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.

Officers

David Bell, Chair

Regional Sales Manager, Treasury Management

Wells Fargo

Sandeep Kharidhi, Treasurer

General Manager, Data and Analytics Platforms

Deluxe

Rachel Sprecher, Secretary

Executive Director, Office of Partnerships and Development

Atlanta Public Schools

Jennifer Cowart, Co-Chair

Senior Labor & Employment Counsel

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Directors

W. Benjamin Barkley

Corporate Partner

Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP

Sarah Blackmon

Director, Supplier Quality and Safety

Chick-fil-A

Barry Boniface

Partner

MSouth Equity Partners

Doug Brown

President

Brown Bag Marketing

Karin Bursa

Founder & CEO

NIRAKIO

Stephanie Crawford

The Home Depot

Nate Cunningham

Director – Customer Operations

KineticoPRO

Justin Elanjian

Senior Manager

Aprio

Bill Falconer

Founder & CEO

Live Oak Caregivers

Alvin Glymph

Director of Grants and Partnerships

DeKalb County Schools

Michael Hollingsworth

Managing Partner, Atlanta

Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough LLP

Beth Little

Director

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Joseph Manusakis

KPMG, LLP

Brian Nealon

Director, IT Audit & Compliance

Genuine Parts Company

Beth Paschetto

VP, Business Delivery, CRS Products

InterContinental Hotels Group

Kevin Riley

Editor-in-Chief

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

James Stevens

Corporate & Banking Partner

Troutman Sanders

C. J. Stewart

Co-founder

L. E. A. D.

Steve Stone

Senior Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer - North America

Accenture

Bill Vogel

President and CEO

Montag & Caldwell

Faith Walker

Residential Customer Service Manager

Georgia Power/Southern Company