Easter Maynard grew up in Raleigh, NC. She is the Director of Community Investment for Investors Management Corporation, parent company of Golden Corral Corp. She received her bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and her Masters in Social Work from UNC Chapel Hill. She has worked with many nonprofits as staff, a board member, and as a volunteer. She currently serves on the boards of Golden Corral Corporation, the Triangle Community Foundation, Methodist Home for Children, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Wake County. She has experience on both ends of the funding spectrum, having run a small nonprofit organization and served in various grantmaking roles. Easter and her husband, John Parker, have 3 children.