Discover the dynamic individuals on our board, leading the charge in revitalizing Downtown Macon. Their expertise and commitment drive our mission forward, shaping a vibrant future for our community. Join us as we create a thriving and inclusive downtown for all.


Kirby Godsey, Chair Emeritus
Chancellor, Mercer University

Officers & Executive Committee

William D. Underwood, Chair
President, Mercer University

Karen J. Lambert, Vice Chair
President, CEO & Trustee, Peyton Anderson Foundation

Bob Hatcher, Secretary
President & CEO, MidCountry Financial

Bruce Leicht, Treasurer & Finance Chair
Middle Georgia Regional President, Cadence Bank

Josh Rogers, Ex officio
President & CEO, NewTown Macon, Inc.

Blake Lisenby, Ex officio
Attorney, Lisenby and Associates

Chris R. Sheridan, Chair of Ocmulgee Heritage Trail of Middle Georgia, Inc.
Chairman of the Board, Chris R. Sheridan & Co

Thomas Wicker, Past Chair of Board of Directors
Vice President, Central Region, Georgia Power [Retired]

Board of Directors

Virgil Adams
Partner, Adams, Jordan, & Herrington

Caryn Frey
Market Vice President for Middle Georgia, Cox Communications

Ember Bentley
Chief of Staff, Middle Georgia State University

Jim Daws
President, Sierra Development

Corrie Hall
Partner, James | Bates

Curtis Hertwig
President & Treasurer, Bike Walk Macon

Dr. Anissa Jones, DC
District 1 Board Member, Macon Water Authority

Delvecchio Finley
President & CEO, Atrium Navicent Health

Lester Miller
Mayor, Macon-Bibb County

Emily Myers
CEO, Myers McRae

Bryan Nichols
Principal, Total Systems AV

Christina O’Brien
President, Robins Financial Credit Union

Jacob Patton
CEO, All-State Electrical

Scott Seigel
Business Banking Leader, Truist

Patrick Harris
Regional Director, Georgia Power

David Thompson
President, TI Real Estate

Ron Foster
Regional Director of Operations, Southern Company Gas

Jessica Walden
President & CEO, Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce

R. Kris Ellis
Nephrologist, Physician Consultants of Georgia, LLC

Lori Brewer
EVP & General Manager, LBA Ware

Gary Bechtel
Chairman, Macon Water Authority

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