OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Barry Roberts - Chairman
Barry is currently developing and/or assisting with the development several companies including Trinity Green Technologies, a company specializing in the commercialization of late stage technologies in the manufacturing, power generation and environmental industries, Eagle Universal Services, a minority business enterprise engaged in training and facilities management, and JW Demolition, a commercial and industrial demolition company.
Barry holds a law degree from the University of North Carolina and has 30 years’ experience in developing and managing start-up and established companies and projects in the energy, environmental, demolition and recycling industries.
Barry has been married to his wife Kay for nineteen years. Barry and Kay and have two daughters, Jessica 18, and Jamie 16. Barry is a member of Dunwoody Baptist Church where he has served as a Deacon, a member of the Leadership Team, the children’s AWANNA Commander, and is currently active in the Men’s Ministry and as a discipleship leader for 11th and 12th grade boys.
Matt Szuda - Treasurer
Matt Szuda serves as our Treasurer. He and his wife, Brandie, have two kids and reside in Dunwoody, GA. They are members of Dunwoody Baptist Church where Matt serves as a Deacon and on their Missions committee. Professionally, Matt is the Director of Talent Management for Airgas. In the past Matt has served a full term on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Illinois Valley. During that time his roles included time on the Executive Committee, as the Board President and Campaign Chair
Scott Mathis - Secretary
A native of Marietta, Georgia. Scott graduated in 1987 with a BS in Business from Kennesaw State University. He retired from the Clorox Sales Company in 2015 after 26 years of service in various customer service roles. He enjoys traveling, reading and working in the yard. He is a member of Dunwoody Baptist Church and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Cathy has served on the Spring of Peace Board since 2018 and also volunteers her time with the after-school program. She and her family are active members at Dunwoody Baptist Church serving on short term mission trips, Women’s Connections and the weekly ESOL program. Professionally, Cathy is an accountant/CPA and retired from Cox Enterprises in 2017 where she held various positions in accounting and management. She has experience leading cross-functional teams in accounting and finance from small emerging companies to large corporations with a focus on mentoring her teams. Cathy and her husband David live in Brookhaven and have two children currently in college.
Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. Met his wife, Heather, in Dallas, Texas where she was the Church pianist. Tom received Jesus into his heart in Oct of 1993, began the discipling process with Ben Hill in early 1994. Found his calling to be a Disciple Maker for Jesus in 1995. He received that calling in the 2nd row of the pughes of First Baptist Church Guanare, Venezuela. Tom have been married since Sept of 1994 and have four beautiful boys; Cody, Dylan, Blake, and Brett.
Robert M. Schenck
Rob has 22 years of experience in the Bank's Supervision and Regulation Department (S&R); member of FRB Atlanta’s Senior Leadership Team in S&R; the Federal Reserve System’s International Supervision Management Group (ISMG); and the Interagency Country Exposure Review Committee (ICERC). Also has many years of financial services experience both domestically and internationally in line management, commercial banking, asset based lending, private banking, corporate finance, credit risk analysis, and correspondent banking. Also has been Leader/Instructor in various developing country bank supervision/financial stability engagements. Served at U.S. Naval Support Activity, DaNang and Saigon, South Vietnam, followed by service aboard a US aircraft carrier, USS America (CVA 66). Married 45 years, two grown children, and three grandchildren.
Flo is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and graduated in 1976 from Georgia State University with a Business Management Degree. She worked part time as an accountant while raising her 2 children. She retired from Adams Brothers, Inc. in 2014 and now enjoys time with her 4 grandchildren. She is a member of Dunwoody Baptist Church and has been assisting in Spring of Peace activities since 2012.
Ellen Powell has lived in Dunwoody for 25 years. She is an active member of Dunwoody Baptist Church, currently serving as Deacon Chair. She has been leading short term mission trips to Guatemala for 8 years as well as serving with Iglesia del Camino in Antigua, Guatemala several weeks throughout the year. She also serves on the Guatemalan Board of Directors for One Hope Ministries, scholarshipping and discipling girls who would not otherwise receive an education and an opportunity for a better life. After a 30 years career with SunTrust Bank in the Private Wealth division, she retired in April 2017 in order to follow her passion of volunteering and discipling others
Emilio originally from Cuernavaca, Mexico. Came to this country in 1999, married with three children and a proud grandfather of an 8 months old girl. After laboring with different companies on landscaping, carwash, Restaurant cook and pool maintenance. He started in 2001 to work in the operational department at Dunwoody Baptist Church and in 2015 became the Operations Director of the church. Right now he lives in Norcross area, Georgia.