Board of Directors

CAC’s Board of Directors is comprised of local leaders representing congregations, businesses and the community. Our active, engaged, and passionate Board helps lead CAC to fulfill its mission. If you have any questions or need more information about the CAC Board of Directors, please contact ceo@ourcac.org.

Matt Lindsay

Matt Lindsay

Mather Economics

Board Chair

About Matt Lindsay

Matt is President of Mather Economics, an analytics consulting firm based in Sandy Springs that helps companies with applied analytics. Mather Economics has been honored as one of the Bulldog100 and the Inc. 5000. Matt founded Mather Economics in 2002 after working at Arthur Andersen and United Parcel Service. Matt is married to Annie, and they have three daughters. They attend All Saints Catholic Church in Dunwoody and are active at the Marist School. Matt has a PhD and BBA in Economics from the University of Georgia and a Masters in Applied Economics from Clemson. He serves on the Boards of the YMCA’s Camp High Harbour and America’s Newspapers, a news media industry association. Matt is a member of the American Economic Association. He enjoys golf, tennis, and UGA football.

Doug Hunter

Doug Hunter

Holder Construction

1st Vice Chair

About Doug Hunter

Doug is an Executive Vice President with Holder Construction and brings significant experience management and business expertise to CAC’s Board. Doug is a two-term past President of the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) Board of Directors and served on the Board of Directors for AGC of Georgia. He is active with Habitat for Humanity, the Austin Drive Community Center, The Spinal Shepard Center and First Tee Atlanta. Doug graduated from the University of Central Florida with an Engineering degree.

Cece Webster

Cece Webster

The Coca-Cola Company (retired)

2nd Vice Chair

About Cece Webster

Cece spent 32 years with The Coca-Cola Company, taking on challenges that involved developing strategy, structure, and procurement plans around the world. In Switzerland, she helped establish a successful operating model for Coke’s global franchise system. She served as VP of Procurement for the North America division, and in Shanghai, she helped establish a new Global R&D center. Her skills and experience have frequently spilled over into her personal life, chairing the board for a non-profit organization that serves the homeless of Atlanta, various leadership roles for her church, and consulting with the Atlanta Board of Education to teach leadership skills to teachers and administrators. Since retirement, Cece began volunteering frequently at CAC, working with clients in financial assistance, youth programs, and the food pantry. Her husband, Don, volunteers at CAC in the food pantry as does her daughter Jolynn and her husband Roy Sockwell. They have two children, four grandchildren, and enjoy spending time with family, traveling, and gardening, and giving back to the community through volunteering.

Jennifer Hartz

Jennifer Hartz

Corporate Hartz

Secretary

About Jennifer Hartz

Jennifer is the founder of Corporate Hartz, which provides consulting expertise in corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and philanthropy services for donor-advised funds and family foundations. Her background includes in-house roles at iXL Enterprises and The Home Depot, as well as consulting through McKinsey & Company and Cresap (Towers Watson). She has gained vast non-profit expertise through engagements with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Habitat for Humanity International. Jennifer has an MBA with a concentration in Public Policy from Georgia Tech and a BA in Industrial Psychology from University of Pennsylvania. She is the Advisory Council Chair of Hands On Atlanta, as well as an alumna of Outstanding Atlanta, Leadership Atlanta, and the Marshall Memorial European Fellowship program. Jennifer, her husband, and their 4 grown children are active volunteers in the community.

Neal Mulford

Neal Mulford

White Oak Financial

Treasurer

About Neal Mulford

Neal serves as Head of Underwriting and Portfolio Management for  White Oak Commercial Finance’s Lender Finance business. He has 30+ years of experience in the finance industry, including structuring ABL, Cash Flow and Mezzanine transactions. His broad experience enables him to understand and evaluate all tranches of the capital stack, which has led to meaningful discussions and negotiations with all stakeholders. During his career, Neal has held positions in underwriting, portfolio management, new business development, field exams, accounting, and mergers & acquisitions for businesses including AloStar, CIT, Regions Bank and Heller Financial. Neal serves/has served in various roles for his community and church, including Leadership Sandy Springs, Dunwoody Homeowners Association, Dunwoody United Methodist Church, and Habitat for Humanity. In addition, he has coached travel softball for 10 years.

Owen Dwoskin

Owen Dwoskin

FORVIS

Assistant Treasurer

About Owen Dwoskin

Owen has more than 20 years of experience in both public accounting and the private sector, particularly in leading financial reporting functions. Currently, Owen is a Senior Manager specializing in the insurance industry with FORVIS, a national accounting and consulting firm. Prior to joining DHG in 2018, Owen was the Chief Financial Officer for an insurance company that provides workers’ compensation and general liability coverage to home builders, as well as a Controller for the automotive industry’s largest provider of finance and insurance products in the United States. He is a licensed CPA in Georgia and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Owen graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors degree in Finance, and the University of Central Florida with a Masters degree in Accounting. His prior non-profit board experience includes terms on the Board of Trustees of Temple Sinai, Board of Directors of the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, and Treasurer of the Mill Glen Swim & Tennis Club.

Lauren Baksh

Lauren Baksh

Graphic Packaging

About Lauren Baksh

Lauren is an Atlanta native with over a decade of progressive experience in human resources.  She is currently an HR Director at Graphic Packaging International, a global manufacturing organization headquartered in Sandy Springs. Lauren graduated from Tuskegee University with a Psychology degree and holds a Master of Education degree from Georgia State University.

Mindy Hamer

Mindy Hamer

Community Member

About Mindy Hamer

Mindy is a creative problem solver who enjoys spearheading innovation. She has worked in global organizations in the plastics, building materials, and machinery industries, and has been very involved with operational excellence, change management, and turn-around strategies.

Mindy is a native of NYC who holds an MBA in Business Management from Pepperdine University. Her husband, Allan, is a Senior Vice President of Wealth Management at Bank of America, and a Board Member of the Anti-Defamation League’s southeast region.

Mindy volunteers with Kate’s Club, helping children who are grieving deep personal loss. In her leisure time, she plays recreational tennis, pursues musical endeavors, loves to cook, enjoys the rigor of updating and selling homes, and treasures time with family and friends.

Richard Hendrix

Richard Hendrix

Finch McCranie, LLP

About Richard Hendrix

Mr. Hendrix is a partner at the Atlanta law firm, Finch McCranie, LLP. He graduated from Davidson College cum laude in 1974 and from Emory Law School in 1977. In addition to his role on the Board at CAC, Mr. Hendrix serves as Vice President of the City Springs Theater Company in Sandy Springs, as Vice President of the Winterthur Home Owners’ Association in Sandy Springs, and as President of the Dolphin Watch III Home Owners’ Association in Litchfield Beach, South Carolina. Mr. Hendrix formerly served on the Executive Committee of the Emory Inn of Court, is now a Master of the Inn, and also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Litigation at the Georgia State University College of Law.

Matthew Lulay

Matthew Lulay

Mather Economics

About Matthew Lulay

Matthew is a managing director at Mather Economics, an analytics consulting firm based in Sandy Springs that helps companies with applied analytics. Matthew focuses on complex project delivery and management, product development, organizational strategy, and business development. He is an expert in subscription analytics, having worked with hundreds of publishers and other direct to consumer firms to provide data driven insights. Matthew has applied his expertise in a range of industries, including environmental service valuation, lottery and gaming, mixed media modeling, and the wine industry. Matthew holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from Florida Atlantic University and a degree in Economics magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He enjoys traveling with his wife, woodworking, gardening, and fitness.

Bianca Mazzarella

Bianca Mazzarella

Veritiv

About Bianca Mazzarella

Bianca has nearly 15 years’ experience in strategy and marketing. She is currently Managing Director, Mexico at Veritiv, a leading distributor of packaging, facility solutions and print products, and serves as Vice President of the company’s Women’s Employee Resource Group. Prior to Veritiv, Bianca advised multinational corporations on sustainability and communications. Bianca holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Spanish from Cornell University and an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business. 

Arjé McCarty

Arjé McCarty

The McCarty Group, Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Perimeter

About Arjé McCarty

Arjé is a realtor and founding partner at Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Perimeter. She and her husband, Jim, own The McCarty Group which has been recognized as an Atlanta Realtors Association Top Producer for over 30 years. Arjé is committed to the community and as an active member of the Dunwoody United Methodist Church and Dunwoody Woman’s Club she has chaired or served on various committees. Arjé graduated from the University of North Carolina and has two adult children.

Nicole Morris

Nicole Morris

Emory University School of Law

About Nicole Morris

Nicole is the Director of TI:GER (Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results) – an innovative partnership between Emory and Georgia Institute of Technology that brings together graduate students in law, business, science, and engineering to take innovative ideas from the lab to the marketplace. As a Professor in Practice, Nicole’s areas of expertise include patent law, patent litigation, IP licensing, and strategy. Prior to joining the Emory faculty, Nicole was the Managing Patent Counsel at The Coca-Cola Company. She has over ten years of experience practicing patent law in large and mid-sized law firms, and worked as an engineer for six years with 3M and Eli Lilly. Nicole is a frequent speaker on patent law topics, a member of many professional legal associations, and licensed to practice in many states. Nicole has a law degree from the University of Minnesota, an MS in Chemistry from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University.

Tracy Pointer

Tracy Pointer

UPS

About Tracy Pointer

Tracy Pointer began working at UPS while earning her Bachelor’s in Communications from Tennessee State University. She also holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Management from TNU. Tracy has nearly 30 years of experience in Human Resources disciplines, and is currently the DEI Talent Senior Manager. She is also the President of the UPS Corporate African American Business Resource Group.

Christina Porter

Christina Porter

Misty Creek Community Church

About Christina Porter

Christina has a long history of being involved with the nonprofit community. She spent 10 years as Program Director at Childspring International, overseeing the transportation and care of medically-fragile children. Since the pandemic started, she has been involved with feeding the hungry through Misty Creek’s Sack Lunch Brigade. This led to greater advocacy for the homeless and creating a Homelessness Symposium as a first step for turning awareness into action.

For the last 25 years, Christina and her husband have hosted international students in their home. She enjoys sharing travel stories and teaching about cultural differences. Christina loves international travel and experiencing other foods, traditions, and cultures. When travel is not on the calendar, she loves to read a good book, work puzzles, and spoiling her dogs.

Rabbi Ron Segal

Rabbi Ron Segal

Temple Sinai

About Ron Segal

Ron is the Senior Rabbi at Temple Sinai. Rabbi Segal joined the Temple Sinai clergy in July 1996, and was named the congregation’s third Senior Rabbi in July 2006. He serves on the boards of numerous Jewish and interfaith organizations, and he is an alum of Leadership Atlanta. He recently concluded his tenure on the board of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the international rabbinic organization of the Reform Movement, where he served as President from 2019-2021. Rabbi Segal is an active participant in the Sandy Springs Interfaith Clergy Association and advocates for building bridges of understanding in order to foster an inclusive congregation and community for all. Rabbi Segal enjoys learning through programs of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, the Shalom Hartman Institute, and the CCAR, as well as speaking and teaching in religious and civic settings throughout the greater Atlanta community.  He and his wife Jill are the proud parents of two adult sons, Adam and Ben.

Dorris Shelton-Gulley

Dorris Shelton-Gulley

Community Member

About Dorris Shelton-Gulley

Dorris is a CPA licensed in the State of Georgia and the retired Chief Financial Officer of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Atlanta, Inc. (dba: ClearPoint), a position she held for five years. Prior to joining CCCS, she was with Equifax, Inc. for over 30 years in multiple positions with increasing responsibilities from manager to director to controllership roles. Dorris was the U.S. Controller responsible for the accounting operations of four business segments representing $1.2 billion of the company’s revenue and a team of 38 professional accountants and clerical associates. Dorris has worked with the Mission UpReach in Texas and Honduras as Audit Committee Chair, has served as a Grady Ambassador and currently works with the Children’s Education Ministry at North Atlanta Church of Christ. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a degree in Accounting and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Mississippi. She is also a graduate of Emory Goizueta Business School Executive Development Consortium and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Georgia Society of CPAs. Dorris has chaired Vintage Affair, CAC’s largest fundraiser, and serves on the CAC Finance Committee.

Kevin Stone

Kevin Stone

Sugarman Law LLP

About Kevin Stone

Kevin is a commercial litigation attorney at Sugarman Law LLP.  Kevin and his family reside in Sandy Springs.  He enjoys traveling and running.  Kevin has a law degree and a master’s degree (psychology) from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s degree (psychology) from Belmont University.

Robert Wittenstein

Robert Wittenstein

Community Member

About Robert Wittenstein

Before retirement, Robert was senior vice president of a healthcare business focused on disease management, wellness, gaps-in-care and case management.  His 35-year career in IT focused on improving healthcare through the application of technology.

In 2005, Robert joined a small group of Dunwoody residents who began the effort to create the City of Dunwoody. He was later elected to serve as a member of the first Dunwoody city council. 

Robert serves as a board member for the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust and the Dunwoody Nature Center. He is a past president of Temple Emanu-El in Sandy Springs and a life-time board member of ADL Southeast Regional Board.