Gary Danford

Executive Director

Gary, a Jacksonville native, joined the Onslow Women's Center as an Interim Executive Director in 2016 and a few months later moved into the role as a permanent position. Prior to joining the Onslow Women's Center's team, Gary spent over 30 years in the banking industry with several senior management positions. Additionally, he has served on numerous non-profit and civic boards starting in his first year of college. Gary has a passion for serving others in need and leading teams. "When you see someone who comes to you battered and torn down, a person with no where else to turn, and then watch them turn from victim to a strong independent survivor, you know the work you do matters."