Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Rich White, Chair, Founding Board Chair
Retired Bank Executive

Kathleen Owen, Immediate Past Chair

Dennis Stockton, Vice Chair
Lanier Technical College

Nancy Jo Zimmer, Treasurer
Vice President Business Banking/JP Morgan Chase Bank

Kas Lawson, Secretary
Whelchel & Dunlap (Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar as of 10/2020)

Joy Banks
Hajoca Corporation

Brian Bailey, MBA, CFRE
Major Gifts Officer/The Medical Center Foundation

Julie Knight-Brown
School Nutrition Director/Lumpkin County Schools

Justin Burruss
Audit Supervisor/Rushton & Company

Gerald Couch
Sheriff, Hall County Georgia

Steven Ellis
Business Owner, Electrician

Wes Hunt
CEO /Homestar Financial Corporation

Chance Jones
Norton Insurance

Cheryl Jones
Nutrition Director/Hall County Schools

Kyle Lewallen
Lew’s Custom Cutting Boards & teXga Farms

Tate O’Rouke
Business Development Manager/Jackson EMC

Dr. Carly Redding
University of North Georgia

Richard Riley
Marketing – Creekside Consulting

Casey Ryals
Hall County Farm Bureau Insurance

Lauren Samples
Partner, Tillman, Baily & Associates


Sean Oblisk

David Saucedo
Farmers Insurance

Dennis Stockton
Lanier Technical College

Carl Wagster

George Wangemann
Gainesville City Council

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