• Latasha Andre, Associate Director of Program
  • Dionna Bolar, Senior HR Generalist (Administration)
  • Christine Browning, Director of Corporate Engagement
  • Tunisia Carter, Executive Assistant – Manager Band
  • Reginald Cason, Associate Director of Corporate Engagement
  • Jarrett Daniels, Internship Service(s) Manager
  • Jazmin Dekle, Recruitment Manager
  • Kaitlyn Dreifus, Development Manager
  • Remy Edmonds, Internship Service(s) Manager
  • Reginald Emanuel, Associate Director, Partner Relations
  • Jasmin Garcia, Recruitment Specialist (Admissions)
  • Paola Garcia, Manager, Recruitment & Admissions
  • Dr. Anna Green, Program Manager
  • Pamela Hill, Program Manager
  • Sharonda Holmes, Site Director
  • David Holyfield, Program Manager
  • Michael Hunter, IT Instructor 
  • Brenda Johnson, Senior Director of Philanthropy
  • Corey Johnson, Recruitment Specialist (Admissions)
  • India Jonassaint, Admissions Specialist 
  • Loren Jones, Student Services Manager
  • Rashidah Jones, Director of Recruitment & Admissions
  • Kim Khoy, Operations Specialist
  • Alonia Lewis, Employment Placement Manager
  • Janice Lindsey, Regional Director of Development
  • Gregory Martin, Admissions and College Enrollment Manager
  • Jonathan Mayo, Director of Corporate Engagement
  • Tara Merriweather, Program Manager
  • Ryan Moore, Admissions Specialist 
  • Katie Phillips, Institutional Giving Manager
  • ShaDrach Qawiy, Business Communications Instructor
  • Michael Shelf, Associate Director, Partner Relations
  • Karen Smith, Associate Director of Corporate Engagement
  • Troy Taylor, Program Manager
  • Robert Tubbs, Employment Placement Manager
  • Dakira Watkins, Director of Student Services
  • Russell Wright, Employment Placement Manage
Corporate Partners

Aaron’s Inc
Asbury Automotive Group
Avanos Medical
Bank of America
Cox Enterprises
DXC Technology
E*TRADE Financial Corporation
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Florence Healthcare
Genuine Parts Company
Graphic Packaging International
Jackson Healthcare
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Kaiser Permanente
McKesson Corporation
NCR Corporation
New York Life Insurance Company
QTS Realty Trust
SaaS Optics
Serta Simmons
Southern Company
The Coca-Cola Company
The Primerica Foundation
Troutman Pepper eMerge
Turner Broadcasting System


  • Demtriq Harris, Chair
  • Zachary Tyler, Co Chair
  • Fernando Sanchez, Secretary 
  • Sheri Ramsey, Financial Secretary

Board Members

  • Carmen Buezo, Alumni Engagement & Recruitment Director 
  • TiAnna Conway, Alumni Engagement & Recruitment Assistant Director 
  • Sabrina Seerattan, Marketing & Social Media Director 
  • Bayyinah Clinton, Marketing & Social Media Assistant Director 
  • Olivia James, Special Events Director


  • Katrina Hill-Gay, Chair
  • Dallas Phinsee, Vice Chair
  • Michael Baldwin, Executive Coordinator

Regional Representatives

  • Victor Franco, Northeast Region
  • Amber Mitchell-Johnson, Southeast Region
  • Meshack Unah, Western Region

Committee Chairs

  • Paris Carthen, Alumni Giving Chair
  • Anna West, Communications Chair
  • Shantae Shaw-Kimmons, Events Chair
  • Jasmine Walthall-Drakes, Program Chair

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  • Lee Crump (Chair), Group Vice President & CIO, Rollins
  • Al McRae, SVP, Market Investment Executive, Bank of America
  • Brandon Casteel, VP of Sales, CareerBuilder
  • Bruce Clayton, Retired, SVPGenuine Parts Company
  • Erin McMillan, AVP, Cox Automotive
  • Edwin Marcial, Retired SVP & CTO, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)
  • Fabiola Stokes, Community Impact Manager, Google
  • Jelissa Lee, Sr. Network Manager, Jackson Spalding, Year Up Graduate July 2011
  • Mary Ulmer-Jones, SVP & Associate General Counsel, Bank of America
  • Patti Austin, Regional Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente
  • Stacey Ollinger, Philanthropist & Community Organizer
  • Susan Pound, EVP & Regional Sales Manager, Wells Fargo & Company
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