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 Area Executive Security Federal Bank (706)650-6782
Chair
Mike Ash
United Way of the CSRA, Inc.
Shell Berry
Shell Berry
President/CEO Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area, The (706)724-1314
Dave Brendza
Dave Brendza
Division Vice President/General Manager ADP (706)731-2009
Kalani Brown
Kalani Brown
Teresa Cobb
Georgia Power Company
Laurie Cook
Executive Director Communities In Schools Augusta/Richmond County (706)550-7716
Terry Elam
Terry Elam
President Augusta Technical College (706)771-4005
Fran Forehand
Fran Forehand
Region Vice President Georgia Power Company (706)214-0808
Jay Forrester
Jay Forrester
President South State Bank (706)481-1020
Wayne Frazier
Southern Barber COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS (706)736-9706
La Verne Gold
La Verne Gold
Alicia Grantham
Alicia Grantham
Director of Donor Services Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area, The (706)724-1314
Adam Hatcher
Adam Hatcher
adam.hatcher@mau.com MAU Workforce Solutions (706)823-2318
Michelle Haynes
Michelle Haynes
Whole Life Ministries
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
Cedric Johnson
Cedric Johnson
Augusta University (706)723-9753
Zack Kelehear
Zack Kelehear
Augusta University
Steven Kendrick
Steven Kendrick
Tax Commissioners Office (706)821-2417
Nichole Kennedy
Augusta Technical College
Kate Packard
Kate Packard
Campus President Virginia College - Augusta (706)288-2500
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
T.R. Reddy
T.R. Reddy
Owner T.R. Reddy, PE (706)650-0080
Tony Robinson
Tony Robinson
Director Rural Sourcing Inc. (706)250-5400
Sonya Smith
John Deere Commercial Products (706)868-4040
Lindsey Swartzbaugh
Lindsey Swartzbaugh
TaxSlayer, LLC (706)922-6741
Rebecca Wallace
Rebecca Wallace
Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area, The (503)434-3177
Dennis Williams
Dennis Williams
City of Augusta
Michael Cleary
PMP Owner Business Solutions, LLC (404)229-3302
DeMargo Lewis
Community Engagement Specialist Richmond County Board of Education