Our Directors are champions of this worthwhile endeavor.

Purpose Built Communities is dedicated to working with local leaders as they strive to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty through holistic community revitalization. The members of the Purpose Built Communities Board of Directors anchor this mission.

Shirley Franklin

Executive Board Chair for Purpose Built Communities and former Mayor, City of Atlanta

Thomas G. Charlesworth

Board of Directors for Cousins Properties, Inc.

Thomas G. Cousins

Chair of the C F Foundation

Stephen Macadam

Retired Vice Chairman of EnPro Industries, Inc.

Alexander T. Robertson

Managing Partner for Tiger Management LLC

William (Billy) C. Wren

Chief Executive Officer of Nonami Enterprises, Inc.

America’s greatest untapped resource isn’t hidden in the ground but is sitting in plain sight: the human capital trapped in poor neighborhoods of concentrated poverty…Investing in their well-being can be a social and economic game-changer, but only if done in a way that produces results.
~ Thomas G. CousinsChair of the C F Foundation