The Drake House Board of Directors

Meet the people who support our vision and make it possible for The Drake House to provide housing services, education, mentoring, and more for North Fulton women and children experiencing homelessness.

The Drake House Board of Directors represents a special blend of business and community leaders whose experience provides them with the necessary vision and skill to establish strong strategic and financial guidance and direction for the organization.

The  2017-2018 Board of Directors:

Karen Lee – Chair
Karen Lee & Associates, LLC
Financial Planner, Author, Speaker
Financial Planning Association
CNN Contributor, National Council of Estate Planners,
Temple Kehillat Chaim
Resource Committee Chair


Karen Trylovich – Vice Chair
A Classical Affair, Owner, Event Coordinator
Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber of Commerce Board
Georgia Executive Women’s Network Board
Worldwide Business Coaches
Leadership Sandy Springs Board
Marketing Committee Chair


Jim Alford – Treasurer
Project Manager, Avaya
President, Homeowners Association
Temple Kehillat Chaim


Philip Hasty – Secretary
Managing Partner, Shapiro Pendergast & Hasty, LLP
Roswell Presbyterian Church

Moses Brown
MMHB & Associates, president and CEO
100 Black Men
Zoo Atlanta leadership Council
GivingPoint Board Member
North Fulton CID Board Vice Chair
Morehouse Executive Mentor


Meg Chapman
GE Digital Marketing Director GE Power
Roswell Presbyterian Church


Charles Curtis
Crossville Village 1400 LLC
Curtis Construction Management
Site Technologies President/Owner


Mike Eikenberry
Director Of Direct Mail, Legion of Christ
Advisory Council Chair
St. Brigid Catholic Church


Dr. Lisa Hasty, MD
Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine, Founding Partner
Sandy Springs Society
Georgia OBGYN Society
Alzheimer’s Association of Georgia


Andy Hepburn
Sizmek, Associate General Council
St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church
ProBono Partnerships Attorney
GA Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA)


Layne Kamsler
Hipes & Belle Isle Law Firm, Employment Law
North Fulton Alliance of Young Professionals
Junior League of Gwinnett & North Fulton

Vetta Lisbon Hauser
The Home Depot, Training Developer
United Way VIP Graduate, 2013
St James United Methodist Church
Dress for Success Atlanta


Andy Hepburn, Esquire
Associate General Counsel Sizmek
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
ProBono Partnerships Attorney
Ga. Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA)


Laura Madajewski, CPA
Senior Audit Manager, HLB Gross Collins, PC
Georgia Society of CPAs, AICPA
Past Board of Atlanta Show Chorus
Sweet Adelines International
Kansas City Barbeque Society


Genille McElvey
State Farm Insurance Companies, IT Service Manager
Spring Event 2018 Co-Chair and10th Anniversary Celebration Chair
North Point Community Church


Ausker Morris
A.T. Morris Realty Group, Inc., residential
100 Black Men of North Metro, Past President
Zion Missionary Baptist Church


Pam Page
Roswell United Methodist Church
Community Volunteer – NFCC


Rev. Michelle Ortiz
Associate Rector for Family Ministry
St. David’s Episcopal Church


Natasha Robinson
Commercial Sales Underwriter, ACE Group
United Way VIP Program, 2014
Eagle’s Nest Church
These 5 Girls, Founder & President


Trisha Rosamond
Nothing Bundt Cakes, Owner, Sandy Springs
SSPC Women’s Business Networking
Networking at Noon
Sandy Springs Restaurant Council


Anu Whitaker
Ryerson Inc., Managing Contract Manager
Bal Vihar
Institute of Industrial Engineers, America's SAP User's Group


Lynn Wilson, Esquire
Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLC
Habitat for Humanity Atlanta Women’s Build Board
CASA Forsyth
HomeAid Essentials Drive Organizer


Rev. Emily Wright
Senior Associate Pastor, Roswell Presbyterian Church
Presbytery of Greater Atlanta

Presidents Emeritus

Tedra W. Cheatham, CEcD
CEO Clean Air Campaign, Former COO, GNFCC
Leadership North Fulton Alumni 2004

Craig Dryden
Georgia Power, Metro Sales Manager
Alpharetta First United Methodist Church

Freda B. Hardage
Northside Hospital, Dir., Physician Services
Executive Board, North Fulton Chamber of Commerce

David Hammond
Abel Solutions, Inc.
Leadership North Fulton Alumni 2004
2007 Chair LNF Board of Director
Brown’s Bridge Community Church

Kathy Swahn
Executive Director, The Drake House
Alpharetta Chamber Board
Member, North Fulton Poverty Round Table
Leadership North Fulton Alumni 2004

Are you looking for ways to get involved?

The Drake House welcomes individual and corporate volunteers and donors.