Bob Wagner, Co-Director

Wagner-Quito-300 Bob joined the MountainTrue team as Co-Director in 2013. He holds a business degree from Wake Forest University,  has 12 years of experience overseeing house-building programs in Africa with Habitat for Humanity and spent the last nine years working for the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina to strengthen nonprofits in our region. At the Community Foundation Bob spearheaded WNC’s Mountain Landscapes Initiative, bringing land use planning and decision-making tools to government officials, developers and private citizens. He also served as chair of WNC Nonprofit Pathways.

Bob grew up in Maryland near the Chesapeake Bay, where he enjoyed fishing and crabbing and developed a deep appreciation for the environment. His interests include spending time with his wife and two boys, hiking, most sports, videography, coaching, and travel.

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We value mountain communities that are vibrant, livable, and respectful of their connection to and dependence on the region’s natural environment.
We value the integrity of natural systems – air, land, water, and native plants and animals – and believe in protecting and restoring them for the benefit of all generations.