Our Organization

The Board

Kim Chenevey

Executive Board

Kim Tyson Chenevey is a vice president and financial advisor with William Blair’s Private Wealth Management. Ms. Chenevey joined the firm from the Private Banking North America Business of Credit Suisse Securities. She had previously worked for six years at Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management.

Ms. Chenevey graduated from Emory University with a B.B.A. in finance and accounting and a B.A. in political science. She formerly served as president of the Emory University Alumni Board (2016-2017). Ms. Chenevey lives in Morningside with her husband and three children. Her interests include travel, snowboarding, and photography.

Hannah Hill

Executive Board

Hannah has a BA in religion from Bryn Athyn College and an M.Div from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA.

Hannah’s experience includes non-profit work in Thailand with Warm Heart Worldwide and management of social media and communications with Friends of Refugees in Clarkston, GA.

In 2016, she participated in her own personal social justice work with victim-offender mediation. This mediation was conducted in Port Arthur,

TX between herself and one of the offenders who murdered her brother in 2000.

Due to this work and the realization of prison conditions she has stood in protest of the death penalty in the state of Georgia and has advocated for the rights of those within the prison industrial complex.

David Joyner

Executive Board

David Joyner is a Senior Research Associate and Associate Director of Student Experience in Georgia Tech’s College of Computing. His research focuses on online education and learning at scale, especially as they intersect with for-credit offerings at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

His emphasis is on designing learning experiences that leverage the opportunities of online learning to compensate for the loss of synchronous collocated class time.

This includes leveraging artificial intelligence for student support and assignment evaluation, facilitating student communities in large online classes, and investigating strategies for maintainable and interactive presentation of online instructional material.

As part of his work, Joyner teaches online versions of CS6460: Educational Technology, CS6750: Human-Computer Interaction, and CS1301: Introduction to Computing.

Joyner has received several awards for his work in teaching online, including the 2016 College of Computing Lockheed Excellence in Teaching Award and the 2018 Center for Teaching & Learning Curriculum Innovation Award.

Chris Spears

Chris Spears is co-founder and chief marketing technology officer (CMTO) at Arke.  As CMTO, he leads initial consulting efforts with clients to help them understand journey mapping and how the various journeys establish the foundation of their brand experience.  As part of the leadership team at Arke, he also reviews and assesses new technology platforms, strategies, methodologies, and tangential partners — which all helps Arke better support its clients.

Chris co-founded Arke in 2005 with Eric Stoll, now the company’s CEO. Starting the company capitalized on his long-time interest in running his own business, which he traces to his childhood.  Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Georgia Tech. He briefly paused his college career in the late 1990s to work for ArsDigita. The Cambridge, Mass.-based web development company notably built one of the first database-backed content management systems.

He serves on the board of the Metro Atlanta Chamber and previously served on the boards of the Technology Association of Georgia and the Atlanta CEO Council. He and his wife have two children.

Genevieve Ward

Genevieve is a Product Marketing Manager for HD Supply, partnering with senior leaders to find creative solutions for the industry and its products. Previously, she worked on the Marketing Ventures team for The Coca-Cola Company, engaging with startups and technology companies around the world on how they could help strengthen Coca-Cola’s engagement with Millennials.

This was after having spent time in Kigali, Rwanda working for the African Entrepreneur Collective, where she mentored African Startups to grow their businesses.

She thrives off of working with startups and technology, helping them access resources that will strengthen their businesses, and helping them to successfully engage with corporate partners. Genevieve received a BA from Emory University and an MBA from Emory’s Goizueta Business School.

Amber Bliss

Amber holds a Bachelor in Business Administration in Management from the University of Georgia. Her current position is the Technology Transformation Project Manager at Nex – she commutes between England and Atlanta. Previously she has served as project managers for both USAN and Quantum Spatial.

Her specialty is management and coordination within a software development team, transforming structures within business concepts and creating space for creativity. Her passions are horses and riding as well as travel.

Non-Profit Organization

Code/Out is a non-profit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of recidivism and poverty for the women in Georgia’s prison system. We are a 501(c)3 organization and are able to take tax deductible donations and receive grants.