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Who We Are

Board of Directors

  • Blair W. Sandford, President

    Southern Company

  • Davis Goodson, Vice President

    South State Bank

  • Damon Reed, Treasurer

    Capital One Multifamily Finance

  • Emily T. Vande Lune, Secretary

    University of Alabama System

  • Andrew Alexander

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

  • Jay Agnew

    Southern Company Services

  • Melinda Burnett

    City of Vestavia Hills

  • Allison Chang-Roberts

    Williams Blackstock Architects

  • Maria Coley

    Contract Freighters, Inc.

  • Jeffrey A. Cowart

    Action Resources, Inc.

  • Arthur Edge, III

    Arthur Edge, III, P.C.

  • Rev. Terry Hamilton-Poore

    Pastor, First Presbyterian Church

  • Gracie Johnsey

    Regions Bank

  • Pamela W. Koehler

    MortgageBanc/ Fairway Independent
    Mortgage Company

  • Virginia Miller

    Sexton/Miller LLC

  • Heather Nelms


  • Vinay Patel

    UAB Health System

  • Vishwa Patel

    Community Volunteer

  • Millicent W. Ronnlund

    Southern Nuclear Operating Co., Inc.

  • Gwin Sanders

    Community Volunteer

  • Kelsey Mitchell, Ex Officio

    UAB Medicine