UPCCA Executive Board...
President - Sherry Ferguson
Sherry is a native of Gwinnett County having attending Gwinnett County Public Schools K-12, graduating from Duluth High School. After high school, Sherry attended the University of Georgia where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Sherry also holds a Master’s of Education in counseling and guidance from the University of West Georgia and an Education Specialist Degree in school counseling from the University of Georgia. Sherry has lived in Peachtree Corners since 2003 and is currently employed by Gwinnett County Public Schools as a professional school counselor.
Sherry enjoys serving as the president of the Dartha B. Ferguson Foundation, cheering on The University of Georgia in all sports, especially football, and is activity involved in her church. Since 2012, Sherry has served on the UPCCA Board of Directors as Secretary, Vice President of Programs, and President. Sherry is honored to serve the citizens of Peachtree Corners as UPCCA’s 2017 President.
Vice President - Gray Terry
Gray Terry has been a resident of Peachtree Corners since 1989. He is married to Sharon, who is a Kindergarten Teacher at Simpson Elementary since the school opened in 1993. Gray is a Business Analyst/Privacy Compliance Officer with the Global Philips Healthcare Division. In addition, he is a Certified Arbitrator/Mediator with the State of Georgia and the Gwinnett County Jurisdiction.
The Terry's have 3 sons, Trey (Georgia Tech Graduate), Alan (UGA Graduate ) and Drew (Georgia Perimeter Sophomore), and all graduates of Norcross High School. The family are members of Peachtree Corners Baptist Church since 1991. They are residents in the Amberfield Subdivision and Member of the Fields Club.
Treasurer - Bill Russo
Bill and his wife, Kathy moved to Peachtree Corners in 1988 from New Jersey. Both of his children attended Peachtree Corners schools from kindergarten through High School. His wife, Kathy, is a retired Simpson Elementary School teacher. Bill’s background is in Accounting and Data Processing. He has a BS in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University, an MBA from Mercer University and is a graduate of The Chubb Institute for Computer Technology.
Bill is an Enrolled Agent, Tax Professional. He has served as Treasurer of the Revington Subdivision, is a regular volunteer
Secretary - Patti Creasman
Patti graduated from Georgia State University with an undergraduate degree in Accounting and a Masters of Taxation. She began her career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where she specialized in international and domestic taxation of Fortune 500 companies.
After working in the larger public accounting firms for over a decade, Patti decided to strike out on her own. Recently, she partnered with a wonderful friend and financial planner. She now manages the tax department at Cerner Capital
Management LLC, where she works with individuals and businesses. Patti’s favorite pastime is hiking in Simpsonwood with her three darling poodles. She is also on the Peachtree Corners Festival Committee. She truly enjoys being a part of the PTC community and working with all of the people who help make our city so very wonderful.
Legal Counsel - Mike Murphy
Michael C. Murphy is a graduate of United States Air Force Academy and holds an MBA from Georgia State and a law degree from Emory Law School. He retired as a partner with the law firm, Troutman Sanders, LLP, an international law firm headquartered in Atlanta. He practices law as a solo practitioner with the law firm, Murphy Law Group, P.C. in Peachtree Corners. Mike has served as legal council for UPCCA for many years. He is chairman of the Gwinnett County Merit System Board. His wife, Mary Kay Murphy, is a member of the Gwinnett County School Board, and they have three adult daughters.
Business Membership - Janet McRae
Janet and her husband, Angus, have lived in Peachtree Corners for 21 years. She is a native of Colorado. Janet graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a major in International Trade and Relations. She has spent the past 20 years raising two wonderful children, McLean and Sarah. Both attended area schools. McLean is a sophomore at the University of Georgia, and Sarah will also be attending the University of Georgia. Janet has been very active at Norcross High School volunteering and mentoring students.
Membership - Debbie Mason
Debbie is a native of Kentucky, but grew up in Indiana. She moved to Peachtree Corners in 1985, and is married to Mike Mason and has two grown sons, Matt and Nick. She spends her spare time gardening, volunteering in the community, and supporting her husband who currently serves as Mayor of the City of Peachtree Corners. As First Lady, Debbie's goal is to help Peachtree Corners citizens make memories through special events here in their own City. She helped create two local non-profit events, Peachtree Corners Festival in 2010 and Christmas in the Corners, Inc. (Parade) in 2013, and serves as Chair for fundraising on both boards. Debbie also continues to serve on the boards of Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful, United Peachtree Corners Civic Association, and Fox Hill Homeowner’s Association.
Programs - Janice Crosby
Janice has lived in Peachtree Corners since 1986 when she was transferred from California to open the Metropolitan Insurance Company. Her education is in Business Administration from the University of South Florida. Janice is married with one daughter, Sara, who grew up in Peachtree Corners and now resides in New York City. In addition to being a Realtor since 1997 for Keller Williams Reality, she has served on the UPCCA Board as Membership Chair, is Secretary of the River Station Board where she currently lives, and sits on the Steering Committee for Women of Peachtree Corners.
Land Use - Robert Hilburn
Robert has been a resident of Peachtree Corners for over 35 years. He attended local schools (Peachtree Elementary, Summerour Middle, Norcross High), graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology, and completed his MBA at Mercer University. Robert currently holds the position of COO in his company, We Are Technical, a local IT service company for small to mid-size businesses.
Robert has served on the Riverview HOA board as President, Vice President, and Communications. He volunteers with the City of Peachtree Corners as a member of the Green Committee. Robert is also in line to be the President of the Peachtree Corners Rotary for the 2018-2019 club year.
Communications - Steve Cone
Steve, his wife Ann and two children have lived in Peachtree Corners since 2003. He is a graduate of Georgia State University Business School and has worked in marketing, communications and design for over 30 years. He specializes in brand management, video production and online video distribution, web design, social media marketing, traditional marketing and public relations.
His family moved to Peachtree Corners in large part due to the Gwinnett County Public School system, specifically Simpson Elementary. Steve became involved with the PTA/PTO as the Technology Chair and grant writer to champion technology in the classroom. He served on the All Pro Dad local chapter Leadership Team at Simpson Elementary, an organization that helps fathers become passionate about their role in their family’s life.
Community Development & Special Programs - Bonnie Marshall
Bonnie has lived in Peachtree Corners since 1989 and is an Independent Consultant with Arbonne International and a part-time Accountant. She received her undergraduate degree in Business and Accounting from Elon University and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from University of N.C. at Greensboro.
She currently serves as Entertainment Director for the Peachtree Corners Festival and enjoys bringing quality music to our city. She also serves on the Outreach Committee for the Peachtree Corners Business Association. Prior, Bonnie worked in
the financial services industry as a Stockbroker and a Bank Officer in North Carolina. The move to Georgia with her husband, Jim Winters, brought about perhaps her most important career change; to stay home and raise their two daughters.Bonnie started her own business to educate individuals to live a healthier lifestyle and chose Arbonne International specializing in plant based products.
Director at Large - Matt Lombardi
Matt was born in Albany, Georgia, and raised in Fernandina Beach, Florida in a Marine Corp family. He moved to the Atlanta metro area in 1994, and currently lives in North River Crossing with his Partner Gary D. Caudill of 14 years. Matt has lived in Peachtree Corners for approximately 13 years, and has served on his HOA board for a total of 8 years. He is currently serving on the Membership sustainability committee. Matt recently accepted a position with Northside Hospital as a certified Sonographer, and has served in the medical field for 10 years. He is a member of Simpsonwood United Methodist Church. Matt enjoys his two dogs, a 12-year-old Labrador Retriever, and a 5-year-old French Bulldog.
Bookkeeper - Sheila Trentini
Sheila and her husband became residents of Peachtree Corners 23 years ago when they moved here from Massachusetts. Their two children grew up here, keeping them involved in various Norcross/Peachtree Corners sports and school organizations, everything from swim team to scouts to band boosters. Sheila and her husband are members of Peachtree Corners’ historic Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, where, among other activities, Sheila has been the volunteer Treasurer since 1996. She has been a self-employed Independent Bookkeeper for 19 years and has worked for UPCCA since September 2004.