Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

Atlanta Ballet Board of Trustees


Nancy Field, J.D., Chair
Community Volunteer 

Barbara S. JoinerVice Chair
Community Volunteer

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

Juan Carlos Urdaneta, Treasurer
Former President, Turner Broadcasting Systems Latin America

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

Elizabeth Adams, Immediate Past Chair
Community Volunteer


Emily C. Baker
Partner, Jones Day

Ron Breakstone
President, Refrigiwear, Inc.

Ginny Brewer
Community Volunteer

Chris Carlos
EVP & Director, National Distributing Company, LLC

Dr. Meria Carstarphen
Former Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools

Lynn Cochran-Schroder
Interior Designer, Paces Properties

Lynda B. Courts
Community Volunteer

Cynthia Crain
Author; Dance & Education Consultant

Lavona S. Currie 
Community Volunteer

Vanessa Delmer 
Community Volunteer

Yelena Epova, CPA
Partner-in-Charge, International Services, HA+W | Aprio

Nigel Ferguson
Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting

Jacqueline Flake
Community Volunteer

Amy Gerome 
Software Engineer, Integra Connect

Matthew Hartnett
Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch

Lindsay R. Hill
Vice President of Human Resources, Southern Company Gas 

Joyce Houser, Ph.D.
Retired Professor

Tharon Johnson
Founder/CEO, Paramount Consulting

Kathleen Knous
Community Volunteer

Araya Mesfin, CPA 
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management, USB Financial

Taylor Meyer, CFA
Vice President, Goldman Sachs

Linda Morris
EVP, Head of Branch Banking, PNC Bank

Gennadi Nedvigin*
Artistic Director, Atlanta Ballet

Allen W. Nelson
Counsel, Taylor English Duma, LLP

Rachel Lee Phipps
Sr. Strategic Digital Partner, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Katherine Scott
Community Volunteer

Pam Wakefield
Community Volunteer

Tom West*
Executive Director, Atlanta Ballet

Jon S. Wright  
CEO, Jon Wright Partners


Advisory Council

David M. Barnett
President, Oxford Development, LLC

Mark Bell, Ph.D.,
Partner, Head of Family Office Services and Private Capital, Balentine     

Harvey Coleman
President, Coleman Management Consultants

Elaine E. Davis
Arts Patron and Supporter

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

F. Javier Diaz
Consul General of Mexico

Raoul “Ray” Donato
Consul General of the Philippines

Jake Evans
Partner, Holland & Knight

Jorge Fernandez  
Consultant, Pendleton Group

Robert L. Green  
Senior Counsel, Holland & Knight

Vincent Hommeril
Consul General of France

Ceci Johnson
Co-Chair, Parents Association

Susan S. Kettering
Kettering Family Philanthropies

Allen Maines
Partner, Holland & Knight

Santiago Marquez
CEO, Latin American Associatio

Juan Mejia
Founder, JCM Ventures

Eric Robbins
CEO, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Joni Santos
Co-Chair, Parents Association

Laura Turner Seydel
Chairperson of the Captain Planet Foundation &
Community Volunteer

Rebecca Christian Smith
Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Andrew Staunton
Consul General of the United Kingdom

Anat Sultan-Dadon
Consul General of Israel

Kazuyuki Takeuchi
Consul General of Japan

Douglas Weiss
Chair, Atlanta Ballet Corps de Ballet

Dov Wilker
Regional Director, American Jewish Committee

Allen W. Yee
Senior Counsel for Litigation, The Coca-Cola Company

Sonjia Waller Young
Community Volunteer & Founder, Eventions, Inc.

Honorary Board

Margaret Carton
Retired VP, Coca-Cola Enterprises

David Crosland
Principal, Crosland Capital, LLC

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.

Edward B. Krugman
Partner, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore LLP.

Amanda Shailendra  
Consultant, Pendleton Group

Michelle Sullivan
SVP, USI Insurance Services

Trustees Emeriti

Lynda B. Courts, Chair Emeritus
Community Volunteer

Lavona S. Currie
Community Volunteer

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

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