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Catherine Perry, Founder, PCC & CPCC

“Executives at top companies receive the finest leadership development. What if nonprofit leaders on the front line of eliminating poverty did, too? Let’s empower them to do their life-changing work.”

Before founding the InwardBound Center in 2010, Catherine launched InwardBound Coaching in 2002. Former President, Georgia Coach Association; winner of GCA annual service award. Previously, Catherine spent twenty years in corporate marketing as Director of Marketing at American Express and V.P. Marketing at Bell Bicycle Helmets. Download Full Bio

Board of Directors

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Kerry McGrath, Board Chair

Private practice in immigration law. Previously public-interest attorney with Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Catholic Charities, and Amnesty International. Former Board Member, Latin American Association and Caminar Latino.

 

Andrea Barrett

Andrea Barrett, North Highland Worldwide Consulting

A Master Practitioner and ICF-certified Coach at North Highland with over 20 years of experience in coaching and change management as well as facilitation and strategic planning. Andrea provides coaching to external clients and has coached over 100 leaders outside North Highland in addition to many years of internal coaching using the Results Coaching System, a neuroscience-based approach to coaching. She brings additional leadership expertise in operational line management, finance, customer service, and business process redesign.

 

Natallie

Natallie Keiser, President, Keiser Consulting, LLC

Senior Associate at The Annie E. Casey Foundation. Career devoted to creating opportunities for low income families. Previously at Resources for Residents and Communities, the Association for Enterprise Opportunity, and United Way. Board roles with Atlanta Land Trust Collaborative, Georgia Microenterprise Network, Progressive Redevelopment Inc., and Atlanta Micro Fund.

 

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Jon Tuuri, Vice President of Finance & Operations, Quality Care for Children, Inc.

Executive with more than 33 years of broad based management experience in the areas of finance, accounting, strategic planning, operations, budgeting, administration, contract administration, personnel, payroll, and insurance. He currently holds the position of CFO for Quality Care for Children, Inc., a local Atlanta-area nonprofit. Prior to working with QCC, Jon has held chief financial officer and controller positions with Atlanta area private sector companies in the distribution, software, telecommunications, and manufacturing industries. Jon earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.

Advisory Board

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Ann Cramer, Coxe Curry &Associates

Senior Consultant with Coxe Curry & Associates after retiring as Director for Corporate Citizenship and Affairs for the Americas after a lifetime career at IBM. One of the most decorated volunteer leaders in Atlanta’s history. Recent highlights include GCN’s Legendary Philanthropist Award and Leadership Atlanta’s Legacy of Leadership Award. On boards of the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta, Metro Atlanta Chamber Education Committee, the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development, and GA Public Education Foundations.

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Tom Darrow

Founder and Principal, Talent Connections, LLC and Career Spa, LLC. Specializes in recruiting, executive search, HR consulting, and career transition coaching. Previously at Price Waterhouse and Accenture for years. Former President, Society of Human Resource Management-Atlanta (SHRM); Chair of SHRM National Foundation Board.

Betty Londergan, Writer, Author, & Blogger

2012 Official Blogger for Heifer Intl traveling worldwide. In 2010 created ‘What Gives 365’, a year-long $100/day philanthropy blog with over 250,000 hits, leading to features on CNN and Martha Stewart. On Allocations Committee of Atlanta Women’s Foundation, and board of Georgia Shakespeare Festival. 25 years as Creative Director in advertising.

Mike Petrik

Michael T. Petrik Esq.

Partner in the Atlanta law firm of Alston & Bird LLP, where he chaired the firm’s State and Local Tax Practice Group for over a decade. He’s been honored with numerous professional awards, and serves on the Board of Governors of the GA Chamber of Commerce. He’s had a lifelong commitment to board leadership in the areas of civic life, poverty reduction, and Catholic education. Current Chair, Board of Directors of United Way of Greater Atlanta.

Lyn Turknett, Turknett Leadership Group

Coaches

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Laura Biering, PCC & CPCC, Professional Certified Coach

Professional coach, facilitator, and published author. Former member, Georgia Coach Association Board, and International Coach Federation Board Committee. Coaches a wide range of clients and teams, including long-standing relationships with several nonprofits. Worked extensively in creative and performing arts, and in recruiting and professional development for law firms.

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Patricia Budd, PCC, Professional Certified Coach and Facilitator

Significant nonprofit leadership and organizational development experience; former V.P. Human Resources at United Way of Greater Atlanta. Former member Board of Directors, Society of Human Resource Management-Atlanta. Founded Better Life Now LLC; certified in wellness coaching, and executive and team coaching.

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Martha Carnahan, PCC & CPCC, Professional Certified Coach

Professional coach, strategist, consultant and collaborator. Former President, Georgia Coach Assn. Focus on coaching, leadership development, conflict management, performance improvement, strategic planning, team coaching, meeting facilitation. Experience in professional services marketing, thought-leadership and development.

Tony Klingmeyer

Tony Klingmeyer MCC, Master Certified Coach

One of only 15 certified Master Coaches in Georgia. Former President, Georgia Coach Association. Chaired annual Prism Award Showcase featuring top organizational coaching programs. Nonprofit Coaching and extensive corporate experience. Before coaching, spent 20 years in resort management and development business.

Joan Lom ACC & CPCC, Associate Certified Coach and Facilitator

Individual and team coaching, customized workshops, individual assessments, leadership development and team planning sessions. Spent 25 years with IBM as a marketing representative and certified project manager with extensive skills in critical situation management, team building, project management and leadership development. DiSC® and Team Coaching International™ Facilitator.

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Kelly Jones Waller PCC & CPCC, Professional Certified Coach

Professional Coach, Trainer and Strategist. One of country’s top coach trainers with world’s largest coach training company, Coaches Training Institute. Former President, Georgia Coach Association. Winner of GCA annual service award; chaired annual Prism Award Showcase featuring top organizational coaching programs. Proud of nonprofit experience, including work with Cool Girls, Inc. Before coaching, spent twelve years in sales and marketing, including experience with Levi Strauss.