Founding Team

  • Mark Callaway, is a Senior Vice-President with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management with an accomplished track record in business, politics and community service.  Just as important, Mr. Callaway has personal experience in raising a special needs child, and navigating the education bureaucracy. 
  • Mike Davis, developed the Great Teachers Academy, an affiliate of Edevate. He is an alum of the Broad Residency and has worked for Teach for America as a Recruiting Director, for Charlotte Mecklenburg School District as Director of the Office of Accountability and at Fulton County Schools as Chief of Staff. 
  • John Funny, President / CEO at Grice Consulting Group, LLC. Mr. Funny developed his planning and engineering firm which has become a nationally recognized city/urban planning, transit planning, traffic engineering and transportation engineering, water resources, airport planning consulting firm with its corporate headquarter office in Atlanta, GA.
  • Gareth Genner, has twenty years of consulting experience in the education field, as well as eight years serving as the President of a successful, private Catholic, college prep school in metro Atlanta.  In 2013, Mr. Genner co-founded Edevate, an ed-tech firm focused on developing disruptive methods of delivering education.
  • Kim Gokce, is Director of Managed Services, North American Solutions at The Coca Cola Company.  A 20+ year information technology professional, Mr. Gokce is also the founder of The Cross Keys Foundation which supports public schools in Brookhaven and surrounding areas. 
  • Jennifer Langley, founded and operates her own corporate event planning and association management company, JL Events & Association Management, after serving as Communications and Crisis Management for The Coca-Cola Company. 
  • Todd Lantier, is a financial advisor, the past-president of the Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce, a former member of the commission to create the City of Brookhaven and a graduate of Leadership DeKalb.
  • Edward Lindsey, Jr., is a partner in a local law firm, as well as a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives, rising over a ten-year career to House Majority Whip, the fourth highest position in the House.  Mr. Lindsey was responsible for passage of many of the bills which established the charter school structure in the state of Georgia. 
  • Bates Mattison, the Founding Board Chair and city councilor, has substantial experience in healthcare management, with expertise in business operations, sales and marketing, as well as public and private company financial reporting. 
  • Michael Robertson, is the executive director of the Technology Association of Georgia (“TAG”) Education Collaborative.  TAG represents technology companies in Georgia in promoting STEM education from grade school through graduate school. 
  • Rebecca Williams, former Mayor of Brookhaven and a former award-winning journalist with ABC News.

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Calendar

July 2019

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