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

Jocelyn J. Hunter
Immediate Past Chair
Vice President and Associate General Counsel // The Home Depot
Hala Moddelmog
President & CEO // Woodruff Arts Center
Allison O'Kelly
Vice Chair
CEO & Founder // CorpsTeam
E. Kendrick Smith
Retired Partner // Jones Day
Glenn Weiss
Retired // 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
IBM // Retired
Linda Davidson
Community Volunteer
Laura Hardman
Community Volunteer
John Hays Mershon
Retired Partner // King & Spalding LLP
Richard S. Myrick
Community Volunteer // Retired/Legal
Robert E. Reiser, Jr.
Senior Investment Advisor // Balentine
Jane Shivers
Shivers Consulting
H. Bronson Smith
Community Volunteer // Retired/Finance/Investments
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
Dr. Bridget Blake
Project Management Consultant, Principal Engineer // MITRE and First Lady of Georgia State University
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
Kristin Burke
Advisor // Egon Zehnder
Jane Jordan Casavant
Retired SVP/General Counsel // Beaumont Health
Jeffrey S. Cashdan
Partner // King & Spalding
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
Katie Fahs
Intern, Fellowships, and Volunteer Coordinator // CARE
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
Community Volunteer
Jocelyn J. Hunter
Immediate Past Chair
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
Vice Chair
CEO & Founder // CorpsTeam
Vicki Palefsky
Community Volunteer // Retired
Jackie Parker
Chief Talent and Diversity Officer // Global Payments
Paul Pendergrass
Independent Business Consultant
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
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
E. Kendrick Smith
Retired Partner // Jones Day
Charlita Stephens-Walker
Vice President, Corporate and Cause Marketing Partnerships // Habitat for Humanity International
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
Richard Valladares
Administrative Shareholder & Chair Business Litigation // Greenberg Traurig
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
Glenn Weiss
Retired // 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
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
Mamie Dayan-Vogel
Senior Commercial Research Lead // Affirm
Candice Dixon
Development Director // NPower
Malaika Dowdell
President // DNA Marketing
Everett Flanigan
Reverend // Our Hope Lutheran Church
Brandon Flemming
Founder & CEO // The Veritas School
Mary Beth Flournoy
Business Recruitment Manager // Georgia Power
Les Flynn
Special Projects // Cape Environmental Management Inc.
Natalia Garzón Martínez
Community Engagement & Special Initiatives Director // We Love Buford Highway, Inc.
Lydia Glaize
President // VisionSparks LLC
Emmanuel Glaze
Founder & CEO // Optimize the Vizion
Meghan Gordon
Associate // Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Tevin Goss
Membership Associate // High Museum of Art
Jeff Graham
Executive Director // Georgia Equality
Eve Graves
Chair/Ph.D. Department of Theatre & Communications Studies // Clark Atlanta University
Erica Greenblatt
Director of Development // Anti-Defamation League
Shauna Grovell
CEO // The Grovell Firm
Della Guidry
Retired, Owner // PRS San Francisco
Campbell Hastings
Management Consultant // Bain and Company
Elizabeth Hollister
Executive Director // Upper Westside Community Improvement
Zenith Houston
Director // The Posse Foundation
Mallika Kallingal
Journalist // CNN
Jodi Kalson
Staff Attorney // Jones Day
JoJasmin Lopez
Assistant Director of Donor Relations // Emory University
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
Juan Mejia
CEO // JCM Ventures
Caroline Moore
Vice President // The Wilbert Group
Zach Nikonovich-Kahn
Sponsorship Manager // Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
Amy Norton King
Benefits Officer // North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Chucrh
Susan Sim Oh
VP of Strategy Operations // GrayTV Telemundo Station Group
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
Alexis Rainey
Director, Account Strategy & Corporate Development // Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Michelle Robinson
Principal & Chief Resilience Officer // Resilient Resources Group
Shenara Sexton
Associate Physician // Forefront Dermatology
Beverly Brown Shaw
Pastor // Lutheran Church of the Atonement
Brian Stoltz
Associate // Parker & Poe, LLP
Maria Storts
Assistant Director // US Government Accountability Office
Ana Urrego
Co-founder/President // Furdale
Emily Washburn
English Teacher // Pace Academy
Melinda Weekes-Laidlow
Founder & CEO // Beautiful Ventures
Angie Weiss
Senior Communications Manager, Cooper Lighting Solutions/Signify
Stuart Wilkinson
VP Government Relations // McGuire Woods Consulting
Joni Williams
Chief of Staff // Atlanta Technical College

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