Mitch
Robinson

President

Mitch Robinson is an associate in the Atlanta office with international
law firm, Baker Hostetler. His practice focuses on labor and employment and commercial litigation matters. He has a variety of experience representing counseling employers in collective and class action cases as well as in restrictive covenant litigation in federal and state courts. Mitch has been listed as a “Rising Star” for 2019 Georgia Super Lawyers and was a member of the litigation team recognized as The American Lawyer’s “Regional Litigation Department of the Year – Georgia” in 2018.

Mitch regularly provides companies with employment-related advice and often drafts severance agreements and releases, personnel policies, and other employment-related documents. Prior to joining GT, Mitch completed a clerkship with the Honorable W. Louis Sands of the Middle District of Georgia. He also has experience addressing state and federal policy matters from his time as a Legislative Assistant for then-United States Representative Edward
J. Markey prior to becoming an attorney. Mitch earned his bachelor of arts in political science from Tufts University and his juris doctor from Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law. He is also a recent graduate of LEAD Atlanta’s Class of 2019 and previously served as membership chair for the Emerging.

Kyle Walcott is the manager of development and communications for Ron Clark Academy, an Atlanta-based nonprofit middle school. At RCA, he serves in a variety of capacities which include: grant writing, donor engagement and cultivation, strategic partnerships, event management, and media marketing. He’s been directly responsible for securing approximately $10 million dollars in grant funding from foundations, corporations, and individuals as well as leading logistics for RCA’s large-scale annual events. Kyle has been selected as a member of LEAD Atlanta’s Class of 2022 and will assume the role as President of the Emerging 100 of Atlanta in June 2021.

In previous years, Kyle also served as a staff writer for millennial multimedia company, Blavity, in which he published a total of 27 articles covering entertainment, culture, and news. Prior to serving as vice president of the Emerging, he was the organization’s communications chair who led efforts in media, communication, and outreach in addition to several other volunteer roles. Kyle earned his bachelor of business administration in marketing from Georgia State University.

Kyle
Walcott

Vice president

Christen
Wright

Secretary

Christen is the senior product manager – customer experience strategy at Delta Air Lines. He is a native of Atlanta by way of Decatur, Georgia. He is a two-time graduate of the University of Georgia as he holds a bachelor of science in consumer economics and a master of business administration in marketing and corporate finance. His career includes stops at Best Buy, AT&T, and now Delta. His career has largely been in technology with a focus on strategy, new product development, and market development.

In addition to being a member of the Emerging whose past roles have included being chairman of the corporate roundtables committee and serving on the gala, elections, and memberships committees. Christen has also served on the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business Young Alumni Board, Next Gen Men & Women Advisory Board, and provided board leadership for business resource groups at AT&T & Delta Air Lines, and volunteered with several other organizations independently. Christen was selected as a member of Leadership DeKalb’s Class of 2021 and the 100 Black Men of Atlanta’s Class of 2020.

Greg is the vice president/market manager (Atlanta) of Davis Broadcasting Inc., a family-owned radio station group located in both Columbus and Atlanta, Georgia. He has served in numerous leadership roles in the Emerging 100 of Atlanta and he volunteers with his church and the Alumni Association of Morehouse College. He received his bachelor of arts degree in

business administration from Morehouse College and his master of business administration from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.

Prior to joining the family business, Greg worked as the regional account manager for Sony Electronics overseeing the southwest region for audio/video specialty accounts. In 2016, Greg was named to Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 30 Under 30 and he is a recent graduate of LEAD Atlanta’s Class of 2019.

Greg
Davis, Jr.

Treasurer

Donald
Washington

Parliamentarian

Donald is a Vice President and Relationship within the Commercial Banking Group of Regions Bank. Donald manages a portfolio of middle market (annual revenue of $50 million – $1Bn) clients and is responsible for leading, directing, and coordinating an internal deal team to effectively present and deliver strategic financial solutions to clients and prospects.

Donald serves on the board of directors and volunteers for Bright Futures Atlanta and is a recent graduate of LEAD Atlanta’s Class of 2019. He is currently an MBA candidate at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business with concentrations in strategy & innovation, entrepreneurship, and real estate. He earned a bachelor of science from the University of New Orleans, majoring in finance with a minor in management. Donald also holds the Series 7, 79, and 63 designations.

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