Leadership

Cross-sector leaders committed to improving education in Georgia

Board Officers

Mike Donnelly, Chair
President, Atlanta Region, Wells Fargo

Deb Bronder, Vice Chair
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, NCR Corporation

Burt Fealing, Secretary/Treasurer
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Southwire Company

Milford McGuirt, Past Chair
Atlanta and MidSouth Area Managing Partner, KPMG

Board Members

Jodi Berman

Managing Director, BlackRock, Inc.

Robert L. Brown

President and CEO, RL Brown & Associates

Chris Clark

President and CEO, Georgia Chamber of Commerce

Shan Cooper

Executive Director, Atlanta Committee for Progress

Robert Costley

Georgia Association of Education Leaders

Ann Cramer

Senior Consultant, Coxe Curry & Associates

Tamieka Davis

Partner, Assurance Services, Ernst & Young, LLP

Steve Dolinger

Past President, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education

Greg Dozier

Commissioner, Technical College System of Georgia

Matt Dubnik

Chair, Education Committee, Georgia House of Representatives

Sally Fitzgerald

Education Director, League of Women Voters of Georgia

Chad Gregory

Region Bank President, South Metro Atlanta/West Georgia Region, Wells Fargo

Kevin Greiner

President and CEO, Gas South

Karen Hallacy

President, Georgia PTA

Craig Harper

Executive Director, Professional Association of Georgia Educators

Amy M. Jacobs

Commissioner, Georgia Department of Early Care & Learning

Rich Johnson

Assistant Vice President, External Affairs,  AT&T

Lewis Jones

Partner, King & Spalding, LLP

Ann Kaiser

Vice President, Community & Economic Development, Georgia Power

Laura Komarek

Senior Associate - Atlanta, Alston & Bird

Lewis Massey

Partner, Impact Public Affairs

Reuben McDaniel

Acting President & CEO, DASNY

Tracey Pendley

2020 Georgia Teacher of the Year

Dana Rickman

President, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education

David Scheible

Operating Advisor, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC

Beheruz N. Sethna

President Emeritus & Regents Professor of Business, The University of West Georgia

Lindsey Tippins

Chair, Higher Education Committee, Georgia State Senate

Chris Whitis

Executive Vice President, Corporate Banking, The PNC Financial Services Group

Valarie Wilson

Executive Director, Georgia School Boards Association

Richard Woods

State School Superintendent, Georgia Department of Education

Steve Wrigley

Chancellor, University System of Georgia

John Zauner

Executive Director, Georgia School Superintendents Association

Past Board Chairs

Milford McGuirt (2017-2019)
Atlanta & MidSouth Area Managing Partner, KPMG

Kevin Greiner (2015-2017)
President & CEO, Gas South

Shan Cooper (2013-2015)
VP & General Manager, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company

W. Paul Bowers (2012-2013)
President & CEO, Georgia Power Company

Ann W. Cramer (2010-2011)
Director, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs for the Americas, IBM Corporation

Robert L. Brown, Jr. (2006-2010)
President & CEO, RL Brown & Associates, Inc.

Philip S. Jacobs (2004-2006)
President, BellSouth Georgia/AT&T Southeast

David M. Ratcliffe (2001-2004)
President & CEO, Georgia Power Company

Gary Lee, Jr. (1999-2001)
Executive Director, UPS Foundation

Ann W. Cramer (1997-1999)
Director, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs for the Americas, IBM Corporation

Carl E. Swearingen (1996-1997)
President, BellSouth Georgia

Roy Richards, Jr. (1994-1996)
President & CEO, Southwire Company

William C. Gaston (1991-1993)
President & CEO, Gold Kist, Inc.

President Emeritus

Tom Upchurch, President Emeritus 
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education