Board of Directors

Advisory Board

Dr. Claude J. Bennett Biocryst, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. William A. Bowron Red Diamond Coffee, President & CEO
Ms. Kate H. Cotton Leadership Alabama, Executive Director
Mr. Robert P. Dickinson McGriff, Siebels & Williams, Inc., Retired Sr. Vice President
Ms. Jeanette Hancock Founder of PreSchool Partners
Ms. Carey Hinds Community Volunteer
Dr. Kathryn Hoar Pediatric Dentist
Mr. James F. Hughey Balch & Bingham, Counsel
Mr. John D. Johns Protective Life Corporation, Chairman, President, & CEO
Mr. Charles W. Mayer Iberia Bank, Market Chairman
Mr. C. Phillip McWane McWane, Inc., Chairman
Mr. Michael A. Mouron Capstone Real Estate Investments, Chairman
Mr. J. Bentley Owens, III Ellis, Head, Owens & Justice, Partner
Mr. L. C. "Foots" Parnell III InterFirst Capital, President
Rev. Richmond R. Webster Saint Luke's Episcopal Church, Rector
Mr. George E. Wilbanks Drummond Coal Sales, Inc., President


Bart McBride, Board President

Bart McBride, Board President

"The work being done by the hard working dedicated team at PreSchool Partners is changing children’s lives for the better on a daily basis, giving them the tools necessary to succeed in school and consequently in life. The results speak for themselves through testimonials from both graduates and parents further enforcing the effectiveness of this program. I am proud to be associated with such a worthy cause."

Executive Board

Ms. Melinda Aldag Former Teacher, Community Volunteer
Mr. Bob Blackburn Maynard Cooper & Gale, Attorney
Mr. Jack Bryant Harbert Management Corporation, Director of Investments
Ms. Jenny Burton Community Volunteer
Mr. Charlie Clark Synovous, Director, Middle Market Banking
Ms. Renee Clements Starnes Davis Florie, Dir. of Recruiting, Marketing & Business Dev.
Ms. Lori A. Dixon Protective Life Foundation, Assistant Vice President
Ms. Kirk Forrester Flower Magazine, Editor
Ms. Anne M. Jones Vulcan Value Partners, Principal, Director of Trading and Operations
Ms. Sumetri Martin Sumetri Hair Studios, Owner
Mr. Bart McBride Servis First Bank, Senior Vice President
Ms. Jane Menendez Community Volunteer
Ms. Allyson Mouron Former Program Director of PreSchool Partners
Mr. Tyler Novak EBSCO Industries, Inc., General Counsel
Mr. Bill Pitts Oakworth Capital Bank, Associate Managing Director
Ms. Ashley Robinett Alabama Power, Vice President of Real Estate
Mr. Jim Screws Regions Bank, Sr. Vice President 
Mr. Tanner Sumners

Harbert Realty, Vice President of Transaction Services

Ms. Annie Wilder State Farm, Senior Agency Specialist
Ms. Beth Wilder Former Non-Profit Executive Director, Community Volunteer
Mr. Bill Wyatt Southeast Materials, President