Young Professional Leadership Council

The Young Professional Leadership Council (YPLC) is a group of dynamic and emerging leaders in the Atlanta community with a passion for and commitment to advancing CURE’s mission. Council members support CURE through monthly meetings, various volunteer opportunities, and their annual fundraising event, Spring Fever.

Audrey Merkel

Co-Chair (KPMG, Associate Director - Marketing)

Brett Switzer

Co-Chair (Baker Donelson, Attorney)

Chris Ascari

(EY / Senior Manager, Transaction Advisory Services - Real Estate)

Mallory Ciotti

(Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, Senior Cause Marketing Coordinator)

Meredith Colbert

(Alliant, Lead Consultant)

James Desmond

(The Coca-Cola Company, Senior Manager, Commercial Leadership)

Andy Dufresne

(Google, Account Executive)

Molly Lawrence

(Emory University School of Medicine Office of Faculty Development, Program Coordinator)

Kyle MacDonald

(Keller Knapp Realty, Real Estate Consultant & Marketer)

Emily McGhee

(Alliant Employee Benefits, Vice President, Lead Consultant)

Keeley McKenzie

(IHG - Associate Brand Manager, Global Guest Experience)

Rebecca Moye

(Comcast, Financial Analyst II, Care Finance)

Vy Pham

(SunTrust Private Wealth, Vice President)

Gabe Pirela

(PMG, Senior Product Manager)

Gabriella Rozenblat

(Notable Health, Customer Success Manager)

Paige Russell

(PwC, Assurance Senior Associate)

Avery Schroeder

(Novità Communications, Account Executive)

Tim Smith

(Northwestern Mutual, Financial Advisor)

Liz Stanton

(Delta Air Lines, Managing Director, Domestic Pricing)

Christina Starr

(Home Depot, Senior Analyst, Brand Advocate, Online Merchandising)

Leigh Ann Williams

(Revenue Analytics, Executive Assistant to the CEO)

Gordon Wyche

(Argonne Capital Group, Vice President)

Haley Zagoria

(Milk and Butter, Social/Digital Marketing Manager)