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New BOV members

Clockwise from top left, Steve Wherry (80C), Jason McMillan (98C), Seth Turner (06C) and Robert Swarthout (04C) have joined the Board of Visitors along with Gretchen Corbin (not pictured). Photo by student Matthew McConnell.

The Berry College Board of Visitors welcomed five new members at its April meeting. They include:

Gretchen Corbin: President and CEO of the Georgia Lottery Corp., and former commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia.

Jason McMillan (98C): Senior vice president and regional corporate banker for the State of Georgia for BB&T.

Robert Swarthout (04C): Co-founder of ShootProof, a company established in 2010 to assist photographers with services such as online photo proofing, studio branding and gallery security.

Seth Turner (06C): Washington, D.C., real estate professional who formerly worked in Manhattan; named 2008 “Rookie of the Year” at Keller Williams Capital Properties.

Steve Wherry (80C): Senior vice president and CFO for The Goldfield Corp., a provider of electrical construction and maintenance services in the energy infrastructure industry primarily in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and Texas.

The Board of Visitors is an advisory group consisting of alumni and other friends of Berry. Leadership is provided by Chair Wanda Riggs Mack, who represents the BOV on the Board of Trustees, and Vice Chair Brian Brodrick (97C). The group meets annually on the Berry campus.

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Mountain Day Brochure CoverAs the first hint of fall kisses the morning air, our thoughts invariably turn to Mountain Day – now less than three weeks away. Highlights for alumni are plentiful this year, including the fifth-annual Mega Reunion and several different affinity group reunions.

Reunion List

Class years (at Mega Reunion): 1972A, 1972C, 1977A, 1977C, 1982A, 1982C, 1987C, 1992C, 1997C, 2002C, 2007C.

Affinity groups: Charter Fellows Conference, Longleaf Pine Alumni Reunion, Pathways Program Reunion Breakfast, Psychology Alumni Breakfast, Study Abroad 40th Anniversary Reunion, Latino/Latina Alumni Merienda, Recent Graduates Reception.

The Mountain Campus will be a focal point of alumni activity throughout the day Oct. 6, beginning with the morning convocation at Frost Chapel. This year’s speaker is Brian Brodrick (97C), an All-American runner at Berry who now serves on the Board of Visitors.

Online registration for several events (including the Friday afternoon golf scramble, Saturday morning 5K and ALL reunions) closes Friday, Sept. 28, so sign up today! If you can’t be there in person, Virtual Mountain Day will bring the fun to you via streaming video of the Grand March and a live chat.

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