Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Our Board of directors lead Gateway into the future while continuing the innovative legacy of our founders.

Gateway's Board has the exciting, but daunting task of navigating Birmingham's oldest nonprofit into the future in the face of unprecedented pace of change.  In response to this challenge, Gateway's Board of Directors drives strategy for Alabama children, families and communities.

Our Board consists of business executives, community leaders and public policy experts, working together to answer a bold and courageous question:

How can Gateway be a game changer for Alabama children and families?

Scroll down to meet the extraordinary leaders who serve as our Board of Directors.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

James McCrary, MBA

Board Chairman
Principal Consultant
James P. McCrary Philanthropic Counsel, LLC

Denson Franklin, III, JD

Board Vice Chairman
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Vulcan Materials Company

Elizabeth Goodrich, M.Div.

Board Secretary
Co-Owner, Thank You Books
President, Mike and Gillian Goodrich Foundation

Dr. Khalilah Brown, MD

Board Member
Child Health Medical Director
Jefferson County Department of Health

Keith Carter

Board Member
Vice President
Securities Capital Corporation

Bernard Lockhart

Board Member
Director, Boutwell Auditorium
Executive Director, Magic City Smooth Jazz

Tom Thompson

Board Member
Former CFO
Dawson Baptist Church

Maeci Walker

Board Member
Vice President
Christie Strategy Group