The Woodruff Arts Center Welcomes New Board Trustees

May 14, 2024, ATLANTA—The Woodruff Arts Center, home to the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art, welcomed 15 new members to the Board of Trustees during the Arts Center’s Annual Spring Meeting:

  • Dr. M. Brian Blake, President, Georgia State University
  • Cameron Bready, Chief Executive Officer, Global Payments
  • Norman M.  Brothers, Jr., Executive Vice President & Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, UPS
  • Kourtney Gibson, Chief Institutional Client Officer, TIAA
  • Dorian L. Harriston, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Scott Herren, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cisco
  • Jennifer Hightower, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Cox Enterprises
  • Richard McPhail, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Home Depot
  • Kent Moegerle, Regional President Southeast Region, BNY Mellon
  • Maria Rivera, Chief Executive Officer, Smalls Sliders
  • Amanda Rosseter, Chief Communications Officer, PNC Financial Services Group
  • Andrew Schlossberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, Invesco
  • David Stockert, General Partner, Sweetwater Opportunity Fund
  • D. Richard Williams, Chairman of the Board, Primerica, Inc.
  • John C. Yates, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin, LLP


“We’re grateful to each person who serves on our Board of Trustees for their unwavering support and guidance,” said Hala Moddelmog, President and CEO of The Woodruff Arts Center. “This group provides tremendous value to our organization, and I’m honored to work alongside such solid leaders.”

The new Trustees join a diverse group representing all sectors of Atlanta, including leaders in the business, nonprofit, entertainment, and education sectors. Since 1968, the Board of Trustees has leveraged its extensive expertise to expand access to the Arts Center’s proven educational programming and secure their place as Atlanta’s center for the arts. For a full list of the Board of Trustees, visit


Home to the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art, The Woodruff Arts Center is one of Atlanta’s most beloved cultural institutions and a source of pride for our city and state. Since 1968, we’ve been a place for every person to experience the power of the arts.