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Alliance Board Members

(as of February 13, 2019)

Mr. Stan Shepherd, Chairman – Regional Director, AT&T
Mr. Ron Thigpen, Vice Chairman – retired, president, South State Bank
Mr. H. Monty Osteen, Secretary/Treasurer – retired
Dr/CSM(R) Tom Clark, Executive Director
Mr. Dave Brendza
– General Manager, ADP
Mr. Paul Brewer – Owner, TV Talent Agents, LLC
Mr. Bennish Brown – President/CEO, Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau
Mr. Eddie Bussey – Agent, State Farm Insurance
Mr. John Cates – COO, Meybohm Real Estate
Mr. Andy Crosson – Director, CSRA Regional Commission
Honorable Hardie Davis – Mayor of Augusta
COL(R) John Dewey – President/CEO Janus Corporation
Mr. Doug Duncan – Chairman, Columbia County Board of Commissioners
MG (R) Les Eisner – USC, Office of Economic Engagement, SC Cyber Consortium
BG(R) Jeff Foley – President, Loral Mountain Inc.
Ms. Fran Forehand – Region Vice President, Georgia Power
Mrs. Don Grantham – GA State Transportation Board
Mr. Randy Hatcher – President/CEO MAU workforce development
Mr. William Irwin
– VP of Energy Services, Jefferson Energy Cooperative
MG(R) Hamp McManus– AECOM to Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, AECOM
MG(R) Jennifer Napper – VP and Segment Manager Army and Cyber Accounts
Mrs. Karyn Nixon – Augusta University Government Relations
Dr. Lisa Palmer
–  VP for Economic Development at Augusta Technical College
Mr. Tom Patterson – VP for Global Security – Unisys Corporation
Honorable Bob Pettit – Mayor, North Augusta
COL(R) Thom Tuckey – retired, former executive director of the Alliance
Mr. Bill Woodward – Office Managing Shareholder | Elliott Davis Decosimo
**Colonel James Clifford – Garrison Commander, Fort Gordon **Special Liaison to the Board

Advisory Board Members

CW4 (R) Curly Avant – Lincoln County, Ambassador
Mrs. Grace Belangia,
Clubhou.se Co-founder & Executive Director, Board of Directors
Mr. Robbie Bennett
– Executive Director, Development Authority of Columbia County
Ms. Shelly Blackburn – Executive Director, Columbia County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Ms. Nancy Bobbitt – Regional Director – Senator Johnny Isakson
Ms. Terra Carroll – President, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Scott Cooper – Chairman, Edgefield County Council
Mr. Jon Dollan – Cyber Strategy Director, Savannah River National Laboratory
Mr. Robert (Bob) Ford – Head Coach/Owner at Optimum Health & Financial Coaching, LLC
Mrs. Jennifer Hayes – District Rep for Sen David Perdue
Mrs. Jessica Hayes – Deputy Chief of Staff for Rep Jody Hice
Mr. David Jameson, President/CEO Aiken Chamber of Commerce
Mrs. Adela Kelly – Senior Project Manager Georgia Depart of Economic Dev
Dr. Forest Mahan – President, Aiken Technical College
Mr. Rick McLeod – President/CEO SRSCRO
Mrs. Jade Morey – President/CEO Forward McDuffie
Honorable Rick Osbon
– Mayor, City of Aiken
Mrs. Sue Parr – President/CEO, Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce
Mrs. Tammy Shepherd – President/CEO, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce
Rep. Barbara Sims
– former, GA Representative, District 123
Mrs. Brinsley Thigpen – District Rep for Rep Rick Allen
COL(R) John Waller – Grovetown City Administrator
Mr. Will Williams – President/CEO SCED Economic Development Partnership
Mr. Cal Wray – Augusta Economic Development Authority

Alliance Board Members

(as of August 15, 2017)
Mr. Stan Shepherd, Chairman – Regional Director, AT&T
Mr. Ron Thigpen, Vice Chairman – President, Georgia Bank and Trust
Mr. H. Monty Osteen, Secretary/Treasurer – retired
CSM(R) Tom Clark – Executive Director
Mr. Dave Brendza –
General Manager, ADP
Mr. Paul Brewer –
Owner, TV Talent Agents, LLC.
Mr. Eddie Bussey –
Agent, State Farm Insurance
Mr. Ron Cross –
Chairman, Columbia County Board of Commissioners
Mr. Andy Crosson –
Director, CSRA Regional Commission
Honorable Hardie Davis –
Mayor of Augusta
Mr. John Dewey –
 President/CEO Janus Corporation
Mr. Terry Elam –
President, Augusta Technical College
BG(R) Jeff Foley –
President, Loral Mountain Inc.
Mr. Robert (Bob) Ford –
 Principal Booz-Allen-Hamilton
Ms. Fran Forehand –
Region Vice President, Georgia Power 
Mr. Dan Fowler –
Vice President of Energy Services, Jefferson Energy Cooperative
Mr. Don Grantham –
GA State Transportation Board
Mr. Randy Hatcher – 
President/CEO MAU workforce development
MG(R) Hamp McManus-
Vice President Defense Maintenance and Logistics, AECOM
Mr. E.G. Meybohm –
President, Meybohm Realtors
Ms. Karyn Nixon –
Augusta University Government Relations
Mr. Tom Patterson – 
VP for Global Security – Unisys Corporation
Honorable Bob Pettit –
Mayor, North Augusta
Rep. Barbara Sims –
GA Representative, District 123
COL(R) Thom Tuckey –
retired, former executive director of the Alliance
Mr. Barry White –
President/CEO, Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau
Mr. William (Bill) Woodward – 
Office Managing Shareholder | Elliott Davis Decosimo
Colonel Todd Turner –
Garrison Commander, Fort Gordon  **Special Liaison to the Board

Advisory Board Members

Mr. Curly Avant – Lincoln County
Mr. Robbie Bennett –
Executive Director, Development Authority of Columbia County
Ms. Nancy Bobbitt –
Field Representative for Senator Johnny Isakson
Ms. Terra Carroll –
President, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Jennifer Hayes –
District Rep for Sen David Perdue 
Ms. Jessica Hayes –
District Rep for Rep Jody Hice
Mr. Rick McLeod –
President/CEO SRSCRO 
Ms. Sue Parr –
President/CEO, Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Tammy Shepherd –
President/CEO, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Riley M. Stamey –
 Chairman, Development Authority, Forward McDuffie 
Mr. Walter Sprouse –
Executive Director, Augusta Economic Development Authority
Ms. Brinsley Thigpen –
District Rep for Rep Rick Allen
Mr. Will Williams –
President/CEO SCED Economic Development Partnership

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