Staff & Board

Please use our Request Forms or email if you are unsure who to reach.

We welcome your email or call, but please do not send the same request or message to multiple employees. We hope you kindly understand that doing so increases our workload and delays our ability to respond to everyone. Thank you!

Senior Leadership

Greg Levine

Co-Executive Director &
Chief Program Officer

Connie Veates

Co-Executive Director &
Chief Operating Officer

Don Hemrick

Director - Development

Dana Render

Director - Human Resources

Dave Simpson

Director - Planting

Mike Vinciquerra

Director - Business Development

Brian Williams

Director - Urban Forestry

Judy Yi

Director - Marketing & Outreach


Remi Andre

Urban Trees Lead

Alex Beasley

Donor Relations - Associate Director

Casey Blauer

Education Coordinator

David-Lee Bradford

Urban Trees Supervisor

Sam Cartin

BeltLine Arboretum Assistant Coordinator

Madison Cummiskey

Assistant Restoration Coordinator

Susan Pierce Cunningham

Volunteer Services - Associate Director

Jenai Daniel

Assistant Data Coordinator

Jacob Davis

Urban Trees Lead

Michelle Diaz-Laboy

Education Program Manager

Matt Dort

NeighborWoods Lead

Rebecca Gilbert

Education - Associate Director
(404) 609-3333

Travys Harper

Green Infrastructure Manager

Taryn Heidel

Forest Restoration Manager

Abigail Hodges

BeltLine Arboretum Lead

Cate Hughes

NeighborWoods Manager

Willette Jackson

Workforce Development and Engagement Supervisor

Jacob Kennedy

NeighborWoods Project Coordinator

Alyssa Killingsworth

Forest Restoration Assistant Coordinator

Adrian Langston

Urban Trees Manager

Louie Lewis

Program Logistics Manager

Celeste Lomax

Food Forest Steward

Dave Long

Urban Trees Lead

Grace Manning

BeltLine Arboretum Supervisor

Jacob McDonald

BeltLine Arboretum Assistant Coordinator

Sabrina Melendez

Youth Education Coordinator

James Moy

NeighborWoods Project Coordinator

Lateefade Ngala-Bey

BeltLine Arboretum Assistant Coordinator

Emily Roth

Assistant Restoration Coordinator

Dana Russell

Assistant Restoration Coordinator

Tabitha Schwartz

Data & Research Manager

Frank Welsh

BeltLine Arboretum Maintenance Supervisor

Madison Williams

BeltLine Arboretum Lead

Harrison Wood

NeighborWoods Lead

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Board of Directors

Board Officers

Mr. Taylor Baird, President
Partner, PwC

Ms. Suzanne Russo, 1st Vice President
Assistant General Counsel, The Home Depot

Mr. David Hicks, 2nd Vice President
Vice President, Cox Communications

Ms. Jai Rogers, Secretary
Vice President, Business and Community Development, Delta Community Credit Union

Mr. Berwyn J. “BJ” Green, Treasurer
Executive Vice President, Cadence Bank

Board Members

Mr. Dean Adelman
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Veritiv Corporation

Ms. Heather Beaubien
Director of Sustainability, Chick-Fil-A Inc.

Mr. Ed Crouch
Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group

Mr. Channing Henderson
Director of Asset Preservation and Enhancement, Integral Property Management

Mr. Clyde Higgs
CEO, Atlanta BeltLine Inc.

Mr. Lewis Jones
Partner, King & Spalding LLP

Ms. Olivia Maxwell
On the Rise Financial Center, Executive Director

Mr. Jerrell Moore
Director, Inclusion Programs, Google

Mr. Marty Pinne
Global Director, Accounting Research, The Coca-Cola Company

Ms. Susan Pound
Executive Vice President, South Region Sales Manager, Wells Fargo

Ms. Sunni Thompson
Managing Director – Newsroom Division, J. Walter Thompson

Mr. John Wilson
Senior Vice President, Jamestown Properties

Mr. Paul Zurawski, Vice President
Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Equifax

Advisory Board

Ms. Marcia Bansley
Retired, Trees Atlanta

Mr. Edward Daugherty
Landscape Architect

Mr. C. Edward Dobbs
Partner, Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

Ms. Erica Glasener

Mr. R. Charles Shufeldt
Brown Brothers Harriman

Ms. Pam Sohn
Senior Manager, Google

Mr. R. Alfie Vick
University of Georgia, College of Environment & Design