Board of Directors

The board members at City of Refuge are the fiduciaries tasked with guiding and steering the organization towards a sustainable future. These dedicated professionals bring a wealth of expertise spanning across many different industries. Regardless of their individual experiences, their goal is to ensure COR adopts ethical, sound, and legal governance as well as financial management policies. Our board members work tirelessly and donate their time to ensure City of Refuge has the adequate resources to continue the mission of social transformation.

Jon Bridges

As the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Chick-fil-A, Jon Bridges offers his expertise to help City of Refuge advance its missions.

  • Position: Sr. VP and Chief Marketing Officer
  • Company: Chick-fil-A

Scott Brown

Scott Brown currently serves as Growth and Strategy Lead for Global Health and Public Service with Accenture.

  • Position: Growth & Strategy Lead of Global Health & Public Service
  • Company: Accenture

Rodney Bullard

Rodney Bullard is currently Vice President of Community Affairs at Chick-fil-A, Inc. and Executive Director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation where he leads the company’s corporate philanthropic and social responsibility strategy.

  • Position: Vice President of Community Affairs
  • Company: Chick-fil-A

Dan Askey

Dan Askey has extensive experience in the Automotive Aftermarket, having spent his entire career at NAPA Auto Parts.

  • Position: President NAPA/Senior Vice President Sales
  • Company: NAPA Auto Parts

Doug Keim

Doug Keim is senior vice president of Client Experience for Manheim, a Cox Automotive company. He is responsible for driving Manheim’s efforts to reimagine and revolutionize customer service and position the company for future growth.

  • Position: Senior Vice President, Client Experience
  • Company: Cox Automotive

Cindy Ethridge

Cindy Etheridge brings a wealth of experience in financial sustainability, longevity, and compliance to the City of Refuge Board.

  • Position: CPA & Regional Operations Director
  • Company: Warren Averett, LLC.

Chris Gabriel

Chris Gabriel has been involved with City of Refuge since 2004 and on the board of directors since 2006, including a period as chair from 2009-2012. He brings volumes of experience in wealth management.

  • Position: Vice President of Wealth Management
  • Company: Merrill Lynch

Mike Haynes

Mike Haynes is a member of the board of directors at City of Refuge and focuses his energy on providing program oversight. 

  • Position: Owner and Operator
  • Company: XL212

Kofi Smith

Kofi Smith is the Executive Director of the Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation, which is responsible for managing approximately 6.8 million square feet of facility operations for the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

  • Position: President and CEO
  • Company: Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation

Rick Machold

Rick has over 28 years experience across multiple industries, including business risk management, process design and improvement, change facilitation, forensic accounting and strategic planning.

  • Position: Chief Audit Executive
  • Company: Total System Services, Inc.

Mark Pighini

Mark is a Principal at Deloitte and has spent his more than 20 year career delivering professional services related to organizational deployment of capital through CapEx investments and mergers & acquisitions (M&A).

  • Position: Global Leader
  • Company: Deloitte

Teri McClure

Teri Plummer McClure has responsibility for Human Resources, Employee Communications and Labor Relations for the company’s more than 444,000 employees worldwide. 

  • Position: Chief Human Resources Officer, Sr. VP of Labor and Communications
  • Company: UPS

Bob Patton

Bob Patton is the Americas Vice Chair of Accounts at Ernst & Young LLP (EY). In this role, he leads EY’s growth strategy by engaging and motivating 71,000 people to drive top-line growth and propel the EY brand in the market.

  • Position: Americas Vice Chair of Accounts at Ernst & Young LLP
  • Company: EY

Mark Toro

Mark has brought his time, treasure and talent to City of Refuge, offering the resources of North American Properties to assist in the real estate and development needs of the ministry.

  • Position: Real Estate and Development
  • Company: North American Properties