BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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ROB BASKIN

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.

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JOAN CRONAN

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.

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BOB DICKINSON

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.

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MATT JENNINGS

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.

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DOM LESTER

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.