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ILA Honor Roll

ILA is grateful to the many students, parents, alumni, corporations, foundations and friends who continue to support the efforts of the program. Because of you, ILA continues to develop values- based, impact-driven leaders.

2022 Corporate Sponsors

Logos of the 2022 ILA Sponsors

ILA Alumni & Student Donors

Virginia Adair
Kendrick Addaman
Brooks Andrews
Joseph Antonio
Robyn Anzulis
Jake Arendsen
Naveed Asgari
Andrew Aspinwall
Emma Baggett
Brian Baker
Elizabeth Ballard
Bridget Bambenek
Sarah Banghart
Jagger Barnes
Emily Bauer
Sarah Beatty
Erin Bierbusse
August Bondeson
Grayson Borrego
Emily Boyd
Kemper Brennan
Barrett Brooks
Jennings Brooks
Katelin Brown
Katherine Buckis
William Campbell
Grant Carlton
Paul Chitwood
Chelsea Clever
Adam Cohen
Rachel Cole
James Collins
Anne Conroy
Andrew Corn
Eric Courtney
Elizabeth Dangler
Emily Dardaman
Callie Dawson
Jonathan deLaureal
Kelly Dennis
Mark Dylla
Ella Everhart
Cameron Falk
James Ferguson
Daniel Fields
Allison Fine
Jennifer Fink
David Fischer
Sean Foley
Sarah Forbes
Andrew Fulton
Emma Fulton
Leigh Gaffney
Nicholas Garrett
Collin Gawthrop
Ilya Gokhman
Justin Golshir
Alan Goodno
Anna Goodwin
William Harper
Haley Harvard
Andrew Henry
Karl Hermann
Paul Hernandez
Mitchell Hogan
Grace Hopkins
Lindsay Howard
Chad Hume
Jason Hymel
Muhammad Iqbal
Ryan Irvine
Michelle Jenkins
Claire Johnson
Matthew Karempelis
Chloe Kelley
Mary Kelley
Maximillio Kitchen
Nicholas Koenig
Aaron Konnick
Elizabeth Kozak
Michael Lage
Jack Langner
Jonathan Lauria
Brittany Leamon
Megan Leith
Gregory Lloyd
Regan Lochmandy
Sean Lynch
Will MacArthur
Ethan Mann
India Martin
John Mattioli
Matthew Matuszewski
Connor McAdams
Brittany McCall
Melissa McDonald
Jordan McGriff
Julianna McGuinness
Erin McNicholas
Caroline McTish
Mimi Messawer
Elijah Meyers
Bryan Miller
Brittany Mohler
Michael Moore
Listya Munthe
Allison Myers
Lauren Nelson
Hima Nesbit
Carey Newsome
Caleb Nicholson
Benjamin Pace
Jori Palmer
Anna Park
William Parkey
Courtney Parsons
Tyler Pate
Himani Patel
Margaret Patton
Summer Peabody
Evan Pellegrino
Allyson Peppenhorst
Carlie Perner
Kathryn Peters
Carly Peterson
Kathleen Phelps
Timothy Price
David Rambin
Julia Rees
Mitchell Reiner
Hal Richards
Wesley Roberts
Darrell Roy
Latham Saddler
Jared Schmidt
Kathleen Sherwood
Elizabeth Simons
Emily Smith 
Suzanne Smoak
Mae Stacey
Jessica Steinberg
Kelsey Strott
Devin Summers
Ryan Summers
Bradford Swann
Ivey Tanner
Trey Thorne
Sabina Vayner
Michael Veal
Scott Voigt
Helen Waddell
Jordan Wecksler
Brian Whitaker
Elizabeth White
Jackson Wise
David Witthoft

ILA Friend Donors

Courtney Aldrich
Krista Bell
Julia Bellue
Katrina Bowers
Gina Breckbill
Craig Carter
Christopher Cornwell
Jaime Crate
Joseph Ellenberg
Dana Harris
Hollingsworth Family Foundation
Heather Howarth
JJ Jackson
Evan Karanovich
John Lastinger
Earl T. Leonard
Russell Lindner
Lindner Family Foundation, Inc.
Laura Little
Gwinn Nixon
Shelley Paluch
Robert Pease
Adam Prescott
Lindsey Sykes
Bill and Denise Garrigan Family Fund     
Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation            
KPMG Foundation         
Leidos  
Ryan and Ashley Irvine Charitable Fund 
The McGuire Family Fund   

ILA Matching Gifts

Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Ernst & Young Foundation
Textron Charitable Trust

ILA Family Donors

The Anders Family
The Bassel Family
The Borhorst Family
The Brooks Family
The Buckis Family
The Bullock Family
The Canova Family
The Clark Family 
The Farrell Family
The Langner Family
The Marlow Family
The Nalwasky Family
The Paris Family
The Patton Family
The Paul Family
The Phinney Family
The Wobrock Family
The Wood Family 

2021-2022 Academic Involvement

Speakers/Mentors

Aisha Avery
VP of Diversity & Inclusion, Floor and Décor

Tope Awotona
CEO & Founder, Calendly

Bridget Bambeneck
Program Manager, Google

Arthur Blank
CEO, AMBFO

Raphael Bostic
President, Federal Reserve of Atlanta

Stephen Cannon
CEO, AMB Group

Scott Colosi
Board of Directors, Torchy's Tacos

Brett Jewkes
EVP, Chief Brand and Communications Officer, AMBFO

David Homrich
President, Exodus Capital, LLC

Jay Henry
Director of Innovation, Shaw

Chuck Kinnebrew
VP of Diversity & Inclusion (Retired)

Aaron Konnick
Director of Tax Accounting & Reporting, UPS

Lara Fawaz
Corporate and Execuitve Communications and Special Projects, AMBFO

Michael MacDonald
Defensive Coach, Baltimore Ravens

Vecus Miller
Executive Vice President, Waffle House, Inc.

Kunal Mitra
Pediatrician, Cobb Pediatric Associates

Rich McKay
President and CEO, Atlanta Falcons

Hugh Tarbutton Jr. 
Executive Vice President of Business Development, Triad Advisors

Salmon Teneil
Internal Audit Manager, Microsoft

Executives of the Day

Michael Garrison
Sr. Director, Innovation & New Ventures, Chick-Fil-A

Aaron Konnick
Director of Tax Accounting & Reporting, UPS

Todd Lane
Executive Director - LEAD Program, Cox Communications

Bill Linginfelter
Area President, Regions Bank

Michael Mann
General Manager, Chick-Fil-A

Brittany McCall
Director of Demand Planning and Commercial Finance, Westrock

Wes Neece
VP of Mechandising, The Home Depot

Kathleen Phelps
VP of Finance, Commerical, Innovation & Sustainability, Westrock

Willette Shalishali
Learning Business Partner, Synovus

William Swan
HR Director, Chick-Fil-A

John Turner
President and CEO, Regions Financial Corporation

Ann Walters
Executive Director, Ernst & Young

ILA Alums of the Day

Charlotte Britt
Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company

Aracely Caldera
Process, Risk & Governance Associate, Frazier & Deeter

Joe Garrigan
Head of Innovation, King's Hawaiian

Karl Hermann
Director of HY Credit Research, Barings

Jack Langner
Senior Financial Analyst, Textron Specialized Vehicles

Brittany Leamon
Assistant Region Finance Manager, Caterpillar, Inc.

 

Brandon Stewart
Founder, President, CEO, Starboard Investments

Brad Swann
General Manager, Business Development, Leidos

ILA Chick-fil-A Steering Committee

Woody Faulk
Michael Lage
Melenie Lankau
John Mattioli

Corporate Site Visits

Chick-Fil-A
King's Hawaiian

Service-Learning Clients

Big Vision of Athens
CBNLF
Eco Incubator
Georgia Options
Let the Big Dawgs Eat
Medlink Proposal Project
Sparrows Nest
TerryConnect Project
THRIVE
UGA Archway Clarks Hill
UGA Archway Hartwell
UGA Archway Laurens County
UGA Archway MainStreet Program 5-Year Strategic Plan
UGA Archway Moultrie
UGA Archway REACH Hart Community Education Project
UGA Archway Spalding County

Leadership Dawgs - Community Impact Projects

The Baby Pantry
C5 Georgia
Empowr
Heads Up for Harry
LA Amistad
National Black Arts (NBAF)
Paradise Atlanta Westside (PAWKids)
SafeRide America
Second Helpings Atlanta

ILA Application Readers

Alumni

McKensize Armes
Emma Bailey
Betsy Ballard
Bridget Bambenek
Erin Beirbusse
Isabel Berger
Lindsay Berman
Taylor Burns
Wilson Couture
Jackie Cunningham
Megan Fikse
Sophie Frankham-Smith
Derek Hammock
Kendall King
William Kirk
Carter Lankford
Bennet Porson
Kathleen Reynolds
Brian Whitaker
Garrett Wright

Faculty

James Martin
Anindita Chakravarty
Hua Chen
Margaret Christ
Jason Epstein
Kayla Freeman
Scott Graffin
Karim Jetha
Richard Martin
Tom McGahee
Troy Montgomery
Aaron Schecter
Bjorn Stillion

Leonard Leadership Scholar Alumni Interviewers

Brittany Chitwood
Madeline Davis
Ben Fogel
Will Landrum
Jack Langner
Brittany McCall
Jori Palmer
Kyle Reed
Austin Summers
Rachel Zilinskas