Investor in Early Stage Companies
Forward thinking, entrepreneurial mindset, yet pragmatic and operationally savvy.
ATL Technology Angels
The Atlanta Technology Angels is one of the nation’s top angel investing networks. Its members invest in top tier early-stage companies in the Southeast. The investments and ATA support serve as a catalyst that helps young companies achieve success and make a positive impact on society.
Advisory Board Member
iFOLIO is a digital portfolio platform, which serves educators, enterprises, and athletes. The iFOLIO platform is a customizable, digital engagement solution delivered in a SaaS model. The unique platform promotes greater engagement and maximizes marketing ROI.
Celios Corporation is focused on advanced air technologies that bring pure, safe, and breathable air to every part of our lives. Proprietary technology captures ultra-fine particulate matter down to 10 nanometers with portable devices.
Qure4u is an all-in-one patient app bringing healthcare into the 21st century. It eliminates paperwork and improves communication after visits with digital technology and telehealth for better patient outcomes
Trellis is focused on helping farmers reduce water consumption and improve crop yields. A unique combination of moisture sensors and software connected via the IoT makes it simple and convenient for farmers to make better decisions.
Qoins uses round-up technology on daily credit card purchases to help people achieve financial freedom and pay down debt faster.
President , Huber Engineered Materials 2015-2017
A leader in acquiring, scaling and operating a global portfolio company of premium functional ingredient businesses. Portfolio included Fire retardants, Silica and Calcium Carbonate with $830 million revenue, 1850 employees and 17 plants. Preferred supplier to thousands of B2B customers in personal care, food, coatings, rubber, plastics, wire and cable, electronics, oilfield, and other markets.
Vice President & General Manager, Silica 2009-2014
Responsible for profitability and strategic direction of Silica business ($280 million & 700 people). Global leader in dental silica and also serving food, paper and industrial markets.
Ashland Inc. (Ashland bought Hercules in 2008)
Vice President, Coatings Additives 2006-2009
Global responsibility for profitability and strategic direction of the Coatings Additives business unit ($270 million), serving the paints, coatings, adhesives and related industries.
Board Member Experience
Excellent communicator & relationship builder with executive presence from board room to employee meetings. More than a decade of experience working with public company and private company boards.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Education & Service
Must Ministries - Poverty Alleviation
Mission: Serving our neighbors in need … transforming lives and communities in response to Christ's call.
Vision: To become Georgia's most respected Servant Leader -- Restoring lives one person and one community at a time.
Urban Promise - Transforming at-risk youth
The mission of UrbanPromise is to equip children and young adults through Christ with the skills necessary for academic achievement, life management, personal growth and servant leadership