The Terry College of Business Alumni Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Dean and faculty of the college to further the goals of continuous improvement in instruction, research, and service and professional activities in business administration. Board members work to promote and support the programs and activities of Terry College in order to cultivate and encourage a continuing affiliation between alumni and the institution.

Initiatives

Alumni Awards and Gala

The annual Terry College Alumni Awards and Gala is the college’s signature event and one of UGA’s most exciting. Distinguished Terry alumni, outstanding young alumni, and Pinnacle Society inductees are honored in an awards ceremony, while the event also serves as a fundraiser for the college. Guests include some of the region’s most influential business men and women as well as sports celebrities and politicians.

Student of the Year

The Emeritus members of the Terry College Alumni Board annually honor a graduating senior with the “Student of the Year” award. This special award is presented at the spring Terry Honors Day ceremony to a student who best demonstrates the skills and commitment required to succeed in college, business, and life.

Terry Third Thursday

Terry Third Thursday is a breakfast speaker series for the Atlanta business community. This series features influential speakers, as well as special guests from the University of Georgia, who bring local and global perspectives on business and innovation.

Women's Conference

More than 225 alumnae and friends come to campus to hear insights from female executives and build their professional networks. Attendees, who range from students to CEOs, are treated to a keynote address from prominent female business leaders and hear panel discussions on entrepreneurship, work-life balance and social media.

Regional Networks

Terry College’s Regional Alumni Networks keep our “long-distance dawgs” connected to the college and updated on major initiatives. As more graduates move away from Georgia after graduation, the alumni networks keep them connected from afar.

MBA Support

The MBA Support Committee works to positively impact the quality of the Terry MBA programs through the Alumni Champion initiatives, MBA Committee Advisor Program and curriculum development support.

Nomination Process

Nominations for the Alumni Board are due by May 15 each year. For more information on the Alumni Board, please contact the current Nominating Chair, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Requirements

To be considered as a candidate for the Terry College Alumni Board, please submit the following information to Natalie Glenn by May 15:

  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Résumé
  • Board Member Expectations

Board Member Expectations

  • Serve a three-year term (beginning July 1, 2014)
  • Include Terry in your philanthropic priorities:
    • Make an annual gift – $2500/year required
    • Consider committing to a multi-year pledge to the Building Terry campaign in an amount that is meaningful to you
  • Actively participate in the annual Alumni Awards & Gala hosted by the Alumni Board
    • Secure a corporate sponsorship (sponsorships range from $2,500 to $10,000) - or - purchase six Gala tickets ($200 each)
    • Actively serve on a Gala committee (participate in monthly conference calls)
    • Donate a silent auction item
  • Attend two Board meetings per year (Fall: November 14, 2014, in Athens and Spring: February 19, 2015 in Atlanta)
  • Serve as a mentor to one member of the Young Alumni Board
  • Serve on a standing committee of the Alumni Board (Regional Networks, MBA, Terry Third Thursday, Emeritus, Development, Young Alumni Board or Undergraduate Support)
  • Serve as a champion of the Terry College within your company or organization by supporting the Dean's priorities. A few examples include assisting current students with internships and permanent job placement, participating in alumni panels and other speaking opportunities on campus, mentoring a student, etc.
  • Geographic specific support:
    • Atlanta/Georgia Residents: Participate in Terry Third Thursday, Dean's Receptions and other Terry College events when possible
    • Non-Atlanta/Georgia Residents: Assist with Regional Network activities to help Terry on its path to national prominence and reach out to alumni in your area
  • Pay annual Board dues of $50

Members

Alumni Board
Cecil R. Cooke
BBA 1975
Chair
Aon Risk Services
Alumni Board
John F. Schraudenbach
BBA 1981
MAcc 1982
Vice Chair
EY
Alumni Board
F.M. Buck Wiley, III
MBA 1992
JD 1992
Immediate Past Chair
Merrill Lynch
Alumni Board
Oliver Logan Ide
JD 1995
MBA 1995
Secretary/Treasurer
Foundry Capital, LLC
Alumni Board
Robert G. Aitkens
BBA 1975
MAcc 1981
Aitkens & Aitkens, P.C.
Alumni Board
James W. Barge
BBA 1978
Lionsgate
Alumni Board
M. Brantley Barrow
BBA 1976
DPR Hardin Construction
Alumni Board
W. Craig Barrs
BBA 1980
Georgia Power Company
Alumni Board
Danette Jones Beck
BBA 1994
Marsh
Alumni Board
Brian S. Beckwith
BBA 1991
Formation Capital, LLC
Alumni Board
Lisa Read Blanco
BBA 1995
JD 1998
Energy Technology Ventures, LLC
Alumni Board
Jason Marchman Brady
BBA 1993
Northwestern Benefit Corporation of Georgia
Lauren Hammann
Lauren Hammann Bridwell
MBA 2009
ACT Bridge, Inc.
Alumni Board
Laura Evelyn Brightwell
BBA 1989
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.
Alumni Board
Michael William Browder
BBA 1984
RegionalCare Hospital Partners
Alumni Board
Christopher W. Brown
BBA 1987
Brown Miller Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Alumni Board
Blake Bruce
BBA 2003
Merrill Lynch
Alumni Board
Rodney Bullard
MBA 2012
Chick-fil-A, Inc Chick-fil-A, Foundation
Alumni Board
Stacy A. Chick
BBA 1984
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Matt Clark
Matthew D. Clark
BBA 1992
MAcc 1993
MBA 2004
Alumni Board
Brian James Cossaboom
MBA 1997
IBM
Alumni Board
Thomas Marvin Cotney, Jr.
BBA 1980
mBlox
Alumni Board
Patrick K. Coyne
MBA 1994
Lincolnshire Management, Inc.
Alumni Board
Zack C. Deming
BBA 2001
Korn Ferry
Alumni Board
Steve L. Denton
BBA 1987
Beecher Carlson
Brown & Brown, Inc.
Ed Ferguson
Ed Ferguson
BBA 1993
Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Alumni Board
Scott C. Ferguson
BBA 1977
Underwriters Safety & Claims, Inc.
Alumni Board
Jacob J. Ferro, Jr.
AB 1996
MBA 2003
American Cancer Society, Inc.
Alumni Board
Travis Hannon
BBA 2000
Warbird Consulting Partners
Alumni Board
William A. Herman, IV
BBA 1992
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Alumni Board
Scott L. Hobby
BBA 1994
MBA 2000
Case Pomeroy and Company
Alumni Board
Ryan D. Katz
BBA 1996
Route 66 Ventures
Alumni Board
Catherine Davis Knox
BBA 1983
Alumni Board
Charles S. Kolodkin
MBA 1981
Cleveland Clinic
Alumni Board
Andrew Cary Lipman
BBA 1996
DiversiTech Corporation
Alumni Board
Luther A. Lockwood
BBA 1989
MBL Advisors, Inc.
Alumni Board
Anthony A. Martin
MBA 2000
M3 Advisors/Martin Financial Group
Alumni Board
James Clifford McCurry
BBA 1971
Seacrest Partners, Inc.
Alumni Board
Scott C. McGee
BBA 1992
KPMG
Alumni Board
Hollis Dorsey Meidl
BBA 1983
Marsh USA
Alumni Board
Stephen A. Molinari
BBA 1998
Corridor Group
Alumni Board
Timothy W. Murphy, Jr.
BBA 1996
RockTenn Company
Alumni Board
Clarence Vaughan Nalley, IV
BBA 2003
Sons Automotive Group
Alumni Board
Gerald O'Meara
BBA 1997
MBA 2000
CB Richard Ellis
Jimmy Patton
Jimmy Patton
BBA 1981
Patton, Albertson, & Miller, LLC
Alumni Board
Robert Howe Pinckney
BBA 1982
EvoShield, LLC
Alumni Board
Scott James Russell
BBA 1988
Midtown Consulting Group
Alumni Board
Camille Jenkins Russo
BBA 1994
Alta Innovations
Alumni Board
John K. Sheppard
BBA 1979
MBA 1981
EveryWare Global, Inc.
Alumni Board
George A. Steadman
BBA 1975
Rutherfoord/MMA
Alumni Board
R. Travis Storey
BBA 1975
MAcc 1977
KPMG
Alumni Board
S. Andrew Sullivan
BBA 1989
Sullivan & Schlieman Wealth Management, LLC
Alumni Board
George Grant Tribble
BBA 1985
MBA 2001
MPH 2010
Alumni Board
Bill Turner
BBA 2003
Yates, Woolfolk & Turner Insurance
Alumni Board
William E. Underwood
BBA 1985
Ironwood Insurance Services
Alumni Board
Tom Usilton
ABJ 1974
Radiology Partners, Inc.
Alumni Board
Thomas William Walden
BBA 1973
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Alumni Board
Craig C. Walker
AB 1985
Merrill Lynch
Nancy Whatley
Nancy Wright Whatley
BBA 1981
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Alumni Board
Vicki Brinson Williams
BSED 1995
MBA 2000
NBC Universal

Emeritus Members

  • Ben Barkley Atlanta, GA
  • Addison Barksdale Charlotte, NC
  • R. Michael Barry, Jr. Atlanta, GA
  • Ruth A. Bartlett Hilton Head Island, SC
  • Charles D. Beard Atlanta, GA
  • Joe E. Beverly Thomasville, GA
  • Todd A. Bitzer Johns Creek, GA
  • David Blanchard Columbus, GA
  • Diane Bloodworth Atlanta, GA
  • John D. Boardman Augusta, GA
  • Kirk J. Bradley Chapel Hill, NC
  • Louis J. Brown Smyrna, GA
  • Kathryn G. Buffington Snellville, GA
  • R. Alan Bullock Atlanta, GA
  • David Burch St. Simons Island, GA
  • Elizabeth W. Camp Atlanta, GA
  • Alisa Cleek Atlanta, GA
  • Robert Copeland Greensboro, GA
  • Richard Courts Atlanta, GA
  • Darren DeVore Marietta, GA
  • Richard D. Doherty Albany, GA
  • J. Tillman Douglas, Jr. Atlanta, GA
  • Susan McWhorter Driscoll Tifton, GA
  • Robert Dumas Roswell, GA
  • Morris C. Estes Alpharetta, GA
  • Damon M. Evans Athens, GA
  • Gunby J. Garrard Columbus, GA
  • Andrew L. Ghertner Atlanta, GA
  • Douglas Matthew Ghertner Nashville, TN
  • John M. Godfrey Jacksonville, GA
  • Steve Goodroe Kiawah Island, SC
  • Joseph D. Greene* Thomson, GA
  • Barbara Hampton Roswell, GA
  • Ed Heys Atlanta, GA
  • Hamilton Holmes Atlanta, GA
  • Samuel D. Holmes Atlanta, GA
  • Jason E. Hudson Roswell, GA
  • Mike Ivey Atlanta, GA
  • Stephen M. Joiner Atlanta, GA
  • Will Jones Augusta, GA
  • Roger F. Kahn Highland Beach, FL
  • F. Lamar Lewis Athens, GA
  • John L. Ludwig Sea Island, GA
  • Andy McGhee Atlanta, GA
  • Ted McMullan Atlanta, GA
  • David G. Newton Griffin, GA
  • Howell W. Newton Forsyth, GA
  • Marlan L. Nichols Kathleen, GA
  • Frank K. Norton Gainesville, GA
  • Allison Karl O'Kelly Farmington, CT
  • Mike Ostergard Atlanta, GA
  • Trey Paris Gainesville, GA
  • John R. Phelps Atlanta, GA
  • Laurence H. Powell Atlanta, GA
  • L. Phil Reames Atlanta, GA
  • Mark Saussy Thomasville, GA
  • Abram Serotta Augusta, GA
  • James Shepherd Atlanta, GA
  • Deborah Storey Dallas, TX
  • Victor C. Sullivan Albany, GA
  • Joseph Terrell Atlanta, GA
  • Kenneth L. Thrasher Atlanta, GA
  • Larry Warnock Warner Robins, GA
  • Larry Webb Athens, GA
  • Steven E. Weinstein* Athens, GA
  • Lowell W. White Eatonton, GA
  • Cleveland R. Willcoxon* Atlanta, GA

Note * denotes deceased member