Our Board

The Lionheart School is governed by a working board of directors which delegates the management of the school program to the Executive Director, who hires and manages the Executive Team which includes the Head of School, Head of Therapeutic Services, and the Director of Operations. The role of the working board of directors is to establish the philosophy, the broad goals, and the overall policies of Lionheart, and to preserve and enhance Lionheart’s assets, including land, buildings, endowments and regular income. The Executive Team oversees the daily operations of the School.

Board Of Directors

  • Tom Barham, Chief Financial Officer, Rainmaker
  • Tracy Burke, Community Volunteer
  • Katy Lucas, Attorney
  • Kyle G. Caswell, Enterprise Technology Sales Leader and Insurance Domain Expert
  • Gordon A. Rogers, Co-Founder and President, Edevate
  • Patrick Spafford, M.D., Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Medical Director Surgical NICU at Scottish Rite
  • Heidi Sprinkle, Community Volunteer

Board Emeritus

  • Jerrill Sprinkle, President (Retired), MP Equipment

Advisory Board

  • Nancy Bivins, Community Volunteer
  • Bill Boydston, M.D., Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Nancy Bryant, Community Volunteer
  • Mark Dukes, Vice President of Property Management, Physicians Realty Trust
  • Neal Freeman, President, Watkins Retail Group
  • John Hull, Contributor, 100 Huntley Street Television
  • Bert Hunecke, Partner, Diagnostic Ventures
  • Drew Klepchick, Homrich Berg
  • Amy Opie, Community Volunteer
  • Chris Owens, Principal, Civil Engineer & City of Alpharetta council member
  • Jeffrey Peller, CPA, Signature FD
  • Lynne Riley, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Revenue
  • Jeff Sprinkle, Retired CEO, MP Equipment
  • R. Lamar Wakefield, CEO and Founding Partner, Wakefield Beasley and Associates

Junior Board

  • Claire Bovat, Client Relations Representative, Paycom
  • Patrick Cheek, Account Executive, Salesforce
  • Mandi Davis, Wealth Advisor, TrueWealth
  • Ryan Franco, Vice President, Wells Fargo Corporate Banking
  • Greg Gaughan, Assistant Vice President, GrandBridge Real Estate Capital
  • Lindsay Murray, Senior Account Executive, Google, Inc.; YouTube
  • Carla Toro, Director of Marketing, North American Properties

Lionheart Works Advisory Board

  • Tracy Burke
  • Gillian Gansler
  • Jack Hausmann
  • Lisa & Jim Kelly
  • Robbie & Robert Mayer
  • Lisa & Paul Miner
  • Sally & Mel Silverman