BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chair

Bernard Taylor, Sr

​Partner

Alston & Bird

Robert Abernathy

Retired Chairman & CEO

Halyard Health

​David P. Abney (Director Emeritus)

Chairman & CEO
United Parcel Service

Joseph Bankoff

Professor of Practice

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Georgia Institute of Technology

Mark Becker, Ph.D.

​President
Georgia State University

W. Frank Blount

Chairman & CEO

JI Ventures

Nando Cesarone

President

UPS International

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

Richard Phillips, Ph.D.

Dean
Robinson College of Business

Georgia State University

Jim Reed

President 

YKK Corporation of America

 

Jonathan “Rocky” Rief

Senior Director for Economic Policy and Fiscal Policy

The Coca-Cola Company

Jeffrey M. Salvatore

Partner

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

Co-Founder
Pine Island Capital Partners

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

Rohit Verma

Global Chief Operating Officer

Crawford & Company

 

Kathleen Walters

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

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