Board of Directors

Board Officers

Rebecca Hood
Owner, Rebecca Hood Designs

Vice President:


Ellie MacKnight
Office Manager, Brown Cat, Inc
(Widespread Panic Mgmt)

Other Board Members

Patterson Hood
Professional Musician/Songwriter – Drive-By Truckers

Dr. Bill Orr

Sally Speed
Academic Advisor, University of Georgia

Benjamin Roberts III
Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch (The ARH Group)
Global Wealth Management

David Barbe
Owner, Chase Park Transduction Studios
Professional musician & record producer
Director of Music Business Program (University of Georgia)

Barrie Buck
Venue Owner (The 40 Watt Club)

Helen Pinson
Assistant Vice President of Commercial Development (First American Bank and Trust)

Beth Hall Thrasher
Thrasher Photo & Design, LLC

Julie Cheney
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations (University of Georgia)

Kenneth and Anna Zankel

Todd Emily
First Vice President / Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC

Founding Family
Linda V. Phillips, Registered Nurse (retired): [email protected]
Dr. Pierre Phillips, Radiologist (retired)
K.P. Devlin, Musician