Board of Trustees


July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018

* Trustee Emeritus
+ Ex-officio Trustee (voting)
++ Ex-officio Trustee (non-voting)


John F. Brock III, CHAIR
Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Coca-Cola European Partners

Chairman and CEO, State Bank and Trust Company

Gregory J. Owens, TREASURER
Chairman and CEO, IronPlanet, Inc.

Gary T. Jones, PAST CHAIR
Managing Director and Senior Advisor (Retired), Credit Suisse First Boston

Al Trujillo
President, Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer, Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc.


Rodney C. Adkins
President, 3RAM, LLC

Ronald W. Allen*
Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Aaron’s, Inc., and Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Robert A. Anclien
Retired Partner, Accenture

Bobby Joe Anderson*
Chairman (Retired), Puritan/Churchill Chemical Co.

Michael K. Anderson
President and CEO, Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. and Southern Company Charitable Foundation

Pamela W. Arlotto
President and CEO, Maestro Strategies, LLC

Jerome A. Atkinson
Principal, Turning Point Private Capital

John C. Bacon*
Chairman, IP2Biz, LLC

Laurie D. Bagley
Senior Vice President, SunTrust Banks, Inc. Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice

Kelly H. Barrett
Senior Vice President, Home Services, The Home Depot

Warren L. Batts*
Retired Chairman, Premark International Inc. and Tupperware Corp.

Richard A. Beard III*
President, R.A. Beard Company

Leo Benatar*
Principal, Benatar & Associates; Chairman and CEO (Retired), Engraph, Inc.

Richard L. Bergmark
Executive Vice President and CFO, Core Laboratories

Bird D. Blitch, Sr.+
Vice Chair-Chair Elect, Georgia Tech Alumni Association

G. Niles Bolton*
Chairman and CEO, Niles Bolton Associates, Inc.

James R. Borders
Founder and President, Novare Group Inc.

David A. Bottoms+
Chair, Georgia Tech Alumni Association

James W. Bowyer*
Co-Founder, Chairman (Retired), Bowyer-Singleton & Associates, Inc.

Charles W. Brady*
Chairman Emeritus, Invesco Ltd.

Rafael L. Bras++
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology

John F. Brock III
Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Coca-Cola European Partners

Charles R. Brown*
Principal, CRB Realty Associates

Paul J. Brown
CEO, Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.

Kenneth G. Byers Jr.*
Chairman, Byers Engineering Company

J. Randall Carroll*
Executive Chairman, Buckhead Investment Partners, LLC

Barrett H. Carson++
Vice President for Development, Georgia Institute of Technology

John B. Carter Jr.
President and COO (Retired), Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc.

Steve W. Chaddick
Mentor Capitalist, Ridgewood Advisors, LLC

A. Russell Chandler III*
Founding CEO (Retired), Qualicare Inc.

Don L. Chapman*
Chairman, ChapCo Investments, LLC

G. Wayne Clough*
President Emeritus, Georgia Institute of Technology

William R. Collins Jr.*
Chairman (Retired), Collins and Arnold Construction Co. LLC

Joel H. Cowan*
Chairman and President, Habersham & Cowan

Stephen E. Cross++
Executive Vice President for Research, Georgia Institute of Technology

Marcus J. Dash*
Retired Partner, Goldman, Sachs & Company

Karl F. Dasher
CEO, North America and Co-Head of Fixed Income, Schroders

Kathleen Day
President, Kathleen Day & Associates 

Stephen M. Deedy
Chief Administrative Officer and Managing Director, AlixPartners

James R. Dellinger Jr.*
Chairman and Managing Partner, Dellinger Management Company

Robert L. Dixon Jr.+
Chair, Georgia Tech Advisory Board

Steven A. Denning*
Chairman, General Atlantic LLC

David W. Dorman
Chairman of the Board, CVS Health Corporation

Jere A. Drummond*
Vice Chairman (Retired), BellSouth Corporation

Michael T. Duke
CEO (Retired), Walmart Stores, Inc.

Ben J. Dyer*
Entrepreneur in Residence, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

H. Allen Ecker*
Executive Vice President (Retired), Cisco/Scientific Atlanta

Walter G. Ehmer
President and CEO, Waffle House, Inc.

James Etheredge
Senior Managing Director, US Southeast Region, Accenture - Atlanta

Dwight H. Evans*
Founding Partner, Pendleton Consulting Group

Joseph W. Evans
Chairman and CEO, State Bank and Trust Company

Thomas A. Fanning
Chairman, President and CEO, Southern Company

Jack J. Faussemagne*
Treasurer (Retired), W. B. Johnson Properties, LLC

David D. Flanagan
President, Elm Street Development Inc.

D. Fort Flowers Jr.
Chairman and CEO, Sentinel Trust Company

J. Louis Fouts
Partner, Water Street Capital

L. Thomas Gay*
President, Gay Construction Company

William W. George*
Vice Chair, The George Family Foundation; Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School; Retired Chairman, Medtronic, Inc.

Geoffrey C. Gill*
Vice President - Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services Inc.

Sherman J. Glass Jr.*
President (Retired), ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Co.

Marion B. Glover Jr.*
President and CEO, Glover Capital, Inc.

Francis S. Godbold*
Vice Chairman, Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Jere W. Goldsmith IV*
First Vice President (Retired), Merrill Lynch & Company

J. William Goodhew III*
President and CEO (Retired), Peachtree Software, Inc.

Thomas L. Gossage*
Chairman and CEO (Retired), Hercules Incorporated

J. Thomas Gresham*
President (Retired), Callaway Foundation, Inc.

George C. Guynn*
President and CEO (Retired), Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Thomas H. Hall III*
Chief Executive Officer, The University Financing Foundation

Hubert L. Harris Jr.*
Chief Executive Officer (Retired), INVESCO North America

Thomas M. Holder
Chairman and CEO, Holder Construction Company

John R. Huff*
Chairman, Oceaneering International, Inc.

Michelle E. Jarrard
Retired Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Inc.; Managing Director, GRA Venture Fund, LLC

Ronald L. Johnson
Professor of the Practice, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Gary T. Jones
Managing Director and Senior Advisor (Retired), Credit Suisse First Boston

Lewis H. Jordan III*
Founder and CEO, GratitudeAmerica, Inc.

Garnett L. Keith Jr.*
Chairman and CEO, SeaBridge Investment Advisors, LLC

Christopher W. Klaus
Founder and CEO, Kaneva Inc.

G. William Knight*
Senior Director, Lee and Associates

Roger A. Krone
Chairman and CEO, Leidos

Andrea L. Laliberte+
Past Chair, Georgia Tech Alumni Association  

Aaron J. Land Jr.*
Chairman, Pope & Land Enterprises, Inc.

George W. Levert*
Founding Managing Partner (Retired), Kinetic Ventures

James R. Lientz Jr.*
Partner, Safe Harbor Consulting

John S. Markwalter Jr.
Chairman and CEO, Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management  

H. Bruce McEver*
Chairman, Berkshire Capital Securities LLC

David M. McKenney*
Chairman (Retired), McKenney's Management Corporation

Michael G. Messner
Co-Founder and Partner, Seminole Capital Partners

F. B. Mewborn II*
President and Chairman (Retired), Baker Audio/Telecom Inc.

Robert A. Milton
Corporate Director

Wade T. Mitchell*
Executive Vice President (Retired), SunTrust Bank, Atlanta

Charles W. Moorman IV
Retired Chairman and CEO, Norfolk Southern Corporation

Charles D. Moseley*
Retired Founding Partner, Noro-Moseley Partners

Thomas H. Muller Jr.*
President (Retired), Muller & Associates

H. Ronald Nash Jr.
Chairman and CEO, Pivot3 

Michael A. Neal
Retired Vice Chairman, GE, and Retired President and CEO, GE Capital 

Lawton M. Nease III*
President, Nease Lagana Eden & Culley, Inc.

Thomas E. Noonan
Chairman, TEN Holdings

Gregory J. Owens
Chairman and CEO, IronPlanet, Inc.

G. P. Peterson+
President, Georgia Institute of Technology

Parker H. Petit*
Chairman and CEO, MiMedx Group, Inc.

Donald S. Pirkle*
Corporate Vice President Chief Information Officer (Retired), The Dow Chemical Company

J. Paul Raines
Chief Executive Officer, GameStop Corporation

D. Raymond Riddle*
President (Retired), Wachovia Bank of Georgia

N. Allen Robertson
Division President (Retired), Byers Engineering Company

Frances G. Rogers
President, Checks & Balances Inc.

Joe W. Rogers Jr.*
Chairman, Waffle House, Inc.

Oliver H. Sale Jr.*
Chairman, NORX, Inc.

Earl L. Shell Jr.*
Chairman Emeritus, Hardin Construction Company, LLC

Charles A. Smithgall III*
Chairman and CEO, Smithgall Family Office, LLC

E. Roe Stamps IV*
Founding Managing Partner, Summit Partners

Robert N. Stargel, Jr.
Principal, Stargel Consulting; Vice President of Global Nonwovens (Retired), Kimberly-Clark Corporation

John C. Staton Jr.*
Partner (Retired), King & Spalding LLP

H. Milton Stewart*
Chairman and CEO (Retired), Standard Group, Inc.

J. Leland Strange*
Chairman, President and CEO, Intelligent Systems Corporation

Wendi C. Sturgis
Chief Customer Officer, Yext

C. Meade Sutterfield* 

Steven G. Swant++
Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance, Georgia Institute of Technology

Richard J. Taylor*
President, R. Joe Taylor

Howard T. Tellepsen Jr.*
Chairman and CEO, Tellepsen Corporation

Michael E. Tennenbaum*
Chairman, Caribbean Capital and Consultancy Corporation

Albert S. Thornton Jr.*
Vice Chairman Emeritus, Waffle House, Inc.

Karen C. Thurman
Partner, Frazier & Deeter, LLC

William J. Todd*
Professor of the Practice, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology

Thomas W. Ventulett III*
Chairman Emeritus, Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates

John H. Weitnauer Jr.*
Chairman (Retired), Richway Division, Federated Department Stores, Inc.

John R. Wells
President and CEO (Retired), Interface Americas, Interface, Inc.

Alfred P. West Jr.*
Chairman and CEO, SEI Investments Company

Stephen P. Zelnak Jr.*
Chairman and CEO (Retired), Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.; Chairman, ZP Enterprises