Bernard Taylor, Sr

​Arbitrator and Mediator, Judicial Arbitration Mediation Services (JAMS) and Retired Partner,

Alston & Bird

Robert Abernathy

Retired Chairman & CEO

Halyard Health

​David P. Abney (Director Emeritus)

Chairman & CEO
United Parcel Service

Paige Alexander

Chief Executive Officer

The Carter Center

Joseph Bankoff

Professor of Practice

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Georgia Institute of Technology

Mark Becker, Ph.D.

Georgia State University

W. Frank Blount

Chairman & CEO

JI Ventures

John Hope Bryant

Founder, Chairman & CEO

Operation HOPE, Inc.

Nando Cesarone

President, U.S. Operations


Asma Farid

Vice President and Managing Partner

Farids & Co. LLC

Ambassador Gordon D. Giffin

Global Vice Chair

Dentons US LLP

Arlette Guthrie

Vice President, Human Resources

The Home Depot

Eric J. Joiner

Vice Chairman

AJC International

Dennis Lockhart

Retired ​President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Samuel S. Olens



Allison Padilla-Goodman

Vice President, Southern Division

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Richard Phillips, Ph.D.

Robinson College of Business

Georgia State University

Jim Reed

President, YKK Corporation of America, and

YKK Corporation Group Officer

Jonathan “Rocky” Rief

Senior Director for Economic Policy and Fiscal Policy

The Coca-Cola Company

Jeffrey M. Salvatore


Deloitte LLP

Jagdish Sheth, Ph.D.

Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, Goizueta Business School, Emory University; 
Founder and chairman of India, China, America Institute; Director, Wipro Ltd.

Clyde C. Tuggle

Pine Island Capital Partners

Former Senior Adviser to the CEO of The Coca-Cola Company

Rohit Verma

Chief Executive Officer

Crawford & Company


Kathleen Walters

Retired EVP and Group President, Consumer Products
Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP