Board members

Our Board of Directors and Advisory Boards are comprised of some of Atlanta's most important business and civic leaders.

Board of Directors Officers

Steve W. Chaddick
Treasurer
Mentor Capitalist, Ridgewood Advisors, LLC
Reade Fahs
Immediate Past Chair
President & CEO, National Vision
Anne Kaiser
Board Chair
Vice President, Community & Economic Development; Georgia Power
Hala Moddelmog
Board Chair
President & CEO, Metro Atlanta Chamber

Lifetime Directors

Rita M. Anderson
Community volunteer
Ken Bernhardt
Regents Professor of Marketing Emeritus, Georgia State University
Frank S. Chew
Community volunteer, retired/legal
Ann W. Cramer
Senior consultant; Coxe Curry & Associates
Linda Davidson
Community volunteer
Laura Hardman
Advisory Board Chair
Community volunteer
John Hays Mershon
Retired partner, King & Spalding LLP
Richard S. Myrick
Community volunteer, retired/legal
Helen M. Regenstein
Community volunteer
Robert E. Reiser, Jr.
Senior Investment Advisor, Balentine
Jane Shivers
Shivers Consulting
Sally G. Tomlinson
Community volunteer
Benjamin T. White
Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Board of Directors

Kristin R. Adams
Resident Sales Director, Aon Risk Solutions
James L. Anderson
Senior Vice President, Communications; Turner Broadcasting, Inc.
Kenny Blank
Executive Director, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Laura E. Brightwell
Public Affairs/Communications; former VP Coca-Cola Enterprises
Megan Burton
CEO & Co-founder, CoinX
Peter Carter
EVP & Chief Legal Counsel; Delta Air Lines
Jeffrey S. Cashdan
Partner; King & Spalding
Steve W. Chaddick
Treasurer
Mentor Capitalist, Ridgewood Advisors, LLC
Tena Clark
CEO/Chief Creative Officer, DMI Music & Media Solutions
LeighAnn Costley
Partner; Frazier & Deeter
Allison Dukes
President, Chairman, and CEO, Atlanta Division; SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Fred Ehlers
Vice President of Technology Department; Norfolk Southern
Reade Fahs
Immediate Past Chair
President & CEO, National Vision
Howard L. Feinsand
Community volunteer, retired/investments
Andrea Freeman
VP of Marketing; Aaron's
Richard Goerss
Community volunteer, retired/finance
Patrick J. Gunning
Partner; Ernst & Young
Virginia Hepner
President & Chief Executive Officer, Woodruff Arts Center
Lila Hertz
Community volunteer
Jocelyn J. Hunter
Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Home Depot
Erika James
John H. Harland Dean; Goizueta Business School
Sam Johnson
Vice Chair and Southeast Region Managing Partner; Ernst & Young, LLP
Anne Kaiser
Board Chair
Vice President, Community & Economic Development; Georgia Power
John Keller
Director, Global Sales Operations; Verizon
Lauren Kiefer
Chief Operating Officer; DocAuto, Inc.
Mary Jane Kirkpatrick
Community volunteer
Alan McKeon
President, Alexander Babbage
Dori Miller
Executive Director, Office of the CEO; North Highland
Hala Moddelmog
Board Chair
President & CEO, Metro Atlanta Chamber
Phil H. Moïse
Advisory Board Vice Chair
Community volunteer, retired/legal
Jane Morgan
Community volunteer, STARS President
Maureen Morrison
Audit Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Paul Pendergrass
Independent business consultant
Scott Pioli
Assistant General Manager; Atlanta Falcons
Helen Smith Price
Group Director, Global Community Connections; The Coca-Cola Company
Asif Ramji
President & CEO, Paymetric
Sean Reardon
CEO; Zenith USA, Moxie and Roar
Patty Reid
Community volunteer
Margaret Reiser
Community volunteer, retired/finance
Matthew Richburg
Managing Partner, Ampersand Leadership Group
Maurice M. Rosenbaum
Founder and President, HealthSystems
Bobby Rosenbloum
Shareholder; Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Steve Selig
President and Chairman of the Board; Selig Enterprises, Inc.
Pam Sessions
President; Hedgewood Homes
Mark Silberman
COO & Principal; Refrigiwear
Chris Sizemore
Co-founder & CEO; Creative Mischief
William D. Sleeper
Community volunteer, retired/legal/finance
H. Bronson Smith
Community volunteer, retired/finance/investments
E. Kendrick Smith
Partner, Jones Day
Karen Shepherd Spiegel
Retired, McGraw-Hill College Textbook Publishing
Chandra Stephens-Albright
Executive Director; C5 Georgia Youth Foundation
Charlita Stephens-Walker
Vice President of National Field Business Development; The Coca-Cola Company
Jill Thomas
VP Global Marketing; Cinnabon
Rosemarie Thurston
Partner; Alston & Bird, LLP
Benny H. Varzi
Senior Portfolio Manager & SVP – Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
Cynthia Widner Wall
Wealth Director, PNC Wealth Management
Rebekah Wasserman
Physical Therapist; Turning Point Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Bradford L. Watkins
EVP & Managing Director, Commercial Finance Group; State Bank & Trust
Jill Wilson
SVP Human Resources; Carter's Inc.
Paul Wrights
Executive Vice President - Investments, Principal; Courtland Partners
Todd Zeldin
President; ACG Professionals, Inc.

Advisory Board

Andrew Agan
Senior Account Executive; Cookerly Public Relations
Joel Alvarado
Director, Community Outreach & Engagement; Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Chris Appleton
Executive Director; WonderRoot
Maurice Baker
Manager, Community Relations; Georgia Natural Gas
Shana Basnight
Program Manager; The Coca-Cola Company
Heidi Boykin
Project Manager; Georgia Power Company
Tarsha Calloway
Executive Director, Corporate Relations; Emory University
Madison Cario
Director, Office of the Arts; Georgia Institute of Technology
Sarah Mercer Chatel
Realtor; Keller Williams
Nisha Choksi
Partner; CHO-TEL
Ezra Cohen
Program Manager; King & Spalding
Emily Decker
Communications Specialist; Cortland Partners
Makeba Dixon-Hill
Curator of Education; Spelman College Museum of Fine Art
Angela Edmond
President; Angela Edmond & Co.
Dale A. Ferguson
Principle/CEO; InnerWorks Group, LLC
Ashby Fox
Partner; Burr Forman, LLP
Patricia (Patsy) Garrett
Financial Advisor; The Garrett Group, Merrill Lynch
Matthew Geller
President; GV Financial Advisors
Karen Gentry
Writer and teacher
Sarah Frances Giovino
Assistant Account Executive; BKV
Henry Gonzalez
Senior Director Atlanta; Tiffany & Co.
Hari Gopal
MBA student; Emory University — Goizueta Business School
Arlene Warshaw Gould
Retired human resources leader
September Gray
Founder; September Gray Art
Kimberley J. Hale
Partner; Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter, LLP
Elizabeth Hall
Senior Corporate Counsel; CarMax
Nancy D. Halwig
Senior Vice President; United Community Bank
Laura Hardman
Advisory Board Chair
Community volunteer
Janet Stovall Harrell
Principal; The Point Communications
Karl Jennings
Director of Development; Emory University — College of Arts & Sciences
Michael Kaluzny
Manager; McMaster-Carr
Gloria Kantor
Chapter Administrator; ACG Atlanta
Rachelle Kuramoto
Principal; Watchword Branding
Mark Lee
Professor of Biology; Spelman College
Lauren Linder
Director, Business & Legal Affairs; The Weather Channel
Carolina Margarella
Sports Marketing Specialist; Dickey Broadcasting/680 The Fan
Santiago Marquez
Vice President and CFO; Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Ryland McClendon
Assistant General Manager — Communications; MARTA
Darryall McCullough
CEO; McCullough Family Dentistry
Carol Meadows
Director of Extended Programs; Trinity School
Marjorie D. Mitchell
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Services; The Westminster Schools
Deanne Mohr
Community volunteer
Phil H. Moïse
Advisory Board Vice Chair
Community volunteer, retired/legal
Valerie Mosley
Public Relations & Event Director; Rocket Farm Restaurants
Deborah Neese
Community volunteer
Joan Netzel
Retired; Audit, SunTrust
Gail O'Neill
Model, writer, blogger, TV producer, and personality
Michael Parver
Retired; public relations
Hetal Patel
Kathy Portnoy
Partner; Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy Family Law
Jason Rhoades
Founder; Toolbox No. 9
Robyn S. Roberts
Consultant; RSR Consulting, LLC
Jibran Shermohammed
Associate; Dentons US LLP
Robert D. Simmermon
Psychologist, writer, and past university professor
Nicola Smith
CEO; Rebel & Reason
Jenny Streeter
Community volunteer
Mark E. Swinton
VP/Producer; Tyler Perry Studios
Charles E. Taylor
CEO; HT Group, LLC
Natasha Trethewey
Robert W. Woodruff Professor; Emory University
Alexandra Tucci
Global Health Corps Fellow; Global Health Corps
Nseabasi Ufot
Executive Director; The New Georgia Project
Diletha E. Waldon
Lead Incident Manager; The Coca-Cola Company
Charmaine Ward
Director, Corporate Relations; Georgia Power
Amanda Watkins
General Manager; Broadway Dreams Foundation
Ellen Adair Wyche
The Wyche Group
Jennifer Yoffy
Executive Director; Crusade for Art

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