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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

Kathleen Lee

Co-Chair (Cardlytics, Senior Director, Bank Success)

Lauren Reeves

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

Bailey Ascari

(EY, Strategy and Transaction Manager)

Chris Ascari

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

Caitlin Bradbury

(Delta Air Lines, General Manager, Domestic Network Planning )

Crystal Church


Lauren Curran

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

Diana Diaz

(University of Georgia, PhD Candidate in Epidemiology)

Kristen Ivory

(Deloitte Consulting LLP, Manager)

Victoria Kempter

(Delta Air Lines, General Manager- Financial Planning & Analysis)

Kyle MacDonald

(Keller Knapp Realty, Real Estate Consultant & Marketer)

Olivia Mercer

(Berman Fink Van Horn, Associate Attorney)

Kelly Metzinger

(Carters, Financial Planning and Analysis Manager)

Tabitha Perez

(The Siegfried Group, Associate Director)

Tanisha Pinkins

(DLA Piper Global Law Firm, Associate Attorney)

EJ Ryan

(Lendmark Financial, Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Region)

Grayson Thorburn

(Google, Enterprise Account Executive)

Barrett Wills

(CAC Specialty, Account Executive)