The Center’s advancement relies on a strong board who helps garner support, resources and partnership. We are happy to welcome Sydney, Jessica, and Catherine who bring expertise and valuable experience from an array of fields including strategic planning, finance and governance.
Sydney Boggess is a two time graduate of West Virginia University. She holds a M.A. in Professional Accountancy and a B.S.B.A. in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude). Boggess currently serves as an Account Manager – Cash and Investments at The Coca-Cola Company. Prior to joining Coca-Cola, she held various positions at Johnson Lambert LLP having been promoted from Senior Associate to Manager. She began her career in accounting at Dixon Hughes Goodman. Boggess is a champion for change. Through a local nonprofit she co-founded, Service Forward, she is dedicated to matching young Atlanta professionals to service projects.
Jessica Dudley is a results driven strategy professional. Dudley started her career at KIPP South Fulton Academy where she helped the organization achieve a $37,000 operational budget surplus. She’s provided her expertise in customer service and sales strategy at companies such as Accenture, Delta Airlines, and IBM. Dudley currently serves as an Associate at Ultimate Software. Jessica is a sought after leader in the Atlanta community. She is a member of LEAD Atlanta Class of 2017 and Junior League of Atlanta. She was selected as a 2017 Georgia Forward Young Gamechanger participant as well as volunteers her time with Georgia Cares as a hotline operator. Dudley is a graduate of Spelman College and the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Catherine Mattingly is Associate Counsel at Interface, Inc., a global leader in the design and production of carpet tiles. Prior to joining Interface, she was an Associate at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP and a member of its corporate and securities practice and mergers and acquisitions team. She graduated with honors from Furman University with a B.A. in Economics with a concentration in Earth and Environmental Sciences. She also holds a JD with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law. She is a mentor to the Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit School and participates in the Georgia Law Alumni and Professional Mentorship Program.