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Alliance Board Members

Alliance Board Members

(as of 12 May 2021)

Stan Shepherd
Mr. Stan Shepherd, Chairman
Regional Director, AT&T
ron_thigpen
Mr. Ron Thigpen, Vice Chairman
Retired, President, South State Bank
monty_osteen
Mr. H. Monty Osteen, Secretary/Treasurer
Retired
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Mr. Paul Brewer
Owner, TV Talent Agents, Inc.
Dr. Tom Clark
Dr/CSM(R) Tom Clark, Executive Director
sam_anderson
COL (R) Sam Anderson
Vice President of SOFTACT Solutions
dave_brendza
Mr. Dave Brendza
General Manager, ADP
bennish_brown
Mr. Bennish Brown
President/CEO, Destination Augusta
eddie_bussey
Mr. Eddie Bussey
Agent, State Farm Insurance
john_cates
Mr. John Cates
COO, Meybohm Real Estate
andy_crosson
Mr. Andy Crosson
Director, CSRA Regional Commission
jason_cuevas
Mr. Jason Cuevas
Vice President, Georgia Power, Northeast Region
hardie_davis
Honorable Hardie Davis
Mayor of Augusta
john_dewey
COL(R) John Dewey
President/CEO Janus Corporation
doug_duncan
Mr. Doug Duncan
Chairman, Columbia County Board of Commissioners
les_eisner
MG (R) Les Eisner
USC, Office of Economic Engagement, SC Cyber Consortium (Founder)
jeffrey_foley
BG(R) Jeff Foley
President, Loral Mountain Inc.
don_grantham
Mr. Don Grantham
Board of Directors for the Georgia Ports Authority.
randy_hatcher
Mr. Randy Hatcher
President/CEO MAU workforce development
william_irwin
Mr. William Irwin
Vice President of Energy Services, Jefferson Energy Cooperative.
jennifer_napper
MG(R) Jennifer Napper
Vice President and Segment Manager Army and Cyber Accounts
karyn_nixon
Ms. Karyn Nixon
Augusta University, Director of Military Initiatives
tom_patterson
Mr. Tom Patterson
Vice President for Global Security – Unisys Corporation
Mr._Alexander_Pugh
Mr. Alexander Pugh
Assistant to the Executive Director
thom_tuckey
COL(R) Thom Tuckey
retired, former executive director of the Alliance
william_woodward
Mr. William (Bill) Woodward
Office Managing Shareholder | Elliott Davis Decosimo
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Colonel Shaw Pick
Garrison Commander, Fort Gordon **Special Liaison to the Board
Jermaine Whirl
Dr. Jermaine Whirl
President Augusta Technical College
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Honorable Mayor Briton Williams
Mayor of North Augusta

Advisory Board Members

(as of 1 April 2021)

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CW4 (R) Curley Avant
Lincoln County, Ambassador
grace_belangia
Mrs. Grace Belangia
Clubhou.se Co-founder & Executive Director, Board of Directors
robbie_bennett
Mr. Robbie Bennett
Executive Director, Development Authority of Columbia County
shelly_blackburn
Ms. Shelly Blackburn
Executive Director, Columbia County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Terra-Carroll
Ms. Terra Carroll
President/CEO, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce
james_clifford
COL (R) James Clifford
North Augusta City Administrator
scott_cooper
Mr. Scott Cooper
Chairman, Edgefield County Council
jon_dollan
Mr. Jon Dollan
Cyber Strategy Director, Savannah River National Laboratory
jessica_hayes
Mrs. Jessica Hayes
Deputy Chief of Staff for Rep Jody Hice
david_jameson
Mr. David Jameson
President/CEO Aiken Chamber of Commerce
adela_kelley
Mrs. Adela Kelly
Senior Project Manager Georgia Depart of Economic Dev
russell_lahodny
Mr. Russell Lahodny
President/CEO, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Dev
forest_mahan
Dr. Forest Mahan
President, Aiken Technical College.
rick_mcLeod
Mr. Rick McLeod
President/CEO SRSCRO 
rick_osbon
Honorable Rick Osbon
Mayor, City of Aiken
sue_parr
Mrs. Sue Parr
President/CEO, Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce
don_powers
Mr. Don Powers
Executive director Forward McDuffie
brinsley_thigpen
Mrs. Brinsley Thigpen
District Rep for Rep Rick Allen
kenneth_usry
Mayor Kenneth Usry
Mayor of the City of Thomson
will_williams
Mr. Will Williams
President/CEO SCED Economic Development Partnership
cal_wray
Mr. Cal Wray
Augusta Economic Development Authority
Margaret Mullins
Ms. Margaret Mullins
National Security Advisor to Senator Raphael Warnock