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Meet Our Advisory Board

Board Chair

Region Executive- Director Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Mike Rettaliata

Partner Bloom Parham, LLP

Simon Bloom

Area Vice President State Farm

Kristyn Cook-Turner

Region External Affairs Manager Georgia Power

Sadie Jo Dennard

Regional President Wells Fargo

Mike Donnelly

Executive Director Achieve Atlanta

Tina Fernandez

Manager, NA Diversity Recruiting Bain & Company, Inc.

Tracey Guinyard

Board Member Printpack, Inc.

Dennis Love

Community Volunteer

Joanie Michaels

Vice President Goldman Sachs & Co

Hunter Pierson

Independent Consultant GKS Consulting LLC

Gabby Sheely

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

Consultant North Highland

Deshawn Adams

Senior Consultant Deloitte

Tayo Adeyefa

Team Lead, Training and Program Management Porshe

Yasmeen Ahmed

Nashville

14

Corporate Strategy Senior Consultant SunTrust Bank

Amanda Butterworth

Memphis

10

Artist and Educator DeKalb County School District

Yehimi Cambron Alvarez

Metro Atlanta

15

U.S. People Operations Manager Generation

Candice Crawford

Advisory and Assurance Specialist Cox Enterprises

Sarah DuPre

Greater Delta: Mississippi & Arkansas

11

Principal Automation Leader Chick-fil-A Inc.

Kurtis Greene-Richards

Sr. Manager, Customer Marketing Coca-Cola

Natalie Hymel

Charlotte-Piedmont Triad

07

Individual Giving Manager Woodruff Arts Center

Gillian Kramer

Baltimore

12

Consultant Bain & Company, Inc.

Mike Lynch

Rio Grande Valley

07

Program Manager Coca-Cola

Kathryn Marsh-Soloway

Metro Atlanta

13

Operations Supervisor McMaster-Carr Supply Company

Niral Patel

Metro Atlanta

13

Financial Advisor Morgan Stanley

Ben Portman

Phoenix

07

Teacher Fulton County Schools

DeShunta Ross

Metro Atlanta

16

VP of New School Development Georgia Charter Schools Association

Aarti Sharma

Miami–Dade

06

Corporate Counsel, North America Melrose Industries PLC

Robert Swanton

Greater New Orleans

09

Senior Lead Advisor Chick-fil-A Inc.

Chris Thomas

Operations Analyst Gas South

Carolyn Thorne

Metro Atlanta

12

Director of Data, Analytics, & Insights Achieve Atlanta

Sweta Vivek

D.C. Region

10

Project Leader The Boston Consulting Group

Monique Wilson

New York

09