Board Members

Current board members

  • Todd Burkhalter - President
    Todd is an experienced financial planner and has created several firms during his 20-year career. Last year, he launched Drive Planning, a financial services company that offers a 90-day action item approach to developing a personal and financial success plan. He is also a contributing author for Financial Planning Magazine and is a member of The Society of Certified Senior Advisors. Todd is a Class of 2012 graduate of Leadership Johns Creek and currently serves as Chairman of its Alumni Board. He also serves on the Johns Creek Planning Commission, Post A and is an active volunteer at North Point Community Church. He has also served on the boards of Christian Music Ministries and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
  • Marylin Davis - Treasurer
    Marilyn serves as President of Davis & Langford PC. She brings over 20 years of tax, accounting and auditing experience to the firm. She started her career as an auditor with the State of Florida auditing the Governor's Office and Florida State University. She has also worked at KPMG and Coca Cola Company. Marilyn holds a CPA license in Georgia and Florida. She earned her Master of Business Administration degree with a perfect 4.0 from Georgia State University. Her undergraduate degree in Accounting is from Florida State University where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi and an FSU Cheerleader - Go Noles! Marilyn is a member of the Florida Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Chuck Wilkinson - Director
    Chuck has been an Atlanta metro resident for more than 20 years, the last 5 of which have been living in the City of Johns Creek, GA. Professionally, he has spent his entire career in the technology and services industry with much of that leading teams that develop, implement and support enterprise business software. Chuck is a Georgia Master Gardner and serves as President of Board of Directors for the Madison Park Property Owners' Association. He is also an active member of the Berkeley Lake Conservancy (former Board Member and Past President) and Berkeley Walk HOA (former Board Member).

  • Lynn Canty - Director   
    Lynn moved to the Atlanta area in 1994. She is a member of the Johns Creek Chamber’s Leadership Class of 2013 that proposed the Public Art Master Plan.  She is an active volunteer in the community having served with ALTA, the Boy Scouts of America Troop 3143, her church, and the Northview High School Cultural Arts Committee.  Lynn is currently a University of Virginia Class Trustee and President of Abidin Canty Consulting.

  • Julie Coco - Director
    Julie Coco currently serves New South Associates, Inc. as Associate Director of the History Department and Senior Historian She manages large on-call contracts and history projects and is responsible for tracking history project schedules and performance. As a Senior Historian, Julie conducts archival and oral historical research and reporting, surveys, assessments of effects, and has developed historic preservation plans, management documents, exhibits, and public outreach materials. She has experience in ethnohistory, historic preservation planning, cultural anthropology, historic archaeology, Native American consultation, HABS/HAER documentation, museum exhibit design, public history/outreach, NEPA and Section 106 Compliance, National Register of Historic Places nominations and cemetery studies. For the past 13 years, she has lived in Johns Creek with her husband and their two sons and has been an active volunteer with their Cub Scout and Boy Scout units, River Trail’s band program, Northview’s Fine Arts Association and Wilson Creek’s Science Force Program.  

  • Cindy Jenkins - Director
    Cindy has worked with the City of Johns Creek as a Transportation Engineer for more than 8 years and coordinates with agencies such as the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Regional / Metropolitan Planning Organization. She also manages capital projects for the city and helps identify available state and federal funding for those projects. 

  • Denise Davis - Director
    Denise has lived in the Atlanta area for over 20 years - 17 of those were spent just over the boarder in South Forsyth county. As a long time area resident and user of Technology Park/Johns Creek, she gained an appreciation for the attention to detail and the care put into the aesthetics of the development, both architecturally and in the common area landscaping. She later served nearly seven years as Marketing Director of TPA Realty Services (now TPA Group), where she developed a deep understanding of the park's planning and management, as well as its integration with surrounding neighborhoods. Denise serves as Sr. Marketing Manager at Emory Healthcare. She has been active with the Johns Creek Business Association Board of Directors and is a past President (2015).

Past board members

  • Linda Wescott Johnson, Founder
  • Cleve Gaddis
  • Freda Hardage
  • Irene Sanders
  • Lea Taylor
  • Justin Kirouac
  • Stan Stanfill
  • Robert Horne
  • Brian Iroff
  • Stephanie Moody
  • Georgia Nickles
  • Lindsay Ritter
  • Councilmember Karen Richardson
  • Kim Renner
  • Kathy Kendrick
  • Marvin Hoeflinger
  • Wendy Butler, Esq., Founder
  • Jay  Bockisch, Founder