Drew Reynolds is principal consultant at Common Good Data, where he helps nonprofits use
data to demonstrate and communicate their impact. He has over 10 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations as a consultant, program director, academic, teacher, mentor, and
Reynolds began his career in K-12 education as a high school foreign language teacher (Spanish). He later served in higher education as an Assistant Professor at the UNC Charlotte School of Social Work and supported educators moving to online and hybrid learning as an Instructional Designer at Boston College. Reynolds earned a Ph.D. and MSW from the Boston College School of Social Work and his MEd and BA from the University of Notre Dame.
Lillian Norton is a product innovation and brand
marketing professional. She most recently served as the Director of Packaging Sustainability and Design-to-Value at The Coca-Cola Company. She previously held innovation and
marketing roles at Procter & Gamble and Newell Rubbermaid. She has more than 20 years of professional experience ranging from project and personnel management to leading new product
innovation from concept to shelf.
Lillian is from Abilene, TX and graduated from The United States Military Academy at West Point while playing on the tennis team for four years. After graduation, she served five years active duty as a Military Intelligence Officer in the Army, deploying to Bosnia in 2001 for peacekeeping, and supporting combat operations in Iraq from 2004-2005. She obtained her Master’s degree in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington D.C.
Lorena Ferro Borges, originally from Caracas Venezuela, moved to the USA in 2007. She earned her Bachelor in Accounting and Administration from
Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Caracas, Venezuela.
She currently works at GSMA Mobile for Development Foundation as Head of Finance and Compliance. She has more than 10 years of experience working in Finance and Compliance for non-profits in Georgia. With her team they currently manage a grant portfolio of over $100m, that includes US private foundations, US government agencies and international governments such as UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway, etc.
Since becoming the mother to a very special girl, Lorena discovered her passion for volunteering. She currently serves as a member of the Cardiac Family Advisory Council and Family Advisory Council for Children’s Health Care of Atlanta. She is also member of the ELC (Emerging Leaders for Children’s Health Care of Atlanta). She is a past Board member of AWARE wildlife center and The Childre’s Heart Foundation.
Dr. Nathelia “Tiki” Barnes is an award-winning Lead Public Health Analyst with over 20 years’ experience as a health
scientist. She has worked in both the private and public sector to promote public health through infectious disease research, pandemic responses, and program management. Her extensive
experience has helped to improve global public health outcomes.
Professionally and personally, Dr. Barnes is committed to improving health outcomes and closing gaps in health disparities in chronic and infectious diseases. She has spent her career marrying her passions of diversity and inclusion, and clinical outcomes in underserved communities.
Dr. Barnes is a proud graduate of Florida A&M University, where she completed her undergraduate studies in biology before earning a Master of Science in Molecular Genetics from Georgia State University, and a Doctor of Health Science degree with a certificate in Global Health from Nova Southeastern University. She is a wife, a mother of one dynamic son, and passionate public servant.
Jabari Clark is an accomplished leader in the areas of Project Management, Business Analysis, Process
Improvement, and Strategic Development. Currently, he works as Principal Business Analyst at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield where he leads various teams of Business Analysts to implement
initiatives for various Blues Plans across the US. In addition to managing the quarterly audit, he identifies and bolsters processes that continue to improve the quality and delivery of team
With a background in Management Consulting, Jabari has led teams of Business Analysts in the Healthcare space for companies such as Deloitte and CareFirst. Jabari and his wife live in East Atlanta where they raise their four school age children – with one child in the 2033 French Track. His hobbies include cycling, running and volunteering. He holds an MBA in International Business from Georgia State University in addition to certifications such as PMP and CBAP. As a graduate of the United Way V.I.P. Board Training program, Jabari hopes to be able to contribute to GLOBE’s mission and to deliver his professional skills towards the enrichment of all children within the influence of The GLOBE Academy.
Michelle Hayes has 20 years of experience in the Quality Assurance and Quality Systems arena, working primarily in the medical device, IVD
and consumer goods industries.
Michelle is an ASQ CQA, CBA, CPGP and CMQ/OE, with expertise in quality program development, and remediation of quality gaps through optimization and standardization of process procedures. Michelle has led quality improvement projects for supplier quality management, quality system development and audit programs. She has a passion for continuous improvement and driving collaborative ways of working that drive results.
Michelle Hayes was born and raised in Barbados, and now resides in Atlanta GA with her family. She grew up with her parents and sister in Barbados and moved to the US to attend the University of Georgia, where she received her BS in Biological Engineering and later her MS in Regulatory Affairs.
In her free time enjoys serving as Board member with organizations locally and globally centered around education and youth, tutoring math and science, exercising and spending time with her husband, son, family and friends.
Kimberly Henshaw serves as the Head of the Chinese Language, Culture, and Business Initiatives at Georgia State University. She
is also the Associate Director for the Office of International Initiatives and assists in various university-wide internationalization programs. Her interests are in foreign language
teaching, learning methodologies, cultural edification, and collaborative intercultural communication.
She holds a Master of Arts in International Studies with an emphasis in Education, and a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs. Kimberly also has two certifications to teach English as a foreign language to both adults and children, and was a graduate of Georgia State’s 2018-2019 Executive Leadership Academy of Women.
Previously, Kimberly was the Managing Director of the Confucius Institute at Georgia State, as well as the Academic Director for an intensive English program at Oglethorpe University. She also worked in Shanghai and Beijing, China developing, launching, and promoting The Walt Disney Company’s English training school for children, Disney English.
Leigh Long is a marketing and communications consultant who supports clients in creating multi-channel campaigns that deliver sustained
audience engagement. She previously served as the head of the strategy and creative functions at The XD Agency, an Atlanta-based experiential firm; there, she led internal teams in delivering
smart ideas for clients in industries from automotive and technology to entertainment and beauty.
Earlier in her career, Leigh worked in marketing and communications for NBCUniversal and The Walt Disney Company, as well as for the Atlanta Silverbacks soccer team. She holds a B.A. from Emory University, and she lives in Oak Grove, with her husband and three children.
Catherine Schwenkler lived and studied in South America before launching her education career as the founding Spanish teacher and
International Studies Coordinator at an international studies high school in New York City.
In addition to teaching Spanish Language Arts, AP® Language and Culture, and AP® Literature and Culture, she also organized service-learning trips to Peru. In other teaching positions at charter and public schools in Queens and the San Francisco Bay Area, Catherine taught elementary and middle school students Spanish via the Total Physical Response Storytelling technique. She enjoys the spectrum of learners that come into classrooms in diverse cities.
Schwenkler's experience teaching native and heritage speakers alongside beginner learners proved to be invaluable as a member of Wayside Publishing's author teams for EntreCulturas 2, EntreCulturas 4, and Tejidos, all of which center authentic sources and intercultural understanding while developing language proficiency.
Catherine holds a B.A. in Hispanic Studies, a B.A. in Sociology, and a M.Ed. in Education, Curriculum and Instruction with a Certification in Spanish (K-12), all from The College of William and Mary.
Teri Williams has nearly two decades of experience creating branded content, developing strategies to support strategic campaigns, and
managing initiatives that enhance employee engagement. She currently serves as a Managing Producer for McKinsey & Company.
Teri began her career as a television journalist in Atlanta, writing and producing at CNN. She later moved to New York where she produced programming for Dateline NBC, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel. Teri graduated with a Master of Science in Marketing from New York University and a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University. Teri obtained her B.A. in Journalism from The University of Georgia. She and her husband Allan have two beautiful children.
Ryan Hudak is the founder and CEO of Hudson Point Partners, a consulting firm specializing in non-profit strategy, finance, and operations with
a focus on K-12 public schools, school systems, and education support organizations. He began his professional career as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. Following six years of
military service, he worked in Silicon Valley in various manufacturing and operations management roles. After completing his MBA in 2005, he began a career in urban education reform focused
on school operations.
Over the past 15 years, Ryan has served in various operations leadership roles at Chicago Public Schools, DC Public Schools, and KIPP Public Charter Schools where he served as Chief Operating Officer in San Antonio and Atlanta for more than seven years. Hudak holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and is an alumnus of The Broad Residency in Urban Education. He lives in the Northlake area with his wife Callie and daughters Cate and Lucy.