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The University is under the control and direction of the Board of Trustees. Among the responsibilities of the Board are establishing broad institutional policies, contributing and securing financial resources to support adequately the institutional goals and selecting the president.

Board of Trustees 2013-2014



Mr. Norman P. Findley, III, Board Chair
Executive Vice President, Marketing
Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.

Ms. Ceree Eberly, Vice Chair
Chief People Officer
The Coca-Cola Company


Mr. Robert E. Reiser, Jr., Treasurer
Chief Investment Officer
Wilmington Trust

Ms. S. Tammy Pearson '86, Secretary
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel
Chick-fil-A, Inc.


Board of Trustees 2013-2014

Mr. John Frederick Agel, Sr., '52
Sales Agent (Retired)
Bowman Distribution

Mr. Richard Bakare '03
Solutions Engineer

Mr. Cameron M. Bready '94
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
ITC Holdings Corp.

Mr. Anil T. Cheriyan
Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
SunTrust Bank, Inc.

Mr. David N. Cooper '71
Attorney at Law
Washington, D.C.

Mr. Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. '78
Attorney at Law

Austin Gillis
Alumni Board President and Representative
Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele, LLP

Mr. Jack Guynn '05 H
President (Retired)
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Mr. Q. William (Bill) Hammack '73
President and CEO
C.W. Matthews Contracting Company, Inc.


Mr. Harald R. Hansen '08 H
Chairman, President and CEO (Retired)
First Union Corporation of Georgia

Mr. James V. Hartlage, Jr. '65
Chairman and CEO
Accumetric LLC

Mr. Ted Heintz
Indicator Coordinator (Retired)
White House Council on Environmental Quality

Mr. Larry Johnson
Global Business Management Solutions

Mr. David (Dave) M. Leonard
Attorney at Law
Carlton Fields

Ms. Belle Turner Lynch '61 '10H

Ms. Penny McIntyre
Group President, Office Products
Newell Rubbermaid

Dr. Isaac Melamed
Kid's Start Pediatrics


Mr. Andy Milford '99
CEO (retired)
Dorian Software Creations, Inc.

Mr. Bob T. Nance '63
Nance Carpet & Rug Company, Inc.


Mr. Thomas P. O'Connor '67
Springs Global US, Inc.

Mr. Cemal Ozgorkey '84
Etap Endustri VE Yatirim Holding A.S.
Maslak-Istanbul, Turkey


Mr. Clifford (Cliff) Robinson '89
Vice President for Field Operations


Mr. Brian C. Sass '84
CEO & President
BCS Ventures


Lawrence M. Schall, J.D., Ed.D. (ex-officio)
Oglethorpe University

Mr. Joseph Shelton '91
Fisher & Phillips LLP


Dr. William O. Shropshire
Callaway Professor of Economics and Interim Provost (Retired)
Oglethorpe University

Mr. Arnold B. Sidman
Of Counsel
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin

Mrs. Dean DuBose Smith '70
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Michael K. Szalkowski '88
Schejola Partners

Mr. Timothy P. Tassopoulos '81
Senior Vice President of Operations
Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Mrs. Trishanda Treadwell '96
Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

Rev. Dr. G. Gilman Watson '68
Senior Pastor
Northside United Methodist Church


Mr. Terry White
President (Retired)
Rayloc Division of Genuine Parts Company


Mr. James (Jay) Williams '99 - 2017
Chief Financial Officer
Commodity Marketing Company

Mr. Mark A. Williams '94
Vice President
Sunbelt Structures

Mr. Raymond S. Willoch '80
Sr. VP Administration and General Counsel
Interface, Inc.


Trustees Emeriti

Mr. Robert E. Bowden ’66
CEO (Retired)
Robert Bowden, Inc.

Mr. Franklin L. Burke '66
Chairman and CEO (Retired)
BankSouth, N.A.

Mr. Kenneth S. Chestnut, Sr.
President/Chief Operating Officer
Integral Building Group, LLC

Mr. William A. Emerson
Senior Vice President (Retired)
Merrill Lynch Pierce, Fenner and Smith

Mr. William Goodell
The Robertson Foundation

Mr. George E. Goodwin
Senior Counselor (Retired)
Manning, Selvage & Lee

Mr. J. Smith Lanier, II
Chairman & CEO (Retired)
J. Smith Lanier and Company

Mr. John J. Scalley
Executive Vice President (Retired)
Genuine Parts Company


Advisory Trustees

Ms. Yetty L. Arp '68
Broker Associate
Atlanta Fine Homes
Sotheby's International Real Estate

Mr. Pierre Ferrari
Director and Vice President of Marketing
Guayaki - Yerba Mate

Mr. Cleve Hill '01
Managing Partner
Bettis, Hill & Vann, LLC

Dr. Veronica Holmes '02
Lecturer in the CORE
Oglethorpe University

Dr. Warren Y. Jobe '09 H
Executive Vice President (Retired)
Georgia Power Company

Mr. Roger A. Littell '68
Wealth Advisor (Retired)
Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company

Mr. R. D. Odom
Chief Executive Officer and
AT&T Southeast

Mr. Chris Rylands '01
Bryan Cave, LLP

Mrs. Laura Turner Seydel '86
Turner Foundation, Inc.



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