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Meet Our Advisory Board

Chair

State Farm

Tammy Higa-Seaver

Accenture

Tayo Adeyefa

Printpack, Retired

Dennis Love

CNN International

Sara McDonald

Bank of America

Bryan McFarland

Community Volunteer

Joanie Michaels

Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Hunter Pierson, III

Morgan Stanley

Ben Portman

The Leadership Council is an active cohort of professionals dedicated to supporting Teach For America Metro Atlanta's efforts to eliminate educational inequity in our region through fundraising, network building, and thought-leadership.

Learn more about the Leadership Council and how to get involved.

Meet Our Leadership Council

Strategy, Chair

National Accounts and Portfolio Manager LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Yasmeen Ahmed

Nashville

14

Prosecutor Fulton County

Asia Baysah

Memphis

07

Manager of Strategic Initiatives Purpose Built Schools Atlanta

Kristin Carpenter

Metro Atlanta

14

Director GEEARS

Brittany Collins

Metro Atlanta

09

Vice Chair

U.S. People Operations Manager Generation

Candice Crawford

Events, Chair

Director of Marketing Reagan Consulting

Sarah DuPre

Mississippi Delta

11

Brand Manager The Coca-Cola Company

Kristen Hunt

ENC

13

Program Coordinator UPS

Kathryn Marsh-Soloway

Metro Atlanta

13

Chair

Emory University's Goizueta Business School

Gillian Matteson

Baltimore

12

Client Advisor Sterling Seacrest Partners

Joey Maxwell

Dallas

13

Sr. Manager Recruiting & Staffing + Racial Equity Projects McMaster-Carr

Niral Patel

Metro Atlanta

13

Alumni Engagement, Chair

VP of New School Development Georgia Charter Schools Association

Aarti Sharma

Miami-Dade

06

Director of Development Emory University

Shawn Stern

Metro Atlanta

14

Academic Integration Specialist Drew Charter School

Jasmine Stevens

New York City

13

Development, Chair

Operations Analyst Gas South

Carolyn Thorne

Metro Atlanta

12

Director of Data, Analytics, & Insights Achieve Atlanta

Sweta Vivek

DC Region

10

Analyst Fifth Third Bank

Nigel Walker

Metro Atlanta

18

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

Lauren Washington

Memphis

10