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

Lila Hertz
Immediate Past Chair
Community Volunteer
Jocelyn J. Hunter
Vice President and Associate General Counsel // The Home Depot
Hala Moddelmog
President & CEO // Woodruff Arts Center
E. Kendrick Smith
Retired Partner // Jones Day
Glenn Weiss
President, Georgia // Northern Trust Corporation

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 // Cox Curry & Associates
Linda Davidson
Community Volunteer
Laura Hardman
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
Helen Smith Price
Retired // The Coca-Cola Foundation
Benjamin T. White
Partner // Alston & Bird LLP

Board of Directors

Kristin R. Adams
Executive Vice President // Aon Risk Solutions
Norman Adkins
President, Wire and Cable and Chief Operating Officer // Southwire
Kim Ajy
President and CEO // River to Tap, Inc.
James L. Anderson
SVP, Enterprise Inclusion // WarnerMedia
Farideh Azadi
President // Farideh & Ali Azadi Foundation
Maggie Blake Bailey
Author/Community Volunteer
Marc Balizer
Managing Director, Head of BlackRock Solutions in Atlanta iHub // BlackRock
Deisha Barnett
President, Global Communications // UPS
Alba C. Baylin
Vice President, Stakeholder and Community Management // The Coca-Cola Company
Kenny Blank
Executive Director // Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Terri Bonoff
Chief Executive Officer // Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta
Jennifer Boutté
Director, Parent Engagement // The Lovett School
Jane Jordan Casavant
Retired SVP/General Counsel // Beaumont Health
Jeffrey S. Cashdan
Partner // King & Spalding
Steve W. Chaddick
Mentor Capitalist // Ridgewood Advisors, LLC
Madeline Chadwick
Senior Vice President, Communications & Corporate Affairs // Papa John’s International
Miles Cook
Partner, Bain & Company
LeighAnn Costley
Partner // Frazier & Deeter
Joe Crowley
Chief People Officer // World 50 Group
Reade Fahs
President & CEO // National Vision, Inc.
Howard L. Feinsand
Community Volunteer // Retired/Investments
Rick Gestring
Senior Vice President // Honey Baked Ham
Richard Goerss
Community Volunteer // Retired/Finance
Claire Gotham
Vice President // Capgemini
Anne Herren
Community Volunteer
Lila Hertz
Immediate Past Chair
Community Volunteer
Jocelyn J. Hunter
Vice President and Associate General Counsel // The Home Depot
Malvika Jhangiani
VP of Human Resources // Newell
Alexander Johnson
CEO //Triton Media Group
Anne Kaiser
Independent Consultant // 7thirty7 Group, LLC
John Keller
Director, Global Sales Operations // Verizon Business Group
Matthew Kent 
Partner // Alston & Bird LLP
Andjela Kessler
President, Incentive Travel & Meetings // STARS President
Jim Kilberg
President // KVI Real Estate and Investment
Jesse Killings
SVP, Customer Operations, Safety and Technical Training // Southern Company Gas
Carrie Kurlander
Vice President, Public Relations and Public Affairs // Chick-fil-A
Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy
Partner // Lawrence & Bundy LLC
Robert Masucci
SVP, PNC Institutional Asset Management // PNC Bank
Jean Ann McCarthy
Retired Finance Executive
Alan McKeon
CEO & President // Alexander Babbage
Dori Miller
Principal // Collective Insights
Jeffrey Miller
Associate General Counsel // Enterprise Services, Elevance Health
Hala Moddelmog
President & CEO // Woodruff Arts Center
Phil Moïse
Allison O'Kelly
CEO & Founder // CorpsTeam
Vicki Palefsky
Community Volunteer // Retired
Jackie Parker
Chief Talent and Diversity Officer // Global Payments
Paul Pendergrass
Independent Business Consultant
Jamal Powell
Vice President, Operational Excellence // Brink's, Inc.
Ali Rahimi, MD MPH
CEO and Founder // ALYKA Health
Stephanie Ray
Vice President, Regional Marketing Consultant // Truist
Patty Reid
Community Volunteer
Margaret Reiser
Community Volunteer // Retired/Finance
Matthew Richburg
Managing Partner // Ampersand Leadership Group
Robyn S. Roberts
Consultant // RSR Consulting, LLC
Maurice M. Rosenbaum
Chief Product Officer // nView Health
Kerri Sauer
Vice President of Transformation // Fannie Mae
Steve Selig
President and Chairman of the Board // Selig Enterprises, Inc.
Kim Sewell
Community Volunteer
Mital Shah
Founder // Well Ventured
William D. Sleeper
Community volunteer // Retired/Legal/Finance
H. Bronson Smith
Community Volunteer // Retired/Finance/Investments
E. Kendrick Smith
Retired Partner // Jones Day
Charlita Stephens
National Director, Corporate Partnerships // Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Chandra Stephens-Albright
Managing Director // Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company
Mark Swinton
Senior Vice President, Scripted Programming and Development // Tyler Perry Studios Film and Television Producer, Writer, Director, and Playwright
Julie Teer
Senior Vice President // Wellstar Health System, President // Wellstar Foundation
Benny H. Varzi
SVP-Wealth Management, Wealth Management Advisor // The Varzi Group
Roxanne Varzi
Community Volunteer / Political Fundraiser
R. Wai Wong
Vice President Labor Relations // Norfolk Southern Corporation
Rebekah Wasserman
Physical Therapist & Yoga Instructor // Turning Point Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Dana Weeks Ugwonali
CEO // MedTrans Go
Glenn Weiss
President, Georgia // Northern Trust Corporation
Todd Zeldin
President // ACG Professionals, Inc.

Advisory Board

Joe Alterman
Pianist/Performer // Joe Alterman Music LLC
Luis Andino
Youth Services Senior Program Manager // Latin American Association
Jonathan Arogeti
Humanitarian Communications Coordinator // CARE
Kelli Bennett
Communications Manager // Georgia Municipal Association
Johanna (Toni) Brooker
Advisory Board Member // CARE Women's Network
Merry Hunter Caudle
Associate Director of Economic Development // Georgia Tech
Elizabeth Wiggs Cooper
Board Member // CARE Women's Network
Candice Dixon
Development Director // NPower
Malaika Dowdell
President // DNA Marketing
Anjali Enjeti
Author & Journalist
Everett Flanigan
Reverend // Our Hope Lutheran Church
Mary Beth Flournoy
Business Recruitment Manager // Georgia Power
Les Flynn
Special Projects // Cape Environmental Management Inc.
Jennifer Foster
Trial Attorney // Lynn Leonard & Associates
Natalia Garzón Martínez
Community Engagement & Special Initiatives Director // We Love Buford Highway, Inc.
Lula Gilliam
Founder & Executive Director // Youth Enhancement Services, Inc. (YES)
Lydia Glaize
President // VisionSparks LLC
Meghan Gordon
Associate // Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Tevin Goss
Membership Associate // High Museum of Art
Eve Graves
Chair/Ph.D. Department of Theatre & Communications Studies // Clark Atlanta University
Shauna Grovell
CEO // The Grovell Firm
Della Guidry
Retired, Owner // PRS San Francisco
Elizabeth Hollister
Executive Director // Upper Westside Community Improvement
Zenith Houston
Director // The Posse Foundation
Jim Issa
VP, Director of 22pictures // 22squared
Joyce Gist Lewis
Litigation Partner // Krevolin & Horst LLC
Mallika Kallingal
Journalist // CNN
Debby Kelly
Community Volunteer
Joyce Lewis
Litigation Partner // Krevolin & Horst
Indira Londono
Director of Major Gifts // Anti-Defamation League
Theo Lowe
Shop Foreman for MBS // Tyler Perry Studios
Carlton Mackey
Assistant Director of Community Dialouge & Engagement // High Musueum of Art
Nelly Mauta
Manager, Systems Operations // SouthStar Energy Services
Monica McLary
Owner // Entrepreneurial Experiences
Jaime McQuilkin
Senior Product Designer // Cricket Wireless
Nishant Mehta
Head of School // The Children's School
Juan Mejia
CEO // JCM Ventures
Caroline Moore
Vice President // The Wilbert Group
Victoria Necessary
Community Volunteer
Zach Nikonovich-Kahn
Sponsorship Manager // Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
Amy Norton King
Benefits Officer // North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Chucrh
Kathy Palumbo
Community Volunteer // Retired, Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta
Aixa Pascual
Senior Communications & Marketing Strategist // Atlanta Regional Commission
Kisan Patel
Consulting Manager // Collective Insights Consulting
Marion Phillips
Research Manager // Georgia Power Community & Economic Development
Shirley Powell
Senior Vice President, Communications and Industry Relations // Cox Automotive
Nancy C. Prager
Counselor and Attorney at Law // Prager Law, LLC
Alexis Rainey
Director, Account Strategy & Corporate Development // Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Kristin Ray
Associate General Counsel // The Home Depot
Kirk Rich
Principal - Agency Leasing // Avison Young
Ryan Roemerman
Senior Strategist & Executive Director, LGBT Institute // National Center for Civil & Human Rights
Fred Roselli
Managing Director, Strategic Alignment // Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Shenara Sexton
Associate Physician // Forefront Dermatology
Beverly Brown Shaw
Pastor // Lutheran Church of the Atonement
Dan Moss Silverboard
Attorney // Fox Rothschild, LLP
Brian Stoltz
Associate // Parker & Poe, LLP
Maria Storts
Assistant Director // US Government Accountability Office
Kathy Gillespie Tomajko
Retired Associate Dean of Libraries // Georgia Institute of Technology
Ronald J. Tomajko
Retired Strategic Account Manager // WorldSpan Inc.
Robin Kendric Triplett
Group Director, Connections Planning & Investment // The Coca-Cola Company
Emily Washburn
English Teacher // Pace Academy
Angie Weiss
Senior Communications Manager, Cooper Lighting Solutions/Signify
Stuart Wilkinson
VP Government Relations // McGuire Woods Consulting

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