Committees

Overview

Committees of the Georgia Council on Economic Education

The Georgia Council’s Board has seven committees: Executive, Finance, Communications, Development, Nominating, Program and Research. Below is a listing of the members who serve on each committee.

Executive Committee

David Smith (Chair)
Executive Vice President, Regions Bank

Christophe Cadiou (Secretary-Treasurer)
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Rob Baskin
Director of Communications, Atlanta Police Foundation

Eddie Bennett
Executive Director, Georgia Council for the Social Studies

Michael Chriszt
Vice President and Public Affairs Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Andrew Evans
President & CEO, Southern Company Gas

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

Kenneth Jackson
Director, Investment Trading & Operations, Synovus Bank Company

Kevin Kelly
Atlanta Managing Partner, Pricewaterhouse Cooper

Wesley McMullan
President & CEO, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

Lynn Pattillo
President, The Pittulloch Foundation

Arlethia Perry-Johnson
Community Volunteer

Mike Raymer
Executive Director, Georgia Council on Economic Education

Tim Richardson
Agency Field Executive, COUNTRY Financial

John Robertson
Senior Vice President (retired), Waffle House

John Swinton
Director, Center for Economic Education- Georgia College

J. Alvin Wilbanks
Superintendent, Gwinnett County Public Schools

Scott Wolle
Chief Investment Officer, Global Asset Allocation, Invesco

Richard Woods
State Superintendent of Schools, Georgia Department of Education

John Zauner
Executive Director, Georgia School Superintendents Association

Communications

Rob Baskin (Chair)
Atlanta President, Weber Shandwick

Mayu Arita
Brand Strategy Manager, Georgia Power

Sara Baxter (ex officio)
Consultant, Sara Baxter Communications

Jessica Cork
Vice President for Public Relations & Communications, YKK

Rob Fine
Founder/CEO, Digits in Motion

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

Pierce Nelson
Vice President for Communications, CDC Foundation

Mike Raymer (ex officio)
Executive Director, Georgia Council on Economic Education

Sloan Roach
Executive Director, Communications and Media Relations, Gwinnett County Schools

Development

Kenneth Jackson (Chair)
Director, Investment Trading & Operations, Synovus Bank Company

Richard Boger
President, Lex-Tek International, Inc.

Yoshi Domoto
Executive Director, Japan-America Society of Georgia

Hays B. Evans
Senior Vice President and Investment Counselor, Capital Group

Carly Goff
Corporate Budget Manager, Georgia Power

Ed Jenkins
Senior Vice President, Atlantic Capital Bank

Michael Pond
Senior Vice President & Senior Trust Officer, U.S. Trust

Mike Raymer (ex officio)
Executive Director, Georgia Council on Economic Education

Richard Wells
Partner, KPMG LLP

Finance

Christophe Cadiou (Chair)
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

R. Vincent Baria
Manager, Portfolio Analytics, Invesco

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

Dorsey Farr
Principal, kdhb V Capital Management

Patti Humble
Director of Financial Reporting and Director of Corporate Planning, UPS

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

Nandy Milner
Private Wealth Relationship Manager, Merrill Lynch Private Bank

Eli Niepoky
Vice President, Investments, Berman Capital Advisors

Mike Raymer(ex officio)
Executive Director, Georgia Council on Economic Education

Russell Snider
Executive Director for State and Local Tax Services, Ernst & Young

Phil Walsh
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

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

Nominating

Michael Chriszt (Chair)
Vice President and Public Affairs Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Christophe Cadiou
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Mike Raymer (ex officio)
Executive Director, Georgia Council on Economic Education

David Smith
Executive Vice President, Regions Bank

Kirby A. Thompson
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, SunTrust Bank

Program

Eddie Bennett (Chair)
Executive Director, Georgia Council for the Social Studies

Judy Butler
Associate Director, Center for Economic Education- University of West Georgia

Chris Cannon (ex officio)
Associate Director, Georgia Council on Economic Education

Beth Day
Director of Communications, Southern Regional Education Board

Alex Edquist
Business Manager, Atlanta Committee for Progress

Sally Finch (ex officio)
Senior Program Consultant, Georgia Council on Economic Education

A. Joy Hatcher
Social Studies Program Manager, Georgia Department of Education

Laura McCarty
Executive Vice President, Georgia Humanities Council

Rodney D. Miller
Business Solutions Manager, Alston & Bird, LLP

Karen Pickerill
PricewaterhouseCoopers, retired

Mike Raymer (ex officio)
Executive Director, Georgia Council on Economic Education

Nancy Schwartzmiller
Executive Director, Georgia Consortium for Personal Financial Literacy

Kim Weston
K-12 Social Studies Coordinator, DeKalb County Schools

Princeton Williams
Senior Outreach Coordinator, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

JoAnn Wood
Social Studies Program Specialist, Georgia Department of Education

Research

John Swinton (Chair)
Director, Center for Economic Education- Georgia College

Eddie Bennett
Executive Director, Georgia Council for the Social Studies

Chris Cannon (ex officio)
Program Manager, Georgia Council on Economic Education

Joe Feinberg
Associate Director, Center for Economic Education- Georgia State University

Shelby Frost
Director, Center for Economic Education- Georgia State University

A. Joy Hatcher
Social Studies Program Manager, Georgia Department of Education

Amy Hennessy
Economic & Financial Education Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Kim Holder
Director, Center for Economic Education, University of West Georgia

Mike Raymer (ex officio)
Executive Director, Georgia Council on Economic Education

Christine Ries
Professor of Economics, Georgia Institute of Technology

Pamela Roach
2012 Georgia Economics Teacher of the Year, North Cobb High School

JoAnn Wood
Social Studies Program Specialist, Georgia Department of Education