Senior Executive Leadership


Katha D. Blackwell, LMSW
Chief Executive Officer
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Greg Cashman
Chief Financial Officer
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Melissa Arthur
Vice President of Prevention & Outreach
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Susan Smith
Vice President of Shelter & Housing
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Board of Directors

July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Tameeka Law Walker, MD, MSCR (Board Chair) Georgia Perinatal Consultants 
Carey Herron (Vice-Chair) Cab Inc.
Patrick Brennan (Treasurer) Manheim, Cox Automotive 
Ashli Kennedy (Secretary) Creative Planning
Katie Barton Kilpatrick Townsend
Dr. Yamma Brown James Brown Foundation 
Constance Dierickx, Ph.D. 
(Immediate Past Board Chair) CD Consulting Group
Brittany Edwards-Franklin Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
Robyn Farmer Atlanta Braves
Dusty Fisher Amazon Web Services
Pallavi Gor Avidbots Corp.
Nina Gupta Nelson Mullins
Meimi Hartman Primerica
Kristin Hoskinson (Hearts with Hope Co-Chair) AXA XL 
Nickie Parker WestRock
Vickie Smith Genuine Parts
Leigh Truss Smith Emory Healthcare
Laura Vickery Vickery Law Firm
Cherie Wilson Bank of America
Sue Wyatt Renasant Bank