Distinguished Young Women is governed by a dedicated Board of Directors. This group of community leaders makes policy decisions about the program, participates in fundraising, and helps keep the program running successfully throughout the year.

2020 – 2021 Board of Directors

Maggie E. Oliver

Mobile Area Chamber of Commerse

Liz Huntley
Lightfoot, Franklin and White
Pam Bailey
Vice President / Governance

Trustmark National Bank
Phil Kaiser – Past President
Retired - Gayfers/Maison Blanche Dept. Stores
Francisco (Cisco) Codina
Vice President / Marketing

Retired – Ford Motor Company
Leigh Knosher
Wilkins Miller
John N. Ferguson
Vice President / Finance

Wells Fargo Advisors
Kathy Latta
Anitra Henderson
Vice President / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

City of Mobile
Kristen Amy Irby
IRBY Real Estate Group
Ashley Halfman Hopp

Printpack, Inc.
Faye Olensky – Past President
Murphy Bishop
Executive Committee

The Better Skin Co.
Clay Omainsky
Wintzell’s Oyster House
Kesshia Davis
Spire Energy
Nicole Orr
State Chair Representative
Robert F. Diehl, Jr.
Trustmark National Bank
Pauline Ryan
Atropos Therapeutics
Deanna Graham
Evonik Corporation
Beth Thomas - Past President
Alabama Power Company
Joy Grodnick – Past PresidentDavid Turner – Past President
Pat Hegwood
National Finals Chairman

National Sponsors