People

Men and Women for Others

Staff of Ignatius House

Leadership

Ignacio Blanco

Director of Hospitality

Laura Garrison

Director of Finance & HR

Tara La Bouff

Director of Development & Communication

Administration

Laura Garrison

Director of Finance & HR

Carrie Armento

Finance Assistant

Sue Chase

Guest Communication, Executive Assistant

Operations

Ignacio Blanco

Director of Hospitality

Malik Albert

Housekeeping Assistant

Housekeeping Manager

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John Johnson

Grounds & Facilities Manager

Barbara McNamara

Bookstore Manager

Group Sales Manager, Spiritual Director

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Calisha Smith

Executive Chef

Don Williams

Executive Sous Chef

Pastoral

Retreat Director

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Retreat and Program Director

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Group Sales Manager, Spiritual Director

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Marketing, Communication, Outreach

Tara La Bouff

Director of Development & Communication

Sue Chase

Guest Communication, Executive Assistant

Mike Monteleone

Community Liason

Board of Trustees

Chair

Michael Penney, chair
Retired, United Parcel Service

Committee Chairs

Joseph Irwin, chair – Development Committee
Retired, Georgia Institute of Technology Alumni Assoc.

Timothy Doyle, chair – Finance Committee
Retired, Coca-Cola Global Finance

Robin McDowell, chair – Grounds & Maintenance Committee
Professor, Georgia State Perimeter College

Lauren Morton, chair – Mission & Identity Committee
Founder, Bee at Peace, Inc.

Andrew Schoppe, chair – Marketing Communication Committee
Founder, Golden Rule Partners

Daniel Shea, chair – Governance Committee
Attorney, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Members

Br. Chris Derby, SJ, member
Jesuits USA East

Bobby Donlan, member
Retired, New York Prime Steakhouse

Ishola Gaba, member
Chief Architect, Diebold Nixdorf

Jonathan Pennacchia, SJ, member
Instructor, Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School

Maureen Smith, member
Director of Communications, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Fr. Tim Stephens, SJ, member
Pastor, St. Peter Catholic Church (Charlotte)

Pam Tennell, member
Senior Application Analyst, Cox Enterprises

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