Supporting workforce development

The Business Education Advisory Council pinpoints ways in which the business community can support the Richmond County School District in three key goal areas including higher graduation rates, academic achievement, and local workforce development.

Business Education Advisory Council

Phil Wahl
Phil Wahl
SVP/Augusta Market President Security Federal Bank (706)650-6790
Chair
Marion Barnes
Marion Barnes
Board President Richmond County Board of Education (706)826-1000
Dave Brendza
Dave Brendza
Division Vice President/General Manager ADP (706)731-3030
Eddie Bussey
Eddie Bussey
Independent Insurance Agent State Farm Insurance - Eddie C. Bussey (706)772-9800
Michael Cleary
Michael Cleary
PMP Owner Business Solutions, LLC (404)229-3302
Teresa Cobb
Education Supervisor Georgia Power Company (706)214-0808
Jay Forrester
Jay Forrester
President South State Bank (706)481-1020
Wayne Frazier
President Southern Barber COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS (706)736-9706
Tonia Gibbons
Tonia Gibbons
Director of Community Outreach City of Augusta (706)821-2400
Alicia Grantham
Alicia Grantham
Director of Donor Services Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area, The (706)724-1314
Grace Helms
Grace Helms
AVP, Community Development SRP Federal Credit Union (803)474-4564
Rich Henderson
Rich Henderson
President Jani-King of Augusta (706)790-5977
Nichole Kennedy
Nichole Kennedy
VP, Student Affairs Augusta Technical College (706)771-4005
DeMargo Lewis
Community Engagement Specialist Richmond County Board of Education (706)833-2225
Lisa Palmer
Lisa Palmer
Vice President, Economic Development Augusta Technical College (706)771-4089
Angela Pringle
Angela Pringle
Superintendant Richmond County Board of Education (706)826-1000
James Riley
James Riley
Consultant Forward Dataworks (813)285-3742
Tony Robinson
Tony Robinson
Director Rural Sourcing Inc. (706)250-5400
Stan Shepherd
Stan Shepherd
Regional Manager AT&T (706)729-5600
Sonya Smith
Labor Relations Administrator John Deere Commercial Products (706)868-4040
Dallas Suggs
Dallas Suggs
East Region Manager Reeves Construction Co. (706)731-5230
Lindsey Swartzbaugh
Lindsey Swartzbaugh
Senior Product Marketing Manager TaxSlayer, LLC (706)922-6741
Derric Terrentine
Derric Terrentine
General Manager Malcolm Cunningham Chevrolet (706)405-2731
Edmond Thompson
Edmond Thompson
General Manager Nutrien (706)469-1200
Jenny Viger
Jenny Viger
Broker Market House Realty (762)233-1080
Rebecca Wallace
Rebecca Wallace
Director of Grants and Community Engagement Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area, The (503)434-3177
Dennis Williams
Dennis Williams
Commissioner City of Augusta (706)821-2400
Judi Wilson
Judi Wilson
Interim Dean Associate Professor Augusta University (706)723-9753
R. Woodson
R. Woodson
Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Paine College (706)821-8230