Our leadership and staff are dedicated to keeping families close when it matters most.

President and CEO, Beth Howell

Beth Howell

President & CEO

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, Atlanta RMHC has launched a new Ronald McDonald House Care Mobile, a 2020 Strategy and will continue to grow in 2018.

Prior to her tenure at Atlanta RMHC, Beth worked with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for more than two decades.

Read Beth’s full bio.

For an accessible version of this document, contact our marketing director.

Richard “Rich” DeAugustinis, Chair*
Vice President, McDonald’s Division Worldwide, The Coca-Cola Company

Karen Bailey, Vice Chair*
Retired, Vice President, National Accounts, Food Services Solutions, Georgia-Pacific Corporation

David J. Lerner, Treasurer*
Partner, Ascent CPA Group, LLC/ AGL PC

Adam Agnew
Executive Vice President — Consumer Products Practice, Capgemini America

James Bria (Jim)
Finance Director, Georgia/Alabama District, Trane-Ingersoll-Rand

Jeremy Bryant
Regional Vice President — Southeast, United Healthcare National Accounts

Helen Carlos
Community Volunteer

Jeff Cashman
CEO, Ally Commerce

John Christian
President/Owner, TRUE Staffing Inc.

Vivian de Jesus
Bayshore Grove Inc., McDonald’s Owner/Operator

William F. Donahue (Bill)
Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Paper

Patrick Frias
COO, Children’s Heathcare of Atlanta

Mark Gibson*
Assistant Vice President—Credit and Risk Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Chris Hall
Chef & Partner, Local Three Restaurant

Lynn Messer Hawkins
McDonald’s Owner Operator, Messer and Messer LLC

Grace Huang
Senior Vice President Inventory Services, Manheim — Cox Automotive

John Hurt
Hurt & Hurt Restaurants Inc., McDonald’s Owner/Operator

Andrew “Andy” W. Jung*

Vice President & Co-Director of Research/Portfolio Manager, Montag & Caldwell LLC

Thomas “Tom” H. Kirbo
*Past Board Chairman
, SK Commercial Realty LLC

Brian Kurlander
Founder, Kurlander Consulting

Miriam Lewis
Principal Consultant, Human Resources-Global Solutions, The Clorox Company

Chris Marinac
Co-Founder, FIG Partners LLC

J.M. Owens*
Retired, McDonald’s Owner/Operator, President, J.M. Owens LLC

Lisa Pilger
Executive Vice President, Resource Group Director, Media Brokers International

Muriel Powell
McDonald’s Owner/Operator, Golden Partners Inc.

Matthew D. Richardson (Matt)
Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Sharlene Smith
President, Nash Smith, Inc. dba Healthsource Chiropractic

Richard L. Sparkmon*
Partner, Sparkmon Advisory Services LLC

Pamela “Pam” Storm
Founder, Rent Marketplace

John Strom
Senior Vice President, Georgia-Pacific Professional

John V. Tamasi
McDonald’s Owner/Operator, JVT Enterprises

Robert H. Turner, III (Rob)
Founding Member, InTown Legal

Robert “Bob” L. Ward Jr.
Senior Vice President, Principal, Colliers International — Atlanta Office Services Group

Wyatt J. Whaley
Senior Vice President, Quality One Wireless

Craig A. Williams*
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Global McDonald’s Division at The Coca-Cola Company

S. Clifton “Cliff” Willimon, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Children’s Orthopedics of Atlanta

* Denotes Executive Committee Members

Nate Medina, Chair*
Vice President, Sales Strategy GP Pro|Georgia-Pacific Corporation

Bradley Alford (Brad)
Principal, Alpha Capital Management

Pat Belinski
Vice President, Sales Capability & Strategic Customer The McDonald’s Division — The Coca-Cola Company

Cromwell Baun
First Vice President-Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services Inc.

Christopher Chelette (Chris)
Vice President, Planning, Design & Construction, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Ellen Cohen Laddin
Community Volunteer

Ashley Edmonds
Founder/CEO, Smartsy LLC

Sherry Farrugia
Managing Director, Health Research Partnerships
Director, Georgia Institute of Technology & Children’s Healthcare
of Atlanta Partnership
Health IT Strategic Partners Officer

Dave Fine
Vice President of Sales and Distribution
Cricket Wireless

Joshua J. Gregory
Vice President, Principal, Colliers International

Ann E. Haight, M.D.
Medical Director, Aflac Clinical Research Office, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston

Wylly Harrison
Senior Project Manager, Georgia Department of Economic Development

Mark Hunt
President/CEO, Spiritus Healthcare Consulting

Melissa Jeska
Managing Partner/Client Relations, Jab Tek

Kate Johnson
Project Consultant, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Janet Lathrop
Chief of Staff, Arthur M. Blank Family of Businesses

Michael McCool (Mike)
Financial Advisor, Consolidated Planning Corporation Advisors

Brian P. Matthews
Account Executive, Comcast Spotlight

Craig Miller
President/Executive Director, Craig Miller Productions Inc.

Brooks Morris
Vice President, Cresa Atlanta

Michael J. Slocum (Mike)
Assistant Vice President – Customer Engagement, The Coca-Cola Company, McDonald’s Division

Lisa Ward
Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Core5 Industrial Partners

Reed Weigle
Operations Manager, Brasfield & Gorrie LLC

Barbara Wheeler
Senior Program Management Principal, North Highland

Michael Young
Regional Director, The Coca-Cola Company, McDonald’s Division Worldwide

Beth Howell
President & CEO

Kimberly Nuckols
Vice President of Administration

Kim Cunningham
Vice President of Operations

Melinda Kelleher
Vice President of Development

Carrie A. Bowden
Marketing & Communications Director

Marissa Greider
Director of Development

Justin Littlefield
Director of House Operations

Caroline Tate
Director of Special Events

Wendy Reiser Cromwell
Digital Marketing Manager

Trisha Thompson
Special Events Coordinator

Laura Pichan
Development Manager

Katie Thompson
Database Coordinator

Catherine Stapleton
Administrative Coordinator

Jessica Perez
Volunteer Services Manager
Our House near Scottish Rite

Kelsey McCullough
Volunteer Services Manager
Our House near Egleston

April Clark
Family Support Services Manager

Sarah Sayles
House Manager
Our House near Scottish Rite

Scott Mills
Evening Manager
Our House near Scottish Rite

Darren Adkins
Night Manager
Our House near Scottish Rite

Kattie Williams
House Manager
Our House near Egleston

Dee Dee Ebert
Evening Manager
Our House near Egleston

Jauhn Crawley
Night Manager
Our House near Egleston

Jamesse W. Barbine
Family Room Coordinator

Cori Weatherford
Relief Manager

Weekend Manager
Our House near Scottish Rite

Weekend Manager
Our House near Egleston