Board Members

Board of Directors

Michelle C. LaPlaca, PhD, Chair
Executive Board
Georgia Institute of Technology / Emory University
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Atlanta, GA

Bamidele Oyebamiji Adeyemo, MD, Vice-Chair
Executive Board
Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center
Atlanta, GA

Katy H. O’Brien, PhD, CCC-SLP, Secretary
Executive Board
University of Georgia
Communication Sciences and Special Education
Athens, GA

Gregory McAlvin, BBA, CTP, Treasurer
Executive Board
Renasant Bank, Commercial Relationship Officer
Atlanta, GA

Chandni Bhardwaj, MBB                                                                              Biotech Consulting, LLC                                                                             Atlanta, GA

Kelly Campbell, MEd
Cobb Co. Support Group Leader,                                                                Survivor                                                                                                    Marietta, GA

David A. Dodson, CFP
JP Morgan Private Bank                                                                                Atlanta, GA

Russell Gore, MD
Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA

Arun Jain, MBA
Retired, VP, Siemens Industry Inc.                                                            Survivor
Atlanta, GA

David Malutinok, MBA, BS, past Treasurer
Hope worldwide                                                                                              Caregiver
Marietta, GA

Gwen McKee, past Chair
Executive Board
Jolly Foundation                                                                                      Caregiver
Savannah, GA

Beth Ann Miller, LMSW, CBIST,
Walton Options
Augusta, GA

Teresa Partain, BS
Nobel WMS
Atlanta, GA

Steven Patterson, EdD, LAT, ATC,
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

Advisory Board

David A. Dodson, CFP, Co-Chair
JP Morgan Private Bank
Atlanta, GA

Gwen McKee, Co-Chair
Jolly Foundation & Caregiver
Savannah, GA

Dick Caillouet
Baxter International, Ret.
Atlanta, GA

Helen Gelly, MD, CEO
HyperbaRXS
Atlanta, GA

Bruce Hagen, PC
Hagen Law Firm
Decatur, GA

Kaveh Khajavi, MD
Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA

Ruthann P. Lacey, PC
Elder Law Attorney
Atlanta, GA

Lance Lourie, PC
Lourie, Watkins, Change & Roll
Atlanta, GA

Shean Phelps, MD
Augusta, GA

Cory Phillips, Partner
Forge Consulting
Atlanta, GA

Murray Saylor, PC
The Saylor Law Firm LLP.
Atlanta, GA

Mary Jo Spence
Atlanta Fine Homes
Alpharetta, GA

Representative Kevin Tanner
Georgia House of Representatives
Dawsonville, GA

David Wright, MD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA