Leadership Atlanta On the Move

Leaders On the Move

Congratulations to Leadership Atlanta alumni on their recent awards, accolades and accomplishments! 

As of April 10, 2023

Stacey Abrams ‘04 joined Howard University as the inaugural Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics.
Ed Buckley ‘13 started a new law firm, Buckley Bala Wilson Mew LLP.
Jennifer Burns ‘20 now Vice Chair of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.
Lisa Guadalupe Clarke ’22 elected as a Board Member for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and will be serving as a committee member of the Talent and Leadership Committee.
Ben Deutsch ’12 elected to the national board of Extra Special People and is now an adjunct professor at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia.
Brendan Doherty ’22 joined the Board of Councilors of The Carter Center.
Christy Hull Eikhoff ‘22, Nzinga Shaw ‘19, and Natosha Reid Rice ‘14 named to Out of Hand Theater's Advisory Board.
Ariel Fristoe ’22 named one of the AJC’s Everyday Heroes.
Steve Green ’18 selected from a national search to be the President of the Board of S.A.G.E. (Senior Adults for Greater Education).
Dan Gordon ’15 promoted to Principal at Jabian.
Allegra Lawrence Hardy ‘05 honored by The Children’s Museum with the Power of Play award at their Imagination Ball.
Ellen Weaver Hartman ’90 recognized by the Georgia Restaurant Association as one of three inaugural inductees for the GRA Hall of Fame for 2022, distinguishing her as one of the top individuals in all aspects of the restaurant industry.
Mona Harty ‘13 promoted to Managing Director, Field Performance and Adoption at Delta.
David Hefner '22 named as a fellow in the 2023 HBCU Executive Leadership Institute Fellowship program at Clark Atlanta University.
Tonya Hicks ’22 honored by GreenBiz for her environmental justice work.
Doug Hooker ’03 named CEO of The MCP Foundation.
Dan Israel ’14 joined the E-Commerce Product Management Team for Ford Motor Company.
Jenna Kelly ’19, Katie Kirkpatrick ’12, and Carrie Kurlander ’11 featured on the YWCA of Greater Atlanta 2023 Women of Achievement list.
Trey Ragsdale ’08 elected to serve as Chair of the Cherokee Chamber for 2023.
Shyam K. Reddy ’10 named President and Chief Executive Officer of BlueLinx.
Tameka Rish '20 promoted to Senior Vice President of Fan and Associate Experience. AMB Sports and Entertainment.
Jennifer Rigby ’04 now Senior News Consultant for Gray Television.
Tony Robinson ’19 promoted to SVP, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer at Carters, Inc.
JaKathryn Ross ’16 elected Board Chair, Georgia Justice Project.
Josh Rowan ’12 now the Vice President of Safety Technology for Applied Information Inc.|
Ted Schwartz ‘20 named 2023 Chairman of the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce.
T. Dallas Smith ’96 authored the book, In the Black.
Pamela Stewart ’15 now Chief Customer Officer – Retail at The Coca-Cola Company.
Missy Kraus Taylor ’22 started a new company, Good Powr.
Bentina Chisolm Terry '05 and Charmaine Ward-Millner '01 received the Billye Suber Aaron Award from UNCF.
Charmaine Ward-Millner ‘01 elected Chair of the Board for Urban League of Greater Atlanta.
Charmaine Ward-Millner ’01 and Rashida Winfrey ’14 honored on the 2023 Women Making a Mark list by Atlanta Magazine.

Please share your good news by emailing LeadershipAtlanta2@leadershipatlanta.org.


The application for the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2025 will open in December of 2023.


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