Board of Trustees


Board of Trustees
Leadership at the Georgia Council on Economic Education

The Board of Trustees at the Georgia Council on Economic Education is made up of leaders from business, education, and government. Many former GCEE Trustees continue to serve as Trustees Emeriti.

Mary Beth Coke (Chair)
District Director for Georgia and the Carolinas, Regions Bank

Mazeen Porbandarwala (Secretary/Treasurer)
Chief Financial Officer, Pattillo Industrial Real Estate

Gary P. Alexander
Managing Director-Investment Officer (Retired), Wells Fargo Advisors

Valarie Asbury
Senior Vice President, Sales Support Manager, Bank of America

Rob E. Baskin
Vice President, Director of Communications, Atlanta Police Foundation

Tracy Bradshaw
Vice President- Human Resources and Compensation, Waffle House

Kevin Brennan
Senior Vice President, Regions Bank

Gayle Cabrera
Senior Vice President, Director of Small Business Direct, Truist

Christophe Cadiou 
CPA, CFP, Plum Street Advisors

Ben F. Cheek
Chairman, 1st Franklin Financial Corporation

Heather Coody
Social Studies Curriculum Program Manager, Gallopade International, Inc.

Beth Day
Director of Communications, Southern Regional Education Board

David Dorton
Partner, McKinsey & Company

Austin Dunn
Associate, McKinsey & Company

Hays B. Evans
Co-Founder and Partner, Clover Capital Partners

Dorsey D. Farr, CFA
Principal, kdhb V Capital Management

Robert Gaines
Director of Communications, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education

Mike Giles
President, Georgia Poultry Federation

Hollis Gilliam
Head of Equity Trading, EARNEST Partners

James W. Hamilton, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Investments & Regional Director, Raymond James

Kenneth Jackson
Chief Operating Officer, Cardea Capital Group

Kevin Kelly
Atlanta Managing Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

Jason Levitt
Managing Director, Audit, KPMG

Nancy Lewis
Senior Vice President, SouthState Bank

Nathan Lewis
President & CEO, Security Capital Brokerage, Inc.

Robert McNair
Senior Vice President & Client Manager (retired), SunTrust Bank- Savannah

Rodney Miller
Director of Business Information Governance, Alston & Bird LLP

Nandy Millner
Private Wealth Relationship Manager, Merrill Lynch

Pierce Nelson
Vice President for Communications, CDC Foundation

Marlon Oliver
Assistant to the Executive Vice President, CFO, and Treasurer, Georgia Power

Lynn Pattillo
President, The Pittulloch Foundation

Arlethia Perry-Johnson
Community Volunteer

Michael Pond
Senior Vice President & Senior Trust Advisor, Truist Wealth

David Poroch
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Southern Company Gas

Lisa Printup
Coordinator of Social Studies, Rockdale County Schools

Tara Rich
Wealth Specialist, Capital Group Private Client Services

Michael Rieger, CFA
Community Volunteer

John Swinton
Director, Center for Economic Education- Georgia College

Grant Thomas
Director of Health Strategy and Coordination, Office of the Governor        

Angel Vasell
Corporate Accounting Department Manager, UPS

Phil Walsh
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

William Wesley
Senior Community Development Representative, Delta Community Credit Union

Robert Wicking
Wealth Manager, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Matthew L. Wolfersberger, CFA
Co-Director of Equities, Georgia Retirement Systems

Scott Wolle
Chief Investment Office, Global Asset Allocation, Invesco

Brett Wooten
Investment Advisor Representative, Landmark Financial Group