Board of Advisors

Alcon

Shay Foley, General Manager – Atlanta Manufacturing

Alliant Health Solutions

Dennis White, President & CEO

American Cancer Society

Chris Thomas, Vice President, Georgia

American Heart Association

Carla Smith, Senior Vice President and Executive Director

American Red Cross of Georgia

Terri Badour, Executive Director

Angel Oak Companies

Mike Fierman, CEO

Aon Risk Solutions

Rachel Perry, Resident Managing Director

Aprio, LLP

Yelena Epova, Office Managing Partner, Atlanta

Atlanta Technical College

Victoria Seals, President

Autodesk

Allison Rose, Senior Director

Banyan Street Capital

Taylor White, Principal & Chief Investment Officer

Baumueller Nuermont Corp.

Brad Fowler, President

BBDO Atlanta

Peter Bunarek, CEO

BDO USA, LLP

Anthony Reh, Managing Partner

Beazer Homes

Laura Frazzetta, SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Bellhop

Luke Marklin, CEO

Bennett Thrasher

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia

Kathy Connelly, SVP, Corporate Services

Berry College

Steve Briggs, President

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Inc.

David Jernigan, President & CEO

Brysan Utility Contractors

Chris Barber, CEO

Business Wise Incorporated

Debra Kline, President

CA South LLC

Jennie Rusciano, Project Manager

Caldwell Partners

Rich Perkey, Partner

CareSource

Jason Anavitarte, Director of Community Relations

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, PA

Greg Null, Atlanta Office Managing Shareholder

Carvana

Kelsey Herrett, Senior Manager, Brand Activation

CBRE, Inc.

David Lanier, Senior Managing Director

CGI Technologies

Frederic Miskawi, VP Consulting Services

Choate Construction Company

Davis Myers, Director of Business Development

CHRIS 180

Kathy Colbenson, President & CEO

CIBC Bank

Mark Veach, Atlantic Region Head

Centennial Yards Company

Brian McGowan, President, Centennial Yards Company

City of Alpharetta

Lance Morsell, Economic Development Manager

City of College Park

Michelle Alexander, Economic Development Director

Clayton State University

Kerry Heyward, President

Clorox

Rick McDonald, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Cognia

Mark Elgart, President / CEO

Cooper Carry Incorporated

Kyle Reis, President & CEO

CRH Americas

John Hay, SVP, Government Relations

Crowe LLP

Andrea Castle, Office Managing Partner

CVS Health

Katherine Raynor, Regional Director, State Government Affairs

Dematic

Roy Neill, Corporate and Community Affairs

Development Authority of Fulton County

Michel Turpeau, Chairman

DeVry University

Scarlett Howery, VP, Campus and University Partnerships

Disney

Lisa Pitney, VP of Government Affairs

DPR Construction

Chris Bontrager, Business Unit Leader

EarthLink

Glenn Goad, Chief Executive Officer

Edge Solutions

Michael Haley, Co-Founder, Partner

EKI-Digital

Robert Blackwell, Chairman

Emory Healthcare

Dane Peterson, Interim CEO and President & Chief Operating Officer

Four Seasons Hotel

Nancy Chacon, General Manager

Freud America, Inc.

Russell Kohl, President & CEO

Fulcrum Ventures

Jeffrey Muir, Partner

Fulton County Governement 

Dick Anderson, County Manager

Georgia Natural Gas

John Jamieson Sr., Vice President – Retail Op

Georgia World Congress Center Authority

Frank Poe, Executive Director

Gilbane Building Company

Brian Steed, Vice President

Grady Health Foundation

Joselyn Baker, President

Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead

Scott Snipes, General Manager

GreyStone Power Corporation

Wayne Glover, Manager, Commercial Marketing & Economic Development

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp

John Neely, VP, Law & Public Affairs

Habitat for Humanity International

Amy Dunham, Chief Communications Officer

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Balram Bheodari, General Manager

Heidrick & Struggles Incorporated

Ellen Brown, Senior Advisor

Hendrick Inc

Jennifer Treter, Managing Principal

Hines Interests Ltd Partnership

John Heagy, Senior Managing Director – Southeast Region

Hire Dynamics

Billy Milam, CEO

Hire Ground

Cloe Guidry-Reed, Founder and CEO

Holder Properties Incorporated

Robert Holder, Managing Director

HP, Inc.

ED Wehbe, Manager, Strategic Accounts Team

Humana

Amanda Free, Market Vice President

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

Derrick Morrow, General Manager

InComm Payments

Robert Skiba, Executive Vice President

Intuitive

Meghan Scott, Senior Director, Federal Relations

Jackson Spalding

Eric O’Brien, Principal

Johnson & Johnson

Ashley Groome, Director, U.S. State Government Affairs

Landis+Gyr Inc.

Jim Bennett, Vice President, HR Americas

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Jana Bearden, VP – Campaign Development, Community Initiatives

Lincoln Financial Group

Josh Robertson, Senior Account Executive, Large Group Sales

Lincoln Property Company

Michael Howell, Senior Vice President

Lockton Companies, Inc.

Doug Hutcherson, CEO – Southeast Series

Mailchimp

Lain Shakespeare, Sr. Director of Corporate Citizenship

Manhattan Associates Incorporated

Eddie Capel, President & CEO

MARTA

Collie Greenwood, Interim General Manager / Chief Executive Officer

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Bobby Campbell, Executive Vice President

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Todd McClelland, Partner

Mercer

Keisha Olinger, Atlanta Office Leader

Miller & Martin PLLC

Michael Marshall, Bank Attorney

Miller Zell Incorporated

Chip Miller, CEO

Monarch Private Capital LLC

Robin Delmer, CEO

National Distributing Company Incorporated

Jay Davis, Chairman Of The Board / CEO

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP

Michael Hollingsworth, Managing Partner, Atlanta

The Networks of 11 Alive

John Deushane, President & General Manager

Niles Bolton Associates, Inc.

Niles Bolton, CEO / Chairman

North American Properties

Tim Perry, Managing Partner, Atlanta

Northside Hospital

Lee Echols, Vice President of Marketing

Novare Group

James Borders, President

ORTEC

Jeff Bailey, CEO

Partnership for Southern Equity

Nathaniel Smith, Founder and Chief Equity Officer

Pattillo Industrial Real Estate

Joshua Harrison, CEO

Pepsico Beverages & Foods

Skip Vaughan Sr., Director, Strategy & Sales Planning

Porsche Consulting, Inc.

Gregor Harman, President and CEO

Porter Logistics

Robert Crump, Co- Founder & CEO

Primerica Financial Services

Kathryn Kieser, Chief Reputation Officer and Chair of The Primerica Foundation

PullSpark

Emma Pitts, CEO and Founder

QUIKRETE Companies, The

John Winchester, Co-Chairman

Renasant Bank

Zennie Lynch, Atlanta Market President

Rooms To Go

Dennis Burnsed, Director of IT Training & Development

Salesforce

Warren Wick, President

Savannah College of Art & Design

Audra Pittman, Vice President

Scientific Games

Dena Rosenzweig, Chief Legal Officer

Sciera, Inc.

Rory Robichaux, Senior VP/Chief Marketing Officer

SHRM- Atlanta

Jason Cline, Chief Executive Officer

Sirius XM/ Pandora

Casey Johnson, Government Relations

SITA

Kristin Lindsey, Director, Marketing and Sales Enablement & Americas Chief of Staff

SK Battery America

Steven Jahng, External Affairs / Social Value

Sonder

Chris Alexander, Regional GM

Sonwil Distribution Center

Samantha Hubbard, VP of Operations

Southwest Airlines

Alison Hoefler Sr., Regional Manager, Community Outreach

Square, Inc. 

Martin Guerrero

Starbucks

Wayne Martin, Regional Head of Government & External Affairs

Sterling Hospitality/ Marlows

John Metz, CEO/Executive Chef/Co-Founder

The Dilweg Companies

Jerry Banks, Managing Director

The With Agency

Blair Brady, CEO & Co-Founder

T-Mobile

Stacey Briggs, State Legislative Affairs

TRC Professional Solutions

Travis Almy, SVP, Chief Growth Officer

Tricentis

Kira Mondrus, SVP Global Marketing

Trilith Studios

Frank Patterson, CEO

tvsdesign

Janet Simpson, President & CEO

UBS Wealth Management

Araya Mesfin, SVP- Wealth Management

UCB Inc 

Unifi-ATG Talent Acquisition

Gautam Thakker, CEO

United Way of Greater Atlanta

Milton J. Little, Jr., President & CEO

Urbantec Development Partners, LLC.

Jae Kim, CEO / Managing Principal

Vantage Private Capital

John Brewer, Chairman / CEO

Verizon

Julie Smith, External and Government Affairs

Womble Bond Dickinson, LLP

Joe Foltz, Partner

WSP USA Buildings Inc.

Leslie Gartner, Global Director

YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.

Lauren Koontz, President & CEO

Zillow Group

Ryan Patmintra, Government Relations and Public Affairs, SE Region