Lee W. Crump is the CIO and Group Vice President of Business Support for Rollins, Inc. Rollins is an S&P500 company based in Atlanta, has annual revenues of over $1.8 billion and is the parent company of Orkin Pest Control, HomeTeam Pest Defense, and other well-known pest control companies. Prior to joining Rollins in 2009 Crump spent ten years as the CIO of the largest and most profitable ServiceMaster subsidiary based in Memphis, TN.  In 2012 Crump was named Georgia CIO of the Year (Global Division) by the GeorgiaCIO Association.

Lee serves as the Board Chair for Year-Up, Atlanta and is a member of the Board of Directors for PowerMyLearning , Atlanta where he is Resource Development Committee Chair. He serves on the Advisory Boards of the GeorgiaCIO Association where he is Board Chair Emeritus, and the Association of Telecommunications Professionals (ATP). He is a past Board Member of Georgia Junior Achievement and CHRIS Kids. He is a volunteer and mentor for Pathbuilders Achieva, as well as Year-Up Atlanta, where in 2013 he received the Year-Up Urban Empowerment Award.

He is a member of American Mensa, the GeorgiaCIO Association, the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Technology Association of Georgia, (TAG), the Association of Telecommunications Professionals (ATP), and the Society of Information Managers (SIM).

He and his wife Tracy reside in Brookhaven. When he’s not working, you can find Lee on the golf course or practicing blues riffs on the electric guitar.

Erika Ford Preval is a leading source for modern and approachable events in etiquette and lifestyle for youth and adults. As Founder of Charm Etiquette, she has delivered expert advice that has improved the social skills and enhanced both the personal and professional lives of guests – from Fortune 100 companies to scholar athletes attending top universities.

While the ideals of leadership, lifestyle, and proper etiquette are a major focus, Erika also strives to foster a sense of community by hosting curated small group events within partner restaurant locations throughout Atlanta. Known for making it “cool to be cordial” her teaching methods are anything but stuffy and rigid – they’re relevant, fun and memorable experiences. After attending Charm events, guests are confident in navigating among any group of people – whether attending a State Dinner at the White House or a casual dinner at Waffle House.

Erika also shares her modern spin on manners through her blog, Erika Preval: simply put and as a contributing writer for Southern Living. She has become a credible “go-to” resource for national media and highly regarded resources like Zagat, the Chicago Tribune and CNN. Her local press features include the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, StyleBlueprint, The Atlantan and Atlanta Magazine. Founded in 2013, Charm Etiquette was named Best Classes and Workshops by Best Self Magazine and Erika has been recognized with honors from numerous organizations, including Georgia Tech University’s Women Out Front. 

Erika holds a degree in Economics and International Relations from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, and Certification in Japanese Language and Culture from Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan. 

A long-time supporter of the United Way of Greater Atlanta, she serves as a member of the Cole Women United Cabinet as well as its Board of Directors. She is also a Summer 2014 United Way VIP Alumni. Coincidentally, her daughter served on the inaugural Youth United Board. 

Her passion for youth and community is evidenced by years of continued service and philanthropy in Atlanta. Erika is a Lifetime Member and serves on the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta. She is also a member of the Junior League of Atlanta and Atlanta Woman’s Club. In the same year that Charm Etiquette was launched, Erika provided ideation and initial funding to Spelman College for what would grow to become the Spelpreneur program – fostering entrepreneurship and innovation amongst its students.

Erika resides in Atlanta with her husband, John, and two teenage daughters.

#WhyWednesday: Katina Asbell

For Katina Asbell, local real estate broker and member of United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Tocqueville Women United, giving back is all about family. When it comes to serving the community, each member of her family has a different focus – and they can all find ways to plug into their passion with United Way.

Today, hear Katina share the causes her family cares about, and why United Way works for them.

How do you plug into your community? Whether you’re an advocate for children, are interested in ending hunger in Greater Atlanta, are passionate about improving access to quality education or love volunteering your time in whatever way your community needs you – United Way of Greater Atlanta has plenty of ways to pursue your passion.

Tricia Holder is currently a United Way of Greater Atlanta Tocqueville Cabinet member. She serves on the Growth Committee and the Host Committee for Women’s Leadership Breakfast. Her other nonprofit involvement includes her role as President of the Atlanta Women’s Network.

Tricia has over 22 years of management and business development experience and over 12 years of human resource consulting experience, providing solutions to clients across the country. As a Managing Partner with Media Technology Associates, she handled national accounts including Turner Broadcasting, HDTV, COX, Discovery Channel, etc. She developed and implemented marketing plans to continuously keep clients and prospects informed of industry changes and services that met their evolving needs. Tricia has also provided business development services for MI Holdings, Inc. for the past 15 years. 

An Atlanta native, she attended Marist High School and holds a Bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.  She has two kids and lives with her husband in Atlanta.