Chairman of the Board
Leslie Lerner, Vice Chairman
Community Dev. Teacher - St. Paul's Episcopal School
CPA and Community Volunteer
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management - 5 Rivers Group
Virginia (Ginna) Bru Inge
The Steeple on St. Francis
Tyler L. Whatley
Ricardo serves as the Chief Legal Counsel and City Attorney for the City of Mobile. He was appointed by the Honorable William S. Stimpson in 2013. As City Attorney, he manages the City's outside counsel, serves as chief legal advisor to the executive branch and executive director of the City's internal legal department.
Ricardo's bar service includes membership in DRI, the Diversity Committee (Large Law Firm Chair), the Government Liability Committee, the Insurance Law and Toxic Tort, and Environmental Law Committee.
In additional to his government and bar service, Ricardo has served as a leader in the non-profit community for years. He has served as President of 100 Black Men of Greater Mobile, Inc., Chairman of Mobile United, President of the Vernon Z. Crawford NBA affiliate, and Chairman of AL.com's first Gulf Coast Young Professional's Summit.
Ricardo is a native of Natchez, MS and attended both undergraduate and law school as a recipient of leadership scholarships. While in law school he was a member of the school's nationally ranked Trial Team and served as the Chief Judge of the Trial Board.
Katherine Zarzour, Secretary
Retired Educator/Community Volunteer
Partner, Maynard Cooper and Gale, P.C.
Harper Technologies, LLC
The Honorable Sandy Stimpson
Mayor - The City of Mobile
Regional Director - Small Business
Claire McCarron, Treasurer
SVP - Senior Commercial Banker
BBVA Compass Bank
Account Executive - Alabama Media Group
Newspaper Columnist & Writer
Former Equity Fund Manager & Stock Analyst
Pastor Ruby Eldridge
Pure Word Ministries
William (Bill) Watts - Of Counsel
Helmsing, Leach, Herlong, Newman & Rouse, P.C.