Staff & Board of Directors

Leadership Team

Our team of staff and volunteers impact the lives of more than 4,700 plus kids and teens throughout Central Georgia each year. We are committed to providing a positive environment and creating corridors to opportunities for those who need us most.

Some of them have spent their entire careers in the Boys & Girls Clubs movement, while others have brought valuable perspectives from other organizations. Meet the dynamic team leading the BGCCG’s efforts to ensure every young person in Central Georgia has the great future they deserve.

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Phillip Bryant
President & CEO

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Georgia (BGCCG) welcomed Phillip as its President and CEO in September of 2014.  He joined BGCCG after serving as Southeast Regional Director of Field Services for the American Kidney Fund (AKF) in Atlanta, Georgia from 2012 to 2014. In his role with AKF, he worked with a dedicated regional team to provide comprehensive programs of kidney health awareness, education, prevention, and resource development.

Phillip has 27 years as a Youth Development professional, having served in several leadership roles with the YMCA, including CEO with the J. Smith Young YMCA in North Carolina, as well as Vice President, Branch Executive Director and Branch Program Director with YMCA’s in Jacksonville, FL, Cincinnati, OH and Montgomery, AL. He also previously served for five-years in leadership roles (District Executive, Camp Director & District Director) with the Boys Scouts of America.

He has led volunteer boards and staff teams that have resulted in significant organizational growth in membership, philanthropy, partnerships, and community impact. In his time with BGCCG, his accomplishments have included expanding the organization’s service footprints throughout Central Georgia from 3 to 6 club sites, financial growth from $1.0M to more than $2M and serving greater than 1,400 members per year.

Phillip has a deep passion and commitment to inclusion, community service and youth development locally and regionally. He is actively involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs Georgia State Alliance, Local Girls Coordinating Council, Rotary, and the Masonic Lodge.

Phillip earned a bachelor’s degree in Education from Georgia Southwestern State University (formally Georgia Southwestern College).

Mike Hackett
Chief Financial Officer
Sandy Colwell
Executive Director of TRIO Programs
Joseph Matchett
Vice President of Clubs Safety & Risk Management
Donna Simpson
Vice President of Administration & Human Resource:
Joann Kilpatrick
Executive Director of Nutrition Services
Katrina Williams
Director of Club Operations & Compliance
Katrina Williams
Interim Branch Director (Murphy Felton Tindall Club
Devorba Russell
Branch Director (King-Danforth Club)
Chiquitta Brewer
Branch Director (Forsyth-Monroe County Club
Karlee Harris
Program Director (Forsyth-Monroe County Club)
Yvette Hall
Branch Director (Carl D. Thomas Club)
Xavier Gonzales
Interim Program Director (Carl D. Thomas)
Eric Jackson
Interim Branch Director (Warner Robins Club)
Yecenia Capiz
Branch Director (Candler County Club)
Tawanda Mccullough
Program Director (Candler County Club)
Rhonda Simmons
Central Kitchen Manager
Sandy Colwell
Program Contact (TRIO Talent Search - Spalding County
Nnamdi Onyekwuluje
Program Director/Contact (TRIO Talent Search – Bibb County)
Phillip Bryant
Program Contact (TRIO Upward Bound Math/Science - Bibb County):
Bre'yanna Johnson
Communications, Marketing & Media Manager
Kristen Grissom
Special Events Director
Rachel Cox
Emanuel Frazier
Board Chair
Bibb County School District
Alisha Neal
Vice Chair & Treasurer
Piedmont Hospital
Maria Hammett
Mercer University
Ivey Hall
Samuel Henderson
Central Georgia Technical Community College
Justice, Verda Colvin
Georgia Supreme Court
Jeff Battcher
Immediate Past Chair
Matt Shoemaker
Jones Cork, LLP
Mayor, Eric Wilson
City of Forsyth
Chief, Kelvin Watson
Macon-Bibb Fire Dept
Meghan Blight
Wesleyan College President
Stacie Chatfield
Cox Communications