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Mr. Isaiah Hugley, M.P.P.A., c/o 1979
Chairman, Board of Trustees
City Manager of Columbus, GA

Mrs. Tracey Morant Adams
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Renasant Bank, Executive Vice President, CCD & Corporate
Social Responsibility Officer

Ms. Zenda Bowie, c/o 1973
Secretary, Board of Trustees
Georgia School Board Association, Director of Field Services

Dr. Billy C. Hawkins
President, Talladega College

Mr. Gregory Austin, c/o 1968
Retired, Owner of Manufacturers
Representative Firm

Mr. Douglas Brewer
Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial
Hospital, Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Eugene Cain, c/o 1965
President, Talladega College National Alumni Association
Retired, Public Education

James Cole, Esq., c/o 1962
Retired, Attorney-at-Law

Mr. Arnold Greene
The Beneficient Company Group (USA), LLC, Chief Human Capital Officer

James A. Hill, MD
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Northwestern Medical Feinburg School of Medicine

Mr. Jamal Jones, MBA
Dell Technologies, Director of NA Retail Services

Mr. Jimmy E. Kelly, III, c/o 1987
Xerox Corporation, Engineering
Specialist & Project Manager

Mrs. Valerie D. Lewis-McGee
Safeway, Inc. /Albertson’s Inc.
Senior Corporate Counsel, Legal Division

Mrs. Rica Lewis-Payton, c/o 1981
Healthcare Leadership Consultant & Executive Coach

Mr. Marc A. Love
WellCare Health Plans, Inc., State COO - GA

Dr. John Mascia
Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind,

Mr. Charles R. Matthews
Peoples Gas & North Shore Gas
President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gardner C. Tabon
Vice President Safety, Risk Management and Accessibility
Services / Chief Safety Officer

Ms. Caroline Wanga
Target Corporation,
Chief Diversity Officer and Inclusion Officer and Vice President of Human Resources

Ms. Simone Brown, c/o 2019
Board of Trustees
Student Representative

Emeriti Board Members

Dr. Harry L. Coaxum, c/o 1975
Restaurant Owner

J. Mason Davis, Sr., Esq., c/o 1956
Sirote & Permutt, Senior Partner

Dr. Richard A. English, c/o 1958
Retired Educator

Dr. Lucile M. Ish, c/o 1947
Retired Educator



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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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