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
Lila Hertz
Chair
Community Volunteer
Anne Kaiser
Immediate Past Chair
Vice President, Community & Economic Development // Georgia Power
Hala Moddelmog
Immediate Past Chair
President & CEO // Metro Atlanta Chamber
Benny H. Varzi
Secretary
Senior Portfolio Manager & SVP // Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.

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
Terri Bonoff
Program Director, Education & Workforce Partnerships // Georgia Institute of Technology
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
Susan Catalfano
Community Volunteer
Steve W. Chaddick
Treasurer
Mentor Capitalist // Ridgewood Advisors, LLC
Miles Cook
Partner, Bain & Company
LeighAnn Costley
Partner // Frazier & Deeter
Fred Ehlers
Vice President of Technology Department // Norfolk Southern
Reade Fahs
President & CEO // National Vision
Howard L. Feinsand
Community Volunteer // Retired/Investments
Bill Freitag
Founder // AlgoCover
Richard Goerss
Community Volunteer // Retired/Finance
Kim Greene
President/CEO, Southern Company Gas
Patrick J. Gunning
Partner // Ernst & Young
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
Immediate Past Chair
Vice President, Community & Economic Development // Georgia Power
John Keller
Director, Global Sales Operations // Verizon
Andjela Kessler
President, Incentive Travel & Meetings // STARS President
Lauren Kiefer
Chief Operating Officer // DocAuto, Inc.
Mary Jane Kirkpatrick
Community Volunteer
Alan McKeon
President // Alexander Babbage
Dori Miller
Hala Moddelmog
Immediate Past Chair
President & CEO // Metro Atlanta Chamber
Phil H. Moïse
Advisory Board Vice Chair
Community Volunteer // Retired/Legal
Maureen Morrison
Audit Partner // Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Paul Pendergrass
Independent Business Consultant
Scott Pioli
Assistant General Manager // Atlanta Falcons
Jamal Powell
Vice President and General Manager // Intellectual Property Management and Fulfillment Services; Iron Mountain, Inc.
Helen Smith Price
President, The Coca-Cola Foundation // Vice President, Global Community Affairs // The Coca-Cola Company
Asif Ramji
Chief Product Officer // Worldpay, Inc.
Danielle Reardon
Health and Wellness Advocate
Patty Reid
Community Volunteer
Margaret Reiser
Community Volunteer // Retired/Finance
Matthew Richburg
Managing Partner // Ampersand Leadership Group
Maurice M. Rosenbaum
Steve Selig
President and Chairman of the Board // Selig Enterprises, Inc.
Mark Silberman
COO & Principal // Refrigiwear
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
Managing Director // Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company
Charlita Stephens-Walker
Corporate Relationship Management
Rosemarie Thurston
Partner // Alston & Bird, LLP
Cynthia Widner Wall
Wealth Director // PNC Wealth Management
Rebekah Wasserman
Physical Therapist // Turning Point Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Glenn Weiss
President, Georgia // Northern Trust Corporation
Todd Zeldin
President // ACG Professionals, Inc.

Advisory Board

Alex Acosta
Executive Director // Soul Food Cypher
Andrew Agan
Senior Account Executive // Cookerly Public Relations
Chris Ahrenkiel
Executive Vice President, Commercial Leasing & Development // Selig Enterprises, Inc.
Carrie Ashbee
Executive Director // Georgia Foundation for Early Care and Learning
Farideh Azadi
President // Farideh & Ali Azadi Foundation
Kamau Bobb
Senior Director, Constellations Center for Equity // Georgia Tech
Jericho Brown
Director of Creative Writing // Emory University
Sarah Mercer Chatel
Team Leader, Chatel Luxury Group // Ansley Atlanta
Nisha Choksi
Partner // CHO-TEL
Farah Clerveau
Safety and Environmental Data Manager // The Coca-Cola Company
Ezra Cohen
Program Manager // King & Spalding
Gail Crowder
Principal // Avison Young
Makeba Dixon-Hill
Curator of Education // Spelman College Museum of Fine Art
Jason Feldman
Designer // Studio 7 Design Group
Nathan Flint
Director of Client Insights // Alexander Babbage
Karen Foster
Consulting Psychologist // Portara Consulting
Ashby Fox
Attorney
Patricia (Patsy) Garrett
Financial Advisor // The Garrett Group, Merrill Lynch
Karen Gentry
Writer and Teacher
Sarah Frances Giovino
Assistant Account Executive // BKV
Henry Gonzalez
Senior Director Atlanta // Tiffany & Co.
Hari Gopal
Senior Consultant // Deloitte
Kimberley J. Hale
Partner // Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter, LLP
Elizabeth Hall
Senior Corporate Counsel // CarMax
Nancy D. Halwig
Senior Vice President, Atlanta/Buckhead Region // United Community Bank
Laura Hardman
Advisory Board Chair
Community Volunteer
Wendy Heckelman
President // WLH Consulting, Inc.
Jason Hoch
Head of New Initiatives // HowStuffWorks
Jim Issa
VP, Director of 22pictures // 22squared
Karl Jennings
Director of Development // Emory University — College of Arts & Sciences
Michael Kaluzny
Manager // McMaster-Carr
Gloria Kantor
Chapter Administrator // ACG Atlanta
Helen Kim Ho
Founding Partner // HKH Law LLC
Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy
Partner // Lawrence & Bundy LLC
Mark Lee
Professor of Biology // Spelman College
Quinn Leoni
Director, Leadership and Organizational Development // Cox Communications
Andra London
Senior Director of Strategy // Brighthouse, BCG
Carolina Margarella
Sales Director, New Business // Catapult New Business
Darryall McCullough
CEO // McCullough Family Dentistry
Carol Meadows
Director of Extended Programs // Trinity School
Deanne Mohr
Community Volunteer
Phil H. Moïse
Advisory Board Vice Chair
Community Volunteer // Retired/Legal
Michelle Morgan
Founder and Managing Director // NEX Atlanta
Deborah Neese
Community volunteer
Joan Netzel
Retired, Audit // SunTrust
Andisheh Nouraee
Director of Digital Engagement // CARE
Gail O'Neill
Writer // Arts ATL
Ade Oguntoye
Program Associate // Annie E. Casey Foundation
Michael Parver
Retired // Public Relations
Hetal Patel
Partner // CHO-TEL
Kathy Portnoy
Partner // Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy Family Law
Shannon Price
Managing Director, Project Management // Savills Studley
Kat Reynolds
Community Relations Specialist // Mercedes Benz, USA
Jason Rhoades
Founder // Toolbox No. 9
Robyn S. Roberts
Consultant // RSR Consulting, LLC
Amanda Shailendra
Associate // The Pendleton Group
Jibran Shermohammed
Corporate Council and Director of Development // Orange Barrel Media LLC
Robert D. Simmermon
Psychologist, Writer, and Past University Professor
Christie Sithiphone
Director of Programs, LEAD Atlanta // Leadership Atlanta
Nicola Smith
CEO // Rebel & Reason
Charles Stephens
Executive Director // The Counter Narrative Project
Jenny Streeter
Community Volunteer
Mark E. Swinton
VP/Producer // Tyler Perry Studios
Charles E. Taylor
CEO // HT Group, LLC
Yvette Thomas-Henry
Regional Vice President and General Manager // Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta
Velma C. Tilley
Retired Judge
Hilda Tompkins
Senior Director // The King Center
Nseabasi Ufot
Executive Director // The New Georgia Project
Roxanne Varzi
Fundraiser
Diletha E. Waldon
Lead Incident Manager // The Coca-Cola Company
Charmaine Ward-Millner
Director, Corporate Relations // Georgia Power
Ben Warshaw
Enterprise Consulting Manager // SimplePart
Arlene Warshaw Gould
Retired Human Resources Leader

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