Leadership




2023 Board of Directors



The AFP Greater Atlanta Chapter is led by these volunteer members. One of the best ways to build relationships is to volunteer alongside your colleagues. If you are interested in serving on a Committee - we welcome your involvement!


Please contact AFP Greater Atlanta Chapter President Kate McNeely for more information. 


Executive Committee 

President

Kate McNeely, CFRE 

Director of Development 
Georgia Asylum & Immigration Network  


President-Elect
Danielle Wilkes
Director of Corporate Relations
Junior Achievement of Georgia

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Past President
Sarah Embro
Executive Director
The ALS Association of Georgia

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Treasurer
Greg Sims
Director of Individual Giving
Atlanta Community Food Bank 


VP Administration & Special Initiatives
Rachel Ezzo, CFRE 
Development Officer
Habitat for Humanity International



VP Communications
Katherine Branch
CEO 
Green Gate Marketing


VP Education
Jennifer Williford
Associate Director, Donor Relations 
Habitat for Humanity International 
 

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VP IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access)
DeJane' Thompson
Associate Director of Individual & Planned Giving
Spelman College

Mary-Kate Starkel
VP Membership Services
Mary-Kate Starkel, CFRE
Vice President of Advancement
redefinED atlanta

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National Philanthropy Day Chair
Liz Loreti, CFRE
Senior Director of Philanthropy
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta
Chairs & Co-Chairs


Advocacy, Policy & Ethics Chair
Shelese Lane
Director of Foundation Relations

Georgia Tech


Communications Co-Chair
Shannon Fairorth
Development Manager
Center for the Visually Impaired

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Communications Co-Chair
Rachel Stanley
Senior Development Manager
Propel ATL



CFRE Co-Chair
Elizabeth Spears, CFRE
Senior Director of Development
Georgia State University


CFRE Co-Chair
Chrissy Rosen, CFRE
Executive Director of Individual Engagement 
Georgia Gwinnett College



Member Recruitment & Retention Chair
Mitzy Sharp Futro, J.D., CFRE
Director of Development & Communications
Georgia Legal Services Program

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Mentoring Co-Chair 
Kiana Lawrence
Partner Success Team Lead
FreeWill



Mentoring Co-Chair
Maya Robinson
Senior Director of Annual Fund
United Way of Greater Atlanta



New Member Chair
Matt Stokes
Senior Associate Director, Prospect
Management & Research

Morehouse College


Philanthropy in the Classroom Co-Chair

Emily Carter
Vice President of Development 
Goodwill of North Georgia

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Philanthropy in the Classroom Co-Chair
Ben Minor
Foundation Relations Manager 
Southern Center for Human Rights  

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Programming Co-Chair
Nicole Lee

Grants Manager, Corporations & Foundations
Clark Atlanta University



Programming Co-Chair

Amanda Rubin
Manager
Coxe Curry & Associates

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Sponsorship Co-Chair
Susannah Darrow, CFRE

Founding Partner
Purpose Possible


Sponsorship Co-Chair
Margaret Wooten
Senior Development Officer
Partners in Health



Supplemental Events Chair
Laura Coats, CFRE
Individual Giving Manager
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta



Veterans in the Profession Co-Chair
Juanita Sheppard, CFRE
Vice President, Foundation Partnerships
United Way of Greater Atlanta

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Veterans in the Profession Co-Chair

Stacey Sinkiewicz
Director of Development
The Nature Conservancy

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Volunteer Coordinator Chair
Erica Harris, CFRE
Director of Major Gifts
Piedmont Healthcare Foundation


Young Professionals Co-Chair

Aurreeshae Hines 
Director of Development, Regional Advancement
Emory University



Young Professionals Co-Chair

Catherine Warren
Operations Manager
Latin American Association