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Young Professional Leadership Council

The Young Professional Leadership Council (YPLC) is a group of dynamic young leaders in the Atlanta community with a passion for and commitment to advancing CURE’s mission. Service on the YPLC is an opportunity for leadership development, networking, and social interaction with like-minded professionals committed to making a difference in the community in which they live and work. Council members support CURE through monthly meetings, engages in meaningful volunteer opportunities throughout the year, and hosts their annual fundraising event, Cocktails & CURE.

CURE is looking for outstanding individuals to serve on our YPLC. For more information, please take a look at the YPLC Charter below and, if interested, send a completed application to Kristen Rudio at [email protected].

Young Professional Leadership Council Members

Diana Diaz

Co-Chair (Emory University School of Medicine, Rollins Covid-19 Epidemiology Fellow )

Gabriella Rozenblat

Co-Chair (Notable Health, Senior Implementation Lead)

Chris Ascari

(EY / Senior Manager, Strategy and Transactions – Real Estate)

Bryant Brinson

(Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, Paralegal/Dependency Diversion Coordinator)

Emily Cashdan

(Delta Air Lines, Corporate Communications Senior Coordinator)

Crystal Church


Meredith Colbert

(Alliant Employee Benefits, FVP, Lead Consultant)

Taylor Dahl

(Delta Air Lines, Senior Manager, Employee Communications)

Lauren Davin

(UPS, Finance & Accounting Controller)

James Desmond

(The Coca-Cola Company, Director, Commercial Strategy)

Jonathan Goldberg

(Google, Head of North America Sales Tools Development )

Stephanie Gordon

(Delta Air Lines, Director in Network Planning & Schedule Operations)

Lauren Holmes

(Colliers International, Associate Broker with the Office Services Group)

Kyle MacDonald

(Keller Knapp Realty, Real Estate Consultant & Marketer)

Rachel Phipps

(Chick-fil-A, Digital Transformation Privacy Program Manager)

Tanisha Pinkins

(DLA Piper Global Law Firm, Associate Attorney)

Sara Reaves

(Leadership Atlanta, Program Director)

Lauren Reeves

(Taco Mac Corporate, Senior Director of Learning & Development)

Christina Starr

(Home Depot, Marketing Manager, Retail Media + Partnership)

Brett Switzer

(Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP, Senior Associate Attorney)

Gordon Wyche

(Argonne Capital Group, Vice President)