The Breakthrough Atlanta Board of Directors elected new officers to its executive committee and welcomed new members to its board.


Neysa Dillon Brown

Carol Waddy Breakthrough Atlanta Leadership

Carol Waddy

Neysa Dillon Brown, Managing Director of Diversified Search, was elected chair; and Carol Waddy, Director of Community Affairs & Strategic Partnerships at the Chick-Fil-A Foundation, was elected secretary.


Reed Deupree

Bill Holden Breakthrough Atlanta

Bill Holden

The board also welcomed three new directors: Reed Deupree, Managing Partner at Tin Top Partners, LLC; Bill Holden, Retired from Vistra Corp.; and Grant Rivera, Ed.D., Superintendent of Marietta City Schools.


Grant Rivera

Members serving on the Breakthrough Atlanta Board, led by its executive committee, bring unparalleled knowledge, expertise, experience, and resources from some of the region’s most prestigious companies and organizations. For the complete list of officers and directors, visit