Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Empty Stocking Fund is governed by an independent board of directors comprised of community and business leaders representing Atlanta’s most prominent and highly respected organizations.

Directors serve as the guardians and stewards of the organization, ensuring our mission is carried out as articulated in our Articles of Incorporation and that all financial activities are legal and proper according to federal and state requirements. They set the course for the organization from year-to-year by establishing broadly stated goals and objectives, supporting the organization’s fundraising activities and enhancing our public image.


James Stevens, Chair

Corporate & Banking Partner

Troutman Sanders

Fredrick Standfield, Vice Chair

VP, Wholesale Solutions


Bill Vogel, Treasurer

President and CEO

Montag & Caldwell

Chase Green, Secretary

Sr. Supervisor, Corp. Dist. & Logistics

Chick-fil-A, Inc


W. Benjamin Barkley

Corporate Partner

Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP

David Bell

Regional Sales Manager

Wells Fargo Treasury Management

Doug Brown

President / Founder

Brown Bag Marketing

Karin Bursa

Executive Vice President

Logility, Inc.

Jennifer Cowart

Senior Labor & Employment Counsel

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Nate Cunningham

Director – Home Services

The Home Depot

Ernie DiBenedetto

VP, Global Channel Sales

NCR Corporation

Justin Elanjian


Habif, Arogeti & Wynne

Mark Eppert

Chief Financial Officer

Coca-Cola North America

Bill Falconer

Founder & CEO

Live Oak Caregivers

Paige Henderson

Global Partner Services Dev. Director


Michael Hollingsworth

Managing Partner, Atlanta

Neslon, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough LLP

Sandeep Kharidhi

Vice President, Product Management

Lexis Nexis

Wade Latham

Senior Director of Operations

Carter’s Inc.

Henry Lin


Boston Consulting Group

Beth Paschetto

VP, Business Delivery, CRS Products

InterContinental Hotels Group

Kevin Riley


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

LTC Rob Rooker

Director of Army Instruction

Atlanta Public Schools

Steve Stone

Managing Director, Global Finance, Resources


Tony Trentini

VP, Building Performance Solutions

McKenney’s, Inc.

Will Williams

National Managing Partner, Tax