Board of Directors

2017 - 2018 Officers & Executive Committee

Lauren Samples, Chair
CPA & Partner, Tillman, Bailey, Samples & Associates

Melissa Tymchuk, Chair-elect
Director of PR & Marketing, Northeast Georgia Health System

Nick Bruner, Secretary / Treasurer
CPA, Rushton & Company

Tommy Howard, Resource Development Chair
Vice President, The Norton Agency

Elizabeth Baldwin, Community Building Chair
CFinancial Planner, Regions Bank

Davis White, Immediate Past Chair
Principal, Datawise Communications 

2017 - 2018 Board

Elisabeth Baldwin
Financial Planner, Regions Bank

Sarah Bell
Chief Academic Officer, Gainesville City School System

Kyle Bochat
Financial Advisor, The Strong, Gaddy, Lee Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

Jeff Boggan
Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, University of North Georgia

Phil Bonelli
Vice President Middle Market Banking, Wells Fargo Bank

Stan Brown
City Manager, City of Oakwood

Nick Bruner
CPA, Rushton & Company

Bonner Burton
Lieutenant, Hall County Sheriff’s Office

Maria Calkins
Resident Services Coordinator, Gainesville Housing Authority

Amelia Collins (Mimi)    
CEO, The Longstreet Clinic

Sam Couvillon
Insurance Agent, Turner, Wood & Smith

Katie Dubnik
President, Forum Communications         

Tim Evans
VP, Economic Development, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce

Brett Fowler
Insurance Agent, Turner, Wood & Smith

Elizabeth Jacobs Higgins    
Executive Director, Vision 2030  

Tommy Howard
Vice President, The Norton Agency

Sam Johnson, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Northeast Georgia Health System

Dawn Justus
Branch Manager, United Community Bank

Andy Kalinauskas
Vice President, Conditioned Air Systems

Bethany Magnus    
Attorney, Whelchel, Dunlap, Jarrard and Walker

Guerry Norwood
Business Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo       

John Pace
CFO, The Norton Agency

Jay Parrish
Deputy Chief, City of Gainesville Police Department

Lt. Niurka Pena
The Salvation Army          

Ray Reulbach
Vice-President, Enterprise Accounts, UPS

Lauren Samples
CPA & Partner, Tillman, Bailey, Samples & Associates      

Dr. David D. Smith
Director, Veterinary Services & Marketing, Merial Select

Melissa Tymchuk
Director of PR & Marketing, Northeast Georgia Health System

Keith Whitaker
Attorney, Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles

Davis White                                      
Principal, Datewise Communications

Blake Wikle  
General Manager Prepared Foods, Gold Creek Foods

Carrie Woodcock
Head of World Languages and Global Initiatives, Hall County School System

Joy Griffin, Ex-Officio
President & Chief Professional Officer, United Way of Hall County