BCM’s Board of Directors is comprised of diverse individuals who bring talent, time, and treasure to bear on the mission. The Board’s chief responsibilities are to establish policy, protect assets, ensure legal accountability, ensure adequate financial resources, and provide competent leadership.

Our Board of Directors

  • Shirley Davis Board Chair
    Legal Nurse Consultant, Retired
  • Donna Barwick, Esq. Attorney
  • Elizabeth Bresnahan Senior VP – Commercial Lending, iBERIABANK
  • David Burge, Esq. Attorney, Smith, Grambrell, & Russell, LLP
  • Jamie Butler Professor of English,
    Atlanta Metropolitan State College
  • Terry Clements Strategic Account Executive, Equifax
  • William J. deButts III Partner, Edge Capital Group
  • Rev. William Givens Pastor,
    Buckhead Baptist Church
  • Sharmeen Hawkins President & COO,
    Paragon Pinnacle Restaurant Group
  • Titania Jordan Chief Marketing Officer,
    Bark Mobile
  • Dr. Patricia Meadors, M.D. Medical Doctor, Piedmont Hospital
  • Araya Mesfin Investment Banker, UBS
  • F. Keene Miller President of Brokerage,
    Ackerman & Co.
  • Stephen Newland Director – MoneyWise,
    North Point Community Church
  • Sadler Norris Regional Vice President,
    Benefit Communications, Inc.
  • Linda Outlaw Hewlett-Packard, Retired
  • Bert Ponder Managing Director, Merrill Lynch
  • Dr. Michael Rich, PhD Professor, Emory University
  • John Shepard Chair Emeritus
    Investment Manager, ZWJ Investment Counsel
  • Rosie Stokes Community Volunteer
  • Laura Warren Community Volunteer
  • Athalie White Executive Producer, Millions of Tiny Robots
  • Bob Cunningham Owner, Residential and Commercial HVAC
  • Ed Easterlin Senior Vice President, Cresa
  • Christy Roberts Community Volunteer
  • Greg Weller Executive Vice President of Operations,
    SiteOne Landscape Supply, LLC

The City of Atlanta has allocated $22 Million to Atlanta residents through United Way.

BCM is honored to be a partner and increase our emergency assistance services with funding provided by The Atlanta COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Grant. This grant is solely for City of Atlanta (incorporated) residents who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and whose income after March 1st is at or below 60% of the Area Median Income.

If you are interested in applying please contact United Way via or 2-1-1 phone call and indicate you were referred by BCM. Thank you!