Team

Board MemberBackground
Arthur M. Blank - Chair


Henry L. "Hank" Aaron Senior vice president, Atlanta National League Baseball Club, Inc. Chairman of the board, 755 Restaurant Corporation. Former Major League Baseball player with record-setting 755 home runs during 23-year career. Inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982. Board member of DSW, Inc., Medallion Financial Services, Inc., and Atlanta Braves. Member of Board of Governors for Boys and Girls Club of America.
Steve Bartkowski In business development at DPR Construction, Inc., a global commercial contractor and construction management company. Well-known in Atlanta community for record-breaking performance as starting quarterback with Atlanta Falcons between 1975 and 1985. Member of College Football Hall of Fame, Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame and Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Involved with many charitable fundraisers throughout the year.
Bill Bolling Founder and executive director, Atlanta Community Food Bank, a provider of food and other donated grocery items to nonprofit partner agencies in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia. Charter member of Feeding America board of directors, and board member of Georgia Chamber of Commerce and Regional Commission on Homelessness. Member of nonprofit studies program advisory committee of Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.
Dr. Robert Franklin Director of Religion department at Chautauqua Institution and James Laney Professor of Moral Leadership at Emory University. In 2013, Visiting Scholar in Residence at Stanford University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Research & Education Institute. President Emeritus of Morehouse College. Serves on the boards of Salvation Army, CNN Dialogues Advisory Committee, and NASA’s 100-year Starship Project Advisory Board. Member of Council on Foreign Relations.
Glenda Hatchett Judge on nationally syndicated television series Judge Hatchett. Nationally-recognized authority on juvenile and social issues. Author of national best-selling books Dare to Take Charge and Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say. Former Chief Presiding Judge of Fulton County, Georgia Juvenile Court.
Ingrid Saunders Jones Retired senior vice president – Global Community Connections, The Coca-Cola Company, and Chair, Coca-Cola Foundation. Chair of National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), an organization focused on health, financial well-being and education of children and families. Member of Clark Atlanta University board of trustees; Carter Center board of councilors; Woodruff Arts Center; Rotary Club of Atlanta; Society of International Business Fellows; and Girl Scouts USA national board of directors.
Felker W. Ward Jr. Managing Member, Pinnacle Investment Advisors, LLC, an investment advisory firm. Board member of Georgia Research Alliance, Tuskegee University Board of Trustees, Georgia Department of Economic Development, Morehouse School of Medicine Board of Trustees, Emory University Board of Trustees, Emeritus, and Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, Emeritus. Member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta and 100 Black Men of Atlanta.
Ambassador Andrew Young Former co-chair of Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games. Mayor of Atlanta from 1982 to 1990. Board member of The United Nations Foundation and 100 Black Men of Atlanta. Founder and Chairman of the Andrew J. Young Foundation. The Foundation embodies his philosophy of creative nonviolence, exemplary of his work as pastor, civil rights leader, diplomat, politician and humanitarian.