2022 Board of Directors

The AFP Greater Atlanta Chapter is led by these volunteer members. One of the best ways to build relationships is to volunteer alongside your colleagues. If you are interested in serving on a Committee - we welcome your involvement!

Please contact AFP Greater Atlanta Chapter President Sarah Embro for more information. 

Executive Committee 


Sarah Embro
Executive Director
The ALS Association Georgia Chapter


Kate McNeely, CFRE 

Director of Development 
Georgia Asylum & Immigration Network  

Past President
Christian Murphy, CFRE
Deputy Director
Wellspring Living

Greg Sims
Director of Individual Giving
Atlanta Community Food Bank

VP Administration & Special Initiatives
Danielle Wilkes 
Director of Corporate Relations  
Junior Achievement of Georgia

VP Communications
Rachel Ezzo, CFRE
Development Officer

Habitat for Humanity

VP Education
Brittany Saadiq, CFRE
Director of Development 

Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs


VP IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access)
Toni Paz, CFRE
Principal & CEO 
Transformational Philanthropy

VP Membership Services
Mitzy Sharp Futro, Esq., CFRE
Director of Development & Communications
Georgia Legal Services Program

Chairs & Co-Chairs

Communications Co-Chair, Chapter Meetings

Colin Cumming
Director of Development
Georgia Tech

CFRE Co-Chair
Laura Coats, CFRE
Individual Giving Manager
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta

CFRE Co-Chair
Elizabeth Spears, CFRE
Senior Director of Development
Georgia State University

Member Engagement & Retention Chair
Emily Williamson, CFRE
Director of Development 
Emory Winship Cancer Institute 

Mentoring Co-Chair

Rachael Floyd
Director of Development

Emory University

Mentoring Co-Chair
Jasmine T. Okafor, M. Div., CFRE
Development Specialist
ACPE: The Standard for Spiritual Care & Education 

National Philanthropy Day Chair
MacKensie Brandt
Coxe Curry & Associates 

Philanthropy in the Classroom Co-Chair
Shannon Fairorth  
Development Manager
Center for the Visually Impaired

Philanthropy in the Classroom Co-Chair
Ben Minor
Foundation Relations Manager 
Southern Center for Human Rights  

Program Committee Co-Chair

Rachel Stanley
Senior Development Manager
Propel ATL

Program Committee Co-Chair
Jennifer Williford 
Associate Director, Donor Relations 
Habitat for Humanity International 

Sponsorship Chair
Susannah Darrow, CFRE

Purpose Possible

Veterans in the Profession Co-Chair
Chrissy Parke Rosen, CFRE
Executive Director of Individual Engagement 
Georgia Gwinnett College

Veterans in the Profession Co-Chair

Mary-Kate Starkel, CFRE
Vice President of Development 
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Volunteer Coordinator Chair
Erica Harris, CFRE
Director of Major Gifts
Piedmont Healthcare Foundation

Young Professionals Co-Chair
Abby Bullard

Associate Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility 
Warner Bros. Discovery

Young Professionals Co-Chair

Aurreeshae Hines 
Associate Donor Experience Officer 
Emory University

Young Professionals Co-Chair

Catherine Warren
Senior Operations Associate
Latin American Association