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Alison
Clark

Co-Chair

President of Boulder Walk Homeowners Association and Chair of Southwest DeKalb Neighborhood Alliance.

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Pat
Culp

Co-Chair

President of Cedar Grove Neighborhood Association

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Tory Tucker

Executive Committee 

Tory S. Tucker is an 8- year resident in the Gates at Bouldercrest neighborhood. He is currently the chair of the Architectural Committee and Resident Licensed Real Estate Broker with Solid Source Realty GA.

 

As an experienced Real Estate Broker, he brings the knowledge, insight and skills that will deliver the results that will continue to increase the home values and growth of the surrounding community. Tory’s integrity and loyalty in the real-estate industry has brought him continuous success with 95% of his business being referrals. Aside from having a demanding real-estate career, Tory finds time to give back by volunteering time with Homeless Shelters and Community Youth Programs.

 

A graduate of NW Missouri State University with a degree in Business/Marketing, Tory has over 30 years in the Insurance Industry with a Career as an Insurance Analyst. During his Insurance Career he has serve as a Catastrophe Management expert, General Liability Specialist, Commercial and Home Owner’s Insurance Specialist. In addition to volunteering for GAB Board, Tory loves participating with the development of the careers of young people by being an active Mentor and a volunteer Big Brother with the Big Brothers/Big Sister Program of Greater Atlanta.

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Dennis Allen

Executive Committee 

Chair of Citizens Advisory Board and Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs for DeKalb County

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Aaron
Watson

Executive Committee 

Currently, he is practicing law with Thompson Hine as senior counsel in the firm’s Corporate Transactions & Securities practice group. He focuses his practice on general corporate and business matters, with a concentration in government relations and finance.  

 

He was suggested by Park Pride’s Michael Halicki. Aaron has been a public servant in Atlanta for many years. He has held leadership positions on civic boards and is a former member of the Atlanta city council.   

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Betty 
Willis

Betty is the Senior Associate Vice President of Government and Community Affairs at Emory University. She works closely with metro Atlanta government officials and with business, community, and nonprofit leaders on a variety of issues impacting Emory University and Emory Healthcare. 

 

Betty is well-established in the community, has been on many boards, and brings great perspective and networking relationships to bear. 

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Clara
Burks-Jones

Her previous work experience has been as a teacher and school administrator.  

 

She is a retired volunteer that is interested in being a part of the board. She was suggested by Chuck Ellis. 

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Don
Bolia

As a principal with Peachtree Government Affairs since 2009, Don advises industry leaders on how legislative trends will impact their businesses and assists them in shaping policy debates at the federal, state and local levels in Georgia. He also manages clients’ relationships before the Georgia General Assembly, as well as numerous city and county governments and agencies.  

 

He is the chair of Decide DeKalb. Don's volunteer time in building Dekalb’s economic development has been important. 

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Fabrizio
Garcia

Fabrizio has worked at McKenney’s, a mechanical contracting company, since 2009. He is a Process and Technology Manager for their Building Services Division in Atlanta and Charlotte.  

 

He is the MSCID’s appointment for the Conservancy board. He is a soon-to-be member of the MSCID board. As an avid biker, he enjoys riding the Michelle Obama Trail, and he spends lots of time at Intrenchment Creek greenspace.  

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Horace
Derricotte

Horace Derricotte is a native Atlantan and has been a resident of the Boulder Walk Subdivision since 2009. He is an active member of the community. Alison Clark has nominated him to the board.  

 

Horace has an extensive work history in accounting managerial positions for companies such as the Aluminum Company of America, the Clorox Company, MUREX, Turner Broadcasting, Inc., Deloitte and Resources Global Professionals.   

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Jay
Scott

Advisor

Jay Scott is a professional landscape architect, planner and principal at GreenRock Partners.   

 

He is the land planner, who did the original overlay for the region. Jay is the individual who suggested the land exchange to Ryan Millsap. He has agreed to participate on the board.   

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Jim
Tsismanakis

Jim is the Executive Director and CEO of Discover DeKalb, the agency focused on tourism and entertainment attractions.  

 

Jim sees this park as a wonderful addition to the portfolio of attractions in DeKalb county. He has also been a supporter of the land exchange and would be an excellent member.  

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Sharon
Williams

Leader of Eastside Walk neighborhood HOA. She is very interested in being on the board as Commissioner Johnson’s appointment.  

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Jackie
Malcom

Jackie Malcom is a member of the Wishing Wells Subdivision in the Cedar Grove Community. She has been a part of the Cedar Grove Community for 30 years and has participated in the land swap between Blackhall Studio’s and the county. She is also a Safety Officer for her neighborhood.  

 

Her current status is retired City employee from the City of Atlanta Fire Department as she served as a first responder for 28 years and has held several different positions.   

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Ryan 
Milsap

Sponsor

Executive Chairman of the Board of Blackhall, and the Founder and CEO of Irinda Capital Management, LLC