PAWS Atlanta Team

Our Staff

Joe Labriola
Joe Labriola

Executive Director

770-593-1155 Ext. 8
Suzie Sloan
Suzie Sloan

Director of Development

770-593-1155 Ext. 2
Darren Huennekens
Darren Huennekens

Controller

770-593-1155 Ext. 6
Laura McKelvey
Laura McKelvey

Shelter Manager

770-593-1155 Ext. 7
Erica Noltemeyer, DVM
Erica Noltemeyer, DVM

Chief Veterinarian &
Medical Director 

Phillip Smith
Phillip Smith

Facilities Manager

770-593-1155 Ext. 7
Brenna Lakeson
Brenna Lakeson

Communications & 
Campaign Manager

 

770-593-1155 Ext. 4
Harriet Ribbons
Harriet Ribbons

Fundraising &
Event Coordinator

770-593-1155 Ext. 3
Ellee Gonzales
Ellee Gonzales

FOSTER PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Sam Long
Sam Long

Volunteer and Database Coordinator

(770) 593-1155 ext. 5
Michele Altemose
Michele Altemose

Office Manager

Heather Hartman
Heather Hartman

Front Desk &
Adoption Counselor

Cassandra Dudley
Cassandra Dudley

TRAINING MANAGER

Casey Cline
Casey Cline

LEAD Veterinary Assistant

Michael Knutsen
Michael Knutsen

Animal Care Team Lead

Lillie Pender
Lillie Pender

Animal Care Specialist

Lawrence Mitchell
Lawrence Mitchell

Animal Care Specialist

Brandon Weldon
Brandon Weldon

Animal Care Specialist

Amanda Ingram
Amanda Ingram

Animal Care Specialist

Ana Fanning
Ana Fanning

Animal Care Specialist

Kirsten Lucas
Kirsten Lucas

Animal Care Specialist

Charisma Smith
Charisma Smith

Animal Care Specialist

Morgan Hatmacher
Morgan Hatmacher

Animal Care Specialist

Tynell Jackson
Tynell Jackson

Animal Care Specialist

Board of Directors

Patty Lavely
Chair

Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer
Healthcare District of Palm Beach County

Kim Seals
Vice Chair

Senior Partner
West Monroe Partners

Jenny Bedard
Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer
Lazer Spot

Elise Bockman
Secretary

Senior Director of Data Governance
Georgia-Pacific LLC

Todd Cano, CCRA

Founding Principal/Chief Consultant
Pharmaceutical Research Consultants LLC

Steve Clancey

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Georgia-Pacific LLC

Jonathan Green

Shareholder
Baker Donelson

Gary Hickman

SR VP Tax and Risk Management
CRH Americas, Inc.

Atul Kanvinde

Director, Inpatient Clinical Information Systems
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Anita Kumar

Talent Acquisition Business Partner
GE Appliances, a Haier company

Tamara Lopata

Client Engagement Executive
Hylaine

Erin McMillan
DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Vice President, Customer Operations
Cox Automotive

Pete Mounts
Director Emeritus

Partner 
Himformatics

Susan G. Wynn, DVM, DACVN

Senior Director of Scientific Affairs
Instinct Pet Food

 

Advisory Council

Justin Johnson
Chair

Vice President of Operations
Foodmate US, Inc.

Stephen Cross
Vice Chair

Advanced Technology Account Executive | Atlanta 
CDW

Lindsay Seals
Communications Chair

Specialist, Talent Solutions
Comcast

Tit

Rohan Verma
Membership Chair

Financial Analyst
Oglethorpe Power Corporation

Billy Anderson

Customer Marketing Manager
FullStory

Catherine Gavrilidis

Associate Attorney
Barrett & Farahany

Sharon Gridley

Principal and Executive Nurse Consultant
Gridworks Consulting, LLC

Vance Hendley

Group Vice President / Manager - Cyber Incident Management Team
Truist

Chris Moultrie

Senior Software Engineer
GitHub

Pauline Nguyen

Reverse Logistics Manager, Major Appliances
Home Depot

Jamie Nye

Vice President U.S. Enterprise Banking
Slack

Bo Platt

Senior Consultant
Deloitte

Allison Popelka

SVP, Finance
Truist

Jen D. Rafanan

Founder
JDR-Creative

Alexis Rainey

Director, Account Strategy & Corporate Development
Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Angela Rasche

Director, Planning and Construction
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Padma Sarvepalli

Manufacturing Engineer
Delta Air Lines

Austin Stack

VP of Acquisitions
Diamond Equity Investments

Marc Takacs

Realtor
Keller Williams Realty Atlanta

Tippi Wilson

Customer Success Operations Analyst
CrowdStrike

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