Board of Directors

* Executive Committee Member

Mark C. Toro, Chair* 
Chairman of the Board 
North American Properties - Atlanta ltd.

Andre Anderson
First Vice President & COO
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

John Avery
Director - ATDC
Georgia Institute of Technology

Steven G. Baile
Chief Operating and Development Officer
Selig Development

Ambrish Baisiwala*
CEO
Portman Holdings

Joseph R. Bankoff, Immediate Past Chair *
Professor of the Practice & Former Chair,
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Georgia Institute of Technology

Mark Banta
President & CEO
Piedmont Park Conservancy

Max Blocker
Market Assurance Leader
PwC

James R. Borders
CEO
Novare Group Inc.

Raphael Bostic*
President & CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Alison Bradway, Treasurer*
CAO
Global Legal, Compliance, Audit & Risk 
Invesco

Phillip Trey Briscoe
SVP - Global Real Estate
Equifax

Kent Brown
Principal
Lord Aeck Sargent

Laura Brown 
Senior Vice President
PNC Financial Group

Benjamin Brunt
Principal & EVP
Noble Investment Group

Wendell Burks
Senior Credit Officer
Regions Bank

Luther C. Curtis
Partner
Miller & Martin LLC

Douglas Dewberry
Founder/Managing Member
Deway Capital LLC

Lynn Durham
VP of Institute Relations
Georgia Institute of Technology

Mark L. Elliott
Partner
Troutman Sanders LLP

Julia Emmons
Ansley Park Civic Association

Barbara Faga
Executive Vice President
AECOM

Laura Flusche, Ph.D
Executive Director
Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)

Kelly Fox*
Executive VP of Finance & Administration
Georgia Institute of Technology

Kevin Green*
President & CEO
Midtown Alliance

Sheffield Hale 
President & CEO
Atlanta History Center

Derek Hardesty
COO
King & Spalding LLP

Lisa Harris
Senior Vice President
Turner Properties Inc. 

Phil Harrison
President & CEO
Perkins + Will

Kurt Hartman
Senior Managing Director
Hines Interests

Richard Hays*
Managing Partner
Alston & Bird, LLP

Timothy S. Holdroyd
President
City Realty Advisors

Glen Jackson
Principal
Jackson Spalding

Wab P. Kadaba
Managing Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend

Stacey Key 
President & CEO, Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council
GDOT Board Member, 5th Congressional District

R. Stan Kryder
Regional President, Atlanta
Center State Bank 

Debra Lam
Managing Director of Smart Cities & Inclusive Innovation
Georgia Institute of Technology

Jodi Lox Mansbach 
Chief Impact Officer
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Jeanette Meyers
Managing Director
Murphy + Meyers

Robin Morey 
Vice President & Chief Planning Officer
Emory University

Mary Pat Matheson, Secretary*
Executive Director
Atlanta Botanical Garden

John O'Neill
Managing Principal
Cushman & Wakefield

Dan Owens
CEO
Emory University Hospital Midtown

William Pate 
President & CEO
Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau

Joe Pella
SVP, Commercial Real Estate Banking
SunTrust Bank

Audra Price Pittman
Vice President
SCAD Atlanta

Roger K. Quillen
Managing Partner
Fisher & Phillips LLP

Brent Reid
President
Winter Group of Companies

Charles T. Sharbaugh 
Partner 
Carlton Fields

Peter J. Shelton 
Senior VP, Principal 
Colliers International Atlanta 

Steve Simon
Partner
Fifth Group Restaurants

Mike Sivewright
Market Director, Atlanta Region
JLL

Courtney R. Smith
President
Midtown Neighbors Association

W. Scott Sorrels
Partner
Eversheds Sutherland

Scott A. Specht
Partner
Jones Day

William J. Stanley, III
Founding Principal
Stanley Love-Stanley PC

Robert C. Stevens 
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Chris Stubbs
Vice President
Wells Fargo

Tony Sundermeier
Senior Pastor
First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta

Bentina Terry
Senior Vice President
Georgia Power Company

Anne Tracht 
CEO, ConsultArt Inc.
Co-Chair, Atlanta Metropolitan Public Art Coalition

Bobby Turner
Regional President
Whole Foods Market, South Region

Allan Vella 
President & CEO
The Fox Theatre

Becky Ward
Senior Vice President, Practice
tvsdesign

Emeritus

James A. Breedlove
Vice Chairman and Vice President
Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Sallie A. Daniel
Chief Development Officer
Troutman Sanders

Larry Gellerstedt
Executive Chairman
Cousins Properties Incorporated

Jack Guynn
Past President & CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

John R. Holder
Chairman & CEO
Holder Properties

Ben F. Johnson, III
Retired Partner
Alston & Bird LLP

Dennis Lockhart
Past President & CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Steve Nygren
Founder
Serenbe

Catherine L. Ross
Director, Center for Quality Growth & Regional Development
Georgia Institute of Technology