Hard work and a passion for helping others is why Nicole Newkham-Binkley was recently promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Metrocrest Services! As COO, Newkham-Binkley will be responsible for the general oversight of seasonal, family and senior programs. She will also continue to oversee the Development and Marketing departments, as well as work directly with Tracy Eubanks, president and CEO of Metrocrest Services, to implement the Board of Directors-approved strategic plan.
“I am so pleased that Nicole has accepted the role of Chief Operating Officer,” said Eubanks in a recent press release. “It is well-deserved and a result of her dedication to helping others. Her contributions these past eight years at Metrocrest Services and those served is immeasurable. Her expanded role will benefit Metrocrest Services and the community as a whole.”
Newkham-Binkley’s Metrocrest Services career began as the Pantry and Volunteer Manager, and she quickly moved up to Senior Director of Development and Community Engagement in 2013. In this role, her major accomplishments include creating the Sack Summer Hunger program, enhancing the Back to School Extravaganza and increasing development efforts to fulfill the mission of the organization.
She is also an active leader in the Metrocrest community, as she is a graduate of Leadership Metrocrest, Chair-elect for the Famers Branch Chamber of Commerce and a member of Junior League of Dallas.
In addition, the Metrocrest Board of Directors and Eubanks announced that Mike Harris will be promoted to Director of Development after five years of service.
Metrocrest Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing programs for individuals, families and seniors that lead to self-sufficiency and foster independence. The organization offers rent and utility bill aid, financial and budgeting assistance, food pantry access, employment counseling, minor home repairs, home-delivered meals to benefit seniors and more.
Congratulations to Newkham-Binkley and Harris on these exciting achievements! We are looking forward to seeing how they will both continue to help the community.