The Center is led by a dynamic group of local and national civic and business leaders.  Together, they monitor our growth and progress.

The Honorable Shirley C. Franklin
(Chair)
Former Mayor of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
James Hannan
CEO and President
Georgia-Pacific LLC
Atlanta, GA
Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
(Chair Emeritus)
Senior Managing Director
Lazard Freres & Company, LLC
New York, NY
Ingrid Saunders Jones
Chairperson
National Council of Negro Women
Atlanta, GA
The Honorable Kwanza Hall
(Treasurer)
Councilmember
Atlanta City Council
Atlanta, GA
William Lucy
AFSCME
(Retired)
Washington, D.C
A.J. Robinson
(Secretary)
President
Central Atlanta Progress
Atlanta, GA
Dr. Walter E. Massey
President Emeritus
Morehouse College
Chicago, IL
R. Lawrence Ashe, Jr.
Senior Counsel
Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP
Atlanta, GA
Edward Ned Montag
CEO
A. Montag & Associates
Atlanta, GA
Barbara B. Balser
Community Volunteer
Naples, FL
Egbert L. J. Perry
Chairman and CEO
The Integral Group, LLC
Atlanta, GA
Tom A. Bernstein
President and Co-Founder
Chelsea Piers Management
New York, NY
John Rice
Founder and CEO
Management Leadership for
Tomorrow
Washington, D.C
Coleman Breland
Chief Operating Officer
Turner Network Sales
Atlanta, GA
Glen W. Rollins
Investor, Philanthropist
Atlanta, GA
Edith Dee Cofrin
Community Volunteer
Atlanta, GA
The Honorable Joyce Sheperd
Councilmember
Atlanta City Council
Atlanta, GA
Virgis Colbert
MillerCoors
(Retired)
Mequon, WI
Chris Womack
Executive Vice President and
President, External Affairs
Southern Company
Atlanta, GA
Dean Eisner
Principal
Fountainhead Resources
Atlanta, GA
Andrea Young
Executive Director
Andrew Young Foundation
Atlanta, GA
Ernest Greer
Managing Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Atlanta, GA
Paul Viera
CEO
EARNEST Partners
Atlanta, Georgia