Richard Anderson, Executive Director, GRTA

Jay Bookman, Columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Neal Boortz, Talk Show Host, WSB Radio

Lisa Borders, President, Atlanta City Council; President, Grady Health Systems Foundation

Alton Brown, TV Personality, Author

Robert L. Brown, President/CEO, RL Brown & Associates, Inc.

Otis Brumby, Publisher, Marietta Daily Journal and Neighbor Newspapers

Frank Buonanotte, Entrepreneur/Philanthropist

General Charles “Hondo” Campbell, Commander, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)

Chip Cherry, President, Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and Macon Economic Development Commission

Chris Clark, Executive Director, Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority

Buddy Darden, Attorney, McKenna Long & Aldridge

Scott Davis, Chairman/CEO, United Parcel Service

Rajeev Dhawan, Director, Economic Forecasting Center, Georgia State University

Jermaine Dupri, CEO, So-So Def Records

Earl Ehrhart, State Representative, District 36

Alan Essig, Executive Director, Georgia Budget and Policy Institute

Sue Everhart, Chair, Georgia Republican Party

Hans Gant, Senior Vice President of Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

Michael Gaymon, President/CEO, Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce

Julie Gerberding, Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control

Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director, Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials

John T. Grant, Executive Director/COO, 100 Black Men of Atlanta

Bruce Grube, President, Georgia Southern University

PFC Vincent Hancock, Olympic Gold Medalist

Ross Harding, Vice President of Business Development, Herty Advanced Materials Development Center

Bob Hatcher, President/CEO, Midcountry Financial Corp.; Member, Board of Regents

Neil Herring, Lobbyist, Sierra Club

Bill Hitchens, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Public Safety

Al Hodge, President/CEO, Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce

Clark Howard, Consumer Advocate, Radio Show Host, WSB Radio

Donna Hyland, CEO, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Eric Jacobson, Executive Director, Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities

Josh Jackson, Editor, Paste Magazine

Jimmy jeter, President/CEO, Standard Discount Corp.

Dr. Michael Johns, Chancellor, Emory University

Eric Johnson, State Senator, District 1

Hank Johnson, U.S. Congressman, 4th District

Otis Johnson, Mayor, Savannah

Phil Kent, Chairman/CEO, Turner Broadcasting System

Jane Kidd, Chair, Georgia Democratic Party

Dorothy Leland, President, Georgia College & State University

Craig Lesser, McKenna, Long & Aldridge

John Linder, U.S. Congressman, 7th District

Dr. Douglas Miller, Dean, School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia

Jim Moran, President, Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

Dink Nesmith, Publisher, Community Newspapers Inc.; Member, Board of Regents

Jennifer Nettles, Grammy Winning Vocalist, Sugarland

Michelle Nunn, Co-Founder/CEO, Hands On Network

Jim Pannell, Attorney, Oliver Maner & Gray LLP

Tyler Perry, Founder, Tyler Perry Studios

Alicia Philipp, President, Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta

John Ray, Chairman, Georgia China Alliance

Kasim Reed, State Senator, District 35

Jennifer Rippner, Executive Director, Governor’s Office of Student Achievement

Joe Rogers, Chairman/CEO, Waffle House Inc.

Catherine Ross, Director, Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development, Georgia Institute of Technology

Beverly Scott, General Manager, MARTA

Michael Shaprio, Director, High Museum of Art

Alana Shepherd, Co-Founder, Shepherd Center

Walter Sprouse, Executive Director, Development Authority of Richmond County

Eric Tanenblatt, Attorney, McKenna Long & Aldridge

Ben Tarbutton III, Assistant Vice President, Sandersville Railroad Co.; Member, Board of Regents

Matt towery, Chairman/CEO, Insider Advantage

Allison Wall, Executive Director, Georgia Watch

Paula Wallace, President, Savannah College of Art and Design

Woody Woodside, President, Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce

Ronald M. Zaccari, President, Valdosta State University

Sam Zamarripa, Zamarripa Capital Incorporated

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