Board of Trustees

This governing body of Marcus Autism Center is comprised of area leaders who volunteer their time and expertise to serve the community by helping children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Maryam Alavi, PhD
Dean, Stephen P. Zelnak Chair, Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology 

Liz Blake
Board of Trustees Chair, Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute 

Helen Carlos
Community Volunteer

John Dyer, Chairman
Community Volunteer

Allen Ecker
Business Community Advocate
CISCO and Georgia Technology Research Institute

Mark Gilreath

Matthew Guffey
President, US Marketing

Donna Hyland
President and Chief Executive Officer 
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Lucky Jain, MD
Executive Director
Pediatric Center 

Caroline Jeffords
Community Volunteer

Leslie Jones, Secretary
Senior Vice President, General Counsel 
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Ami Klin, PhD
Chief of Autism and Related Disorders
Marcus Autism Center

Bernie Marcus, Chair Emeritus
Marcus Foundation

Fred Marcus
Marcus Foundation

Chris Moffett
South Area President 
Crown Castle

Lynn Perez
Vice President 
Marcus Autism Center

Tripp Rawls
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management 
UBS Financial Services Inc. 

Rebecca I. Rouland
Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer
Phosphorus Cybersecurity 

Mark Rudel
Community Volunteer

David Sapp
Senior Vice President, Senior Credit Officer 
Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Charlie Shaffer, Board Emeritus
Attorney, Past President and Chief Executive Officer 
Marcus Institute

Larry Smith
Marcus Foundation

David Toolan
Deputy General Counsel