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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
White Oak Financial
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.
Georgia Transmission Corporation
Immediate Past Board Chair
About Anne Hicks
Anne is employed with Georgia Transmission Corporation as General Counsel, and has served as Chair for the State Bar of Georgia, Environmental Law Section. She is committed to her local community and has served on the Board of Directors for the Dunwoody Nature Center as President and Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee. Anne has a Bachelors in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a Law Degree from DePaul University.
About Josalyn Dykes
Josalyn has 15 years of experience in Corporate Finance and Strategy. Currently, she serves as Senior Director, Strategy and Business Development for Graphic Packaging. Prior to this role, she held multiple finance roles of increasing responsibility, including Director of Corporate FP&A and Manager of Supply Chain Finance. Josalyn graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and earned her MBA from Georgia State University.
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.
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.
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.
Martenson, Hasbrouck & Simon, LLP
About Bianca Meador
Bianca is a Labor and Employment Attorney at Martenson, Hasbrouck & Simon, LLP. Bianca grew up in Sandy Springs and bring a wealth of various legal background in her commitment to the CAC and the community. Bianca has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Alabama, a Masters Degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Law Degree from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law.
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.
About Evon Pfennig
Evon graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a B.S. in Accounting and an MBA. He is an 18 year ‘UPSer’, currently serving as Controller for Coyote Logistics, a UPS Company. Prior to UPS, Evon served in the U.S. Army for 3 years and the National Guard for 5 years. Evon has co-chaired the veterans business resource group at the UPS corporate campus.
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.
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
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.
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.
Cox Enterprises (retired)
About Kevin Smith
Kevin has over 20 years of experience in technology operations and was formerly the Chief Operating Officer of Experience, LLC (a Cox Enterprises Company). Kevin is married to Stephanie, who is a corporate officer for the Home Depot, and they have two children. Kevin and family are parishioners of Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Dunwoody and are active at both Marist and St. Jude schools. Kevin holds a Bachelors of Industrial Engineering degree from Georgia Tech and also serves on the board for the YMCA Camp High Harbour. Kevin enjoys traveling with his family and playing golf.