Charleston, WV – The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation (TGKVF) elected Will Carter to its Board of Trustees at the December 11, 2019 meeting. He will serve a five-year term. The Board has 13 elected Trustees and includes Dr. Michelle Foster, President and CEO of the Foundation.
Will Carter is co-founder of McKinley Carter Wealth Services, Inc.. He is an attorney whose career started in the public sector, working on a wide range of health, education, welfare, and environmental matters in West Virginia, including four years as executive assistance to WV Governor Gaston Caperton. Will has a law degree from New York University, as well as Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in History from Harvard University. As an upright bass and guitar player, Will tours with two string bands. Raised in Charleston, Will now lives in Putman County with his wife Martha.
The largest community foundation in Central Appalachia, TGKVF was founded in 1962. The Foundation had $249 million in assets and over 500 philanthropic funds were under management as of September 2019. TGKVF is a 501 c (3) tax-exempt organization and is one of the top 100 community foundations in the United States.