Chairman: William C. McGahan

Bill founded Georgia Works! because he believes every life has value, and virtually every person can be given the tools and habits to make their lives better.  Many men simply have horrible habits, role models and environments. Bill has been involved in many community organizations and non-profit boards including: The State of Georgia Housing Trust Fund for the Homeless Commission; Atlanta Area Co-Chair of the Steering Committee for the Governors Office of Transition, Support and Reentry; From Houses to Homes; Atlanta Academy; The Howard School, The Paces Civic Association; and The National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction. Bill earned a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Southern Methodist University, and an MBA from the University of Virginia. He and his wife Lisa have four children. They reside in Atlanta.

Edward "Jack" Hardin

Jack has been involved in the Atlanta Community, and in the issue of Homelessness, for decades.  Jack Co-chairs the United Way Regional Commission on Homelessness. Jack has received numerous awards for his community service, including awards from the Anti-Defamation League, Travelers Aid, and The United Way. Jack is the President of Georgia Legal Services Foundation, Chairman of The Gateway Center, Chairman of the Board of Visitors of Grady Hospital, and Member of the Council of Foreign Relations. Jack is a Founding Partner of Rogers & Hardin. 

Gary Jones

Gary was born and raised in southwest Atlanta, Ga. He attended Westlake High School where he played football, basketball, baseball, and track. Later, he attended Clark Atlanta University on an academic scholarship where he also lettered in football and track. He finished his education at Georgia Tech where he received a BCE and MS in Civil Engineering. Gary comes from a family that is devoted to spiritual commitment and outstanding achievement. He lives and works under the philosophy of faith, family, academics, and athletics. Gary is a teacher at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Henry W. Grady

Henry has spent his entire life being involved in the most important issues facing the people of Georgia.  As a fifth generation Georgian (and an descendent of one of the most important persons in the history of our state), Henry raises millions of dollars each year for the Grady Health System. Henry is an active Elder at The First Presbyterian Church focusing signficant time on assisting homeless men every week.  Henry is a Managing Director at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, and the father of three daughters. He lives with his wife in Atlanta. 

Keith Evans

Keith Evans was named the fifth President of Westminster Schools in August 2013 and officially took the leadership reins in July 2014. Head of the Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia from 1999 to 2014. Keith graduated from Davidson College, earning his degree in Religion. He holds master degrees from Harvard University and the University of Tennessee and has taught courses ranging from religious studies to neuroscience to economics and government. Keith is a two time Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities and has served on the boards of directors for the Southern Association of Independent Schools and the Virginia Council on Private Education. Keith and wife Emilie, are the parents of two sons, Ronnie and Hank.

Chip Patterson

Chip is the founder of AmeriPark. A company with over 150 accounts nationwide, and a 1,000 employees. He is also the owner of Trextel, a National Technology Development Provider. Chip is involved in several charities, and is the founder of Reinvention Wheels, a bicycle charity serving the disadvantaged in the US, and internationally. Chip is very involved in the local nonprofit community as well, and serves on several boards including Georgia State University Athletic Board, Cobb Youth football League, the Buckhead Alliance, Central Atlanta Progress, and the Midtown Alliance. He lives in Marietta with his wife and their four children.

Darlene Schultz

Darlene Schultz currently serves as the CEO for Project interconnections, Inc., a nonprofit developer and manager of affordable housing.  Since joining PII in 2009 as Director of development, Darlene has overseen the development of PII's affordable housing management component, the growth of the organization from 241 units of permanent supportive housing to 466, as well as multiple preservation projects at PII properties.  in 2010 she was awarded the Dancing elephant Ward by the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association for her outstanding service and commitment to the field of mental health administration.  She has previously served on  the Board of Directors for mental Health America of Georgia. Prior to joining PII, Darlene worked for the Atlanta Braves, The Weather Channel and time Warner Digital Media for ten years.  Her first job was as Assistant Director of the Cheerleaders for the Houston Oilers (now the Tennessee Titans football team.

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William McCorkle

Bill serves as Vice President of Evergreen Construction and is one of the founding principals of the company.  Evergreen is a full service multi-disciplinary contractor and construction management  firms and has offered construction solutions in various parts of the country.



Leandrew serves as Senior Warden, Junior Warden, and Treasurer at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Atlanta. Leandrew also served terms on the Finance Committees of St. Luke's Episcopal Church and Crossroad Community Ministries. 



scott Satterwhite

Scott Satterwhite currently serves as President of The William Josef Foundation.