Executive & Artistic Director
Manages day to day operations of the Center including directing program and event implementation, governance, development, external relationship building, strategic partnering and community outreach.
Executive Finance Officer
Manages daily fiscal operations, maintains organization budget, manages staff/payroll, and assists CPA and auditor in preparation of annual reports.
Quentin “Q” Talley
Q joined the Hayti team as Program Director in 2019. He is the founder and artistic director of OnQ Performing Arts, Inc. in Charlotte. He is a proven Program Director with extensive experience in collaborating to develop strategic plans aligned with organizational priorities. Q has proven success building relationships with community and regional partners, and brings that record of success to Hayti.
Sam is a born and raised Durhaman, supported and nurtured by the West End community. He is a proud alumnus of The Winston Salem State University (RAM PRIDE) and a 2009 graduate of Durham School of the Arts. Sam’s love and passion for arts was encouraged by his parents Douglas and Donna Hoggs at a very early age. Sam is the eldest son of “Coach Doug” and “Mrs. Donna” and is constantly inspired by his younger siblings Xaviar and Themia who live fearlessly! Sam believes everyone is a creative and dedicates his time helping them create freely and at their highest potential. His love for Durham and his community runs deep. He’s joining the Hayti team after living in Los Angeles for 5 years where he realized he’s truly rooted in N.C. His marketing work with us will continue building upon a very rich foundation. Sam enjoys collecting books and sneakers and, in addition to his work with Hayti, he designs with his branding and marketing agency, The BLK Originals.
Facility Manager & Programming Assistant
John Nyrere Frazier is a native of the Hayti Heritage community. An NCCU Alumnus he has gone on to receive degrees in acting and theatre literature. John has performed across the country and taught acting techniques, performance history, and Black theatre at leading institutions. He is currently active in theatre, film, education, and community development. His experience in arts education and his love of the arts will help expand our programming at Hayti.
A consummate producer, Carol Lloyd has a career in arts, culture, and entertainment that spans over four decades, providing sustainable programming through multi-layered fundraising initiatives. Her broad base of expertise encompasses working with local, regional, and international artists and institutions while leveraging resources for strategic growth. She’s a transplant from Atlanta and a seasoned non-profit development specialist with a passion for the arts. Specialized in motivating and empowering others while building community-based programs, Carol is equipped with a multitude of skill sets having worked extensively with pioneers in the arts and civil rights arenas. She attributes her successes to her early training through the Dunham model of Socialization Through the Arts. It was there where she obtained the discipline and training required to stay the course. With a full-circle approach to program development, Carol continues to “give back” to the foundations from which she came.
Sandra provides administrative support to the Hayti team. She is also responsible for answering and disseminating phone calls, and also provides technical support.
Mark assists with on site operations during in-person programs, monitoring those events to ensure programs run smoothly.