BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Rob is Vice President of Communications for the Atlanta Police Foundation. Previously, he was President of Weber Shandwick Atlanta. He has more than 30 years of public relations agency and corporate experience, including a 15-year tenure at The Coca-Cola Company where he was director of corporate communications, public relations and marketing communications. In addition to serving on several non-profit boards, he has developed campaigns for the likes of Home Depot, AFLAC, UPS, Philips Electronics, CDC Foundation and Atlanta Public Schools.
Joan was director of women’s athletics at the University of Tennessee for 33 years, building what many regarded as the top women’s collegiate sports program in the country. Under her tenure, the Lady Vols won 10 national titles, 33 SEC championships and had 41 NCAA Top Five finishes.She has earned more than 30 career achievement awards.
Bob is founder and president of Dickinson Partners Group and STEAM Sports Foundation. A career sports, television and entertainment executive, he has held positions in college athletics, the NFL, and Turner Sports where he was involved in several Olympics. In motorsports, he was head of media and communications for the American Le Mans Series and COO of TRG/Aston Martin Racing, N.A.
Matt is Vice President of Customer Service for Microsoft. Previously he was the Global VP for SAP Leonardo, a digital innovation system that assists organizations with digital technologies including the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain, analytics and big data to create new business models, redefine business processes, and enable innovation by connecting people, things, and processes. He formerly held senior executive positions at Accenture, Global Tier Inc, Utiligent and Bosch Software Innovations.
William is the Director of Community & Corporate Engagement at The Ohio State University’s College of Engineering. He was former regional vice president of Project Lead The Way, a national non-profit organization that provides STEM curricula to more than 5,000 elementary, middle and high schools. White played in the NFL for 11 seasons with the Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons. He holds a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from The Ohio State University.