Advisory Board

Golf for the Kids Invitational
Benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Monday, October 28rd, 2024
At Bear’s Best Atlanta in Suwanee!

Golf for the Kids is very fortunate to have a dedicated Volunteer Advisory Board with the responsibility of overseeing the successful operation of the Golf for the Kids Tournament. Each of the volunteer Advisory Board members brings his or her expertise and dedication to the success of this tournament and their support of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Angie Rehkop – Sponsorship Chairperson, Tournament Founder

Angie ventured out, and started this tournament on her own. “It didn’t take long for the momentum to take hold, and for me to recognize this was not a one-man event. I’m so blessed to have been joined by the talented and generous members of the Advisory Board!” Angie is the Founder of, and a Certified Financial Planner, at Financial Care Providers™. See www.FinancialCareProviders.com. She is married to Kyle Epstein and is the proud mother of two sphinx cats Butterbean and Biscuit.

Mark McKenzie – Point & Advertising Chairperson

Mark is an owner of Docqmax Digital Printing, a full-service commercial printing firm serving customers needs from full color printing, to color digital printing, to brochures, reports, letterhead, newsletters, business cards, rack brochures, personalized stationery, table tents, big color posters, door hangers, and much more. For more information, seewww.docqmax.com.

Paula Sands – Treasurer/Registration Coordinator

Paula is a licensed CPA and CVA with over 18 years of experience in the accounting profession, 14 in public accounting.  She is involved in several business and community organizations, including serving a second 3-year term on the Leadership Council of the Georgia Society of CPA’s, as well as serving as President of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) Georgia State Chapter.  Paula is currently the Controller for Layer 3 Communications, LLC.  Layer 3 is a professional services organization and network systems integrator specializing in the design, implementation and support of local and wide area networks for data, voice and video applications.  For more information, see www.layer3com.com or contact Paula at psands@layer3com.com.

Joe English – Advisory Board Member

Joe is a partner with Taylor English Duma, LLP, a full-service law firm that is purpose-built for business to drive value in the delivery of high-quality legal solutions in Atlanta and around the country.  Joe is a member of the firm’s employment practice group as a trusted advisor to businesses and executives. For more information, please see www.taylorenglish.com.

Heather Worrall – Technology

Heather is the Director of IT at HLB Gross Collins, PC which specializes in the construction, wholesale, service, manufacturing, real estate and professional practices sectors. Heather manages all aspects of the technology initiatives within the firm. For more information, please see https://hlbgrosscollins.com.

Erick Allen – Advisory Board Member

Erick Allen is an Experienced Talent Management and Organizational Development Leader and Consultant with over 16 years of experience in executive leadership development, post-merger workforce integrations for mergers and acquisitions, talent technology, and compliance initiatives across multiple industries. Designed and implemented many innovative talent management and development solutions that ensured organizations maintain sound fiscal health; remaining responsive to ongoing business demands, and changes in industry trends and practices.

Erick is currently a Sr. Solutions Architect with Cornerstone on Demand, where he leads the presale services activities for their Healthcare Division. He is a Graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, TN (B.A.- Human and Organizational Development) and Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA (MBA – International Leadership).

Erick lives in the Vinings area with his wife, Dr. Tameka Allen and Daughter Elise. They attend Word of Faith Worship Cathedral in Austell, GA.

Brian Moody – Advisory Board Member

Brian Moody is the co-founder of Raven Managed Services, a full-service managed IT company that provides fractional CIO expertise, advanced cyber security with managed detection and response capabilities, strategic road mapping and budgeting, efficient project management, professional project services, and top-notch white glove help desk support. They are dedicated to providing personalized solutions that guarantee operational efficiency, security, and stability. To learn more about what Brian Moody and Raven Managed Services can offer, visit www.raven-msp.com.

Laura Madajewski – Advisory Board Member

Laura is a Principal in our Audit and Advisory department and joined HLB Gross Collins P.C. bringing 16 years of public accounting experience. She has extensive experience in managing audits and in the preparation of financial statements.

Laura leads the firm’s Manuftacuring and Distribution Practice, as well as the Employee Benefit Practice. She also has extensive expertise serving nonprofit organizations including private schools, religious organizations, trade associations and foundations. She is a regular presenter and published author on various topics within her areas of specialization.

Jeremy Joiner – Volunteer Coordinator

For the past 15 years, Jeremy Joiner has worked in the technology consulting industry. Early in his career, he discovered a passion for matching people and organizations, where individuals find long-term careers and add value quickly. He took this passion to the non-profit sector and continues to dedicate his time to provide career and placement coaching to those who may not otherwise have access to it. A true entrepreneur at heart, Jeremy has started and sold multiple companies and continues to excel in the consulting world. Jeremy and his family are passionate about helping in their community and have their own organization that focuses on families in need. Jeremy is currently the Strategic Accounts Director at HUNTER Technical Resources. To learn more about HUNTER, check out www.htrjobs.com

Mike King – Advisory Board Member

Michael King is a veteran of event marketing with a focus on creating immersive brand experiences for consumers.   In his 25+ years in the industry he has worked with brands such as, Coca-Cola, Hi-Rez Studios, Kaiser Permanente, MLB, Red Bull, Pepsi, Frito-Lay, the NCAA and MLS developing in-depth programs to bring their brands to life.  He is president of StriKing Marketing, owner of the Award-winning improv theatre company, The Village Theatre, and proud father of two amazing cats LT & Linus.

Jonathan Warner – Advisory Board Member

Jonathan Warner is a mediocre duffer and avid volunteer who has provided hundreds of hours of service to the Boy Scouts of America, his homeowner’s associations, youth sports, high school orchestra and lacrosse, Special Olympics, and anyone else who desires free labor for a good cause.  Jonathan was on his high school golf team, where he successfully beat the record for most divots in a single round of golf. 

When not volunteering or destroying gold course turf, Jonathan is President of Workforce Training Partners, LLC, a tax incentive firm that helps business owners pay less Georgia corporate and less federal corporate tax to increase business cash flow.  Jonathan holds degrees from St. Petersburg College, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and the University of Georgia; yet is “all-in” to schools that receive tuition his checks – War Eagle (Auburn University) and MIZ (University of Missouri) where his kids spend money, drink beer, and squeeze in some studying.  Jonathan is also a songwriter/musician, SCUBA diving instructor, and served honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Desert Storm Campaign. 

Jeff Haynes – Advisory Board Member

Jeff is an experienced innovation and brand marketing leader who has worked with Fortune 500 companies, such as The Coca-Cola Company.  He earned his undergraduate degree at Georgia State University and his MBA from the University of Illinois. He currently works at Cox Enterprises as an Innovation Brand Manager, focusing on front-end innovation for their Cox Communications residential business, including strategic opportunity discovery, idea generation, and new product development.

Jeff has a passion for helping children and a particularly strong connection to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta because of his daughter. Ava, who has a rare genetic disorder called Turner Syndrome, is a regular patient at CHOA, and Jeff volunteers to help support CHOA’s amazing work whenever and wherever he can.

Alex Boy – Advisory Board Member

Alex is the owner at Big Orange Technology LLC, a technology consulting practice focused on telecom, cloud and strategic IT services for small to medium businesses. He has nearly 10 years of experience in the technology channel and is focused on understanding fundamental business processes while using technology as a building block for company growth. Through carrier relationships, Big Orange designs a detailed service solution and implementation process while managing the customer experience. For more information, please see https://bigorangetech.com or contact Alex at alex@bigorangetech.com

David McDonough – Advisory Board Member

David McDonough is the owner of Modern Image Atlanta in Marietta, which has been providing document scanning and media conversion since 2011. Modern Image can help make your work files safe and accessible. Additionally, Modern Image features state-of-the-art equipment that allows you to convert your precious photos, negatives, slides, video tapes, 8mm film… any media type to current format so that you can organize and preserve family memories for generations to come. As a New Orleans native, he knows first-hand the value of digitizing precious family memories, having lost his to Hurricane Katrina. They can even perform touch-ups on old or damaged images. All work is done on-site, in Marietta.

Rodney Turner – Advisory Board Member

Rodney B. Turner- Asset Protection Operations Manager/Radio Personality on HOTT923/Color
Analyst for Georgia State Basketball
Rodney, a graduate of Georgia State University in Food and Beverage Administration,  is in his 26 th year at United Distributors Inc., as an Asset Protection Operations Manager, the largest wine and spirit wholesales in Georgia and Alabama. In his spare time, he loves to do media productions on radio as well as television. Rodney is currently in his 8 th year doing his created show, The Fusion w/ Rod Steel. Also Rodney is in his 16 th year commentating for Georgia State Basketball, (8) years on Radio, and this will be his (8 th ) year commentating on ESPN +. Rodney has been married to Rhonda Floyd-Turner for 31 years and they have (2) children, Reagin (26) and Ridge (22) they are members of Stockbridge Community Church in Stockbridge, Ga.
For more information, you can contact Rodney via email at rturner@udiga.com

Kyle Fortman – Advisory Board Member

Kyle is a Physician Assistant who has been practicing Cardiology for over 20 years and currently is the Manager of Advanced Practice for Piedmont Heart Institute. Kyle received his Physician Assistant degree from Cook County Hospital in Chicago and his MBA from University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign. Prior to moving to Atlanta Kyle was working for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and was adjunct professor for the Trevecca Nazarene University PA program. Kyle has always enjoyed giving back to his community; helping coordinate the Boys and Girls Club of Cook County annual Silent Auction and Dinner Dance, starting the Bi-Annual Piedmont Heart Institute Advanced Practice Atlanta Food Bank Drive in 2001, and is an annual speaker at the 21 st Century Leaders Healthcare Summit.

Kim Snider – Advisory Board Member

Kim is a seasoned sports marketing and sales professional with over 15 years of experience.  She is currently a Senior Manager for Business Development at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Her experience includes professional motorsports, golf and basketball.  Five years ago, Kim started her work with nonprofits and volunteering to give back to the community.  Her involvement includes causes for kids, animals and military vets.

Kyle Epstein– Advisory Board Member

The son of an Architect, nephew of an Architect, brother of an Architect and, most importantly, husband to Angie, Kyle began his 33 year career with Warren Epstein & Associates, Architects, Inc. after returning to Atlanta and joining his father in full time practice in 1990.  With the opportunities afforded to him through numerous responsibilities and exposure to varied project types, he began on the path to current ownership of WE&A Architects where he now focuses on a complete commitment to project success while holding true to his father’s ideals that an Architect’s obligations are to lead by example, to engender an environment where Team members are vested in each decision and to ensure a Client’s aesthetic desires and programmatic goals are achieved.  Though the work continues to fascinate him daily, Kyle is now equally as passionate about giving back to the next generation of professionals through active engagement with University of Virginia where he mentors students and supports the Professional Practice curriculum. He quietly endures the neglect as the husband of the Co-Chair of this event, and is the servant to two Sphynx cats, Butterbean & Biscuit.

Jeff Haynes– Advisory Board Member

Jeff is an experienced innovation and brand marketing leader who has worked with Fortune 500 companies, such as The Coca-Cola Company.  He earned his undergraduate degree at Georgia State University and his MBA from the University of Illinois.  He currently works at Cox Enterprises where he focuses on core innovation, strategy, and new product development for their Cox Communications business unit. Jeff has a passion for helping children and a particularly strong connection to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta because of his daughter Ava, who has two rare “DiverseAbility’s.” She is a regular patient at CHOA and Jeff volunteers to help support CHOA’s amazing work whenever and wherever he can.

Friends of the Board – “We get by with a little help from our friends…” – Joe Cocker

Eric Allen                        Brian Rudolph
Roger House                   Stan Alhadeff
Gifford Pace                    Jared Sobelson
Carter Brown                  Jason Greenwood
Scott Stevers