Board of Directors
2017 - 2018

Chair: Lou Cataland
Corporate Counsel; JHM Hotels
Greenville, South Carolina

Barbara Brown-Cooper
Retired County Director; Floyd County DFCS
Rome, Georgia

Scott Campbell
Attorney and Partner; Shiver Hamilton LLC
Cumming, Georgia

Martha Carroll
Retired School Administrator; The Westminster Schools
Atlanta, Georgia

Rev. Larry Caywood
Senior Pastor; Lindale United Methodist Church
Rome, Georgia

Kim Collins
Owner; J. Collins Funeral Home
Villa Rica, Georgia

Bruce Elder
CEO; MedQuest
Atlanta, Georgia

John C. Ethridge, Jr.
Attorney and Partner; Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
Atlanta, Georgia

Jackie Harrison, Secretary
Community Leader and Licensed Counselor
Rome, Georgia

Morris Henderson, Treasurer
Founder; Keystone Financial Alliance
Atlanta, Georgia

Rev. Dr. Coy Hinton
Retired Associate Pastor, Canton First United Methodist Church
Woodstock, Georgia

Rep. Trey Kelley, Vice-Chair
State Representative; Georgia House District 16
Cedartown, Georgia

Mike Maloney
Owner; Craftsman Chemical Corporation
Roswell, Georgia

Tripp McKenney
Hotel Sales; Omni Hotels
Atlanta, Georgia

Scott Merritt
President & CEO, Murphy-Harpst
Cedartown, Georgia

Myron Newman
Owner; TRI
Atlanta, Georgia

Malloy Peterson
Senior Vice President; Selig Enterprises
Atlanta, Georgia

Wilds Pierce
Owner; Georgia Northeastern Railroad
Atlanta, Georgia

Steve Powell
Owner and Builder; Steve Powell Homes
Milton, Georgia

Richard Stoll
Co-Founder; Cheeseburger Bobby’s and Huey Luey’s
Kennesaw, Georgia

Rev. Lawrence Young
Senior Pastor; Warren Memorial United Methodist Church
Atlanta, Georgia

Ex-Officio Members

Cindi Hicks
District President; Rome-Carrollton District United Methodist Women
Cedartown, Georgia

Linda Leachman
President; Murphy-Harpst Auxiliary
Kingston, Georgia

Dr. Mary Margaret Mauer, Immediate Past-Chair
Owner; Berry Fresh LLC and The Freightbroker LLC
Rome, Georgia

Rev. Dr. David Naglee
District Superintendent; Rome-Carrollton District
Rome, Georgia

Rev. Derek Porter
Senior Pastor; Smyrna First United Methodist Church
Smyrna, Georgia

Sue Raymond
Board of Directors; United Methodist Women
Atlanta, Georgia

Tryphenia Speed
President; North Georgia Conference United Methodist Women
Decatur, Georgia

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