The Atlanta Lawyer May 2018 - Page 5

From the Board FOLLOW US ON @atlantabar We asked The Atlanta Bar Association Board of Directors and The Atlanta Lawyer Editorial Board "What inspires you to leadership?" My goal has always been to simply serve however I can. I think leadership comes in when said service is done well and meets the need that exists. Caren Cloud, Truancy Intervention Project Giving back and help- ing others to achieve their goals inspires me to leadership. Beth Gilchrist, Hill & Watchko, LLC I was inspired to leader- ship by the legacy of Atlanta Bar leaders who gave so much in service to our community and profession. Nicole Iannarone, Georgia State University College of Law When I make the deci- sion to devote my time and effort to an orga- nization, I feel drawn to assume a leadership role. Maggie Vath, Georgia State University College of Law I’ve had great mentors throughout my life, start- ing with my mom and dad, who both hap- pened to be the old- est of four children in their families. I was the oldest of three. And that is how my Barbie became CEO of a major conglomerate. Jessica J. Wood, Bodker Ramsey Andrews Winograd Wildstein, P.C. I've been inspired to lead in a couple of ways. Sometimes it was because I felt passion- ately about an organi- zation and believed I could make a difference. Other times, it was because a friend or colleague laid a hand on my shoulder, literally or figuratively, and asked me to step up because they believed in me. Shawn Shepard, Smith & Carson The Official News Publication of the Atlanta Bar Association THE ATLANTA LAWYER 5