Board of Directors

Chairperson

Will Melson

Will is a Principal at the Broadwell Group, a management consulting firm specializing in strategic roadmaps, operational improvements and technology implementations.  He has over 21 years of experience of business management and consulting experience.  He has worked in various companies as an Executive VP, an interim CEO, a Principal, an Operations Manager and served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He has an MBA from Duke University where he graduated at the top of his class.

Vice Chairperson

Greg Winnett

Greg is a Project Manager at The Home Depot where he has worked for the past 15 years.  Prior to this, he has more than 10 years of combined Information Technology experience as a Management Consultant with Price Waterhouse and Director of Customer Service at Logility Software.  Overall, Greg has 30 years of technical and management experience in systems development, implementation and customer support. 

Treasurer

Renard Anthony

Renard has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting from the Alabama State University. Meticulous, professional with 20+ years of experience at a global accounting firm, Fortune 500 Corporation and private Multi-media Corporation.  Experience includes privately-held and publicly-traded companies in diverse industries including manufacturing, telecommunications, media, automotive and computer software. Renard has a heart for non-profits and desires to assist and guide entrepreneurs.

Secretary

Charlie Roberts

Charlie recently retired as Senior Counsel in the Business Tax Group at McGuirewoods LLP. Charlie has been a practicing lawyer for 39 years with experience as a tax advisor in domestic and international business transactions. Charlie is a former adjunct professor in the graduate tax program at Emory University School of Law.  Licensed to practice law in Georgia, Florida and Kentucky, Charlie received his LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida in 1975; his J.D. from the University of Louisville in 1974; and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in 1971.

 

 Members:

Frank S. Allen

Frank is the controller at Harrison Contracting Company, Inc. and possesses over 25 years of experience in financial services.  Frank has extensive experience in process improvement, financial reporting and budgeting with prior experience to include P&L responsibility for national and international companies with multi-site divisions and gross revenues of more than $250 million and budget tracking responsibility up to $1.2 billion.  His myriad operational experiences provide leadership in the development and evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.  Frank is a graduate of Harding University with a B.B.A. in Accounting and has passed the CPA exam.

Jeff Bethel

Jeff joined the AGAPE Board of Directors at the Annual meeting in July, 2013.  He comes to us from Kennesaw.  He works for ALCON, a Novartis Company, as their Americas Business Continuity and Data Center Manager.  He has an engineering degree from Georgia Tech and an Executive MBA from Kennesaw State University. 

Lisa Jamison

Lisa earned a bachelor of science from Binghamton University in New York and her masters in social worker from Barry University in Miami, Florida.  Lisa is employed as a school social worker for Atlanta Public Schools with over 20 years of experience in social work practices. She is a licensed clinical social worker with a part-time private practice in Austell, GA, Newness of Life Counseling Services; specializing in children through young adult counseling. She also provides individual, group and family counseling. She is a certified Mental Health First Aid facilitator.

Rick McMaster

Rick is a Senior Vice President at Hamilton State Bank where he serves as the head of the Retail Credit Department.  His department of nine individuals oversees a portfolio of over 2000 loans totaling over $100,000,000. Additionally, his department manages the underwriting of all consumer-purpose and small business loans submitted to Hamilton State Bank.  He has been in banking for over 25 years, having spent time as large commercial, mid-size regional, and community banks.

Steve Murdock

Steve has recently joined the AGAPE board of directors. He comes from Rome where he serves as an elder at the Oak Hill church of Christ. He has a BS degree from the University of Georgia and a master's degree in Pub- lic Administration from the University of West Georgia. He has been a past president of the Rome Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the Floyd County Board of Education.

Julie Onstott

Julie is an Operations Executive with 33 years experience in implementing processes, advancing operational and engineering efficiencies, and improving business performance in the telecommunications industry.  She is a strategic leader who integrates technology with business acumen, develops strong relationships, and excels in areas of network design, optimization, and capacity management of global systems.  Julie's expertise is in building and motivating high performance teams to deliver services with improved financial and operational results.

Allen Read

Allen is Partner, President and Chief Operating Officer at M3 Hotel Accounting.  He began working with M3 Hotel Accounting in 1993.  He is an executive manager with over 24 years of financial and business operations management experience.  He began working in the hospitality industry as a front desk associate and continued with various companies leading to the position as General Manager prior to beginning his work with M3.

Joel Reed

Joel is an attorney. He has spent most of his career as general counsel for companies that are involved in real estate activities, from commercial real estate development to homebuilding. He presently serves as a consultant to investment companies that are acquiring large, complicated real estate assets. Joel serves as an elder at North Atlanta Church of Christ, teaches adult Bible classes, works with the youth, and serves on the missions support team.