Our Team

Melanie R. Bridgeforth President & CEO

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Wright Wiggins Rouse Communications Director

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Jacob L. Smith Grants and Research Director

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Leslie R. Smith Executive Assistant

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Ashley Thompson Senior Director, Development

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Board of Directors

Leslie H. Carlisle Chair

Carlisle & Associates: Philanthropy Consulting, LLC Owner

Tracey Morant Adams Chair-Elect

Renasant Bank Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer

Lindsey Allison

Allison, May & Kimbrough, LLC Attorney

Lajuana Tucker Bradford

Regions Senior Vice President, Regional Community Development & Partnerships Manager

Emily Branum

Command Alkon, Inc. General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Rosanne Crocker

Community Volunteer

Dr. Nancy E. Dunlap

Lister Hill Center for Health Policy Professor Emerita and Scholar

Brantley Fry

Office of U.S. Senator Doug Jones State Director

Maye Head

Ram Tool Chairman

Wendy M. Hoomes

Alabama Power Company Assistant Comptroller

Tonya Jones

Tonya Jones SalonSpa Owner

Kathy N. Phillips

Better Basics, Inc. Program Coordinator

Quentin Riggins

Alabama Power Company Senior Vice President, Governmental and Corporate Affairs

Guin Robinson

Jefferson State Community College Associate Dean of Economic Development

Dr. Pia Sen

UAB Professor

Dawn Helms Sharff

Bradley Partner; Birmingham Office Managing Partner

Mary Ann Smith-Janas

Marketry, Inc. President

Cindi Vice

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Nancy Watts

Community Volunteer

Stephanie Woods

UAB Medicine Associate Chief Nursing Officer

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