Rick Gilbert CHAIRMAN Rome, GA
Rick is co-founder and chief operating officer of Atlanticus Holdings Corporation. He is the chairman of the Board of Directors of Georgia Community Foundation, Inc. He serves as vice chair on the Board of Trustees of Berry College in Rome, Georgia. He also serves on the Board of Lavender Mountain Senior Living Inc. and the steering committee for the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
Karen Baynes-Dunning Albany, GA
Karen is one of the two monitors appointed by the Federal Court to oversee Georgia's implementation of reforms to its foster care program under a settlement agreement reached with plaintiffs who sued the state over its negligent foster care programs. She was formerly the Assistant Director for the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia and an Atlanta Juvenile Court Judge. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgia Community Foundation, Inc.
Tim Embry Duluth, GA
Tim is the owner and chief executive officer of American Lube Fast, Inc., the largest privately owned and operated oil change and maintenance company in the United States. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgia Community Foundation, Inc.
Stan Epperson Marietta, GA
Stan is the founder and president of Deli Provision Co., Inc., the distributor of Boar's Head Brand products in the metro Atlanta area. He is the treasurer and past president of the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation and a member and past chairman of the Duke University Brain Tumor Advisory Board. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgia Community Foundation, Inc.
Terry Hartman Atlanta, GA
Terry is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgia Community Foundation, Inc. and serves as the Director of its Vera Jackson Scholarship Program. She is an active member of the Order of Malta and A Million Matters. Since 2006, she has participated as a mentor for the Central Eurasian Leadership Alliance.
Allen Hughes Braselton, GA
Allen is the chief executive officer of Walton Press, Inc., the sixth largest printer in Georgia. He is the founder of the Children's Scholarship Fund of Georgia, Inc.; the Chairman of All Children Matter (Georgia), a school choice advocacy group; and a member of the Advisory Board of University Community Academy, a public charter school serving low-income families in southwest Atlanta.
Douglas J. MacGinnitie Sandy Springs, GA
Doug MacGinnitie is the CEO of River Oak Risk, a captive insurance management company. From 2011-2015, he served as Georgia's Commissioner of Revenue. Prior to that, Doug was an executive in the insurance brokerage industry. He served as a Director and COO of Beecher Carlson and was a senior executive at Hobbs Group. He has also worked as a corporate attorney at both Alston & Bird and Georgia-Pacific Corporation. Doug serves on a number of governmental and non-profit boards, including the Truancy Intervention Project, a non-profit based in Atlanta, and Georgia Community Foundation, Inc.
Dean Mathison Atlanta, GA
Dean is SVP, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller at Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., a leading global exchange for the trading of energy and agricultural commodities and financial futures. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgia Community Foundation, Inc.
Albert Murray Conyers, GA
Albert is a nationally recognized expert on juvenile justice and corrections administration. He is a former member the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles (2011-2016) and served as the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (2004-2010). Albert is a recipient of the American Correctional Association's E.R. Cass Award for Lifetime Achievement and is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgia Community Foundation, Inc.
Gerard Robinson Henrico, VA
Gerard is a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute ("AEI"), a think tank dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics and social welfare. From 2011 to 2012, Gerard served as Florida Commissioner of Education. Before Florida, Gerard served as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He also worked from 2005-2010 as a program director and later President of the Black Alliance for Educational Options ("BAEO").
Pastor Dexter Rowland Decatur, GA
Pastor Rowland is the Senior Pastor of New Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia. He serves on the Board of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice and as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the South DeKalb YMCA. Pastor Rowland, who earned his undergraduate degree at Georgia Tech and his Masters of Divinity degree from Emory University, is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgia Community Foundation, Inc.