Winterville, NC – Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain (BGCCP) has announced the hiring of Brittany Creamer Spear as Director of Resource Development. Spear joins BGCCP from The Epiphany School of Global Studies, an independent school for K-12 students in New Bern, where she served as Director of Advancement since 2017.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brittany to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain family,” Chief Development Officer Will Chriscoe said. “She brings an incredible familiarity of eastern North Carolina and experience building meaningful relationships with members of our communities. Her passion and energy will play a critical role generating resources to support our youth who need us now, more than ever.”
While at The Epiphany School, Spear was in charge of fundraising, marketing, communications, alumni relations, and special events. During her six years at the school, her work leading fundraising efforts resulted in doubling their annual giving contributions. Spear was also active as a member of the Noon Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, and graduate of Leadership Craven.
“I am excited to join the team at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain,” Spear said. “I look forward to working hard for all the youth, their families and our staff to increase philanthropy for the organization. My ultimate love is working with kids and the community to provide children the best opportunities possible.”
Prior to joining the staff at The Epiphany School, Brittany worked for NBC affiliate WITN-TV from 2009 to 2015 as a reporter and later Bureau Chief in the New Bern area.
Spear attended Barton College in Wilson, NC as a student-athlete on the Lady Bulldogs women’s basketball team. She received her degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in Broadcasting. Following graduation and before returning to eastern North Carolina, Raleigh station WTVD was home to Brittany while also working for Good Morning America.