Beth Howell is charged with guiding the Charity and leading its growth. Most recently, Beth led the successful completion of a capital campaign to build a new Ronald McDonald House near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. A visionary leader, Beth has identified additional opportunities to magnify the Charity’s impact. Under her guidance, ARMHC will launch a new Ronald McDonald House Care Mobile.
Prior to her tenure at ARMHC, Beth worked with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for more than two decades.
Richard DeAugustinis (Rich), Chairman*
Vice-President, McDonald’s Division Worldwide, The Coca-Cola Company
Karen Bailey, Vice Chairperson*
Retired, Georgia-Pacific Corporation
David J. Lerner, Treasurer*
Partner, Ascent CPA/ AGL P.C.
Vice President – Consumer Products Practice, Capgemini U.S. LLC
Regional Vice President – Southeast, United Healthcare National Accounts
Lane Carlock Howard
Founder, Lane Carlock Productions
Senior Vice President, Business Development, Manhattan Associates, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Operations & Chief Nursing Officer, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Vivian de Jesus
Hispanic Golden Arch, Inc., McDonald’s Owner/Operator
William F. Donahue (Bill)
President, The Paper Tigers, Inc.
Senior Vice President Global Sales, GP PRO
Assistant Vice President and Assistant General Auditor, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Chef & Partner, Local Three Restaurant
Lynn Messer Hawkins
McDonald’s Owner Operator, Messer and Messer, LLC
Vice President – Enterprise Product Planning, Cox Automotive
McDonald’s Owner/Operator, Southside Atlanta
Andrew W. Jung (Andy)*
Vice President & Co-Director of Research, Montag & Caldwell
Thomas H. Kirbo (Tom)
President, SK Commercial Realty, LLC
Principal Consultant, Human Resources-Global Solutions, The Clorox Company
Founder, Kurlander Consulting
Christopher W. Marinac (Chris), Past Chairman*
CFA, Managing Principal and Director of Research, FIG Partners, LLC
Owner & General Manager, BMW of South Atlanta
McDonald’s Owner/Operator, Bound South, Inc.
Executive Vice President, Resource Group Director, Media Brokers International
McDonald’s Owner/Operator, Golden Partners
Matthew D. Richardson (Matt)
Partner, Alston & Bird LLP
Executive, 20 Dollar Chiropractic
Richard L. Sparkmon, CPA, CVA*
Senior Director, Sparkmon & Associates
Pamela Storm (Pam)
Founder, Rent Marketplace
Robert Swoszowski (Bob)
McDonald’s Owner/Operator, Northeast Georgia, Inc.
John V. Tamasi
McDonald’s Owner/Operator, JVT Enterprises
Robert H. Turner, III (Rob)
Founding Member, InTown Law
Robert L. Ward, Jr. (Bob)
Senior Vice President, Principal, Atlanta Office Services Group
Craig A. Williams
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Global McDonald’s Division at The Coca-Cola Company
S. Clifton Willimon, M.D. (Cliff)
Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Children’s Orthopedics of Atlanta
* Denotes Executive Committee Members
Kathleen Hay, Chair
Director Market Development, KPMG, LLC
James Bria (Jim)
Finance Director, Georgia/Alabama District, Trane/Ingersoll-Rand
Senior Director, PR & Events, Sprinklr
President/Owner, True Staffing
Southeast Solutions Lead, Cushman & Wakefield
Managing Director, Health Research Partnerships
Georgia Institute of Technology & Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Partnership
Health IT Strategic Partners Officer
Director of Enterprise Sales, North America, Silverpop, an IBM Company
Ann E. Haight, M.D.
Medical Director, Aflac Clinical Research Office, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston
Director, Physician Practice Operations, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Senior Project Manager, Georgia Department of Economic Development
President/CEO, Spiritus Healthcare Consulting
Managing Partner, Client Relations, Jab Tek
Project Consultant, Office of the Chief Physician Officer, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Chief of Staff, Arthur M. Blank Family of Businesses
Brian P. Matthews
Account Executive, Comcast Spotlight
Category Director, Georgia-Pacific Corporation
President/Executive Director, Craig Miller Productions, Inc.
Vice President, Cresa Atlanta
Client Service Partner, Slalom Consulting, LLC
Senior Manager, Customer Communications, UPS
Account Executive, Marketo
Michael J. Slocum (Mike)
Assistant Vice President – Customer Engagement, The Coca-Cola Company
Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Core5 Industrial Partners
Operations Manager, Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
Wyatt J. Whaley
Vice President Sales and Business Development, ZTE USA
Senior Program Management Principal, North Highland
VP, Account Director, Moxie
Regional Director, The Coca-Cola Company, McDonald’s Division Worldwide
President & CEO
Vice President of Administration
Vice President of Operations
Carrie A. Bowden
Marketing & Communications Director
Director of Development
Volunteer Services Manager
Our House near Egleston
Our House near Scottish Rite
Manager of Development & Finance
Director of Special Events
Special Events Coordinator
Marketing & Communications Manager
Volunteer Services Coordinator
Our House near Scottish Rite
Family Support Services Manager
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
The Marketing & Communications intern plays a supportive role to marketing & communications team. This position assists with the planning, development and execution of the marketing strategy; drafts internal and external communications; and completes other administrative duties as assigned. Minimum of 10-weeks full time or part-time is preferred, but not required. This unpaid internship is designed for current undergraduate students or recent college graduates. School credit may be applied for this internship.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Brina Potvin, Marketing and Communications Manager.
SPECIAL EVENTS INTERN
The Special Events Intern plays a supportive role to Special Events Team. This position assists with the planning and execution of charity hosted fundraisers and third party events; assists with organizing and recruiting for auctions; highly encouraged to coordinate his/her own third party fundraiser in their community to raise awareness about ARMHC while interning; and completes other administrative duties as assigned. Minimum of 10-weeks full time or part-time is preferred, but not required. This unpaid internship is designed for current undergraduate students or recent college graduates with experience in events. School credit may be applied for this internship.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Caroline Tate, Special Events Manager.
VOLUNTEER SERVICES INTERN
The Volunteer Services Intern plays a supportive role to the Volunteer Services Manager and House Team. This position assists in all aspects of managing, recruiting and training volunteers to House Management. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing tours, assisting families in family care and check-ins, special events, database entry, solicitations and administrative duties. Minimum of 10-weeks full or part time is preferred, but not required. This unpaid internship is designed for current undergraduate students or recent college graduates. School credit may be applied for this internship.
To apply, please send resume and cover letters to Catherine Lewis, Volunteer Services Manager.
FAMILY SERVICES & HOUSE INTERN
The Family Services and House Intern plays a supportive role to the House Managers, families and children, and volunteers. This position will assist in all aspects of assisting families staying at our House to aiding House Managers and volunteers. Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting families in family care and check-ins, special events, database entry, and administrative duties. Minimum of 10-weeks full or part time is preferred, but not required. This unpaid internship is designed for current undergraduate students or recent college graduates. School credit may be applied for this internship.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to April Smith, Family Support Services Manager.