Our Board

Cofounder Carmen Perez
Carmen brings a wealth of experience as a practiced professional and entrepreneur. Her skills provide the ability to identify, initiate and implement solutions specific to community needs. She is the founder of Maverick International, Inc., a certified women owned professional services corporation. Carmen’s tenure at SchlumbergerSema as Director of Business Development gave her the opportunity to develop and define policies and procedures to ensure diversity in the workplace. Carmen has a true passion for helping others.

Cofounder Katy Attebery
A successful career in the broadcasting industry provides Katy with the tools necessary to conceptualize, plan and effectively communicate. She is an entrepreneur, marketing consultant and business owner. Passionately, Katy is a multiple heart attack survivor and serves as an advocate regarding women and their heart health. She is the recipient of the American Heart Association’s Volunteer Passion Award and has chaired multiple fundraising events to benefit heart health.

R. Bradley Carr
R. Bradley Carr is the Managing Partner and Head of the Corporate Practice Group of Andersen, Tate & Carr, the largest law firm in Gwinnett County, Georgia. His practice includes representation of both public and privately-held businesses and a number of non-profit organizations. Community involvements include Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors and Chairman of the Chamber’s Membership and Fund Raising Campaign 2008), Council for Quality Growth, Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau and Peachtree Corners Rotary Club, the Gwinnett Children’s Shelter and numerous other charities.

Millard J. Collier, Jr., M.D., F.A.A.F.P.
Dr. Collier is a graduate of Morehouse College and the Medical College of Georgia. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Collier currently serves as the Vice President of the Georgia State Medical Association and has served as President and Board Chairman of the Atlanta Medical Association. He is the host/producer of Your Health is Important, a weekly radio talk show. Dr. Collier is committed to the betterment of heart health in the community.

Alvan Raab, Certified Public Accountant
As a founding partner in Smith & Raab, P.C., Alvan is a highly regarded member of the professional community. He serves as a Member of the Atlanta Tax Forum, The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Alvan is past Preident and Treasurer of the Decatur Rotary Club and the Dekalb Council for the Arts.

Sandra L. Ward
A recipient of the Chief Justice’s Award for Excellence in Public Service and the Henry Toll Fellow Award, Sandra currently serves as Vice President, Government Affairs/New Business Development at Global Government Strategies. Prior to joining Global Government Strategies, she served as Senior Lobbyist for the Georgia Merit System Legal Services Office and Director of the Supreme Court of Georgia Office of Commissions and Programs and as Chief of Staff for former Chief Justice Robert Benham.