Eileen O’Malley has almost a decade of experience working with nonprofits and start-ups with a focus on operations and compliance. She comes to the New Hanover Community Endowment from Cape Fear Collective (CFC) where she led operations and directed investments. Under her leadership, she managed an $18 million investment in affordable housing and transportation. She was also the project lead on the CFC’s purchase and renovation of the Driftwood Apartment complex. As the first CFC employee, she implemented the organization’s initial operational structure and oversaw compliance. Eileen O’Malley also managed accounting and compliance for Tru Colors Brewing and Cape Fear Group Homes.
A graduate of UNCW, she also serves as Vice Chair of the Cape Fear Museum Advisory Board. In her free time, she walks her dogs and cheers on the mighty Philadelphia Eagles.