Board of Directors

GTA is guided by a 12-member Board of Directors, including seven members appointed by the Governor, two appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, two appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and one non-voting member appointed by the Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court.

Board of Directors special board meeting notice

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Technology Authority will hold a special meeting beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 17. The meeting will be held as a teleconference.

For more information, please contact Teresa Windom at

GTA Board Meeting dates for 2021 

Dates are subject to change:

  • Thursday, March 11, 2021
  • Thursday, June 10, 2021
  • Thursday, September 2, 2021
  • Thursday, December 9, 2021


William “Doug” D. Lewis, of Atlanta is a senior partner at the Edge Consulting Group.

Rob Bearden is an experienced enterprise software executive.

Michael Caldwell is an owner and managing partner of Black Airplane, a full-stack digital product agency.

Bob Gray is the management director, southeast region market leader, and advisory services with BDO U.S.A., LLP.

Ronald Ham serves as the SAP project manager/senior ERP analyst with Rayonier Advanced Materials in Jesup.

Judge Ann B. Harris was elected to the Superior Court of the Cobb Judicial Circuit in July of 2014 and was re-elected without opposition in 2018.

Mr. Honaman leads the worldwide Consumer Products - Food and Beverage organization for Amazon Web Services.

Dan Israel is the executive director of FDMM (Food, Drug, and Mass Merchandise) Product Management with NCR Corporation in Atlanta.

Mr. Ruth is the global CEO of Mergence Global, a boutique full-service consulting firm with clients in 15 countries.

Mr. Vastani has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology field with multi-national firms serving hundreds of millions of customers.

Kent Webb is a member of the Corporate and Business practice group of the Atlanta-based law firm Taylor English.

Ms. West is a principal research scientist and chief engineer of pediatric technologies at the Georgia Institute of Technology.