry

Owner Berry Building Group


Tara Cox Forehand
Chicod School


Michael Paul Armstrong
Beyond Limits Production, LLC

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