Greater North Fulton Chamber Announces 2023 Officers and Directors

Source: Greater North Fulton Chamber Announces 2023 Officers and Directors


North Fulton, GA (January 31, 2023) – The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC), North Fulton’s only regional Chamber serving the cities of Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Roswell, and Sandy Springs, is announcing the 2023 Board of Directors and officers who will lead the organization into the next three years as well as the Chamber’s 2022 Board Member of the Year.

2023 Officers

Danielle Cheung, Senior VP and Market Executive at Bank of America – Chai
Jim Teel, Regional VP at Goodwyn Mills Cawood – Chair Elect
John Herbert, Managing Partner at Herbert Legal Group – Chair Elect-Elect
Dean Collins, Founder & President of Axis Companies – Treasurer
James Holmes, Senior VP and Northwest Market President, Truist – Immediate Past Chair

New Board Members
The following leaders have joined the board in 2023 and will serve three-year terms:

John Asbell, External Affairs Manager at Georgia Power
Jeremy Bennett, Associate Dean at Mercer University
Jon-Paul Croom, President of WellStar North Fulton Hospital
Michael Cross, Partner at Briskin Cross & Sanford
Tracey Grace, President & CEO at IBEX IT Business Experts
Andy Kalajian, President at Fort Leadership and Sales Consulting
Gloria Mattei, Owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes
Rachael Nagrowski, Executive Director at Verizon
Denise Quarles, Head of External Affairs at Siemens
Trevor Ralph, VP of Regional Venue Operations at Live Nation
Jai Rogers, VP of Business and Community Development at Delta Community Credit Union
Sarabeth Stine, Executive Sales Director, TriNet HR Corporation

The new board members listed above join the full board of directors, which also includes:

Allen Barker, Division CEO at Synovus
Glen Cannon, President at Gwinnett Technical College
Alison Firth, Senior Director Hospital Care Delivery, Kaiser Permanente
Shay Foley, General Manager at Alcon
Ann Hanlon, Executive Director, Perimeter Community Improvement Districts
Steve Hyde, President/Market Executive at SouthState Bank
Rich Johnson, Associate VP Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, AT&T
Dr. Mike Looney, Superintendent of Fulton County Schools
Laura Madajewski, Principal at HLB Gross Collins
BJ Martin, Associate at Pond & Company
Keith Parker, President & CEO at Goodwill of North Georgia
Tim Perry, Managing Partner at North American Properties
Andy Stancil, Partner at Mahaffey Pickens Tucker
Tom Tate, President at Andersen Tate & Carr
David Venn, Senior VP at Pinnacle Financial Partners
Andy Williams, Executive Director at Visit Roswell
Kristin Winzeler, Deputy Executive Director at North Fulton Community Improvement District

2022 Board Member of the Year
In December 2022, the board also recognized Dean Collins, Founder and President of Axis Companies, as the 2022 Board Member of the Year for his outstanding leadership and dedication to advancing the mission of GNFCC.

“We are thrilled to honor Dean Collins as our 2022 Board Member of the Year,” said Danielle Cheung, 2023 Board Chair. “His leadership has been instrumental in guiding the organization, and we will forever be grateful for his dedication and passion for this Chamber and region.”

About The Greater North Fulton Chamber (GNFCC)
The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce is a private, nonprofit, member-driven organization comprised of over 1,300 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals. Its service area includes Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Roswell and Sandy Springs. GNFCC is the leading voice on economic development, business growth and quality of life issues in North Fulton County. Learn more at