Lisa Borders to Chair Coca-Cola Foundation

We are so proud to announce that contributing RP (and No Labels co-founder) Lisa Borders has been named the new chairman of the Coca-Cola Foundation.

From the Atlanta Business Chronicle:

Hon. Lisa Borders

Hon. Lisa Borders

The Coca-Cola Co. Senior Vice President of Global Community Connections and Chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation Ingrid Saunders Jones will retire on June 1 after 30 years with the beverage giant.

She joined Atlanta-based Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) in 1982 and has held roles of increasing responsibility around the company’s corporate giving and community outreach. She has been chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation since 1991. Under Jones’ watch, The Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded more than $500 million to thousands of community organizations around the world…

Grady Health Foundation President and former Atlanta City Council President Lisa Borders will succeed Jones on May 1.

Borders also was vice mayor of Atlanta and co-chair of the transition team for Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. She is currently a trustee at The Westminster Schools, a board member at Clark Atlanta University, a member of the Board of Visitors and Board of Ethics at Emory University, and a board member of the Atlanta Downtown Community Improvement District (ADID).

Click here for Lisa’s full bio.

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