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Central Atlanta Progress Installs New Board of Directors

April 20,2016

Among a crowd more than 1,100 attendees, the Membership of Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) approved its 2016 Board of Directors during the organization’s 75th Annual Meeting on March 31st.  Held at the Georgia Aquarium, the event highlighted the people, places and businesses that have positively impacted the City and continue to shape Downtown's bright and exciting future.


The following 96 individuals were installed as CAP’s 2016 Board of Directors:

Executive Committee

Tom Aderhold, Aderhold Properties Inc.

Harry Anderson, The Coca‐Cola Company

Mark Becker, Georgia State University

Susana Chavez, Parking Company of America

Pedro Cherry, Georgia Power

Kirsten Hadley, Georgia‐Pacific

Lisa Harris, Turner

Maxine Hicks (Treasurer), DLA Piper LLP

Bill Hollett, Cousins Properties Incorporated

Mike Hurst, SunTrust Bank

Laura Keenan, Bank of America

Raymond King, Zoo Atlanta

David Lee, Atlanta Hawks/Philips Arena

Rich McKay, Atlanta Falcons

Eddie Meyers, PNC Financial Services Group

Egbert Perry, Integral

Alicia Philipp, The Community Foundation for

Greater Atlanta

Steve Reis, McKinsey & Company

Steve Riddell, Troutman Sanders LLP

Jerome Russell, H. J. Russell and Company

E. Kendrick Smith, Jones Day

Dave Stockert (Chairman), Post Properties, Inc.

Scott Taylor, CARTER

Board of Directors

Ambrish Baisiwala, Portman Holdings

David Balos, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Bryan Batson, AGL Resources Inc.

Marti Blackstock, Banyan Street Capital

Renay Blumenthal, Grady Health System

Jim Borders, Novare Group Holdings

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority*

Russ Brockelbank, Balfour Beatty Construction

Amanda Brown Olmstead, A. Brown-Olmstead Associates

Kevin Cantley, Cooper Carry Inc.

Clark Dean, Transwestern

Manuel Deisen, The Ritz‐Carlton Atlanta

Dora Din, Creations Group

Kipling Dunlap, ADNA*

Bijan Eghtedari, Lanier Parking Solutions

Geoff Eisenacher, Corvias Campus Living

David Evans, Dixon Hughes Goodman

Brian Farley, Comcast

Joy Fitzgerald, Atlanta Housing Authority

Steve Forte, Smith Gambrell Russell

Melissa Frawley, Wells Fargo

Jay Gillespie, EY

Robert Haley, CohnReznick

Joe Handy, Georgia Aquarium

Don Harris, AECOM

John Heagy, Hines Interests Ltd Partnership

Glenn Hendrix, Arnall Golden Gregory

Ansley Houston, Rinnai America Corporation

Tad Hutcheson, Delta Air Lines Inc.

David Hutchison, The Beck Group

John Izard, Cushman & Wakefield of GA Inc.

Scott Jordan, BB&T

Josh Kamin, King & Spalding

Eloisa Klementich, Invest Atlanta*

Kevin Kobishop, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel

Brad Koeneman, Hilton Atlanta

Nick Koonz, Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center

Steve Labovitz, Dentons

Milton Little, United Way of Greater Atlanta

Scott Marticke, Porter Novelli

David Marvin, Legacy Ventures

Sam McGarr, KPMG

Peter McMahon, Hyatt Regency Atlanta

Tom Meinhart, Jacobs Engineering

David Miller, Holder Construction

Hala Moddelmog, Metro Atlanta Chamber*

Arun Nijhawan, Lucror Resources

Daniel Owens, Emory University Hospital Midtown

Jeff Parker, HNTB Corporation

William Pate, ACVB*

Ed Peterson, YP

Marian Pittman, Cox Media Group

Frank Poe, Georgia World Congress Center*

Jeff Portman, AMC Inc. (AmericasMart)

Erica Qualls-Battey, Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Cathe Reams, Siemens

Don Reynolds, Perkins + Will

Mark Riley, Urban Realty Partners

Kristi Rooks, WRS, Inc.

Mark Rusche, Alston & Bird LLP

Wayne Saxe, Goldberg’s Group of Companies

Scott Selig, Selig Enterprises, Inc.

Pete Shelton, Colliers International

Mike Sivewright, Jones Lang LaSalle

David Smith, Regions Bank

Brian Spickard, DPR Construction

Scott Szwast, UPS

Ron Tarson, Westin Peachtree Plaza

Rachel Tobin, Jackson Spalding

David Todd, CB Richard Ellis Inc.

Becky Ward, tvsdesign

Betty Willis, Emory University*

Alan Wise, The Boston Consulting Group Inc.

*Denotes ex-officio member

About Central Atlanta Progress / Atlanta Downtown Improvement District: Central Atlanta Progress, Inc., is a Downtown business association with approximately 200 members. Its mission is to champion a vibrant community with strong leadership and sustainable infrastructure that is safe, livable, diverse, economically viable, accessible, clean, hospitable and entertaining. The Atlanta Downtown Improvement District is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable corporation created by CAP to make Downtown safer, cleaner and more hospitable.