Leadership

IWF Georgia President
Susan R. Bell

Susan is a CPA, retired Big Four audit and advisory partner, and current public company board member. She serves on the boards of directors of four public companies and chairs the audit committee for two of those companies.
 
Prior to her retirement from EY in 2020, Susan’s public accounting career spanned over 36 years with two Big Four accounting firms—Andersen and EY—where she served large public companies and held a number of leadership roles. She served for eight years as the Managing Partner of EY Atlanta, led EY’s Southeast Risk Advisory practice and led the EY Americas and Global Financial Accounting Advisory Services Power & Utilities industry teams.  She is a seasoned leader recognized for building relationships and long-term value with emphasis on innovation, customer service, operational excellence, and good governance. She has extensive experience working in, and with, complex and matrixed organizations and has led teams implementing large-scale functional transformations, accounting, audit, and advisory services for C-suites and boards. 
 
Susan graduated with highest honors from Mississippi State University in 1984 with a Bachelor’s of Professional Accountancy and had continuing education through various training programs and partner executive programs in association with the Kellogg School and Harvard Business School. Susan is active in numerous professional, civic and non-profit organizations and an avid volunteer in the Atlanta, Georgia community. She currently serves on the non-profit boards of directors of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and IWF Georgia Inc.

Officers

President
Susan Bell
EY (Retired)

Vice President
Blythe Robinson
Sheltering Arms

Treasurer
Virginia Hepner
Corporate Director/Civic 
Volunteer

Secretary
Bentina Terry
Georgia Power

Directors at Large

Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
 
Leona Barr-Davenport

Atlanta Business League
 
Chloe Barzey
Accenture  

Kali Wilson Beyah
Evolent Health  

Jill Campbell
Cox Enterprises (Retired)

Susana Chavez
Parking Company of America
 
Ann Cramer
Coxe Curry & Associates
 
Gail Evans
Georgia Tech
 
Gina Espinosa-Meltzer
Hope Beckham Inc.
 
Amy Glennon
Cox Media Group (Retired)

Kari Love
Atlanta Women’s Foundation
 
Elizabeth Noe
Paul Hastings LLP (Retired)
 
Susan O’Farrell
Leslie’s and ATW
 
Claudia Patton
Edelman
 
Natosha Reid Rice
Habitat for Humanity International

Bentina Chisolm Terry
Southern Company
 
Sheila Weidman
Georgia Pacific
 
Nancy Zintak
Caron Treatment Centers

Committee Chairs

Programs
Amy Glennon
Cox Media Group (Retired)

Global Engagement
Claudia Patton
Edelman (Retired)

Membership
Susana Chavez
Parking Company of America

Nominations 
Elizabeth Noe
Paul Hastings LLP (Retired)

Dine-Around
Nancy Zintak
Caron Treatment Centers

Planning Task Force
Susan Bell
EY (Retired)

Communications Committee
Sheila Weidman
Georgia-Pacific

Connection Committee
Bentina Chisolm Terry
Southern Company

Presidents' Council
Ann Cramer
Coxe Curry & Associates

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