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As we celebrate our 28th year, we invite you to join a select group of women and men who have accepted the invitation to be a part of the Advocates List and are passionate about the mission of OnBoard. Advocate only events feature high-profile speakers and intimate networking opportunities. Advocates also receive the full benefits of OnBoard Membership. See Advocate Brochure for details.

The Advocates List

The Advocates List are individuals who have accepted the invitation to financially support OnBoard at a leadership level.  Advocates support OnBoard’s mission to increase the number of women in executive leadership and on corporate boards.

The campaign for 2020-2021 Advocates List covers October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021 and opens now.  To pay the $300 fee to be an Advocate which includes membership click here.

Our current Advocates are:

Kristin R. Adams

Executive Vice President
Aon Corporation

Cathy Callaway Adams

Arts Volunteer

Leah S. Aldridge, JD IBCLC

Principal
Atlanta Breastfeeding Consultants, LLC

Felicia Allen

VP of Product Management
UPS®

Peggy V. Allumbaugh

Partner (retired)
Deloitte

Margaret Anderson

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Cloud Services
SAP America

Renita Jones Anderson

Marketing Director
INVISTA

Marisol Angelini

Board Director
Bush Brothers & Co.

Lillian Ansley

Founder & Managing Partner
Kirby + Ansley

Kristen J. Appleman

Senior Vice President
ADP TotalSource

Claire (Yum) Lewis Arnold

CEO and Founder
Leapfrog Services, Inc.

L. Scott Askins

General Counsel
Kabbage, Inc.

Joyce Auskelis

Founder & Career Strategist
DefiningNEXT

Phyllis Austin

Senior Vice President Human Resources
Boys & Girls Club of America

DeLois B. Babiker

Managing Member CEO
Intellectual Concepts, LLC

Terri L. Badour

Executive Director
American Red Cross of Georgia

Cindy Baerman

Board Member
EPI Breads and FPL Foods

Jim Balkcom

Chairman, Advisory Board/
Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army
Axua, EspriGas, Inc.

Greg Barnes

Office Managing Partner
KPMG LLP Memphis

Kimberly Beaudin

CEO
Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

Susan Bell, CPA

Partner (retired)
EY

Wendolyn C. Bell, M.D., FAAP

Mithu Bhargava

SVP, Professional Services
NCR Corporation

Becky Blalock

Managing Partner,
Advisory Capital;
Corporate Board Member

Sue Boehlke

President, Media and Events
Informa Tech

Celeste Bottorff

CMO
Hire Dynamics

Wayne Bradley

Partner
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Belinda Brady

Founder & Consultant
C View Consulting LLC

Rosalind Brewer

COO & Group President
Starbucks Corporation

Sheraun Britton-Parris

Head of Portfolio Marketing
SITA

Kelly Brock

Marketing Director
UPS®

Deb Bronder

CHRO
NCR Corporation

Kimberly P. Brunson

Partner
Deloitte LLP

Miriam Burgess

Partner, Global Account Executive
Aon

Mats-Ola Bydell

Partner & Head of Atlanta Office
Odgers Berndtson

Chris Byrne

VP, Global Marketing
UPS®

Suzanne Christensen

Chief Risk Officer & Global Chair Invesco’s Womens Network
Invesco

Elizabeth W. Clubb

Founder and CEO
CareSix

Almeta E. Cooper

Principal
AECooper Group, LLC

Shan Cooper

Executive Director
Atlanta Committee for Progress

Crystal Cooper Mathis

Dir. of Marketing and Communications
SignatureFD

Audra L. Cunningham

Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer
T. Dallas Smith & Company

CJ Czerniawski

Managing Partner
DataCraft Partners

Frank X. Dalton

Partner
Fulcrum Equity Partners

Steven Deaton

President & CEO
Cornerstone Bank

Michelle Dobbins

Chief Financial Officer
Masters Capital Management

Leigh Dobbs

CHRO
Zenith American Solutions, Inc.

Roxanne Douglas

Owner
R Douglas Law Firm LLC

Dan Dubay

Partner, Director, SignatureEXEC
SignatureFD, LLC

Ceree Eberly

Board Director
Qualfon, Gartner, LLCs

Jane M. Elliott

Chief Communications and Human Resources Officer
Deluxe Corporation

Connie Engel

Partner, Childress Klein
Director, Renasant Bank

Sarah Ernst

Partner
Alston & Bird LLP

Kimberley Euston

Director – National Business Development Leader for
Technology, Media and Entertainment Sector
PwC

Kimberly Evans

CEO
Relations Research

Reade Fahs

CEO
National Vision, Inc.

Howard L. Feinsand

Dave Ferguson

President & CEO (ret.)
Walmart Europe

Whitney Ferrer

Office Managing Shareholder
Littler

Mary Ford

Chief Marketing Officer
CENTEGIX

Jeanene Fowler

Financial Advisor
Edward Jones Investments

Mary Francia

Partner Board Practice
Odgers Berndtson

Lee Friedman

VP – Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services Inc.

Susan P. Gambardella

President North America
Kimberly-Clark Professional

David Gamsey

EVP & Chief Financial Officer
First Advantage Corporation

Mary Ellen Garrett

Senior Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor
The Garrett Group at Merrill Lynch

Kelly Gay

CEO and Chairwoman
OnBoard

Heather Generes

CMO & SVP, International
Equifax

Dina Gerson

Director, Olympic Marketing
The Coca-Cola Company

Tammie Gietl

Marketing Operations and Technology Consultant

Lauren Gilkenson

Wealth Management Associate
The Casey-Slade Group, Morgan Stanley

Merrilee Gober, BSN, RN, JD

Nurse Attorney
Georgia Health Advocates

Lisa Y. Gordon

President and CEO
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Lou Grill

Vice President
Coca-Cola North America

Leigh Ann Groome

Managing Director
Groome Consulting

Nancy D. Halwig

SVP – Middle Market
BBVA

Nozi Hamidi

Vice President, Marketing
W.R. Grace

Crystal Hanlon

President, Northern Division
The Home Depot

Jennifer Harmon

SVP Risk Management
Truist

Lucille Heil

EVP, Market Operations
JLL

Virginia A. Hepner

Director – Cadence Bancorporation: National Vision, Inc.; Oxford Industries

Susan Hitchcock

Advisory Board
Turknett Leadership Group

Stefan Hockley

VP, Global HR
Sierra Wireless

Cheri Husney

Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer
Littler

Michelle Jackson, CFP®, CPWA®

Senior Vice President
Capital Group Private Client Services

Terri Jondahl

CEO
CAB Incorporated

Trish Jones

Linda A. Klein

Senior Managing Shareholder
Baker Donelson

Sue Kolloru Barger

VP Corporate Strategy
Delta Air Lines

Lauren Koontz

President & CEO
YMCA of Metro Atlanta

Nancy Kumar

Alison LaBruyere

Of Counsel
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

J. Chad LaBruyere

Director Legal Services
Heidelberg USA Inc.

Lisa LaFave

F. David Leiter, Jr.

Managing Partner
KPMG LLP

Alison Lewis

Chief Growth Officer
Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Stacy Lewis

Principal
TrueWealth

Helene Lollis

President & CEO
Pathbuilders, Inc.

Annis Lyles

VP, Integrated Marketing Communications
The Coca-Cola Company

Roy MacLean

SVP, Customer Experience
Sierra Wireless

Jane R. Mandula

Director – LP Committee
WISC Partners

Jennifer Manning

Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
The Coca-Cola Company

Erica V. Mason

Partner
Akerman

Mary McCoy

Partner
McCoy Advisory LLC

Scott McCune

Founder
McCune Ventures

Myra McElhaney

Author/Speaker
McElhaney & Associates, LLC

Ann-Marie McGaughey

Partner
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP – Atlanta

Janet Miller

Vice President Sales (retired)
Spinneybeck|FilzFelt

Stefanie D. Miller

SVP/GM East Zone Food Service & On-Premise
The Coca-Cola Company

Toni Millner

VP & Assistant General Counsel
WarnerMedia

Hala Moddelmog

President & CEO
Metro Atlanta Chamber

Valerie Montgomery Rice

President and Dean
Morehouse School of Medicine

Tracy Moore

Managing Partner
Achieve Moore

Sandra S. Morelli

SVP and Regional Director
Capital Group Private Client Services

Norene Mostkoff

Managing Director
MACCO Restructuring Group

Diana Murphy

Executive Coach
Diana Murphy Coaching, LLC

Rupal Nanavati

VP and TM, IoT Vertical Business Unit
Sierra Wireless

Nithya Narasimhan

VP Client Success
ADP

Jeffrey Neppl

Partner
The Koblentz Group

Susan Nethero

Managing Director
GoldenSeeds

Joan Netzel, CPA

Maripat Newington

Sr. Vice President
CSI Leasing, Inc.

Michelle Nichols

Senior Director, Culture, Diversity & Talent Management
Aaron’s, Inc.

Judi North

Corporate Director
Acuity Brands and Community Health Systems

Sarah O’Brien

Founding Partner
Valor Ventures

Barbara J. O’Connell

Consultant
Legal & Compliance

Andi Oppmann

Director, Marketing
UPS®

Kinsee Owens

Senior Manager, Human Resources
Sierra Wireless

Elba Pareja-Gallagher

Founder & President
ShowMe50.org

Jackie Parker

Founder & President
JWP Consulting, LLC

Clara Parris, CFP®

Advisor
SignatureFD, LLC

Kinsee Owens

Senior Manager, Human Resources
Sierra Wireless

Christy Parrish

VP Global eCommerce Strategy
UPS®

Gary Patterson

CEO
FiscalDoctor Inc.

Stefanie Paulos

Assistant Vice President
The Coca-Cola Company

Anne Peck

Vice President, Office of the CIO
State Street Corporation

Betsy Peck

Director
Peck Advisory Services

Ryanne F. Pennington

Senior Vice President
JLL

Rachel Perry

Resident Managing Director
Aon

Margarita Porto

Partner
Newport Board Group

Brittain Prigge

President
Balentine

Juliette Pryor

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Cox Enterprises

Alison Rand

Chief Financial Officer
Primerica Inc.

Barbara Ray

Managing Director
North Highland

Susan G. Reeves

CEO
Main Street Natural Gas, Inc.

Amy Richter

Leadership Advisor &  Coach
ThinqShift

DeRetta Rhodes, PhD

SVP – Human Capital
Atlanta Braves

Suzanne Russo

Assistant General Counsel
The Home Depot

Jim Ryan

SVP, Strategic Partnerships
Sierra Wireless

Jane O. Salter

Emily Sanders

Managing Director
United Capital

Robin Sangston

VP, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer
Cox Communications, Inc.

Jina Sanone

Managing Director
Delta Air Lines

Michele Sarkisian

President
P3 Advisors

Mike Schall

Managing Director
Schall Consulting Group, Inc.

Maureen Schumacher

SVP Marketing & Communications
Global Payments

Deborah Schwartz Griffin

President/Founder
Creative Connector

Marc Schwarz

Principal
DataCraft Partners

Julie Seitz

Managing Director, Corporate Real Estate
Delta Air Lines

Debbie Sessions

Director
Wipfli/PKM

Vicki Shackley

Partner
SignatureFD

Ruchi Shah

Director of Marketing
UPS®

Veronica Sheehan

COO
Make-A-Wish Georgia

Cornelia Shipley

CEO
3C Consulting LLC

Sophia Shoate

President, U.S. Sales
UPS®

Tori M. Silas

Partner
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Wanda J. Silva

President
Silva Capital Solutions, Inc.

Carrie Nordman Smith

VP, Finance & Accounting
UPS®

Lynnette M. Smith

Advertising Operations Manager
The Weather Channel

Christine St.Clare

Corporate Board Member

Margaret Switzer

Senior Director
KPMG LLP

Bentina Terry

Senior Vice President
Georgia Power

Nadia Theodore

Consul General
Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta

Mimi Thigpen

Director
Globe Life

Brandi Thomas

VP Corporate Audit
Delta Air Lines

Lisa Tilt

CEO
Full Tilt Consulting

Annette Tirabasso

Partner
Tirabasso Transformation Group

Heather Trotter

VP National Sales
The Coca-Cola Company

Carolyn (Lyn) Turknett

Co-founder
Turknett Leadership Group

Leslie M. Turner

Retired General Counsel
The Hershey Company

Steve Voorhees

Chief Executive Officer
WestRock Company

Aubrey Waddell

Managing Chief Counsel
JLL

Kathy Waller

CFO, EVP & President of Enabling Services (retired)
The Coca-Cola Company

Kathleen A. Walters

Executive Vice President – Consumer Products Group
Georgia-Pacific

Liz Ward

Chief Marketing Officer
United Way of Greater Atlanta

Rona L. Wells

President
Wells Holdings

Blake M. Williams

Partner
SignatureEXEC, SignatureFD, LLC

A. Michelle (Shelli) Willis

SVP and Deputy General Counsel
SunTrust

Phoebe A. Wood

Principal
CompaniesWood

Brooke Yamini

VP, Marketing Operations
UPS®

Dottie Frazier Yates

Principal, Financial Services & Payments
Midtown Consulting Group

Angela McCord Yeremian

Southeast Regional Counsel
Century Communities, Inc.