Coleman is nearly a lifelong resident of Rowan County. His family owned and operated a furniture store in Salisbury. After graduating from Catawba College he worked as a manufacturers representative for Bassett Furniture Industries. Later he settled down, got married, and purchased his families’ interest in their furniture store. Seeking to experience first hand the value of a job focused on service he closed his store and began working for Habitat in 1998. He considers his work with Habitat to be a blessing, saying that it has allowed him to participate with some very fine people in a very fine cause.
With the exception of her college years, Jane has lived in Salisbury all her life, and has been involved in church, school and community activities most of that time. She loves to work with volunteers! She has coordinated volunteer services as a profession for 25 years, and enjoys getting to know people who give their time and abilities to help a cause in which they believe. Habitat for Humanity provides a wonderful opportunity for people to help others through various activities and events. She is pleased that Rowan County has the services of Habitat and that she can be a part of this great organization.
Director of ReStore Operations
Elizabeth has lived in Salisbury for most of her life. After graduating from Salisbury High School in 1988 and Western Carolina University in 1992, she went to work as a buyer/merchandiser for JCPenney for seven years. She spent the next 8 years raising her family and volunteering at Habitat for Humanity, the N.C. Transportation Museum, Overton Elementary School, and Milford Hills United Methodist Church. Looking to go back to work in a field that would utilize her business training but also be spiritually fulfilling, she says she “found the perfect fit with Habitat.” She has been ReStore Director since 2006.
ReStore Donations Manager
Nate joined Habitat for Humanity in 2010 as our Donations Manager. Nate holds a BA in Sociology and a minor in Economics from Catawba College. Nate began his service with Habitat for Humanity of Rowan County as a volunteer in 2006 while attending Catawba College.
Mary Ann Clay
ReStore Receiving Supervisor
Mary Ann started with our ReStore in 2018. She has many years of experience in customer service and management. She and her mother ran Curt and Geri’s Dairy Bar for 15 years. One of our ReStore customers told her he had not had a good milkshake since they closed their doors!
A native of Virginia, David first worked with Habitat for Humanity as a volunteer in Florida after Hurricane Andrew in 1992. He came to Salisbury while serving in the AmeriCorps program. He has been our Construction Supervisor since 1998.