Meet Our Board Members


Davis Knox, Chairman of Board, President

Co-Founder & CEO, Fire & Flavor

Drew French, Secretary

Founder, Your Pie

Peter Dale

Chef / Owner, The National, Seabear, Condor Chocolates

Erika Lane, Athensmade

Erika Lane

Sr. Director Loan Support, Synovus

Michael Ripps, Vice President

Co-Owner & President, Jittery Joes

Eric NeSmith

Vice President, Community Newspapers Inc., Athens, Ga; Publisher, The Bitter Southerner

Ryan Moore, Ex-Officio

Director, Athens-Clarke Economic Development Deparment

Trevor Jones

Attorney,

Fortson, Bentley & Griffin

Johnelle Simpson

Coordinator of Work Based Learning & Great Promise Partnership, ACC Schools

Tai Sherman

Development Officer, UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art

Zachary Godfrey

Zack Godfrey

Board Fellow, UGA MBA candidate

 

Executive Director

 

Mary Charles Howard

Executive Director, Athensmade