Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

List of 15 items.

  • Sandi Moody - Board Chair

    Sandra (Sandi) Moody is Vice President, Enterprise Analytics and Enterprise Risk Management for Chick-fil-A. Prior to this role, Sandi served as the Chief Accounting Officer/Vice President, Financial Services at Chick-fil-A. She brings over 25 years financial and analytics expertise to the Board, currently serving on the Finance Committee.  In her tenure on the Board, she has served as Chair for both the Finance and Governance Committees. She and her husband Jim have two daughters, Rebecca (Class of 2015) and Ashley (Class of 2021).

    Affiliations: Berry College, Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program
  • Ron Applin

    Ronald (Ron) Applin is the Chief of Police for Atlanta Public Schools Police Department. He is the previous Director of Security for Landmark Christian School and has over 28 years of experience in law enforcement. Ron brings a wealth of knowledge about school safety and security to the Board. He and his wife Shonda have two children, Jordan (class of 2020) and Aliya (class of 2023).

    Affiliations:  Mercer University, Troy University, FBI National Academy
  • Janet Bridges

    Janet Bridges is the Vice President, Treasury for Chick-fil-A and brings financial expertise to the Board. Janet also serves on the Facilities Committee and assists in the development of our long-term reinvestment strategies. She and her husband Rusty have one daughter, Amanda (Class of 2019). 


    : University of Southern Mississippi
  • Khalilah Cooper

    Khalilah Cooper is the Director of Service & Hospitality at Chick-fil-A and is passionate about customer experience, education, community outreach, and leadership development. Khalilah is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Women in Business group at Chick-fll-A and has also served as a lecturer with the Berry College Executive Education program. Prior to Chick-fil-A Khalilah was a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company and also worked as a Scientist and Go-to-Market leader at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products. She and her husband, Edwin, have two sons, Aiden (class of 2028) and Ethan (class of 2031).

    : Harvard Business School, Cornell University, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Management Leadership for Tomorrow, National Black MBA Association, Women’s Foodservice Forum, Customer Experience Professionals Association, Project Management Institute.
  • Bruce Deel

    Bruce is the Founder and CEO of City of Refuge, Inc., a non-profit organization focused on offering wrap around restorative services for the marginalized including individuals and families experiencing homelessness as well as survivors of sex trafficking and exploitation. For the past 23 years Bruce has led the organization as it impacts the Westside of Atlanta in one of Georgia’s most challenged
    neighborhoods. Services provided include a clinic offering medical, vision, dental and mental health services, residential programs, a private school and daycare as well as a workforce innovation hub providing employment training and placement.

    Bruce also serves as the pastor of The Mission Church and consults with numerous non-profit around the country. Bruce and his wife, Rhonda, are parents of 5 daughters, Kassi, Kelsi, Kensi, Kaylin and Karli, all graduates of Landmark.

    Affiliations: Lee University, Presidents Public-Private Council on Anti-Trafficking
  • Dr. William Drury

    Dr. William Drury is Chairman of the Board of Custom Molded Products, LLC. and has a background in engineering, business, and finance. He is the Lead Independent Director of Metalforming Inc., a Peachtree City-based manufacturing equipment supplier. He currently serves on the Landmark Finance Committee. He and his wife Cheryl have four children, Matthew (Class of 2017), Jack (Class of 2018), Paige (Class of 2020), and Darcy (Class of 2022).

    Affiliations:  Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Laurie Gustafson

    Laurie and her husband, Mark, are the parents of Isabelle (Class of 2020) and Oliver (Class of 2022).  has served in many volunteer roles during her family's ten years at Landmark Christian School including Parent Association President, Parent Ambassador, room mom, team mom, and discipleship teacher. Laurie works at Open Hands United Christian Ministry in Carrollton and serves on the Landmark Development Council. Laurie's corporate background brings technology asset management, process design, and East Asian studies experience to our Board.

    Affliations: Open Hands United Christian Ministry
  • Michelle McAteer - Secretary

    Michelle McAteer is a Marketing Consultant and brings to the Board talents in the areas of marketing, communication and fund raising. Michelle currently serves on the Finance Committee and is helping develop the Landmark strategic marketing plan. Michelle and her husband Bob are the parents of Xander (class of 2021) and Julianne (class of 2025).

    : University of Georgia - Grady College of Journalism
  • Carla McMillian - Treasurer

    Judge Carla Wong McMillian serves on the Court of Appeals of Georgia. Prior to this role, she was the State Court Judge for Fayette County. She also has extensive board experience from having served various other non-profits. Carla chairs the board’s Governance Committee. Carla and her husband Lance have two children: James (Class of 2022) and Emily (Class of 2026).

    : Duke University, University of Georgia School of Law, Atlanta Lawyer's Chapter of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association, GAPABA Law Foundation, Georgia Legal History Foundation
  • Al Mead

    Al Mead is an Executive Pastor at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayette County, GA. He is a former executive search consultant and Paralympic gold medalist. Al and his wife Shelly have two children: Ashley (Class of 2006) and Monique (Class of 2009).

    : Morehouse College, Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Upward Sports Foundation Board of Directors
  • Justin Miller '05

    Justin Miller is the Co-Founder and CEO of CARE for AIDS, a nonprofit serving families affected by HIV/AIDS in East Africa. Justin is an alum of Landmark (class of 2005). An experienced fundraiser, Justin serves on the Development Council and Governance Committee. Justin and his wife, Lindsay, have a daughter, Addie (Class of 2033), and a son, Logan (Class of 2036). 

    Affiliations: Vanderbilt University, Goizueta Business School at Emory University
  • James Pickett

    James and his wife, Michele, are the parents of Donovan (Class of 2019) and Evan (Class of 2023), and Lauryn (Class of 2027).  James is an Advisory Principal at ThoughtWorks, a global management and technology consultancy. Prior to this role, he served as Vice President with several other global consulting organizations. He has over 23 years of experience with technology transformations, management consulting, organizational design, change management, and corporate learning that he brings to the Board. He also serves on the school's Development Council.

    : University of Maryland, College Park, Information Technology Senior Management Forum
  • Michael Wilson

    Michael Wilson is the owner of Avondale Consulting. Prior to forming Avondale, Michael had a long career with Microsoft in both sales and technical roles. Michael graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Accounting and served as a CPA for many years. Michael brings to the board both technical and financial expertise. Michael chairs the Technology Committee, serves on the Finance Committee and previously led the Growth Task Force. Michael and his wife Lisa are the parents of Rachel (Class of 2015) and Mitch (Class of 2020).

    : Auburn University
  • Eric Worrell '04

    Eric and his wife, Annie, are the proud parents of Lucy (class of 2031), Isaac (class of 2033), and Jack (class of 2036). Eric is a Senior Vice President- Investment Officer with the Worrell Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors. He brings 12 years of financial and strategic planning experience to the board and has partnered with Landmark over the last couple of years by serving on the Development Council. Eric is a proud Landmark War Eagle (Class of 2004).

    : Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Ed Wyatt

    Ed Wyatt is the President of Green Oil, Inc. Ed graduated from Emory University majoring in math, played 2 collegiate sports for 3 years each; earned a JD  degree from Emory Law School; served as a magistrate judge of DeKalb County and practiced law for 7 years; served as chair of the Fayette County Chamber of  Commerce; has been president of Green Oil Co since 1985; serves on the  Landmark property committee, the governance committee and is the chairman of the development council; is chair of the United Community Bank Advisory Board and serves on the board of directors of the Georgia Oilmen’s Association. Ed and his wife Jamie have two children: Brittany (Class of 2006) and Blake (Class of 2009).

    : Emory University, Emory Law School, United Community Bank Advisory Board

Trustees Emeriti

List of 2 items.

  • Jon Bridges - Trustee Emeritus

    Jon Bridges previously served on the Landmark Board in various capacities from 2004 – 2014, including Board Chair. Among his many contributions to Landmark, he was instrumental in the school’s strategic planning, launching the Peachtree City satellite campus, and leading the school through important transitions. Jon leads Chick-fil-A’s marketing team which includes Brand Strategy, Advertising, Customer Digital Experience, Menu Development, Innovation, and External Affairs. He joined Chick-fil-A in 1992 after working with Chick-fil-A through Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). During his tenure at Chick-fil-A, he's served as the Chief Information Officer (1998-2009), Vice President of Customer Experience (2009-2014) and was named Chief Marketing Officer in 2015. He currently serves as the board chair for City of Refuge, a nonprofit transforming one of Atlanta's most impoverished communities, and serves on the Executive Committee for the Atlanta Area Council of Boy Scouts of America. Jon and his wife, Amy, live in Atlanta and have two daughters, Hillary (Class of 2010) and Mary Grace (Class of 2017).

    : Georgia State University, University of Georgia.
  • Mark Miller - Trustee Emeritus

    Mark Miller previously served on the Landmark Board in various capacities from 2001 – 2007, including Board Chair. Among his many contributions to Landmark, he was instrumental in the school’s strategic planning, launching the Peachtree City satellite campus, and creating the Leadership Academy. Mark began his career at Chick-fil-A working as an hourly team member in 1977. Since joining the corporate staff in 1978, he has provided leadership for Corporate Communications, Field Operations, Quality and Customer Satisfaction, Training, and Leadership Development. He is a best-selling author with over one million books in print. His most recent book, Win the Heart, was released in March 2019. Mark and his wife Donna have two children: Justin (Class of 2005) and David.

    : Georgia State University
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