Emeritus - Class of 2010

Rev. Dr. Joanna Adams
Pastor Emerita
Morningside Presbyterian Church

Ed Baker
Publisher
Atlanta Business Chronicle

Bill Barwick
Partner
Duane Morris, LLP

Donna Barwick
Senior Fiduciary Officer
Wilmington Trust Company

Rev. Dr. William O. Britt IV
Senior Minister
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church

Chris Clark
President & CEO
Georgia Chamber of Commerce

Bobbi Cleveland
Executive Director
Tull Charitable Foundation

Deke Copenhaver
Former Mayor, City of Augusta

Ann Cramer
Senior Consultant
Coxe Curry & Associates

Alex Crumbley
Attorney
Crumbley Law Firm, P.C.

John Hardman
Former President & CEO
The Carter Center

Larry Hooks
Attorney at Law

Phil Jacobs
Founding Partner
Pendleton Consulting Group

Jeff Kelley
Partner, Bankruptcy Division
Troutman Sanders LLC

Dr. Barry McCarty
Former Senior Pastor
Peachtree Christian Church

Representative David Ralston
Speaker of the House
Georgia House of Representatives

Michael Shapiro
Former Director
High Museum of Art

Clarence Smith
President & CEO
Haverty’s Inc.

Derek Smith
Director
Geeknet Inc.

Bolling Phinizy Spalding
Cofounder
Jackson Spalding Inc.

Kessel Stelling Jr.
Chairman & CEO
Synovis Financial Corporation

Mark Taylor
CEO
Fred Taylor Company

Wayne Randolph Vason
Senior Council
Troutman Sanders

Ellen Wiley
Philanthropist

Frank Wilson III
Partner
Wilson, Brock & Irby Inc.

Dee Yancey
President & CEO
State Mutual Insurance

Ambassador Andrew Young
US Ambassador & Founder
Andrew Young Foundation

Neely Young
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
Georgia Trend Magazine

 

Emeritus - 2011

William Craig Barrs
Executive VP Customer Service & Operations
Georgia Power Company

Paul Begala
Political Consultant

John Ethridge
Partner
Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP

Donna Hyland
President & CEO
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Doug Ivester
President
Deer Run Investments, LLC

Don McKenna
President & CEO
St. Mary’s Health Care System

James Harold Shepherd Jr.
Chairman
Shepherd Center Inc.

 

Class of 2012

Joe Bankoff
Chair
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
The Georgia Institute of Technology

Paul Bowers
President & CEO
Georgia Power Company

Buddy Darden III
McKenna Long & Aldridge

Mark Ellison
Urologist
Athens Area Urology

Todd Henry
Operations Manager
Caterpillar Athens Inc.

Dr. Emily Doris Foster Howell
Orthodontist
Howell Orthodontics

Jon Howell
President & CEO
Georgia Healthcare Association

John Rooker
CEO
ROOKER Construction Company

Jamey Thaw
CEO
Broward Health

Andrew J. Welch Jr.
Senior Manager
Smith, Welch, Webb & White, LLC

 

Class of 2013

Representative Stacey Abrams
House Minority Leader
Georgia House of Representatives

Russell Allen
President & CEO
Georgia Bio

C. Michael Cassidy
President & CEO
Georgia Research Alliance

Gretchen Klugar Corbin
Deputy Commissioner
Global Commerce

Jason Cuevas
VP of Customer Service & Operations, West Region
Georgia Power Company

Representative Terry Lamar England
State Representative
Georgia House of Representatives

Craig Steven Lesser
Managing Partner
The Pendleton Consulting Group

Lamar Norton
Executive Director
Georgia Municipal Association

Brian Christopher Robinson
President
Robinson Republic

Pete Robinson
Chairman
Troutman Sanders, Strategies

Representative Carl Rogers
State Representative
Georgia House of Representatives

Maria Saporta
Founder & Editor
The Saporta Report

Senator David Schafer
State Senator
Georgia Senate

Doug Shipman
Former CEO
National Center for Civil & Human Rights

Cecil Pope Staton Jr.
Chancellor
East Carolina University

Bob Williams
President
Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena

Kyle Wingfield
Conservative Columnist
Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Class of 2014

Terry Adamson
Vice President, Global Law Affairs
Boeing

Alexander U. Albert
Vice President, Government Affairs

Intercontinental Exchange

Bryan Anderson
VP of Governmental Affairs
Southern Company

Karen Anderson
Managing Director
Brookings Institute

Allison Ausband
Senior Vice President of In-Flight Services
Delta Air Lines

Frederick Bergen
Partner
Bergen & Bergen

Steven Burdette
Executive VP
Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.

Theresa Elizabeth Brannen Chandler
VP & General Council
Rollins, Inc.

Jennifer Flanagan
Philanthropist

Curtis Foltz
Chief Operating Officer
Georgia Ports Authority

John Heyman
Founder & Partner
Actuate Partners

Boland Jones
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Premiere Global Services

Mark Kauffman
President
Kauffman Tire

Ken Kendrick
Owner
Arizona Diamondbacks

Calvin Klitz
Director of Human Resource
Baxter International, Inc.

Robin Loudermilk
President & CEO
The Loudermilk Companies

Bruce MacLane
Head of Global Talent Acquisition
Newell Brands

Leonard Bartlett Newman
Chief Operating Officer
Thrive Farmers Coffee

Daniel Shoy Jr.
President
East Lake Foundation

Wade Hudson Stribling
Partner
Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tisha Tallman
President & CEO
Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Matthew Tarkenton
Executive Vice President
The Tarkenton Companies

Christopher Womack
Executive VP & President of External Affairs
Southern Company

 

Class of 2016

Brian Beckwith
CEO
Formation Capital LLC

Robert Benham
Associate Justice
Georgia Supreme Court

Jen Benneke
President
Jenson Strategic Partners

Rudy Beserra
Senior Vice President, Latin Affairs
The Coca-Cola Company

Otis Brumby
Publisher
Marietta Daily Journal & Neighbor Newspapers

Rodney Bullard
VP of Community Affairs
Chick-fil-A Foundation

Natalie Childs
Community Volunteer

Tim Echols
Georgia Public Service Commissioner
District 2

Amanda Eversole
President, Center for Advanced Technology & Innovation
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Aaron James
Vice President of Development
East Lake Foundation

Kim Jones
CFO
Cherokee Town and Country Club

Pat Matheson
President & CEO
Atlanta Botanical Garden

Geoff Meacham
Analyst
Barclays Bank Foundation

Ceasar Mitchell
President, Atlanta City Council
Attorney, DLA Piper, LLP

Hala Moddelmog
President & CEO
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

Jann Moore
State Government Affairs Manager
Caterpillar Inc.

Brand Morgan
CEO
Brand Partners, LP

Jay Morgan
President
J.L. Morgan Company Inc.

Michael Potts
President & CEO
Lancope

Elizabeth Ralls
Editor-in-Chief
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

Elizabeth Richards
Chairman & CEO
Quality Staffing of America, Inc.

Christian Robinson
Vice President
J.P. Morgan & Company

Sammy Smith
President
Rainmaker and Associates Inc.

Richard Stamper
Founder & Chairman
Fineline Technologies

Catherine Tabor
CEO
Sparkfly

Charles Tarbutton
Treasurer & Director
B-H Transfer Co.

Ryan Teague
General Counsel
Baldwin Paving Company

Kirby Thompson
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
SunTrust Bank Inc.

Jane Thorpe
Senior Counsel
Alston & Bird, LLP

Pat Upshaw-Monteith
President & CEO
Leadership Atlanta

Neil Williamson
Director of Marketing
Cox Media Group, Inc.

Scott Williamson
Vice President, Public Affairs & Communications
The Coca-Cola Company

 

Class of 2017

Cyndae Arrendale
Philanthropist

Lillie Axelrod
Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo & Company

Angie Blank
Director
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

Jeffery Cavender
Partner
Troutman Sanders, LLP

Lana Chumachenko
Senior Asset Management Analyst
Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Mike Donnelly
Regional President
Wells Fargo & Company

Jeff Everett
Co-Chief Investment Officer Global Core Equity
Invesco Inc.

John Feltman
Chairman & CEO
Brookhaven Medical, Inc.

Bart Gobeil
Senior Dr. Economic & Govt. Affairs
Georgia Ports Authority

Roger Hunter
Associate Director Programs & Projects
NASA

Otis Johnson
Scholar in Residence
Savannah State University

Seth Knight
Partner
Knight Rawls, Inc.

Jay Markwalter
Director of Sales
Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau

Randy Martin
Cardiologist
Piedmont Heart Institute

Leslie Moore
Managing Director
Beecher Carlson Holdings, Inc.

J. Mark Parker
Financial Advisor
MMHP Investment Advisors

Karen Parker
Community Volunteer

Monica Pearson
Television Broadcast Journalist
WSB-TV Atlanta

Charles Peck
President & CEO
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

Rogsbert Phillips-Reed
Oncologist
Metro Surgical Associate Inc.

Gene Rackley
Director of Government Relations
The Coca-Cola Company, North America

Tucker Berta Sarkisian
Director of Public Relations
Sweetwater Brewing Company

John Dittler Shlesinger
Owner
Shlesinger Interests, Inc.

David Sikes
Owner
Sikes Paper & Chemical Supply, Inc.

Greer Taylor
Community Volunteer

Dixie Truelove
Vice President
Truelove Dairy, Inc.

David Werner
Executive Counsel
Office of Governor Nathan Deal

Ridley Williams
Executive VP & Partner
N.A. Williams

Milton Williams III
Senior VP & Portfolio Manager
Crawford Investment Counsel, Inc.

MaryPaul Yates
Principal
Yates Design, Inc.

 

Becky Young
Philanthropist