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Our Affiliates

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia also serves the Coffee County, Fort Valley, and Lamar County areas through our affiliate Foundations.

   

Meet our Staff

Kathryn H. Dennis
President

Kathryn Dennis serves as President of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia.  She joined CFCG in June 2002 and works closely with the Foundation’s Board, staff, and donors to make our communities stronger and to encourage philanthropy in our region.  Kathryn is a native Georgian and a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in History.  She is also a Leadership Georgia and a Leadership Macon graduate.   She was a 2003 Southeastern Council of Foundations Hull Fellow.  She currently serves as President of the Rotary Club of Macon and on the Board of Directors of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and the Macon Economic Development Commission. She is also a member of the College Hill Alliance Steering Committee, the Georgia Public Broadcasting Macon Advisory Council, Career Women’s Network and Vineville United Methodist Church.  She is the convener of the Macon Council of Foundations.  She is a past president of the Junior League of Macon and the Macon Estate Planning Council, and a past chair of the Stratford Academy Board of Trustees.  She has served on the boards of the Southeastern Council of Foundations, United Way of Central Georgia, the Center for Racial Understanding, the Children’s Hospital, and the Mentors Project of Bibb County.  She and her husband, Brown, have 3 children.
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Hazle Hamilton
Chief Administrative Officer

Hazle Hamilton joined the Foundation's staff in August, 2000. She is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of professional experience in public and private sector accounting and management.  She holds a BBA degree in accounting from Mercer University and is a graduate of the National Planned Giving Institute of the College of William & Mary and Leadership Macon. She is a member of the American Institute of CPA's, the Georgia Society of CPA's, the Fiscal and Administrative Officers Group for Community Foundations, and Career Women’s Network of Macon.  Mrs. Hamilton currently serves as Treasurer of the Community Foundations National Standards Board and Vice President of the Macon Estate Planning Council.  She is a Hull Fellow of the Southeastern Council of Foundations. She has served as President of the Career Women's Network of Macon, Treasurer of the Middle Georgia Regional Library Board, and was Chairperson of the committee which developed the Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan template for the Council on Foundations. 
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Julia Wood
Director of Donor Services

Julia joined the Community Foundation team as the Director of Donor Services in August 2008. Julia graduated from Mercer University with a Master of Business Administration and the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. In 2010, Julia received a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation from The American College.  She is a member of the Rotary Club of Downtown Macon, a past president of the Junior League of Macon, a 2011 5 Under 40 Young Leader, a founder of the I Love Macon campaign, a 2010 Hull Fellow of the Southeastern Council of Foundations, and a 2007 graduate of Leadership Macon.  Julia is married to Lynn, and they have one daughter.
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Alex Leahy
Program Officer

Alex Leahy joined the Community Foundation full time in September 2011. She previously worked part time at the Foundation since July 2005, as well as with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Georgia. Alex graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology, and she has a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia College and State University.
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Emily Morgan
Foundation Associate

Emily Morgan joined the Foundation in 2014 as the Foundation Associate.  She is a recent graduate of the University of Mississippi.
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