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

  • Beth Hudson, Controller, Axiom Staffing Group
  • Kyle G. Caswell, Enterprise Technology Sales Leader and Insurance Domain Expert
  • Robert Mayer, Attorney, Miami Counsel
  • Chris Owens, VP of Business Development, Landis Evans + Partners
  • Gordon Rogers, Co-Founder and President, Edevate
  • Patrick Spafford, M.D., Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Heidi Sprinkle, Community Volunteer, Founder, The Lionheart School

Board Emeritus

  • Jerrill Sprinkle, President (Retired), MP Equipment

Advisory Board

  • Nancy Bivins, Community Volunteer
  • Bill Boydston, M.D., Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Mandi Davis, Wealth Advisor, TrueWealth
  • Neal Freeman, President, Watkins Retail Group
  • Greg Gaughan, Assistant Vice President, GrandBridge Real Estate Capital
  • John Hull, Contributor, 100 Huntley Street Television
  • Drew Klepchick, Homrich Berg
  • Lindsay Murray, Senior Account Executive, Google, Inc./ YouTube
  • Amy Opie, Community Volunteer
  • Lynne Riley, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Revenue
  • Jeff Sprinkle, Retired CEO, MP Equipment
  • R. Lamar Wakefield, CEO and Founding Partner, Wakefield Beasley and Associates

Lionheart WORKS Advisory Board

  • Gillian Gansler, VP of Business Development, Quality Assist, Inc.
  • Jack Hausmann, President (Retired), Southern Bank Equipment
  • Karin Lee, Project Director (Retired), Rare Medium Atlanta
  • Gloria Mattei, Owner, Nothing Bundt Cakes (Alpharetta)
  • Robert Mayer, Attorney, Miami Counsel
  • Heidi Sprinkle, Founder, The Lionheart School
  • Christine Young, Recreation Supervisor, City of Alpharetta