Leadership


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2020 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 Greg Cole for more information. 


Executive Committee 
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Greg Cole, CFRE
Executive Director
Emmaus House 

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Christian Murphy, CFRE 
Chief Development Officer 
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta  
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Juanita Sheppard, CFRE 
Vice President, Foundation Relations 
United Way of Greater Atlanta 
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Sarah Embro

Executive Director
The ALS Association of Georgia 
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Greg Sims 
Director of Individual Giving 
Atlanta Community Food Bank 
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Nancy Davis
Director of Advancement
The Howard School
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Collins Desselle
Grants Manager
Alliance Theatre
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Jeffrey Brown
VP of Development & Marketing  
Partnership Against Domestic Violence  
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Sarah Richardson 
Development Director
Wellspring Living
Chairs & Co-Chairs
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Advocacy, Policy & Ethics Chair
Trina Olidge 
Director of Gift Planning 
Georgia Institute for Technology 

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Communications Co-Chair, Social Media
Lindsey Hardegree 
Executive Director 
Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle & North Georgia 

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James Tyson 
Manager of Major Gifts 
Atlanta Community Food Bank 
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Mitzy Sharp Futro, CFRE
Executive Director
Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation
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Terrica Ganzy 
Deputy Director 

Southern Center for Human Rights 
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Mentoring Co-Chair
Toni S. Paz, CFRE
Regional Director of Development
Reach Out & Read Georgia 

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Melissa Brogdon, CFRE
Fundraising Specialist 
Campbell Impact Solutions 
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Shelese Lane 
Director of Foundation Relations 
Georgia Institute of Technology 
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Ben Minor
Foundation Relations Manager 
Southern Center for Human Rights  
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Danielle Wilkes  

Director of Corporate Relations  
Junior Achievement of Georgia
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Angela Ballantyne 

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Kate McNeely

Director of Development 
Georgia Asylum & Immigration Network  
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Anita Douglas 
VP, Development & Marketing 
Scottdale Early Learning, Inc. 
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Veterans in the Profession Co-Chair
Christal M. Cherry
Nonprofit Consultant
The Board Pro 

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Veterans in the Profession Co-Chair
Aliguma Young
Chief Executive Officer 
The Super Fundraiser 

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Volunteer Coordinator Co-Chair
Erica Harris
Major Gifts Manager 
Atlanta Community Food Bank 

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Young Professionals Co-Chair
Abby Bullard 
Development Manager
Atlanta Contemporary

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Young Professionals Co-Chair 
William Keene 
Manager of Individual Giving 
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra