Board of Trust
2015-2016


Jason Anthoine (ABJ ’89)

Managing Founder
Audacity: The Employee Experience Firm

Brian Brodrick, At-large

Jackson Spalding
Athens, GA

Craig Camuso

Regional Vice President - State Government Affairs
CSX Transportation
Atlanta, GA

Chip Caray (ABJ ’87)

Fox Sports South/SportsSouth
Maitland, FL

Harry Chapman

Director of Special Projects and Major Gifts
Belmont University

Jean Cobb (ABJ ’74)

SVP, Management Supervisor
Freebairn & Company
Atlanta, GA

Bill Crane (ABJ ’84)

Principal
C.S.I.: Crane
(Communications.Strategy.Intelligence)
Decatur, GA

Jody Danneman (ABJ '88)

Past President, Grady Society Alumni Board
Founder, Executive Producer and President
Atlanta ImageArts, Inc.
Marietta, GA

Suzy Deering

CEO
Moxie
Atlanta, GA

Eddie Garrett

Executive Vice President, Head of Strategy
Weber Shandwick
Chicago, IL

Henry W. Grady

Healthcare Investment Banking
SunTrust Bank

Jeff Gregor

Chief Marketing Officer
Turner Entertainment Networks
Atlanta, GA

Richard Griffiths

Vice President & Senior Editorial Director
CNN
Atlanta, GA

Chris Hall

Vice President, Managing Director
SapientNitro
Atlanta, GA

Charles Hayslett (ABJ ’73)

Chairman/CEO
Hayslett Group
Atlanta, GA

Jackie Herr (ABJ ’82)

Co-Founder
PICFARI, LLC
Charleston, SC

Tim Huban

Retired
General Electric

Betty Hudson (ABJ ’71)

Executive VP of Communications
National Geographic Society
Washington, DC

Ron Huey (ABJ ’83)

Chief Creative Officer, Huey Partners
Atlanta, GA





























Brian Johnstone (ABJ ’68)

Govt Relations Director
Lockheed Martin
Marietta, GA

Chris Jones, (ABJ ’73)

Roswell, GA

Jeff Jowdy, President (ABJ ’83)
Lighthouse Counsel
Franklin, TN

Carrie Kurlander

Vice President of Public Relations
Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

C.H. "Buff" Leavy IV (ABJ ’91)

President
The Brunswick News
Brunswick, GA

Melissa Libby, (ABJ ’85)

President
Melissa Libby & Associates
Atlanta, GA

Brad MacAfee, President

Chief Executive Officer, North American President
Porter Novelli
Atlanta, GA

Tim Mapes (ABJ ’86)

Senior Vice President of Marketing
Delta Air Lines
Atlanta, GA

Beth Polish

The Critical Junctures Group
New York, NY

Kevin Riley

Editor
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Atlanta, GA

Susan Rosenberg

Director, Public Relations
UPS Public Relations
Atlanta, GA

Carla Sacks (ABJ ’88)

Sacks & Company
NYC-LA-Nashville
New York, NY

Diego Sanchez (ABJ ’80)

Director of Policy
PFLAG National Office
Washington, DC

Swann Seiler (ABJ ’78)

Community Relations Manager
Georgia Power
Savannah, GA

Jennifer Sloan (ABJ ’86)

MasterCard
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

Mark Smith (ABJ ’66)

President/CEO
Smith Communications
Eatonton, GA













































Sam Starnes (ABJ ’89)

Novelist/Journalist
Philadelphia, PA

Gloria Ricks Taylor, At-large, (ABJ ’66)

Consultant, Hearst Corporation
Athens, GA

Carolyn Tieger (ABJ ’69)

President
entrePReneur Communications, LLC
Naples, FL 34102

Richard Warner (ABJ ’04)

Chief Executive Officer
What’s Up Interactive
Atlanta, GA

Diana Wilkin

Managing Partner
Twelve 24 Media

Scott Williamson (MMC ’92)

Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications
The Coca-Cola Company
Atlanta, GA



Ex officio members

Bob Houghton, Ex officio

President
Georgia Association of Broadcasters
Atlanta, GA

Eric NeSmith (ABJ 02), Ex officio Chair, Grady Society Alumni Board

Vice President, Business Development
Community Newspapers Inc.
Athens, GA

Robin Rhodes, Ex officio

Executive Director
Georgia Press Association
Atlanta, GA

Steve Sears, Ex officio (ABJ ’90)

Senior Editor & Columnist
Barron’s
New York, NY

Lauri Strauss, Ex officio

Executive Director
Atlanta Press Club
Atlanta, GA

Charles N. Davis

Dean
Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communications
Athens, GA

Dr. Parker Middleton

Senior Counsel for External Engagement Director of Philanthropy and Learning Partnerships

Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communications
Athens, GA

Fall 2016

























MISSION STATEMENT:

TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS BY PROCESSING AND MAINTAINING ALL BUSINESS MATTERS AT GRADY COLLEGE IN A FRIENDLY AND COURTEOUS MANNER AS WE STRIVE TO GROW AND REACH OUR MAXIMUM POTENTIAL