Board of Directors

Many Thanks To Our…

2023-24 Board of Directors and Advisors

Beth Schiavo, Executive Director

Executive Committee

Jeffrey Blake, Board Chair

Dana Sugar, Board Treasurer

Sydney Langdon, Vice-Chair of Development

Larry Mark, Vice-Chair of Governance

John T. Chandler, Jr., Vice Chair, Capital Strategy

Vincent Anthony, Founder and Executive Director Emeritus

Beth Schiavo, President & Executive Director

Board of Directors

Jeffrey Blake / Merchant & Gould

Ryan Dixon / Vice President, Middle Market Banking, Fifth Third Bank

Judy Garland / Community Volunteer

Deborah Hicks Ellis / Community Volunteer

J. Cameron Hardin / Sales Manager, Lighting and Smart Services, Georgia Power Company 

Cheryl Henson / President, The Jim Henson Foundation

Joe King / Senior Partner Ernst & Young Atlanta

Catherine Love Kraft / Owner, Catherine Kraft Designs, LLC

Susan Pease Langford (Board Secretary) /Partner, Butler Snow LLP

Sydney Langdon / Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Warner Bros. Discovery

Sophie Merven / VP, Brand, PR & Events, Inspire Brands

Larry M. Mark / Retired, The Coca-Cola Company

Matthew Pritchard / Head of Industry, Travel, Southeast US, Google

Mary Lynn Realff, Ph.D. / Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dana Sugar (Board Treasurer) / Institutional Asset Management, PNC

John T. Tester / SVP and Chief Accounting Officer, Acuity Brands


Robert H. Barnett / Chief Transformation Officer, Brookwood Baptist Health

Margo A. Brinton, Ph.D. / Regents’s Professor, Georgia State University

Lo Li Carper / Managing VP, Customer Digital Experience & Payments, Capital One

Christopher J. Chan / Founder, Christopher J. Chan IP Law

John T. Chandler, Jr. / Equifax Inc. (Retired)

Anne L. Cross / Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, Bank of America

Diane K. Gray / President, Lyon & Associates, LLC

Christopher Hardwick / Managing Director and Founder, Build Technology Group

Vir Nanda / Community Volunteer

Kristi Patterson / Resident Consultant, Bentley Systems

Brian Reed / Cybersecurity Evangelist at Proofpoint

Becky Riley / Vice President, Client Services, NorthgateArinso

Dean DuBose Smith / Community Volunteer 

Annie-York Trujillo  / Community Volunteer

Rasmus Wegener, Ph.D. / Partner, Bain & Company, Inc.

Joan N. Whitcomb / Community Volunteer

Allen W. Yee (Immediate Past Board Chair) / Community Volunteer

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