Archives: Staff Members

Lance Wheeler

Educated at Belmont Abbey College (BA) and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (MA), Lance Wheeler is from Jersey City, New Jersey, with a passion for history and exhibitions.

Autumn Duncan

Autumn Duncan is the Director of Marketing at The National Center for Civil and Human rights, where she leads strategy for The Center’s marketing efforts. Her career at The Center

Tim’m West

Tim’m T. West is a pioneering author, poet, educator, and Hip Hop artist who can be best described as a Renaissance man, leveraging a broad and diverse set of skills and

DJ Sims

Darrin “DJ” Sims is a minister, teacher, community organizer, and strategist. He currently serves as Director of the Truth and Transformation Initiative at The Center. In this role, he leads

Philip Polk

Philip Polk, an executive with more than 22 years of marketing leadership experience, serves as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion lead for the National Center of Civil and Human Rights. In

Ryan M. Roemerman

Ryan Roemerman has served as a strategist for state, national, and global organizations that advance equity and social impact. He is an expert in program development, leading innovative projects from concept

Egbert Perry

Egbert L. J. Perry is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Integral Group, LLC (Integral). A real estate, construction and community development professional since 1979, he has been at

A.J. Robinson

A.J. Robinson is President of Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (ADID), two organizations committed to making the Atlanta community, and specifically Downtown, more livable, vital

Curley Dossman, Jr.

Curley Dossman Jr. is President of the Georgia-Pacific Foundation and Vice President of Community Affairs. Outside of his current role, he serves as Chair of the National Board of Directors and

Richard Deane, Jr.

Richard Deane, Jr. is the former Partner-in-Charge of the Atlanta Office at Jones Day, where he heads its litigation group, and former co-chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense