NCTSPM Advisory Board

The following are members of the NCTSPM Advisory Board:

Harry Anderson - Senior VP, Global Business and Technology Services, the Coca-Cola Company
James Balloun – Financial Investor and Former CEO (Past Chair)
Harold Barley – Executive Director, MetroPlan Orlando
Mark Bartlett – FHWA Division Administrator, Alabama
Jeffrey W. Brown – Alabama DOT Bureau Chief, Research and Development
Tread Davis – Senior Counsel, McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP and Board Member, Atlanta Regional Commission, Board of Advisors Chair for NCTSPM
Mike Dover - GDOT Deputy Commissioner
Bill Johnson – Director, Port of Miami
Michelle Livingstone – Vice President for Supply Chain Distribution, The Home Depot
Russell McMurry - GDOT Commissioner
George Overstreet – Executive Board Member of the Alabama Trucking Association, Vice President of Operations of The Dana Companies
G. P. “Bud” Peterson – President, Georgia Tech, Ex Officio
Jay Roberts - GDOT Division of Planning
Daniel L. Rodgers – President, Dunn Investment Company
Randy Stashick – Global Vice President of Engineering, UPS
Yvette Taylor – Regional Administrator, FTA
Dave Williams – Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce



Harry Anderson – Senior VP, Global Business and Technology Services of the Coca-Cola Company

Mr. Harry Anderson is Senior Vice President, Global Business and Technology Services of the Coca-Cola Company, a position he has held since July 1, 2009. Harry joined the Company in 2001 as Senior Vice President, Coca-Cola Ventures. In 2002, he was named Director of Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management. From there, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Coca-Cola North America until his appointment as Vice President and Controller, prior to his current assignment. Before joining the Company, Harry served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations, Turner Entertainment Group; Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, Turner Sales and Distribution Group; and Vice President and Group Controller, Turner Sales and Distribution Group. Prior to Turner Broadcasting, Harry was with Price Waterhouse in audit and accounting services. Harry has a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Accounting from The University of Alabama. He serves as a board member of the PATH Foundation, the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District, and the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. top


James Balloun – Financial Investor and Former CEO (Past Chair)
Mr. Balloun is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Brands, Inc. from November 2001 until his retirement in September 2004 and was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Services Industries, Inc. prior to National Services Industries, Inc.'s spin-off of Acuity Brands in November 2001. Prior to joining National Services Industries, Inc., Mr. Balloun was with McKinsey & Company, Inc. from 1965 to 1996. Mr. Balloun is on the board of directors of Qcept, Enzymatic Deinking Technologies, LLC, and Unisen/StarTrac. Mr. Balloun received a Bachelor of Science from Iowa State University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. top


Harold Barley – Executive Director, MetroPlan Orlando
Harold (”Harry”) Barley is the Executive Director of MetroPlan Orlando.  The organization is responsible under federal and state laws for transportation planning in Orange, Seminole and Osceola Counties. Harry has worked in the transportation industry for 35 years.  Most of his experience was earned with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority building the Metro system in the Washington, D.C. area.  He’s also worked on regional transportation projects in the Republic of China and Athens, Greece. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York and did his graduate work in City and Regional Planning at the Catholic University of America.  He also is a graduate of the Management Program at the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College. Harry belongs to a number of professional organizations and is active with a variety of civic groups.  He currently serves as a Governor’s appointee on the Wekiva Commission.  The commission is charged with completing the beltway around the Orlando metropolitan area while protecting sensitive environmental assets and implementing progressive growth management practices.  Harry and his wife Leslie have two children. top

Mark Bartlett – FHWA Division Administrator, Alabama top






Jeffrey W. BrownAlabama DOT Bureau Chief, Research and Development top





Tread Davis – Lawyer and Board Member, Atlanta Regional Commission (Chair)
Tread is Senior Counsel at McKenna Long & Aldridge. He practices primarily in the areas of corporate, family business, estate planning and First Amendment law. His practice has involved advising the boards of public companies and their special committees, planning for owners and managers of closely held businesses and their estates, constitutional and business counsel and litigation, and non-profit organizations. Mr. Davis served as General Counsel to the President's Reorganization Project. Additionally, he served on active duty with the U.S. Navy in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations and as a Member of the Atlanta Charter Commission. He now serves as a Commissioner of the Atlanta Regional Commission. In addition, Mr. Davis is active in the firm's Pro Bono practice and is involved with the Atlanta Regional Commission, The General Theological Seminary and the Georgia First Amendment Foundation. He has served as an adjunct professor at UGA, Georgia State and Emory Law Schools. He has served as Chairman of the Westminister Schools, the Atlanta Crime Commission, President of the Atlanta Rotary Club, as a Trustee of the National Institute of Justice, and now serves as a Trustee and Vice Chairman of The General Theological Seminary. top


Mike Dover - GDOT Deputy Commissioner
Mike Dover was appointed to the role of GDOT Deputy Commissioner in September of 2015. With 26 years of experience with GDOT, Dover previously served as Administrator of GDOT's Transportation Investment Act Project Delivery Program. top




Bill Johnson Director, Port of Miami
As Director of PortMiami, Bill Johnson oversees the top container port in the State of Florida and the 11th largest in the nation. Under his stewardship, PortMiami has maintained its leadership position as the busiest cruise port in the world with more than 4 million passengers traveling through its terminals last year. Under Mr. Johnson's management, the Port has strengthened its financial position to its highest level in 12 years and, despite, challenging economic conditions worldwide, PortMiami has seen both its cargo and cruise traffic grow over the past two years. Mr. Johnson is actively engaged in a number of  maritime, business and economic development organizations at the national and international level, holding such leadership positions as: Vice President, International Association of Ports and Harbors; Member, Let's Rebuild America Leadership Council, US Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors, Florida Chamber of Commerce; Chair, Legislative Affairs Committee, Florida Ports Council; Chairman, World Trade Center Miami Board; Board of Trustees, The Beacon Council; Board of Governors, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau; Chairman's Circle, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce; and Past Chair, Miami Beach Latin Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Johnson is a native of Akron, Ohio and holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee. top


Michelle Livingstone Vice President for Supply Chain Distribution, The Home Depot
Michelle Livingtson leads a highly talented team that oversees the movement of shipments into and within The Home Depot‘s multi-channel supply chain, including inbound shipments from domestic vendors, all direct imports, and customer deliveries of appliances and store merchandise.
Michelle joined the Company in October 2007 with more than 25 years of transportation supply chain experience.  Prior to joining The Home Depot, she served as the senior vice president of transportation for C & S Wholesale Grocers, where she led the transportation function which supported 70 distribution centers throughout the United States. Michelle gained much of her retail and dot com experience at JCPenney, where she served as the vice president of transportation for four years.  Prior to JCPenney, Michelle spent the bulk of her career at Kraft Foods in transportation and supply chain roles.  She most recently served as the senior director of transportation and supply chain for Kraft Foods North America. While at Kraft, Michelle was actively involved with the Food Shippers of America (FSA), an organization dedicated to improving supply chain efficiency in the grocery industry.  She served as a director on the board from 1990 – 2001 and was elected to serve as president of FSA for two terms. Michelle earned her M.B.A. with high honors from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.  She holds a B. S. degree in Business, with a concentration in transportation, from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. top


George Overstreet Executive Board Member of the Alabama Trucking Association, Vice President of Operations of The Dana Companies top

G. P. “Bud” PetersonPresident, Georgia Tech, Ex Officio
George P. "Bud" Peterson is the 11th president of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Peterson is a graduate of Kansas State University, where he earned B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics and an M.S. in Engineering, and Texas A&M University, where he earned a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to his position at Georgia Tech, he served as the chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder, the provost of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and associate vice-chancellor and executive associate dean of Engineering of Texas A&M University. Throughout his career, Dr. Peterson has played an active role in helping to establish the national education and research agendas, serving on numerous industry, government, and academic task forces and committees. He also has served as a member of a number of congressional task forces, research councils, and advisory boards, including the Office of Naval Research, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Department of Energy, the National Research Council, and the National Academy of Engineering. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors and vice president for Education for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He is currently serving on a number of national boards and committees, including serving as a member of the National Science Board, Co-Chair of the Government Relations Committee of the Association of Public and Land-grant universities, and member of the US Council on Competitiveness. top

Daniel L. RodgersPresident, Dunn Investment Company top


Randy Stashick Global Vice President of Engineering, UPS top





Yvette Taylor Regional Administrator, FTA
Dr. Yvette G. Taylor joined the Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration on October 30, 2005 as the Regional Administrator in Region 4. She has served in prior senior positions at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). During her tenure at OMB, Dr. Taylor served as a Deputy Associate Administrator in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, responsible for providing leadership and management direction on government-wide policies and procedures for the procurement of property and services by the Executive Branch.  Her primary areas of expertise included major systems acquisitions, capital programming / capital planning and investment control processes for acquiring capital assets across the government, including information technology.  She served as a liaison to the Procurement Executive Council, Civilian Agency Acquisition Council, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council. Prior to joining the staff of OFPP, Dr. Taylor served as a senior acquisition official at NASA where she managed the Joint U.S. / Russian Space Agency Program at the Johnson Space Center and provided leadership to numerous multi-million dollar procurement programs in support of the International Space Station Program.  Dr. Taylor began her career at the Marshall Space Flight Center where she worked in the Shuttle Division, R&D and Operations Division, and Advanced Flight Systems Division. Dr. Taylor holds a B.S. in Business Administration, M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in Management. top


Dave WilliamsMetro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Dave Williams joined the Metro Atlanta Chamber's (MAC) public policy team in January 2011 and serves as Vice President, Transportation and Environment. He is responsible for facilitating the development and implementation of MAC's transportation and environmental agendas. He works closely with leaders in the business community to promote policies that will improve Atlanta's quality of life and infrastructure. Williams has an admirable track record of civic leadership. He is a member of metro Atlanta's MPO (Metropolitan Planning Organization) and served on the Atlanta Regional Commission Board from 2002-07. He was elected Mayor of the City of Suwanee (2007-11), served on the Suwanee City Council (1998-2001), and was president of the Gwinnett Municipal Association (2009). While serving as an elected leader in Suwanee, he was active in legislative policy matters with the Georgia Municipal Association, leading efforts relating to service delivery strategies and other issues. A graduate of Leadership Gwinnett and the Regional Leadership Institute, he now serves on the Board and Executive Committee of the Livable Communities Coalition. Williams has also served on the boards of numerous other community institutions including the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Suwanee Business Alliance and Kate’s Club among others. Prior to joining MAC, Williams was the CEO of Southtrac for 10 years, a branded merchandise and marketing company he founded. Interestingly, Williams started his career with the MAC Atlanta Sports Council and AOC, the bid committee which won the 1996 Olympic Games. A metro Atlanta resident since 1973, Williams graduated from Georgia Tech in 1989. He resides in Suwanee, Georgia with wife Debbie (a UGA alumna), daughter Ramsey, son Max and canine Fozzie Bear, an enthusiastic schnoodle. top


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