Advocates and Legacy Council

Generations of Community Support

Gateway would not be Alabama's leader in child and family solutions without generations of community support and dedicated Board Members.  For 127 years and counting, Gateway continues to serve children and families with excellence thanks to a solid foundation of current and former leadership.

Advocates

  • Margaret Caley– Civic Volunteer
  • Tom Carruthers– Owner, Red Rock Realty Group
  • Susan Compton– Area Executive, BB&T, Retired
  • Martha Barber, EdD– Chief Academic Officer, Birmingham City Schools, Retired
  • Richard Dandurand– Ernst & Young, Retired
  • Donnie Dobbins – SVP/Retail Market Manager, IberiaBank
  • Craig Fravert – Owner, Fravert Services, Inc.
  • Alice Gordon– CEO, Skye Connect
  • Walker Jones – Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United, Retired
  • Jeremy Long – Risk Management Consultant/Agent, S.S. Nesbitt & Company
  • Steve McCord– Executive Vice President/COO, HOAR Construction
  • Les Pasternack– Business Banker, PNC Financial Services Group
  • Barvette Patterson– Civic Volunteer
  • Judge Teresa Tanner Pulliam– Circuit Court Judge, Jefferson County Criminal Court
  • Valerie Raszeja– Civic Volunteer
  • Kate Ray– Retired Director of Talent Acquisition, Synovus Financial Corporation

Legacy Council

  • Steve Alby – Director of Healthcare, Goodwin Mills Cawood
  • Nan Baldwin – Metropolitan Development Board
  • Martha Barber, EdD – Chief Academic Officer, Birmingham City Schools, Retired
  • Carmelita Bivens – Bessemer Board of Education, Retired
  • Rick Batson – TurnerBatson Architects, P.C.
  • Bob Blalock – Former Editor, Editorial Page, Birmingham News
  • Derry Brice Bunting – Civic Volunteer
  • Carole Cain – Director, Human Resources, Southern Progress Corporation
  • Susan Colvin – Civic Volunteer
  • Susan Comensky – Alabama Power
  • Heather Cooper – Vice President, Chariot Media, Inc.
  • June F. Davis – Birmingham Board of Education, Retired
  • Gloria Dennard – Jefferson County Board of Education
  • Leon Evans, Jr. – Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Alabama, Retired
  • Tom Gamble – Regions Financial Corporation, Retired
  • Glenn Goedecke – Executive VP, Sales & Marketing, Mayer Electric
  • J. Brian Huff – J. Brian Huff, Attorney at Law, LLC
  • Curtis James – President/CEO St. Vincent's Hospital Birmingham, Retired
  • Michael Jones – Securities Capital Corporation
  • Carmine Jordan – Mountain Brook City Schools Foundation
  • Carrie Kurlander – Alabama Power
  • Richard Lehr – Lehr, Middlebrooks, Price & Proctor
  • Richard McBee – Two Men and a Truck
  • Andrea McCaskey – BioHorizons, Inc.
  • Jamal McCaskey – Deputy Chief of Police, City of Birmingham Police Department
  • Angie McCord – Corporate Director of Marketing, Bradford Health Services
  • Max Michael – UAB School of Medicine
  • Kathy Myatt – Civic Volunteer
  • Denise Pomeroy – Dominick, Fletcher, Yeilding, Wood & Lloyd, P.A.
  • Tony Porter –  Independent Financial Advisor
  • Edith Tynes Quarles – Civic Volunteer
  • Dave Reese – President, Turner Batson Architects, P.C.
  • Diana Slaughter – Civic Volunteer, Greater Birmingham Ministries
  • Dr. Cameron Vowell - Civic Volunteer
  • Angela Weinberg - National Director Referral & Development, Cottonwood Youth Academy
  • Bitsy Williams – Civic Volunteer