PAWS Atlanta Team

Our Staff

Crystal Bowman
Crystal Bowman

Executive Director

770-593-1155 Ext. 2
Darren Huennekens
Darren Huennekens

Controller

770-593-1155 Ext. 6
Laura McKelvey
Laura McKelvey

Shelter Manager

770-593-1155 Ext. 7
Erica Noltemeyer, DVM
Erica Noltemeyer, DVM

Chief Veterinarian &
Medical Director 

Phillip Smith
Phillip Smith

Facilities Manager

770-593-1155 Ext. 7
Harriet Ribbons
Harriet Ribbons

Fundraising &
Event Manager

770-593-1155 Ext. 3
Brenna Lakeson
Brenna Lakeson

Communications & 
Campaign Manager

 

770-593-1155 Ext. 4
Sam Long
Sam Long

Volunteer & Database Coordinator

(770) 593-1155 ext. 5
Michele Altemose
Michele Altemose

Office Manager

Cassandra Dudley
Cassandra Dudley

TRAINING MANAGER

Christa Murray
Christa Murray

Foster Coordinator

MarLee Thompson
MarLee Thompson

CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, SDC

Trainer & Behavior Consultant

Heather Hartman
Heather Hartman

Adoption Counselor

Zach Batson
Zach Batson

Adoption Counselor

Priscilla Vrzal
Priscilla Vrzal

Data Processor

Kirsten Lucas
Kirsten Lucas

Veterinary Assistant

Kristen Williford
Kristen Williford

Veterinary Assistant

Michael Knutsen
Michael Knutsen

Animal Care Team Lead

Lillie Pender
Lillie Pender

Animal Care Specialist

Lawrence Mitchell
Lawrence Mitchell

Animal Care Specialist

Brandon Weldon
Brandon Weldon

Animal Care Specialist

Amanda Ingram
Amanda Ingram

Animal Care Specialist

Al Munoz
Al Munoz

Animal Care Specialist

Peyton Hargrove
Peyton Hargrove

Animal Care Specialist

Delaney Markham
Delaney Markham

Animal Care Specialist

Kayla Cody
Kayla Cody

Animal Care Specialist

Jamie Pfeifer
Jamie Pfeifer

Animal Care Specialist

Board of Directors

Patty Lavely
Chair

Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer
Healthcare District of Palm Beach County

Katie Beacham
Vice Chair

Chief Corporate Citizenship Officer
Kilpatrick Townsend

Henry Yoo
Treasurer

Vice President, Finance & Accounting
Comcast

Anita Kumar
Secretary

Talent Acquisition Business Partner
CHA Consulting

Donna Beezhold

Partner
Troutman Pepper

Steve Clancey

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Georgia-Pacific LLC

Jennifer MacMillan Eicher

Partner and COO
Triaxia Partners 

Heidi Gleason

Senior Advancement Officer
Berry College

Jonathan Green

Shareholder
Baker Donelson

Ryan Harvill

Global IT Program Delivery Principal
Accenture

Atul Kanvinde

Director, Inpatient Clinical Information Systems
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Tamara Lopata

Client Engagement Executive
Hylaine

Pete Mounts
In Memory Of

Partner 
Himformatics

Uren Patel

Director of Strategic Initiatives
KPMG US

Rachel Proctor

Labor Relations Officer
Norfolk Southern

Karyn Swoopes

Risk Communications and Outreach Advisor
FEMA

Rohan Verma

Senior Finance Manager, FP&A
SageHome
 

Service Council

Atul Kanvinde
Chair

Director, Inpatient Clinical Information Systems
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Sharon Gridley
Vice Chair

Director, Account Management Services
Optum

Alexis Rainey
Communications Chair

Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships & Account Management
Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Raina Azarkhail

Associate Attorney
Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell, LLP

Sepi Browning

IT Director/Business Partner
Piedmont

Erica C. Chanin

Trademark Associate
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Deborah Coons

Realtor
RPM Group Home Advisors

Stephen Cross

District Sales Manager 
CDW

Lauren Dubovy

Program Insights Direct Sales Senior Analyst
Cox Communications

Catherine Gavrilidis

Associate Attorney
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers

Angela Grate

Associate Attorney
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Vance Hendley

Vice President, Manager - DLP Response
Truist

Mahesh Joshi

Vice President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
NCR Corporation

Chris Moultrie

Senior Software Engineer
GitHub

Pauline Nguyen

Senior Manager - Store Operations Initiatives
Home Depot

Bo Platt

Director
EY-Parthenon

Allison Popelka

SVP, Finance
Truist

Jen D. Rafanan

Founder
JDR-Creative

Lindsay Seals

Program Manager
Comcast

Tit

Tippi Wilson

Customer Success Operations Analyst
CrowdStrike

Kimberly Youngpeter

VP, Governance & Facilities
Rollins, Inc.

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