LEAD Atlanta On the Move

Leaders on the Move

Congratulations to the following LEAD Atlanta alumni on their new jobs, awards, and accolades! 

Updated October 1, 2019

  • Kim Adams LEAD ’08 is now the Senior Director of Employee Experience & Culture at AECOM for its Design & Consulting Services and Building Construction businesses across the Americas
  • Sofia Marie Bork LEAD ’19 joined the board of Generation Green and the Steering Committee for ACCESS Atlanta with the Atlanta Jewish Committee.
  • Christopher Bruce LEAD ’17 is now the Political Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Georgia and a professor at Georgia State University.
  • Fran'Cee Brown-McClure LEAD '18 is now the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Union College in New York.
  • Julianna Cagle LEAD ’14 has become the Vice President of Programs for The Goizueta Foundation.
  • Fabiola Charles Stokes LEAD '09 joined the Board of Neighborhood Nexus and was accepted into the 2019 class of the Atlanta Regional Commission's Regional Leadership Institute.  
  • Kristina Christy LEAD ’05 and Yendelela Neely Holston LEAD ’13 are in the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2020.
  • Lula Dawit LEAD ’14 is taking her talents to the University of Florida to serve as the Director of Advancement for the College of Arts.
  • Kimberly Borroughs Debrow LEAD ’16 is running in a non-partisan, statewide election for an open seat on the Georgia Court of Appeals. The election will be on May 19, 2020.
  • Jason Esteves LEAD ’12, Ana María Martinez LEAD ’15 and Sofia Bork LEAD ’19 are among the 50 Most Influential Latinos of Georgia for 2019 for the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
  • Brandon Fleming LEAD ’18, Jessica Hardaway LEAD ’14, Jordyne Krumroy LEAD ’19 and Sarah Koch LEAD ’16 were recently named on Georgia Trend’s 2019 40 under 40 list.
  • Howard Franklin LEAD ’05 joined the board of directors for the Harvard Debate Council Diversity Project.
  • Kyle Goldich LEAD ’19 is now the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Atlanta Man and Woman of the Year campaign chair for 2020.
  • Jadrien Grimes LEAD ‘16 is now the Head of Business Operations at North Metro Academy of Performing Arts.
  • Lindsey Hardegree LEAD ’15 is officially Georgia's first (and only) Certified KonMari Consultant, and has founded her new business Get Organized Y'all. She continues to serve as the Executive Director for the Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia.
  • David Hern LEAD ’19 joined the board of the Good Samaritan Health Center and has founded a financial advisory services company specializing in business appraisal and valuation services called Sofer Advisors, LLC.
  • Clay Huffman LEAD '17 was named to the University of Georgia Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2019 and was also recently named Chairman of the Georgia State Board of Accountancy.
  • Dany Koe LEAD ’18, Brittany Marshall LEAD ’19, Everett Steele LEAD ’14, Ciji Townsend LEAD ’13 and Matt Westmoreland LEAD ’15 were inducted into Outstanding Atlanta’s Class of 2019.
  • Jordyne Krumroy, '19 was selected as a scholar at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
  • Brittany Marshall LEAD ’19 is now the Climate and Health Program Manager at the CDC Foundation and was named to the inaugural "40 under 40 in Public Health" list by the de Beaumont Foundation.
  • Jamala S. McFadden ’17, LEAD '09 is serving as Atlanta Legal Aid Society as President for 2019 and recently graduated from the The Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) Program in the Class of 2019.
  • Micah Moon LEAD ’19 is now the Senior Antitrust Counsel at Georgia-Pacific LLC.
  • Ashley Nealy LEAD '18 has been promoted to Assistant Director, Support Services, of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.
  • Roy Neill LEAD ’12 has become the Senior Director of Global Partnerships, SCADpro Global Team at SCAD Atlanta.
  • Tereance Puryear LEAD ’17 has been promoted to Senior Client Solutions Architect at XPO Logistics, Last Mile Division.
  • Erin Mitchell Richeson LEAD ’17 was promoted to Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion at Kimberly-Clark.
  • Mitchell Robinson LEAD ’19 has joined BakerHostetler as Senior Associate.
  • Jessica Rossi LEAD ’11 is now Senior Manager, Enterprise Change Management at Cox Communications.
  • Courtney Showell, Sr.  LEAD ’10 is now a Principal at PwC in Advisory Services.
  • Rachel Sprecher LEAD ’19 joined the Executive Board of Atlanta Youth Rugby as the Community Partner representative.
  • Jessica Toal LEAD ’17 joined the board for Dad’s Garage Theatre and was selected to participate in the 2019 Marvin C. Goldstein Black-Jewish Project Understanding Retreat.
  • Donald R. Washington, Jr. LEAD ’19 joined the executive board of the Emerging 100 of Atlanta.
  • Congratulations to the following alumni who were recently named on the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2019 40 under 40 list:
    • Douglas Aldridge LEAD ‘14
    • Fabiola Charles Stokes LEAD ‘09
    • Patrick Darcey LEAD ‘13
    • Jai Ferrell LEAD ‘17
    • Brandon Fleming LEAD ‘18
    • Howard Franklin LEAD ‘05
    • Jennifer Grove LEAD ‘18
    • Stephen P. Smith LEAD ‘17

Let us share your good news! Please send your announcements and updates to Christie Sithiphone, Director of Programs, at LEADAtlanta@leadershipatlanta.org.


Applications for the LEAD Atlanta Class of 2021 will open in mid-January 2021. 


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