Greater Atlanta Advisory Council

The Greater Atlanta Advisory Council consists of leading professionals from various industry sectors in the greater Atlanta community. The council serves as an advisory body to the faculty and administration, providing professional expertise and perspective that supports and enhances the school’s academic programs at the region’s education centers.

Industry Members

  • Karmetria Dunham-Burton,: GM – Strategic Programs and Supply Chain Management, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • Dr. Mel J. Colon,: Medical Director and CEO, International Medical Clinics
  • Frances E. Davis PhD,: Associate Superintendent, Gwinnett County Public Schools
  • Avis D. Dickey DBA,: Senior Advisor and Deputy Ethics Counselor, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention & ATSDR
  • Dr. Michelle Staples-Horne,: Medical Director, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, Office of Health Services
  • Jordan Housman,: Market Development Manager, Coca-Cola
  • Amy Howell, Esq., General Counsel,: Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities
  • José De La Cruz, JD, SPHR,: HR Director-Southern Region, Travelers’
  • Richard J. Maclachlan ’10,: Account Director, Ignition Inc.
  • Paul Oliveira ’11,: Business Analyst, Georgia-Pacific LLC
  • Coy Satterfield,: Regional Program Coordinator, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, Office of Programs and Transitional Services

University Members

  • Craig Cleveland DBA,: Regional Academic Director, Gwinnett Center
  • Dr. Rafael Rosado-Ortiz,: Assistant Professor of Health Care Management, Gwinnett Center
  • V. Joy Rose PhD,: Assistant Professor of Business, Morrow Center

Ex-Officio Members

  • Balbir Bal, PhD: Dean, Donald R. Tapia School of Business
  • Eddie Kenny: Director, Alumni & Parent Relations
  • Lorrie McGovern, DBA: Associate Dean, Graduate Studies in Business