Atlanta Georgia
American Heart Association

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Metro Atlanta Leadership

Board of Directors

Chairman, 2018-19

Hank Linginfelter (2016-present)
EVP Distribution Operations
Atlanta Gas Light

President, 2018-19

Rhonda Scott, Ph.D., RN (2016-present)
COO, Chief Nursing Officer, EVP
Grady Health System

Immediate Past President, 2016-18

Michael Balk, M.D. (2014-present)
Chief Quality Officer
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta

Members

Jeff Buzzelli
Senior Vice President
Comcast Business

Candace Byrd (2016-present)
Former Chief of Staff
Atlanta Mayor’s Office

Paul L. Douglass, M.D. (2013-present)
Immediate Past President (2014-16)
Cardiologist
WellStar Metro Atlanta Cardiovascular Medicine

Jim Fortenberry, M.D. (2018-present)
Pediatric Critical Care Physician
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Paul A. Jacobson (2017-present)
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Chris Linder
Chief Information Officer
Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Jayne Morgan, M.D. (2018-present)
Director of Cardiovascular Research
Piedmont Heart Institute

Pete Quinones (2018-present)
President/CEO
MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service

Mariela Romero (2014-present)
Regional Community Empowerment Director
Univision 34 Atlanta

Andrew Webb (2016-present)
Managing Director USA
ICM Realty Group

Dawn Whaley (2016-present)
Co-President
Sharecare


Heart Walk Executive Leadership Team

Chair

Ed Heys
Managing Partner
Deloitte

Immediate Past Chair

Paul Jacobson
EVP & CF
Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Executive Leadership

Steve Scherger
CFO
Graphic Packaging

Dave Fine
VP of Sales & Distribution
Cricket Wireless

Danny Lindsey
Senior Vice President
Southern Company

Brad McLamb
Senior Manager
EY

Daniel Owens
Chief Executive Officer
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Jim Grant
Litigation Partner
Alston & Bird

Kim Ryan
Chief Executive Officer
WellStar Health System, Atlanta Medical Center

Jamie Walker
Chief Executive Officer
Elavon

Michael Wahlstrom
Regional Vice President, Sales
Anthem

Tom Biltz
Senior Principal
Accenture

Go Red For Women Executive Leadership Team

Chair

Beth Reese
EVP & CFO
Southern Company

Executive Leadership

Candace Byrd
Former Chief of Staff
City of Atlanta

Stacy Cole
Director, Government and Community Affair
Comcast

Beverly Kelly
Vice President - Senior Wealth Advisor
BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Annette Marshall
Community Volunteer
Former Chief Compliance Officer
Herndon Capital Management

Monica Pearson
Former News Anchor
WSB-TV

Dr. Jyoti Sharma
Co-Director
Women’s Heart Program

Theia Washington
Founding Executive Director
Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI)

Mary Beth van der Merwe, CFA
Wealth Manager
BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Moira Vetter
Founder and Chief Executive Office
Modo Modo Agency


Heart Ball Executive Leadership Team

Chair

Martin Davis
CIO
Southern Company

Immediate Past Chair

Ed Schutter
Chief Executive Officer
Arbor Pharmaceuticals

Executive Leadership

Scott Burton
President
Whitaker-Taylor

Lori G. Cohen
Chair, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Trial Practice Group
Greenberg Traurig, LLC

Mike Donnelly
President
Wells Fargo Georgia

Karen Grice
Senior District Manager
Janssen Infectious Diseases | Janssen Biotech, Inc. (Division of Johnson & Johnson)

Mark Hawkinson
Vice President, Southeast
ABM

Bill Linginfelter
Area President, Georgia & South Carolina
Regions Bank

Barry D. Mangel, M.D., FACC
Chief Cardiology Officer
WellStar Health System

Errika Moore
VP of Member Services & External Affairs
IT Senior Management Forum

Marc O’Connor
Principal & COO
Curant Health

Lisa Robinson
Realtor
Berkshire Hathaway

Andrew Webb
ICM Realty Group


CycleNation Executive Leadership Team

Chair

Lisa Ashby
Senior Vice President, Fiduciary Investment Executive
SunTrust

Executive Leadership

Oko Buckle
Vice President & General Manager
Burns & McDonnell

Michael Pittman
Specialist, Corporate Forecasting
Delta Air Lines


Mission:Lifeline Executive Leadership Team

Executive Leadership

Abhinav Goyal, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA
Chief Quality Officer
Division of Cardiology for Emory Healthcare

Michael Jernigan
Vice President of Strategic Planning
Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service