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 Protective Life Corporation, VP Community Relations
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

 

John Gardner

John Gardner

"Why do I serve on the board of PreSchool Partners? Very simple, the children.  Seeing the children's hearts and minds changed one child at a time is all the motivation I need.  It is a privilege to serve on this board seeing the hard work and dedication of Lella and her staff while helping children succeed in life!"
Executive Board  
Mr. Jay Barker Jox FM, Radio Personality, The Barker Agency & Preptix Founder
Ms. Melanie Bridgeforth VOICES for Alabama’s Children, Executive Director
Mr. Jack Bryant Harbert Management Corporation, Director of Investments
Mr. Andrew Buck Protective Life Corporation, Senior Counsel and Vice President
Ms. Renee Clements Starnes Davis Florie, Director of Recruiting, Marketing & Business Development 
Mr. Will Davis Starnes Davis Florie LLP, Attorney
Mr. Tate Forrester O’Neal Industries, Director
Mr. John Gardner Regions Bank, Trust Real Estate Officer 
Ms. Stewart Jones Iberia Bank, Assistant Vice President
Ms. Jane Menendez Community Volunteer
Mr. Bart McBride Servis First Bank, Senior Vice President
Mr. Shane McMinn Wheel Works, Director of Transportation
Ms. Allyson Mouron Former Program Director of PreSchool Partners
Mr. Will Pearson How Stuff Works, Co-Host, Part-Time Genius Podcast
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. Dan Starnes Starnes Media, Founder
Ms. Sherry Sumners St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Catechist 
Ms. Laura Vogtle Gallery 1930 & Scene, Gallery Director
Ms. Beth Wilder Former Non-Profit Executive Director 

 

Amy Tully

Amy Tully

"PreSchool Partners is truly a partnership of dedicated teachers and engaged parents with the assistance of a supportive community and an amazingly passionate administrative staff working together to ensure a successful start in kindergarten and a life-long love of learning.  It is an honor to serve on PreSchool Partners' Executive Board."