08-19-2022 · Tocqueville Society


The Tocqueville Society has a new executive committee and cabinet: As we share the excitement of these new leaders, we also want to provide our greatest thanks to Chris Peck who has served as the chair of the Tocqueville Cabinet from 2019 – 2022. Thank you, Chris, for your tireless and constant leadership and steering us towards success. Here are our new cabinet leaders!

Tricia Holder – Chair

Tricia is a native Atlantan, and she has been involved with United Way over the past 7 years on the cabinet of both Tocqueville and Tocqueville Women United. She has been married for 32 years and has 2 wonderful kids, Julie Ann and Jack. She has 23 years of business development and marketing experience, and she serves on numerous boards in Atlanta. Tricia is beginning to reframe discussions and narrative about Tocqueville and United Way of Greater Atlanta. She worked tirelessly in 2021 and 2022 to re-engage existing members and recruit new members. Tricia’s depth of experience In the Atlanta philanthropic community will bring a fresh new way to engage members this coming year.

David Abee – Vice Chair, Growth

David is a senior director with Synovus Bank, leading their middle market banking group for Greater Atlanta and North Georgia. David been a banker for 31 years, serving in various leadership roles within retail banking, private wealth, and corporate and investment banking. David has been a Tocqueville member for 10 years and has been an active donor to United Way for 26 years. David is married to Susan (26 years), and have three grown children who live in Orlando, Nashville, and Birmingham.

Tanesha Boldin – Vice Chair, Engagement and Retention

Tanesha, proud mama bear of 3 amazing humans and passionate community servant with experience on former boards to include the United Nations Association, Salvation Army, The Living Classrooms Foundation, MedStar, and others, is here in Georgia to make an impact. After stepping away from a successful career in banking, Tanesha ran a nonprofit in Haiti where she collaborated with the UN, World Health, and other global organizations to provide resources to the wonderful people in Jacmel, Haiti. She enjoys cooking, imagining she’s a comedian, being an advocate for her children, and community service.

We are excited to share the full membership of the Tocqueville Cabinet:

Chris Peck – Chair Emeritus, and former VP, UPS

Lawrence Ashe – Senior Counsel, Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs, LLP

Amy Corn – Academic Program Director, FinTech, Georgia Tech

Kathy Dowling – Former VP, AT&T

Steve Evans – CEO, Lupus Foundation of America

Lashonda F. Foy – SVP, Wells Fargo

Heather Generes – General Manager, e2open

Doug Gosden – Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP

Laura Boring Hopkins – CEO, Haven Floors and Director Demand Generation, Flock Safety

Doug Hutcherson – CEO, Lockton Companies

Kate Kennedy – Founder, Boyce L. Ansley School

Amy Rudolf – Partner, Eversheds Sutherland

Lyn Turknett – Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Turknett Leadership Group

Shelli Willis – Partner, Troutman Pepper, LLP