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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.
Ashli oversees all corporate communications for Nissan USA. Her focus includes advanced technology; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; sustainability communications; manufacturing; labor and policy communications; executive visibility; crisis and risk management; and financial services. She previously has worked for Weber Shandwick and Edelman PR agencies. She holds degrees from Oakland University and Wayne State.
Alba has worked for General Motors for 23 years and has been in her current role at Hendrick since 2018 where she oversees several programs including the Team Operations Center and development/support of strategy tools. An engineering graduate of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, she became quite involved in the school’s Formula SAE program (FSAE) and remains a strong advocate for FSAE, working closely with college students aspiring to enter the motorsports industry.
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 Success 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.
Dom is Vehicle Chief Engineer of Performance Variants, Performance Parts, and Motorsports Engineering at General Motors. He has more than 20 years of experience in leading various areas of Propulsion and Vehicle Engineering, including leading GM Propulsion to multiple championships in many forms of racing. He has several patents and numerous recognitions for various designs in his career.
Dom has his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College and his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Oakland University.
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