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.

2021-2022 Board of Directors

Denson Franklin, III, JD

Board Chairman
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Vulcan Materials Company

Maeci Walker

Board Vice Chairman
Vice President
Christie Strategy Group

James McCrary, MBA

Board Member

Principal Consultant

James P. McCrary Philanthropic Counsel, LLC

Dr. Khalilah Brown, MD

Board Member
Child Health Medical Director
Jefferson County Department of Health

David Powell

Board Member