Board of Directors

Sal Abbate

CEO, Veritiv

Ehab Abou-Oaf

President of Kimberly Clark Professional, Kimberly-Clark

Chris Ahrenkiel

Executive Vice President, Selig Enterprises

Erika Alexander

Chief Global Operations Officer, Marriott International

Mary Carol Alexander

Regional Vice President, Southeast EOU, Microsoft

Doug Allen 

Southeast Division President, HNTB

David Allman

Founder & Chairman Regent Partners

Neil Ashe

President and CEO, Acuity Brands, Inc.

Leigh Asher

Chief Marketing Officer, Fiserv

Jay  Bailey

President and CEO, HJ Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs

PJ Bain

CEO, PrimeRevenue, Inc.

Ambrish Baisiwala

Chairman & CEO, Portman Holdings, LLC

Vijay Balasubramaniyan

CEO and Founder, Pindrop

Kabir Barday

CEO and President, OneTrust

Chloe Barzey

Atlanta Office Managing Director, Accenture

Ed Bastian

CEO, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Veronica Biggins

Managing Partner, Diversified Search

Frank Bisignano

Chairman, President, & CEO, Fiserv

Kevin Blair

Chairman, President and CEO, Synovus

M. Brian Blake

President, Georgia State University

Joseph Blanco

President, Crawford & Company

David Boehmig

CEO, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

Alex Bombeck

CEO, North Highland

Jenni Bonura

President & CEO, Harry Norman, REALTORS

Raphael  Bostic 

President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Cameron Bready

President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Payments Inc.

Kevin Brown

President & CEO, Piedmont Healthcare

Paul Brown

CEO, Inspire Brands

Ron Brown

Vice President, Target

Mark Buffington

Managing Partner, BIP Capital 

Nick Buford

Public Policy Manager, Georgia, Amazon Inc.

Jewel Burks

Managing Partner, Collab Capital

Sarah Butterfass

Chief Product Officer, FanDuel

Spencer Bynes

Metro President – Atlanta, iHeartMedia

Ángel  Cabrera 

President, Georgia Institute of Technology

Jay Caiafa

Chief Operating Officer, The Americas InterContinental Hotels Group 

Dan Cathy

Chairman, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Kitty Chaney Reed

VP, Enterprise Operations, IBM 

Fabiola  Charles Stokes 

Head of Global Sites Strategy, North America, Google, Inc.

Pedro  Cherry

President & CEO, Atlanta Gas Light & Chattanooga Gas

Tom Chubb

Chairman & CEO, Oxford Industries, Inc.

Solange Claudio

President and COO,  Moxie

Dallas Clement

President and CFO, Cox Enterprises, Inc.

Katie Comer

Head of Community Development, North America, Meta

Colin  Connolly

President & CEO, Cousins Properties

Bill Connors

President, Xfinity Comcast NBC Universal

Gretchen Corbin

President & CEO, Georgia Lottery Corporation

Jasmine Crowe

CEO & Founder, Goodr

David Cummings

CEO, Atlanta Tech Village

Dave Dase

Head of Southeast Region, Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs & Co. 

Brian Davis

President and CEO, Georgia Aquarium

Cynthia Day

President & CEO, Citizens Trust Bank

Clark Dean

Executive Managing Director, Transwestern

Rene Diaz

CEO and Chairman, The Diaz Foods

Thomas Dimitroff

CEO, SumerSports

Paul Donahue

Chairman and CEO, Genuine Parts Company

Mike Donnelly

President, Atlanta Region – Atlanta Community Bank, Wells Fargo

Michael Doss

President & CEO, Graphic Packaging International, Inc.

John Dwyer

President AT&T Prepaid and Cricket Wireless, AT&T

Jonathan Eady

Managing Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Martie Edmunds Zakas

CEO, Mueller Water Products, Inc.

Walt Ehmer

Chairman and CEO, Waffle House, Inc.

Ben Elliott

CFO, USA Randstad

Jimmy Etheredge

CEO – North America, Accenture

Dietmar Exler

COO, AMB Sport & Entertainment

Burt Fealing

EVP, General Counsel and Secretary, Southwire Company

Gregory Fenves

President, Emory University

Christian Fischer

President and CEO, Georgia-Pacific

Steve Fisher

President & CEO, Novelis Inc.

Marty Flanagan

President & CEO, Invesco Ltd.

Keith Fleming

Georgia Region Manager, JPMorgan Chase

Steve Forte

Managing Partner, Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP

Chanel Frazier

Managing Director, Head of Business Strategy for the Portfolio Management Group (PMG) and Head of the Atlanta Innovation Hub, BlackRock

George  French

President, Clark Atlanta University

Helene Gayle

President, Spelman College

Mark Gilreath

CEO, United Digestive

Taylor Glover

President & CEO, Turner Enterprises, Inc.

Nipun Goel

Vice President, Business Line of Credit, American Express

Jonathan Goldman

Founder & Managing Partner, Genesis Capital

Kim Crawford Goodman

CEO, Smarsh

BJ Green

Executive Vice President, Cadence Bank

Kim Greene

Chairman, President & CEO, Georgia Power

Vivian Greentree

SVP, Head of Global Corporate Citizenship, Fiserv

Ernest Greer

Co-President, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Kevin Greiner

President & CEO, Gas South

Kjell Gruner

President & CEO, Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Stuart Gulley

President, Woodward Academy

John Hancock

President & CEO, Junior Achievement of Georgia

Richard Hare

Executive Vice Presidnet and CFO, Havertys

Todd Harris

CEO, Skillshot Media

Venessa Harrison

President – Southeast Coastal States, AT&T

John Haupert

CEO, Grady Memorial Hospital

Mike Hayford

President and CEO, NCR

Richard Hays

Chairman & Managing Partner, Alston & Bird

Robert Hays

Chairman, King & Spalding

Glenn Hendrix

Chairman, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Steve Hennessy

Dealer Principal, Hennessy Automobile Co.

Scott Herren

Executive VP and CFO, Cisco

Doug Hertz

Chairman & CEO, United Distributors, Inc.

Ed Heys

Managing Partner – Atlanta and Birmingham, Deloitte

Jeff Hilimire

CEO & Co-founder, Dragon Army

Tommy Holder

Chairman, Holder Construction

Karen Hughes

President and Owner, Corporate Environments

David Hult

President & CEO, Asbury Automotive Group

Laurel Hurd

President & CEO, Interface

Donna Hyland

President & CEO, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Jack Jessen

Region President Northeast, Clear Channel Outdoor

Paul Judge

Managing Partner, Panoramic Ventures

Josh Kamin

Managing Partner Atlanta Office, King & Spalding

Suja Katarya

CEO & Managing Partner, Procure Analytics LLC

Kevin Kelly

Atlanta Managing Partner, PwC

Morgan Kendrick

EVP and President Commercial and Specialty, Elevance Health

Raymond King

President & CEO, Zoo Atlanta

Katie Kirkpatrick

President and CEO, Metro Atlanta Chamber

Mark Kistulinec

Senior Partner and Managing Director, US Southeast, The Boston Consulting Group

Linda Klein

Senior Managing Shareholder, Baker Donelson

Nathan Knowles

Executive Managing Director and Market Leader, Colliers

Steve Koonin

President & CEO, Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena

Randy Koporc

EVP, Regional President, Georgia, Fifth Third Bank

Dan Krause

Senior Vice President, StateFarm

Garrett Langley

CEO & Founder, Flock Safety

Meredith Leapley

CEO & Founder, Leapley Construction

Randolph Legg

President and Head of Commercial Business, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA

David Leiter

Managing Partner – Atlanta Office and MidSouth Hub, KPMG

Steve Lewis

Chair, Troutman Pepper

Douglas Lindsay

CEO, Aaron’s, Inc.

Bill Linginfelter

Area President, Georgia/South Carolina, Regions Bank

Beth Lowry

President, Holder Construction

Rob Lynch

President & CEO, Papa John’s

Brian Mahony

Chief Revenue Officer, Elavon

Simon Malko

Managing Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Bob Maricich

CEO & Chairman, ANDMORE (AmericasMart)

Ryan Marshall

President & CEO, PulteGroup

Joel May

Administrative Partner, Atlanta, Jones Day

Barry McCarthy

President & CEO, Deluxe Corporation

Tim McCarthy

Market Director, Atlanta Region, JLL

Rich McKay

CEO, AMB Sports and Entertainment

Roderick McLean

VP & GM, Air Mobility & Maritime Missions, Lockheed Martin

Chad McLeod

President, Reeves Young

Richard McPhail

CFO, The Home Depot

Al McRae

President, Bank of America Atlanta

Eddie Meyers

Regional President – Georgia, PNC Bank

Virgil Miller

Deputy President, Aflac

Glenn Mitchell

Managing Partner – Atlanta, EY

Joy Mitchell

CEO, Office Creations

Hala Moddelmog

President and CEO, Woodruff Arts Center

Valerie Montgomery Rice

President & CEO, Morehouse School of Medicine

C. David Moody, Jr.

Owner, C.D. Moody Construction Company

Mary Moore

Founder & CEO, The Cook’s Warehouse

Jere Morehead

President, The University of Georgia

Camille Naughton

President, Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit

Michelle Nunn

President & CEO, CARE USA

Stephanie Olson

Founder and Executive Chairman, We Are Rosie

John O’Neill

President, U.S. Multifamily Capital Markets, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.

Keith Parker

President & CEO, Goodwill of North Georgia

William Pate

President & CEO, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau

David Patton

VP- Business Strategy & General Counsel, Mohawk Industries, Inc.

Sonny Perdue

Chancellor, University System of Georgia

Bea Perez

Chief Communications, Sustainability & Strategic Partnerships Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

Egbert Perry

Chairman and CEO, The Integral Group LLC

Jason Perry

Atlanta Office Marketing Managing Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Kyle Porter

CEO, Salesloft

Brittain Prigge

President, Balentine

Dimitris Psillakis

President and CEO, Mercedes-Benz USA

Erica Qualls-Battey

Area General Manager, Marriott International Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Denise Quarles

Head of External Affairs – Southeast Region, Siemens

Norm Radow

President and CEO, RADCO Companies

Sharonda Rahming

Atlanta Central Division President, DR Horton

Jeremy Rainwater

CEO, Americas, TK Elevator Corporation

Wade Rakes

President & CEO, Peach State Health Plan

Elizabeth Rector

Head of Global Client Services, Visa

Shyam Reddy

President and CEO, BlueLinx Corporation

Steve Reis

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

A.J. Robinson

President, Central Atlanta Progress, Inc.

David Roemer

CEO, Ideas United

Michael Rogers

President and CEO, Dorsey Alston, Realtors

David Rubinger

Market President and Publisher, Atlanta Business Chronicle

Michael Russell

CEO, H.J. Russell & Company

Katie Saez

Georgia Regional President, Truist Bank

Candice Saunders

President and CEO, WellStar Health System

Derek Schiller

President and CEO, Atlanta Braves

Eric Schroeder

Managing Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Paul Schur

General Manager, Slalom

Kathy Schwaig

President, Kennesaw State University

David Sewell

CEO, WestRock

Steak Shapiro

CEO, Bread N Butter Studio/Atlanta Eats

Alan Shaw

President and CEO, Norfolk Southern

Pamela A. Shipley

President, Kaiser Permanente

Brad Sinclair

Principle, Managing Partner, Avison Young

Clarence Smith

Chairman, CEO & President, Havertys

Kathleen Smith portrait
Kathleen Smith

Vice President Business Development and Real Estate, Norfolk Southern

Seamus Smith

Group President, Worldpay

T. Dallas Smith

Founder & CEO, T. Dallas Smith & Company, LLC.

Tasha Smith

Alpharetta Chief Operating Officer, Morgan Stanley

Richard Spady

Managing Partner, Atlanta, Bain and Company

Jeff Sprecher

Chair and CEO, Intercontinental Exchange

Amy Spruill

Regional Vice President, Southeast, SAP

Wendy Stewart

President, Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America

Bill Strang

President of Operations/ Ecommerce, TOTO USA, Inc.

Eric Tanenblatt

Global Chair, Public Policy + Regulation, Dentons

David Thomas

President, Morehouse College

Wendy Thomas

President and CEO, Secureworks

Carol Tomé


Matthew Toms

Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, Voya Investment Management

Fay Twersky

President & Director, Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

Bill Underwood

President, Mercer University

Pat Upshaw-Monteith

President and CEO, Leadership Atlanta

Rohit Verma

CEO, Crawford & Company

Kyle Waide

CEO, Atlanta Community Food Bank

Henry Walker

Chair, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Reggie Walker

Partner, PwC

Tristan Walker

Founder & CEO, Walker and Company Brands, Inc.

Kathy Waller

Executive Director, Atlanta Committee for Progress

Mark Wasserman

Managing Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Eversheds Sutherland Limited, Eversheds Sutherland

Jonathan Watkins

President, City of Hope Atlanta

Gregg Weller

CEO, ServiceMaster

Dawn Whaley

President, Sharecare

Christine Whitaker

President, Central Division, Comcast

Dave Wilkinson

President & CEO, Atlanta Police Foundation

Doug Williams

President of Atlanta Banking Group & Head of Corporate Banking, SouthState

Mark Wilson

President & CEO, Chime Solutions

Ryan Wilson

Co-Founder and CEO, The Gathering Spot

Chris Womack

President & CEO, Southern Company

Doug Wright

President and CEO, Honeywell Building Technologies

Ben Young

Editor in Chief & Publisher, Georgia Trend Magazine

Mike Zeto

Chief Commercial Officer, Boingo Wireless