Meet the Team

Meet the people who help us fulfill our purpose. 

Senior Leadership Team

Katie Kirkpatrick

President & CEO

Michael Baptiste

Vice President of
Diversity, Equity
and Inclusion

Dan Corso

President, Atlanta Sports Council

Alex Gonzalez

Chief Innovation and Marketing Officer

Marshall Guest

Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Public Affairs

David Hartnett

Chief Economic
Development Officer

Kathryn Putnam

Chief of Staff

Douglas Ray

Chief Financial Officer

Janice Rys

Chief Development Officer

Dave Williams

Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Talent

Ian Wyatt

Vice President, Principal Economist

Georgia Yanis

Senior Vice President of People

ALL MAC STAFF


Kimberly Allred

Project Manager, Economic Development


Michael Baptiste

Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Jason Barringer

Research Manager


Margaret Beckley

Program Manager, Economic Development


Allie Booth

Manager, Investor Relations


Alexis Boss

Government Affairs Coordinator


Kevin Bright

Facilities Manager


Leanna Brown

Vice President, Business Climate & Talent Development


Tim Cairl

Senior Director, Educated Workforce, Public Policy


Nikko Cayetano

Coordinator, Research & Analytics, Public Policy


Dan Corso

President, Atlanta Sports Council


Cynthia Curry

Senior Director, Smart Cities & CleanTech Ecosystems


Barbara Deane-Redman

Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Manager


Natasha DiFiore

Senior Director, Legal Affairs & Research, Public Policy


Megan Dyer

Project Coordinator


Nick Fernandez

Government Affairs Director, Public Policy


Zach Fiore

Talent Pipeline Project Manager, Public Policy


Darion Gibson

Research Analyst


Alex Gonzalez

Chief Innovation
and Marketing Officer


Marshall Guest

Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Public Affairs


Justin Haight

Talent Pipeline Project Manager, Public Policy


Kim Hamilton

Payroll Accountant


Stefan Harrigan

Manager, Global Business Development, Economic Development


David Hartnett

Chief Economic Development Officer


Nasan Hayes

Facilties Coordinator


Erin Hendrickson

Director, Business Development Communications, Atlanta Sports Council


Robert Herrig

Director, Supply Chain & Advanced Manufacturing


Dylan Horne

Project Manager, Economic Development


Rebecca Jordan

Director, Project Management, Economic Development


Katie Kirkpatrick

President and Chief Executive Officer


Eddie Lai

Senior Manager, Life Science & Digital Health


Michael Lee Jr

Senior Director, Public Affairs


LaTonia Long

Public Policy Manager


Denise Martin

Senior Director of Finance


Jon Masters

Channels & Analytics Manager


Arkeedah McCormick

Social Media & Digital Channel Manager


Emma McVey

Director of Operations, Economic Development


Jack Murphy

Senior Account Executive


Christina Pollonais

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Project Manager


Kathryn Putnam

Chief of Staff


Doug Ray

Chief Financial Officer



Janice Rys

Chief Development Officer


Gregg Simon

Senior Vice President of Project and Partner Development, Economic Development


Vanessa Tallie

Executive Assistant, Marketing & DEI


LeKeith Taylor

Senior Vice President, Marketing


Diana Trujillo

Events Director, Atlanta Sports Council


Lori Tubbs

Accounting Manager


Grant Wainscott

Vice President, Ecosystem Expansion


Dave Williams

Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Talent


John Woodward

Vice President, Global Commerce


Ian Wyatt

Vice President, Principal Economist


Georgia Yanis-Sailers

Senior Vice President, People