Meet AWF’s New Board Members

This month we welcomed five new members to the AWF Board of Directors. The new class of board members are leaders in their field and the community, representing a range of industries from across Atlanta.

The new members of the Board of Directors are:

Juliet Asher, M.D., P.C.

Dr. Asher is board certified in internal medicine. Prior to opening her concierge medical practice, Dr. Asher practiced with Piedmont Physicians Group beginning in 2001. She received her medical degree from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York and completed her internship and residency at New York University Medical Center.

Keisha Duck

Keisha is vice president of Talent, Learning & Culture for Cox Automotive. She is responsible for the TLC team that consists of global learning, talent, org solutions and culture. With her team, Keisha is responsible for supporting the team member experience across Cox Automotive. Keisha graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Clemson University where she also earned her master’s degree in human resources development.

Elizabeth K. “Bess” Hinson

Bess is a partner at Morris, Manning, & Martin, LLP. As Chair of the Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice, her primary areas of concentration include cyber and data risk management and governance, breach preparedness and response, crisis management, and global data privacy compliance. Bess received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University, a Master of Studies from the University of Oxford, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan.

Michael Lawings

Mike is the Regional Director – Real Estate & Facilities – Americas for Microsoft Corporation. As Regional Director for Microsoft’s Global Real Estate and Security organization, Mike leads a team responsible for delivering connected, accessible, sustainable global workplaces, for the best employee experience in North and South America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Hampton University, and a master’s degree in Building Construction & Integrated Facility Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Angela M. Spivey

Angela is a partner at Alston & Bird. She co-leads Alston & Bird’s food & beverage industry team and provides defense and counsel for food manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, retailers, and packaging entities in a host of FDA, USDA, and CBP regulatory compliance issues and litigation. Angela received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Alabama and a Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi.