Carter Center Appoints New Members to Board of Councilors


ATLANTA ― The Carter Center, a not-for-profit organization advancing peace and health worldwide, has appointed 21 new members to its Board of Councilors, bringing total membership to 231.

The Board of Councilors is a leadership advisory group that promotes understanding of The Carter Center and its activities among opinion leaders and the broader community. Carter Center CEO Paige Alexander and staff members give updates about the Center’s activities to board members throughout the year.

“Our Board of Councilors creates an intimate link between The Carter Center, the city of Atlanta, and the state of Georgia by helping us to promote the work and mission of the Center in their communities,” President Carter said.

Since its founding in 1987, the Board of Councilors has been led by some of Atlanta's most distinguished civic leaders, including its current chair, Mary S. Moore, SVP operations & omnichannel buyer engagement, Juniper by IMC, and founder and owner of The Cook's Warehouse.

Following are the new councilors:

Ted Blum, Managing Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Phil Bolton, Founder and Publisher Emeritus, Global Atlanta

Andrew Cathy, Chief Executive Officer, Chick-fil-A

Dr. Candace Steele Flippin, Senior VP and Chief Communications Officer, Acuity Brands

Ann Fort, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland

Chanel Frazier, Managing Director, BlackRock

Grace Fricks, President and CEO, ACE | Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs

Jim Grien, President and CEO, TM Capital Corp.

Aziz Hashim, Founder and Managing Partner, NRD Capital

Allegra Lawrence-Hardy, Partner, Lawrence & Bundy

Ellen C. Marks, Consultant and retired Managing Director, Accenture

Helen Probst Mills, Co-founder, New Rural Project

Sanjay Parekh, Co-founder, Occasional Wraps and Edgewise Media

Erica Qualls-Battey, Area General Manager, Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Joy Rohadfox, CEO and President, Rohadfox Construction Control Services

Ravi Saligram, President and CEO, Newell Brands

Jewel Burks Solomon, Managing Partner, Collab Capital

Max Sutherland, President & CEO, World Trade Center Atlanta

Hasan Tarek, CEO, Atlanta Fire Cricket Club

Warren Wick, President, North America, Salesforce

Melody Wilder Wilson, Attorney


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A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in over 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy, human rights, and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.