The Freddie Mac Foundation in McLean, Virginia, has elected David Robinson to serve as its senior vice president and chief operating officer. Robinson first joined Freddie Mac in 1985 and held a number of executive positions over the years, including vice president of administration and corporate properties, vice president of human resources, vice president and assistant to the CEO, and vice president of community relations where he helped establish the foundation more than twelve years ago. He retired from Freddie Mac in 1997.
The Golden LEAF Foundation in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, has elected William Clarke as chair of its board of directors. Clarke, who is a founding member of the board, succeeds S. Lawrence Davenport. He is a past chair of Pisgah Legal Services and the Western North Carolina Group Home for Autistic Persons. He currently serves on the board of visitors of the Carolina Environmental Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the board of North Carolina Environmental Defense. In addition, the foundation also elected Richard Holder, president of Harvey Fertilizer and Gas Company, as vice chair; Michael A. Almond, president and CEO of the Charlotte Regional Partnership, as secretary; and Debbie E. Worley, a farmer, as treasurer.