Board of Directors

Janet Street

President (The Schenck School, Director of Outplacement)

Matthew Gephardt

Vice President (Gephardt Group, Chief Operating Officer & Managing Partner)

Eileen Villoutreix

Vice President (Community Volunteer)

Donna Baker

Secretary (Alliant Employee Benefits, EVP - Consulting)

Nick Kray

Treasurer (PwC - Risk Assurance Principal)

David Buckel

(Buckel Design Group, President)

Joe Depa

(Accenture, Executive - Digital Transformation)

Kostadin Doukov

(PwC, Partner)

Andy Dufresne

(Google, Account Executive)

Chris Eachus

(Crocker Partners, Partner)

Lauren Gearon

(Childhood Cancer Survivor)

Jeff Gregor

(Gregor Marketing Advisors Group, Chief Media Executive)

Brandt Gully

(The Springs Cinema & Taphouse, Owner)

Julie Landis

(Community Volunteer)

Casey Sentell

(MLW Chairs, President)

Andy Shearer

(Retired, USA Drivers Inc, President)

Meredith Sidewater

(Patrick Law Group, Senior Counsel)

Liz Stanton

(Delta Air Lines, Vice President - Domestic Pricing and Revenue Management)

Grady Tripp

(Tegna, Inc., Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer)

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council provides advice, feedback, and recommendations to CURE’s Board and staff.

  • Ken Biggerstaff (NES Construction Services, Vice President)
  • Joe Coleman (CS Truck & Trailer Repair Services, Inc., CEO and Owner)
  • Larry Connolly (Connolly Family Foundation, CEO)
  • John Deushane (WXIA TV, President and General Manager)
  • Harry W. Findley, Ph.D. (Emory University, Retired Associate Professor of Pediatrics)
  • Chris and Tom Glavine (Pediatric Cancer Advocate, Former Atlanta Braves Pitcher)
  • Donna Kennedy (Community Volunteer)
  • Ginger and Greg Kindred (Kindred Consultants LLC, Owner, Richard Bowers & Company, Senior Vice President)
  • David Norden (Troutman Sanders, Partner)
  • Sam Robb (The Robb Group, Owner)
  • Alan Thomson (Resource Planning Group, Principal & Lead Advisor)
  • Sylvia and Pat Tylka (Community Volunteer, Retired VP New Business Development, Cisco)
  • Ellen and John Yates (Community Volunteer, Morris, Manning & Martin LLP, Partner)
  • Leslie Zacks (Clearside Biomedical, Inc., General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer)

Savannah Leadership Council

The Savannah Leadership Council provides advice, feedback, and recommendations to CURE’s staff serving the Savannah area.

  • Jim Baker (Community Volunteer)
  • Kay and Raul Buelvas (Community Volunteer, Mednax, Anesthesiologist)
  • Brian Cornwell (The Cornwell Firm, Owner and Attorney)
  • Utesa Escudero (Forever Treasures, LLC, Owner)
  • Janie and Dustin Futch (Optim Orthopedics, Registered Nurse, Revive Financial, Financial Services Advisor)
  • Jeffrey Heinz (Kaufman Heinz, LLC,  Co-Owner)
  • Julie Herrin (Chatham County Juvenile Court, Attorney)
  • Ashley Hightower (Community Volunteer)
  • Robbie Jones (Coastal Electric of Georgia, Inc., CFO)
  • Bill Maples (Gulfstream Aerospace, Senior Production Test Pilot)
  • Colleen Nilson (Gulfstream Aerospace, Human Factors Engineering Lead)
  • Kelli Stuckey (St. Joseph’s / Candler Hospital, Volunteer Services Manager)