Board of Trustees Welcomes Four New Members


Fayetteville Academy welcomes Wells Alderman, Nicole Alexander, Karen Ewart and Ann Kulich Young to the Board of Trustees.

Wells Alderman is co-owner of A&G Residential, a local home builder. He is a graduate of Clemson University and an Eagle Scout. Alderman previously served as the sales manager for the Fayetteville market with H&H Homes. He was honored in 2014 by the Fayetteville Observer, with being named to their “40 Under 40” class. He has served as the president of the Home Builders Association of Fayetteville and is a current board member of the Fayetteville Police Foundation and a deacon at his church, First Presbyterian of Fayetteville.

Nicole Alexander was born and raised on the West Coast, but the Army brought her to Fayetteville. She has served for 17 years in the U.S. Military with the last 11 years here at Ft. Bragg in the Special Operations Community.  She is currently a lieutenant colonel assigned to the 1st Special Forces Command.  She is a graduate of the University of Washington and holds master’s degrees from both Webster University and the Naval Postgraduate School. Alexander is the co-founder of the nonprofit, PROMOTE, an organization that focuses on diversity and inclusion in national security organizations.

Karen Ewart holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder and was previously employed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in midtown Manhattan and DuPont at its Fayetteville Works facility. She is an active pilot and flight instructor, with glider, seaplane, instrument and multi-engine ratings. Ewart is a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church handbell choir with current and prior membership on the Parish Council, building and grounds, Columbarium, and school principal hiring committees. She is also  a Cumberland County Master Gardener.

Ann Kulich Young is a Fayetteville native and Fayetteville Academy alumna. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned her law degree from Campbell University. Young practices family law in Fayetteville with Brady Brady Delaney Young and is a partner in the firm. She has a passion for rescue animals and also serves on the board at Fayetteville Animal Protection Society.