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

We’re excited to announce the 2022-2023 Young Professional Leaders (YPL) and Lead. Impact. Network. Change. (LINC) boards. The board members consist of young professionals who have shown amazing leadership throughout our community.

2022-2023 United Way LINC Board
Board Leadership

Latonya Beverly – Chair
LaDarrien Gillette – Vice Chair

Board Members

Kiana Lawrence
Mitchell Hogan
Sam Stargel
Stephanie Schnur
Tahir Temple
Terry Vilayhong
Nigel Walton

2022-2023 United Way’s Young Professional Leaders Board
Board Leadership

Keonda Banks – Chair
Jonathan Hutchins – Vice Chair
Jacob Ethel – Partnership Committee Chair
Jasmine Morgan – Signature Events Committee Chair

Board Members

Tucker Eagle
Alex Garland
Jessica Gibbs
Will Godwin
Leroy Green
Angela Hill
Tyler Johnson
Eric Jones
Crystal Lazarus
Markethia McDonald
Jasmine Mosley
Obinna Onyeaghala
Lisa Pluckebaum
Stefanie Small
Latoya Stephenson-Smith
Richard Taylor
Katherine Tipton
Benjamin Williams
Raymond Williams
Victoria Witherington

Thank you all for your service and commitment! If you would like to reach the boards, or if you would like to learn more about YPL and LINC, please email us at or

ATLANTA, GA – United Way of Greater Atlanta announced today that the CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Dr. Raphael Bostic, has been appointed as the 2021-22 Board Chair. Dr. Bostic has been on United Way of Greater Atlanta Board for two years and he will now be joined by four new Board members, including Dr. Lisa Herring, the superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools; Chloe Barzey, Managing Director of Accenture; and Sarah Clamp, a partner at EY, and Jessica Corley, a partner at King & Spalding. United Way of Greater Atlanta engages and brings together people and resources to drive sustainable and equitable improvements in the well-being of children, families, and individuals in the community.

“At the Atlanta Fed, we recognize the importance of making the economy work for everyone, and our work in this area aligns with the efforts of the United Way of Greater Atlanta to help reduce inequity and bring about a more inclusive economy,” says Dr. Bostic. “As the new board chair, I am very excited to have four new directors who bring a diverse set of skills, experiences, and perspectives. Their addition to our team will allow us to accelerate progress towards our strategic goal of improving the well-being of children and families across the region.”

United Way of Greater Atlanta’s vision for Greater Atlanta is a thriving and inclusive community where every person, regardless of race, identity or circumstances, has equitable opportunities to live a healthy life and to acquire the education and skills they need to earn a sustaining wage so that they may achieve their full potential. The organization’s Child Well-Being Agenda concentrates on the direct correlation between child well-being and thriving communities. While there are many groups doing excellent work, there are gaps in resources in areas of low child well-being, and insufficient alignment among services and resources to drive sustainable change. By providing the necessary attention to resource gaps, and building partnerships in each community, United Way is looking to improve the long-term outlook of the region.

“Education is the greatest equalizer and I believe in the inner strength, power, and talent of all children. Success does not rest on where we begin in life but how each of us maximizes our talents and pursues our purpose. The concept is critical in serving, supporting and educating children and future leaders,” says Dr. Lisa Herring, superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools. “I’m proud to join United Way of Greater Atlanta’s board to provide insights and expertise to move the organization’s mission forward and to create and equitable future for all.”

New additions to United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Board of Directors are:

United Way of Greater Atlanta serves 13 counties in the Greater Atlanta area: Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding and Rockdale. Of the more than 1.3 million children living Greater Atlanta’s 13-county region, close to a half a million live in communities with low or very low child well-being.

About United Way of Greater Atlanta

United Way of Greater Atlanta, the largest United Way in the nation, engages and brings together people and resources to drive sustainable and equitable improvements in the well-being of children, families, and individuals in the community. We have improved the lives of 82,000 children, but together, we can do MORE. The organization unites with more than 200 programs in 13 counties through the Child Well-Being Mission Fund to create an equitable future for all. Let’s do MORE, together. Unite for MORE today! For more information, visit: or Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

We are always happy to share the great news of Alumni Placements with the community.


Madeline Tapper

Spring 2019 VIP Graduate

Madeline is Senior Data, Global Analyst with Habitat for Humanity International. She recently joined the board of the Atlanta Counseling Center. They provide psychological evaluation, therapy, education and preventive care to individuals, families and groups. Congratulations, Madeline!



Janice Robinson

Congratulations to our own Janice Robinson. The Atlanta Business Chronicle honored leaders and revolutionaries who are embracing equality across all areas of diversity, including age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race and religion. Janice was selected as a Civic Diversity Champion due to her work with United Way VIP, where she has trained more than 2600 potential board members.



Tesha Winslow
Summer 2018 VIP Graduate

Tesha is Director, Corporate Loan Officer, with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, and recently joined the board of Girls of Excellence. Their mission is to inspire girls to believe in their power to be confident, smart, and ambitious with a commitment to achieve excellence in their education, personal development, and their community.



Jacky Chen
Fall 2017 VIP Graduate

Jacky is a Commercial Real Estate Sales Analyst at SunTrust Bank. He currently serves as the Board President of the Georgia Tech Atlanta Intown Network and is the Board Vice President, National Liaison for the National Association of Asian American Professionals.

We are always happy to share the great news of Alumni Placements with the community.


Belinda Walker
2009 VIP Graduate

Belinda recently joined the United Way of Greater Atlanta Gwinnett County Advisory Board. Belinda also serves as First Vice President of Programs for the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter.




Ketiwe Zipperer
Summer 2018 VIP Graduate

Ketiwe is a Manager with Deloitte Consulting. She recently joined the board of DeKalb County CASA. DeKalb County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) train and support CASA volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children in foster care.




Jaselyn Williams
Fall 2018 VIP Graduate

Jaselyn is the Senior HR Business Partner with Digital Realty. Jaselyn is quickly putting her VIP knowledge to use after recently joining the board of Live Healthy and Thrive Youth Foundation. Their mission is to educate, activate, motivate, and empower youth in the areas of academic achievement, health, fitness, nutrition and total wellness.



Joy Dyess
Fall 2017 VIP Graduate

Joy is Vice President, Director of Special Projects with BankSouth Mortgage and Vice President-Elect, Advocacy & Initiatives Council with the Junior League of Atlanta. Joy recently joined the United Way of Greater Atlanta Cobb County Advisory Board where she will work create a thriving community in Cobb County.