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At Families First, our goal is to develop new, innovative and modern ways to provide solutions to the problems that arise in our community.  Our senior leadership and involvement from our Board, allow us to meet these goals and continue to help children, women and families in the metro-Atlanta area.  Find out more about our leadership on their individual bio pages.

Executive Committee - Board of Directors


Sunny Burrows
The Lookout Foundation

Vice Chair

Delmont "Del" A. Early, III
Vice President, Brokerage
Ackerman & Company


Jeff Belkin
Alston & Bird, LLP


Robyn Sims
Community Volunteer

Member at Large

Karen Brown
Community Volunteer

Member at Large

Dave Cole
Managing Director
State of Georgia, IBM Corporation

Member at Large

Yvette Humphries
AVP, Community Development Banker

Member at Large

Lee Ann Lednik
Ernst & Young

Member at Large

Charles Wilson
District Manager
The Home Depot

Immediate Past Chair

Marybeth Leamer
EVP, Human Resources and Administration
Cox Enterprises

Karim Ahmad
Bain & Company

Douglas Aldridge
Managing Director, Investments, PIM Portfolio Investor
Wells Fargo

Pamela Bishop
Destiny Dwellings, A Real Estate Investment Group

Carolyn Carl
Vice President
Coca-Cola North America

Adam Chamberlain
Vice President, Sales
Mercedes Benz USA

Craig Faerber
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georiga

Yendelela Neely Holston
Executive Director
Senior Legal Counsel AT&T Inc.

Davar Irvani
Director of Operations
OKA b.

Becky Kaufman
King & Spalding

Trey Keisler
Chief Information Officer, PGS Field Services
GE Power & Water

Mike Lonergan
Managing Director, CIO
Georgia Oak Partners, LLC

Jim Mills
Dominium Benefits

Erika Montag
Community Volunteer

Jeff Price
Vice President
Holder Construction

Brian Schenkemeyer
Market Head for Southeast National

Courtney Showell, Sr.
Director, Health Services Advisory

Blake Winters
Managing Director
Investment Advisory Group/SunTrust

Joseph Brown

Jettie Burnett

James Carson

Juanita Robinson Carter

Jim Curry

Marcia Donnell

Bernadette Hartfield

Bill Law

Olga Plaut

Margaret Reiser

Felicia Speetjens

Betty Asbury

Cree Durrett

Tony Montag

Nick Munson

Bernard Taylor

Bill Tipping

Lucy Carpenter Vance

Sue Wieland

Mary Yates

Tom Balastreire
Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Robbin Collins
Senior Vice President

Krista Cosgrove
ZWJ Investment Counsel

Don Demba
Community Volunteer

Felix deGolian
Former Families First Board Member

DeShele Denise Taylor
Chief Advisor
Dorsey Group

Maggie Fuller
Community Programming and Development Coordinator
Fox Theatre

Fran Gary

Rena Kilgannon
Kilgannon Group

Edwina Loureiro
Partner, Design
Deem Loureiro, Inc.

Linda Smith Lowe
Public Policy Advocate

Andrea Lucas
VP of Strategic Marketing and Business Development
Johnson Research

Rodney Miller
Business Solution Manager
Alston & Bird, LLP

Rosalyn Moore
Community Volunteer
Oakwood University Alumni Association

Julia Neighbors
Director, Prevent Child Abuse Georgia
Georgia State University

Emile Parker
Regional Vice President

Karanji Powell
Director, Health Plans
Cox Enterprises

Susan Quinn
Director, Financial Reporting & Internal Audit Finance
YMCA of Atlanta

Yvette Robinson
Marketing Consultant

Napoleon Rutledge
Vice President and Assistant Treasurer
Genuine Parts Company

Rodney Sanders
Market Credit Executive
PNC Financial Services

Bradford Sims
Community Volunteer

Peggy Taylor, CFA
Investment Specialist & Principal
Atlanta Capital Management Company

Jon Vesely
Community Volunteer

Boyce Whitesides
Community Volunteer