Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

Stuart E. Dougherty

Operations Director

Yocelin Gutierrez

Operations Coordinator

Candice Lofton

Program Manager

Kiara Mosley

Program Manager

Lea Rolfes

Executive Director

Aminata Solammon

Development Director

Work With Us

Do you share a passion for our mission and want to join the team? Learn more about open staff and board positions.

Work With Us

Our Board

Carrie Magee


Julie Anne Kohse, Chair

Jabian Consulting

Kathryn Gilbert

Jamestown, LP

Sydney Morton, Chair-elect

Georgia Alliance for Progress, LLC

Bethany Baker

Emory University

Rose Davidson, Secretary

Jones Lang LaSalle

Kelli Ertel


Lauren Freedman


Shawn Johnson

The Coca-Cola Company

Kendra LaFleur, Treasurer

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC

Stacey McGavin Mohr

Eversheds Sutherland

Sibyl Porter

UFCW Local 1996

Jenna Scheinfeld

Prais + Barnette

Brenda Smith

The Coca-Cola Company

Vanessa Stephens


Bess Tang

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Aileen Thomas

Synovus Bank

Elise White

Zurich North America

Shawn Whitman

Zoo Atlanta


Young Professionals Board

Alli Barfield

Wildflower Bakes

Alexis Beatrice

Lillia Blasius

Shaina Bryant

Donna Burke

Grace Green

Double the Donation

Cynthia Harris

Carlan Loeb-Muth

Kendall McCluney

Kate Middleton

ECG Management Consultants

Kate Middleton

Patrice Parkinson

Ariana Parsons

Shalice Sherald

Sally Rives

Emory Healthcare

Emily Yona

Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.