Advisory Board

Alton Adams

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Fulton County

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M. Khurram Baig

Owner / Attorney, The Baig Firm

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Kenny Blank

Executive Director, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

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Kelly Burton

Founder & CEO, Founders of Color

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Mike Cassidy

Executive Director, Emory Innovations, Inc.

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Cannon Carr Jr

Chief Executive Officer, CornerCap Investment Counsel

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René Diaz

President and CEO, Diaz Foods

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Damon Elmore

Executive Director, State Bar of Georgia

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Arnold Evans

Managing Director, Co-Head of Emerging Middle Markets, JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking

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Kevin Gooch

Partner, Holland & Knight

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Rawson Haverty Jr.

Senior Vice President, Haverty Furniture Companies

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Greg Hiebert

Founding Partner, LeadershipForward

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Amir Kazmi

Chief Information and Digital Officer, WestRock

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Stacey Key

President & CEO, Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council; GDOT Board-5th Congressional District

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Joel Koblentz

Senior Partner, Koblentz Group

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Dennis Lockhart

President (Retired), Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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Richard Makerson

CEO & Managing Partner, BlueFletch

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Veronica Maldonado-Torres

President and CEO, Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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Ashley Preisinger

Former President, Georgia Proton Therapy Center

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Gary Reedy

CEO (Retired), American Cancer Society

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A.J. Robinson

President, Central Atlanta Progress and Atlanta Downtown Improvement District

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Jeff Rosensweig

Associate Professor of Finance; Director, Global Perspectives Program, Goizueta Business School

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David Rubinger

Market President and Publisher, Atlanta Business Chronicle

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Kashi Sehgal

Co-Founder and CEO, Gigabark

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Jennifer Sherer

Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business

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Jim Simpson

President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia

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Chris Sizemore

CEO, Incisive

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Pam Stahl

Chief Commercial Officer/President, North America, Sidekick Health

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Chris Tomlinson

Executive Director, State Road and Tollway Authority & Georgia Regional Transportation Authority

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Al Trujillo

President and COO, Georgia Tech Foundation

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Will Williams

Vice Chair, Operations, KPMG US

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Emeritus Board Members

Joseph Blanco

President, Crawford & Company

Walter M. (Sonny) Deriso

Chair of the Board, Atlanta Capital Bank, Retired

Paul J. Gennaro

Senior Vice President and Corporate Communications Officer, Voya Financial

Doug Hertz

President and CEO, United Distributors

Eve Hoffman