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Metro Atlanta Leadership

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Board of Directors


Beth Reese
Executive Vice President of SCS Shared Services
Southern Company


Scott Webb
Vice President Account Services
Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Marcus Brown, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Northside Heart


Jeff Bearden
Forsyth County Schools

Stephanie Blank
Founding Chair
Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students

Jeff Buzzelli
Senior Vice President
Comcast Business

Thomas W. Dortch, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer
TWD, Inc.

Kathleen Eidbo
AVP & Senior Counsel
Genuine Parts Company

Divya Gupta
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation
Emory Healthcare

Veronica Maldonado-Torres'
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
VMT Consulting

DeRetta Rhodes
Chief People Capital Officer
Atlanta Braves

Health Equity Committee


Rita Treadwell
Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Manager
Greenberg Traurig, LLP


Elaine Archie-Booker
Assistant Professor/Director of Community Engagement
Morehouse School of Medicine

Leslie Becker
Chief Executive Officer
32nd Street Media, LLC

Gregory Bolden
Program Consultant
National African American Tobacco Prevention Network

Shanti Das
Chief Executive Officer
Silence the Shame, Inc.

Latresh Davenport
SNAP Nutrition Program Coordinator
Georgia Department of Human Services

Angelica Geter, DrPH, MPH
Chief Strategy Officer
Black Women's Health Imperative

Gina Lundberg
Medical Director Women’s Cardiovascular
Emory’s Heart & Vascular Center

Laurie Reid
Registered Nurse
Atlanta Black Nurses Association

Heather Mills
Human Resources Manager
NCR Corporation

Will Sellers
Executive Director
Wholesome Wave Georgia

Shirley Anne Smith
Executive Director
Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation

Rachel Sprecher
Executive Director of Partnerships & Development
Atlanta Public Schools



Heart Walk Executive Leadership Team


Jeff Buzzelli
Senior Vice President
Comcast Business

Executive Leadership

Adam Bush
Division Vice President

Annie Cheek
Vice President, Cardiovascular Services
Grady Health System

Kim Gresh
Owner and President
S.A. White Oil

Ben Holland
Vice President, Northside Hospital Heart Institute
Northside Hospital

Brad McLamb

Dan Owens
Chief Executive Officer
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Ken Morge
Senior Vice President & Treasurer
Delta Air Lines

Jeremy Strife
Executive Vice President, Development
Atlanta Braves

Nichole Miles-Sullivan
Vice President, Operations
Atlanta Gas Light

Rob Teas
Regional Vice President of Sales

Scott Webb
Vice President, Account Services
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Dan Whigham
Energy, Utilities & Mining Consulting Leader

Tom Draper
Vice President, Cardiovascular Service Line
WellStar Health System

Go Red For Women Executive Leadership Team


Kim Greene
President and Chief Executive Officer
Southern Company Gas

Circle of Red Co-Chairs

Keisha Olinger
Partner and Atlanta Office Leader

Rene Wilson
Geography Marketing Lead
Willis Towers Watson

Executive Leadership

Katie Kirkland
Director of Health & Benefits
Southern Company

Kelley Elliott
Managing Director, Global Rewards
Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice
President and Dean
Morehouse School of Medicine

Chanel Frazier
Global Head of Business Strategy Portfolio Management Group

Karen Brennan-Holton

Felicia Jones
Managing Director - Senior Account Executive

Hala Moddelmog
Woodruff Arts Center

Women of Impact Chair

Heart Ball Executive Leadership Team

Executive Leadership

Lori Cohen
Vice Chair
Greenberg Traurig

Martin Davis
Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Southern Company