Paula Washam

Executive Administrator


Ms. Washam joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in 2019 following almost 13 years at Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC), the 6th largest community foundation in the US with over $2.5 billion in assets, owned or represented.  At FFTC, Ms. Washam managed the Executive office of the President & CEO and played an integral role in the success of major fundraising campaigns such as The Carolina Theatre, 220 North Tryon, Project LIFT, THRIVE and the Critical Needs Response Fund.  As Executive Administrator at Falfurrias, she supports Hugh McColl, Marc Oken and Joe Price.

Career Highlights

  • Joined Falfurrias Capital Partners in September 2019
  • Prior to FFTC, Ms. Washam worked for the City of Charlotte for 10 years. During that time, she served as Executive Services Coordinator, assisting in the startup of the Charlotte Area Transit System. She also spent 3 years with the Mayor/City Manager’s office.
  • Previously served as President of the Charlotte Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI).  EWI is an organization for networking and leadership development for today’s business professionals and their firms.