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Board of Directors

Our organization is supported by a diverse group of board members who are passionate about inspiring and developing leaders within our region.

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Board Chair

Charlie Blass

B.L.A.S.S. LLC

L-23, F-17, M-7

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Board Vice-Chair

Taron Thorpe

CB&S Bank

L-25

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Secretary

Rachel Ballard

Madison County Schools

F-35, L-31

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Immediate Past Board Chair

Jim Diehl

Torch Technologies

L-26, F-22

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Finance Chair

Lisa Abbott

Cadence Bank

F-7, L-22

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Finance Co-Chair

Drew Battle

ServisFirst Bank

MA-6, C-11, L-33

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Program Chair

Andrew Jennings

Transcend

L-27

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Alumni Chair

Doug Brazier

Calhoun Community College

L-26

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Alumni Vice-Chair

Lisa Williams

Soldier 1 Corporation

L-15

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Management Academy Vice-Chair

Bob Gordon

MTA, Inc.

MA-1

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Flagship Vice-Chair

Sue Esslinger

Huntsville Hospital Health System

L-30

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Connect Vice-Chair

Andrew Gipner

Longview Financial Advisors

C-17

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DE&I Chair

Chris Robinson

HQ Army Materiel Command

F-5, C-3, L-27

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Governance Chair

Quisha Bryant

City of Huntsville

C-14

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Governance Vice-Chair

Drew Davenport

Crestwood Medical Center

C-20, F-33, L-33

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Recruitment & Marketing Chair

Clint Kirkland

Progress Bank

L-24, MA-7

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Recruitment & Marketing Vice-Chair

Sonia Robinson

SPUR Staffing

C-3, L-31

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Administration Chair

Tammie Terry

Missile Defense Agency

L-23

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Administration Vice-Chair

Maike DeMaria

Capabilitix

L-34

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Fund Development Chair

Kyla Kelly

FirstBank

C-17

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Fund Developemnt Vice-Chair

Nilmini Thompson

Systems Products and Solutions Inc.

MA-10, L-34