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Heather-Davis

Heather Davis

Board Chair

Heather Davis has a heart for serving those in need, especially women and children. She is an active member at Mount Pisgah UMC where she leads a small group experience with children on Sundays as well as is engaged in the churches Emmaus community. In addition, she is a leader at Community Bible Study in Norcross, GA. Her desire to help others extends to Zambia, Africa where she has traveled and serves on the board of Wiphan Care Ministries, serving widows and children (www.wiphan.org).

Heather resides in Alpharetta with her husband, Bryan, and their two daughters, Madeline and Kendall.

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Dave Farrington

At-Large Member

Dave Farrington is the president of Farrington Consulting Company; a meeting facilitation and organizational performance company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. In his tenure with Farrington Consulting, Dave has worked with many of leading companies in Georgia including Delta Airlines, The Coca Cola Company, and the Southern Company. Dave also has extensive experience in the non-profit sector working with The Atlanta Regional Commission, Hartsfield-Jackson Development Program, Atlanta Department of Aviation, The Center for Disease Control, The Carter Library and The United Way.

Dave and his wife Sandy have lived in downtown Atlanta for the past 7 years where they have become active in their community connecting with the poor in their neighborhood. They have served in local mission opportunities via SafeHouse Outreach, City of Refuge, and Grace United Methodist Street Ministry. Both Dave and Sandy feel blessed to have been engaged over these past several years with inner city missions.

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Trent Shuping

At-Large Member

Trent Shuping is a partner with the Warshauer Law Group, an Atlanta law firm that represents individuals and families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. Trent focuses his practice on representing victims of tractor-trailer wrecks, railroad accidents, defective medical devices, industrial accidents and unsafe consumer products. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and the Duke University School of Law and has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 2005.

Trent and his wife Lisa live in Downtown Atlanta. They have served in various capacities at the City of Refuge, Central Outreach and Advocacy Center, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Cobb Legal Aid and the Ending Mass Incarceration Team of the North Georgia Conference.

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Kramer Johnson

Kramer Johnson and his wife Hayley were drawn to RATL’s approach of “being with” rather than “doing for.” They began building relationships with women and children served by RATL in 2014. Kramer is passionate about transforming himself and others through RATL’s unique mission. He is an experienced Marketing Manager who leads loyalty strategy at Chick-fil-A, and he co-led the launch of Chick-fil-A’s mobile app.

Kramer spends his free time with Hayley and their daughters, Emery and Cameron. The Johnson family lives in Atlanta and they’re excited to grow with the city and all who make it special.

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Cristina Crays

Cristina Crays fell in love with the women and children of RATL during her first overnight mission in August of 2015. She went on to serve RATL as a bible study facilitator and Make it RATL Auction committee member. She is passionate about introducing the mission of RATL to her friends and family. She is an active member of Northpoint Community Church serving with her husband as a 2-1 mentor working with engaged couples as they prepare to marry. They have previously led a married small group, served in the children's environment, served in a mission to El Salvador and Cristina led a women's small group for 3 years. She is currently in a weekly Discipleship Group and was able to introduce her group to RATL at the silent auction. Cristina works closely with her husband as the Restaurant Marketing Director for their Chick-fil-A franchise in Alpharetta.

Cristina resides in Alpharetta with her husband, John, and their two daughters, Hannah and Olivia.

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Dana Hamrick

Dana Hamrick is Managing Director of NGKF Global Healthcare Services where he leads national business development for the firm's U.S. healthcare capital markets business. Global Healthcare Services is a specialized healthcare real estate advisory team which currently advises over 150 hospitals and has advised on over $1 billion in transactions recently.

Prior to his role at NGKF, Dana Hamric was a principal with Univest Holdings, a private real estate investment firm based in Atlanta where he oversaw numerous retail, office and mixed use projects.  He has a 17 year track record in the industry as an investor, trusted advisor and business development executive within the healthcare real estate sector.

Mr. Hamric earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Alabama with a minor in economics.  He currently resides in Johns Creek, Georgia with his wife, Kelly, and their five children.  They are active members of North Point Community Church.

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Jacque Smallwood

Jacque Smallwood is an Executive Board Member at Solomon’s Temple Foundation, Inc. and is one of the founding board members of the agency. Jacque, alongside her son, who is the founder of the agency, started this gracious endeavor to provide a safe-haven to homeless women and their children, who are affectionately referred to as “the least of these” in Metro-Atlanta. Prior to her appointment as Executive Board Member, Jacque retired from the State of Georgia, where she worked as a Psychiatric Case Manager for 27 years. Jackie graduated from Grady Memorial Hospital, School of Nursing, in 1967, and has over 40 years of experience in various aspects of nursing. In the late 80’s, Jacque founded her own nursing services where she provided medical professional staffing and supplemental health care to various hospitals, nursing homes and private homes. In 1995, Jackie owned and operated “A Cut Above” catering and event planning service here in Atlanta for 14 years.

Jacque is an active and devoted member of Berean Seventh Day Adventist Church and has been for the past 45 years. Dedicated to the service of others, she has served on various ministries and boards to include, Aid Atlanta Street Ministry, Helping Hands, Hospitality and Deaconess Board. She also served as Sabbath leader and teacher, and taught Bible study to new members. Her most recent accomplishments is being awarded the Black History Achievement Award for her significant contributions to her church and joining the board of Restoration Atlanta (RATL).

Jacque is the Matriarch of her family and the proud Mother of 3 successful children, Grandmother to five and Great-grandmother to one. Jackie is very well traveled and has vacationed 5 of 7 continents with plans to visit Australia soon. She reports Israel as her most favorite and most memorable place to visit.

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