Board of directors

Meet Our Board

Our Board is comprised of individuals with a passion for our mission. Southside Support is an equal opportunity organization. If you are interested in joining our board, please email our Executive Director at

Our Board Officers

Kay McInroe - President 2024

​​Kay McInroe is Fayette County’s premier REALTOR. As the former President and current member of the Fayette County Board of REALTORS, Kay leverages her network to be successful, consistently in the top 2% of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices agents worldwide. Kay is a past REALTOR of the Year and past-President of the Women’s Council of REALTORS. Besides serving on the board of Southside Support, Kay also served as the President of the Kiwanis of McIntosh Trail for two years. Kay donates portions of all her commissions to children’s charities

Nick Ferrante - Vice President 2024

A rare Peachtree City native, Nick became involved in Southside Support during his run for mayor. Inclusion and diversity were at the forefront of his campaign. His involvement with Southside Support has since grown to become more involved as board member at the end of 2021.

Matt Griffin - Treasurer 2024

Matt Griffin joined the United States Marine Corps at the age of 18 out of high school. After 8 years as a combat correspondent, he was honorably discharged and settled in Fayette County. Upon moving here, he joined a family insurance agency and began to get involved with volunteering and fundraising for local non-profit organizations.

In 2013, he began volunteering with Make-A-Wish GA and has helped grant over 30 wishes to wish children. From 2014-2018, he ran a series of comedy shows at The Legacy Theatre to benefit Promise Place that raised over $40,000.

A former professional wrestler, he formed ACTION Wrestling LLC in 2018 where he serves as CEO, promoter & match booker. ACTION runs live professional wrestling events that benefit local non-profit organizations and school groups and has raised over $30,000 to date.

Matt lives in Tyrone with his wife Rebecca, son Brontz, mother-in-law Jan, 3 cats, 1 dog and a fish.

He has been a member of Mensa since 2011.

Our 2024 Members at Large

Steve Ivory

Steve Ivory was born the oldest of 3 boys and raised in Long Island, NY and attended high school in St. Petersburg, FL. Steve graduated from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and was commissioned in the US Marine Corps where he served as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer in the Gulf War and then as an operations officer for the Richmond MEPS. Steve finished his service in the Marine Corps after 10 years as a major. Steve completed his MBA at Georgia State University and began work as a manufacturing manager for Photocircuits in Peachtree City. In 2004, Steve began working as sourcing manager and engineering director for Cooper Lighting and is currently the Quality Director at Eaton Wiring Devices.

Steve began serving in the Rotary Club of Peachtree City in 2001 and has been highly engaged in the community since then, helping with many causes. He was president of the Rotary Club in 2020 and 2021 and his club was awarded club of the year. Steve was also awarded the Sheffield Presidential Leadership Award in August 2021 and is an Assistant Governor selectee. Steve was awarded the Eaton Stover Award for Community Service and was recently a RealMeninPink representative for Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Steve is an award winning talent scout for Eaton and is frequently on the Georgia Tech campus and engaged with military veterans to coach them through their careers. Steve frequently hosts international college students for Rotary, is a certified Rotary Youth Exchange counselor and a mentor for the Fayette County School Board. He is currently in training to become a US Naval Academy Blue and Gold officer. Steve has been married to Anna for 27 years and they have 2 daughters in college.

Mike Martin

In 2007, I began my Edward Jones career as a financial advisor in Peachtree City. As an Edward Jones financial advisor, I believe it's important to invest my time in understanding what's important to you. Working closely with you, your CPA, attorney and other professionals, I use an established process to help you build personalized strategies to achieve your goals. We will partner together over the long term to keep you on track. A 1994 graduate of Georgia Tech, I hold a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and I am a 2004 graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, holding an M.S. in management. In addition, I received the CFP® professional designation in 2011. My family and I have lived in Peachtree City since 2002. I am an adult leader with the Boy Scouts of America.

Lori Johnson

Lori joined the board in 2024. She is a knowleadgeable and practicing social worker with extensive experience in healthcare including clinics, hospitals, criminal justice, and health insurance. She is married to a neurologist who helps families in Fayette county. Lori was raised alongside her brother with down syndrome. She has first-hand experience in caregiving for an individual with special needs and is empathetic to the joys and hardships associated with caring for a loved one with unique needs.

Board Officers 2022 & 2023

Kay McInroe
President 2022&2023

Nick Ferrante
Vice President 2022&2023

Matt Griffin
Treasurer 2022&2023

Steve Ivory
At-Large 2022&2023

Mike Martin
At-Large 2022&2023

Chief Janet Moon
At-Large 2022&2023

Board Officers 2021

Patty Gullick
President 2021

Kay McInroe
Vice President 2021

Angie Dye
Interim Secretary 2021

Hollie Drake
Treasurer 2021

Board Members At Large 2021

from L to R: Karen Amos, Laura Roman Annis, Daniel Campen, Matt Griffin, Steve Ivory, Jay Lerner, Mike Martin, Chief Janet Moon and Frederick Taylor

Board Officers 2020

Patty Gullick
President 2020

Kay McInroe
Vice President 2020

Ellie White-Stevens
Secretary 2020

Hollie Drake
Treasurer 2020

Board Members At Large 2020

from L to R: Karen Amos, Daniel Campen, Matt Griffin, Jay Lerner, Mike Martin, Chief Janet Moon and Frederick Taylor