Press Release: United Way of Forsyth County Elects Four New Members to the Board of Directors

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Four new members have been elected to the United Way of Forsyth County’s Board of Directors.

Ollie Chandhok, Catrina Thompson, Betty Lou Vontsolos, have been appointed to serve three-years terms and LaDonna Wilson will serve a two-year term.

Chandhok has been market president and publisher of the Triad Business Journal since 2015.  Prior to that, he served in positions as regional audience director and sales executive positions at American City Business Journals, the parent of Triad Business Journal. Chandhok is a graduate of Queens University in Charlotte, NC.

Thompson is City of Winston-Salem assistant police chief and a 22-year-veteran of the Winston-Salem police department. She previously served as the commander of Criminal Investigations Division of the Investigative Services Bureau. Thompson received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Wayne State University in Detroit and a master’s degree in public administration from Appalachian State University. She also is a graduate of the West Point Leadership Academy.

Vontsolos is vice president of client services and operations at Inmar in Winston-Salem.  She serves as chair of United Way of Forsyth County’s Women’s Leadership Council, an initiative designed to educate, engage and empower women in across Forsyth County to make a difference.  Vontsolos earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Longwood University in Farmville, VA.

Wilson serves as financial analyst at Pepsico.  Prior to her current position, she served in roles as operations manager and marketing specialist at Pepsico.