2019-20 President Sandy Welfare
Oct 01, 2019 12:00 PM
Officer and Director Installation
2019-20 President Sandy Welfare
President Sandy Welfare (see bio below)
President-Elect David Moore
Vice President Marbury Rainer
Past President James Ottley
Secretary Karen Carlisle
Treasurer Carlye Dooley
2018-2020: Kathy Colbenson, Hank Fellows, Tim Kercheval, Rodgers Lunsford, George Wieder
2019-2021: Mary Pat Crouch, Tom Gay, Thornton Kennedy, Laura McCarty, Magen McRoberts
Sandy D. Welfare is a Senior Manager of WestRock’s Enterprise Portfolio Management Office.  In this role, Sandy leads the ePMO Program operations for IT.

Sandy’s career began in 1989 in Greenwich, Connecticut where she joined Rand Insurance as the operations controller. Six years later, she accepted a position with Lucent Technologies, an international telecommunications leader, holding a number of positions including serving as accounting and treasury manager in Singapore (1999-2000) and then as senior operations manager in Australia and New Zealand (2000-2002). Sandy returned to Atlanta in 2002 as senior manager, global financial services.

In 2003, Sandy accepted a position as director of operations for Xchanging, a business processing outsourcing company. In 2006, her career took her to London, England as managing director for professional services, where she managed global business processing services for bank financial transactions, insurance and retail.

Upon returning from London in 2008, Sandy transitioned from Board Chair to the executive director of Cool Girls Inc, an award-winning early intervention after-school program dedicated to the empowerment of girls. After five years with Cool Girls, Sandy joined Women In Technology (WIT) as the executive director, and led WIT’s mission of empowering Georgia’s women and girls to excel in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math).

Sandy is the President-Elect for the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, Westside Beacon Advisory Team Member, Cool Girls, Inc. Cool Sister Volunteer (past Board Chair), Boy Scouts of America Leadership Council Member (Troop 713), and Wheeler High School Academic Booster Club Board Member (Treasurer).

Sandy received her undergraduate degree from St. John’s University in New York, and a Master of Business Administration from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. She resides in Marietta, Georgia with her husband Cliff and son Soloman.