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Sara Schramm
Attorney, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C.


Myron Downs
Co-founder, Athens Veterinary Surgery Center


Alicia Battle
Director of Workforce Development, Goodwill of North Georgia


Clark Brown
Wealth Strategist, Elevate Wealth

Immediate Past Chair

Rhodes McLanahan
President & CEO, First American Bank & Trust

Board Members

Amy BeMent Attorney, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C.
David Bradley President & CEO, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
Bob Carson President, Carson Advisory Group, Inc.
Kevin Clark Regional Sales Representative, Pop RV's
Sally Coenen Community Member
Jennifer Frum VP for Public Service and Outreach - University of Georgia
Patrick Garrard Attorney
Kelly Girtz Athens-Clarke County Mayor
Bevan Hopper CPA, WBH Consulting
Tim Johnson ED, Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athens
Jody Patton Division CEO, Synovus Athens
E.O. "Rod" Rutledge Healthcare Executive, Retired
Kirk Smith President, The Adsmith
Roy Stowe COO, Jackson EMC
Justin Widener R&D Leader, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

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