Board of Trustees


Allen W. Nelson, Chairman
Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Administrative Officer, Crawford & Co.

Elizabeth Adams, Vice Chair
Community Volunteer

David Crosland, Vice Chair
Principal, Crosland Capital, LLC

Kristen Manion Taylor, Vice Chair
Managing Director, Reservations Support & Solutions, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Sue Gibbs, Treasurer
VP Finance & Accounting, Comcast

Kathleen Knous, Secretary
Community Volunteer



Ghislaine v. G. Austin
Retired President of Atlanta Region, Northern Trust

Jan Beaves
Retired Global Human Resources Director, The Coca-Cola Company

Ron Breakstone
President, Refrigiwear, Inc.

Ginny Brewer
Community Volunteer

Kelly C. Cannon
Client Advisor, SunTrust Bank, SunTrust Investment Service, Inc.

Chris Carlos
EVP & Director, National Distributing Company, LLC

Dr. Meria Carstarphen
Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools

Tony Catalfano
President & CEO, WorldPay US

Lynn Cochran-Schroder
Interior Designer, Paces Properties

Lynda B. Courts
Community Volunteer

Lavona S. Currie
Community Volunteer

Cynthia Day
President & CEO, Citizens Trust Bank

Nancy Field
Community Volunteer

Janet Gagliano
State and Local Tax Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Amy Gerome
Sr. Business Analyst, Incomm

Jamila M. Hall
Partner, Jones Day

Lisa Hermann*
Chair, Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education Parents Association

Joyce Houser, Ph.D
Retired Professor

Arturo Jacobus*
President & CEO, Atlanta Ballet

Barbara S. Joiner
Community Volunteer

Edward B. Krugman
Partner, Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP

Allen Maines
Partner, Holland & Knight LLP

Gennadi Nedvigin*
Artistic Director, Atlanta Ballet

David Porter
Global Video Sales & Strategy Lead, Microsoft

Asif Ramji
President & CEO, Paymetric

Joey Reiman
Brighthouse, Founder & Chairman

Marsha Taylor*
President, Atlanta Ballet Corps de Ballet

Juan Carlos Urdaneta
Former President, Turner Broadcasting Systems Latin America

Pam Wakefield
Community Volunteer

Jon S. Wright
President & Chief Executive Officer, Access Point Financial


Advisory Council

Mark Bell
Managing Principal, Diversified Trust

Barbara Bing        
Former VP & Publisher, Garden & Gun

Louise Blais
Consul General of Canada

Kevin Brown
President & CEO, Piedmont Healthcare

Erroll B. Davis
Retired Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools; Retired CEO & President, Alliant Energy Corporation

Jorge Fernandez
Vice President Global Commerce, Metro Atlanta Chamber

Maria Stela Frota
Consul General of Brazil

Robert L. Green
Senior Counsel, Holland & Knight

Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford
Consul General of the United Kingdom

Eric Robbins
CEO, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Laura Turner Seydel
Community Volunteer

Takashi Shinozuka
Consul General of Japan

Ewoud N. Swaak
Honorary Consul General of the Netherlands

Judith Varnai Shorer
Consul General of Israel

Dov Wilker
Regional Director, American Jewish Committee

Honorary Board

Margaret Carton
Retired VP, Coca-Cola Enterprises

Kenneth R. Hey
Managing Partner, Inferential Focus

Wade Hooper
Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa

J. David Hopkins
Partner, J. David Hopkins Law, LLC

Bill Huber, CPA
Chief Financial Officer, VELUX

Michael Jones
Principal, Springdale Partners Consulting

Sloan Kennedy-Smith
Vice President Affiliate Sales, HBO Services, Inc.

Amanda Shailendra
Expansion Lead, Google Fiber

Michelle Sullivan
SVP, Wells Fargo Insurance Services

Trustees Emeriti

Lynda B. Courts, Chair Emeritus
Community Volunteer

Lavona S. Currie
Community Volunteer

Stanley Rose III
Retired Tax Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Karen Vereb
Retired Vice President, AT&T

Patti Wallace
Founder and CEO, Schmidt Wallace Healthcare Management Company


Lifetime Members

Jane Dean
Carole Goldberg
Joseph Prendergast
Deen Day Sanders