James “Jimmy” Pierce (Founder & Executive Director) – Born and raised in North Carolina, Jimmy grew up in Cape Carteret, and attended the University of North Carolina (BA, English, 1975) and Louisiana State University (JD, 1979).   Inspired by his own sons, Jimmy left the active practice of law in 1996 to return home to North Carolina to develop the Kids Making It Woodworking Program from a volunteer effort into a full-time commitment.

Kimberly Boyce, MBA (Associate Director) 

Andy Crowther (Program Director)

Joe Williams (Student and Family Advocate)

Billy Phillips (Apprentice Manager)

Barbara Sullivan (Administrative Assistant)

Lucy Wilkins (Shop Instructor)