Board and staff

Our Staff

Megan OglesbyExecutive Director

Megan earned a Master of Business Administration from High Point University and a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communications from Elon University. In 2018, she was hired as the inaugural Executive Director of the Congdon Foundation. Prior to joining the Congdon Foundation, Megan served as the Senior Director of Leadership and Events as well as Member Engagement for Business High Point – Chamber of Commerce. She is the Principal Investor in the Carolina Core Football Club, which plays its first season in 2024. Megan is a High Point native and lives in High Point with her husband and three children.

Rev. Joe Blosser, Ph.D.Chief Impact Officer

Joe earned a Ph.D. in ethics from the University of Chicago, a Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt University, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Religion from TCU. He’s an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He previously served as the founding Executive Director of the Center for Community Engagement and Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy at High Point University. He’s the author of numerous articles and book chapters on ethics, economics, and sustainable community development. In addition to serving on several nonprofit boards, he chairs the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service. Joe lives in High Point with his wife and two children.

"We’re creating our own ecosystem that is poised to turn our home into the “high point” of our state once more."

Rachel Collins, Business High Point

"When you’re helped out,
it inspires you to help others."

EMILY CAROTHERS, Earl and Kitty Congdon Old Dominion Freight Line Scholarship Recipient

"Compassion is taking action. It’s not being satisfied with the status quo."

Carl Vierling, Greater High Point Food Alliance
Executive Director

"All must give as they are able, according to the blessings given to them by the Lord your God."

Deuteronomy 16:17

"Our board is deeply involved in High Point. Their commitment to the city is evident in their desire for the foundation to form real partnerships with our grant recipients, so that we can support them to grow their impact."

Rev. Dr. Joe Blosser,
Chief Impact Officer