Meet Our New Board Members

We at Frazer are thrilled and honored to welcome four new members to our board of directors.

Phillip Campbell

PHILLIP CAMPBELL is managing partner at Homegrown Capital, a private capital firm specializing in residential new construction and renovation loans. Phillip is a current parent in Frazer’s Child Development Program and is a Lake Claire neighbor with deep family ties to the Druid Hills/Decatur area. His wife’s uncle is a past participant of Frazer Center’s Adult Program. Phillip has a degree in Finance from UGA.

“I believe that inclusion at Frazer is important because it reflects the diverse community we live in and teaches children to have increased acceptance of differences and respect for others. I have seen the incredible work that the Frazer teachers and staff do every day and I wanted to be a part of it. I look forward to contributing to the important mission of Frazer Center and our local community that it serves.” —Phillip Campbell

Kenneth Jones

KENNETH JONES is Vice President of Facilities and Security at Endeavor Schools where he supports 40 schools in 9 states and 14 major markets. A facility management professional with more than 15 years of experience, he has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and is credentialed as a Certified Facilities Manager (CFM).  Kenneth has directed comprehensive facilities operations including budgets, staffing, contracts, construction and renovations, design, preventative maintenance, safety and security, and fleet transportation. Prior to partnering with Endeavor Schools, he was the facilities manager at Atlanta Montessori International School. Ken and his wife reside in the Atlanta area with their three daughters.

“Everyone has been uniquely created and those unique qualities should be embraced. I am thankful to play a small role in supporting the Frazer Center’s mission of inclusion.” —Kenneth Jones

Joel Perkins

JOEL PERKINS currently serves as Director of Investor Relations for the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC). In this role, Joel is focused on growing new investment revenue to the Chamber, while supporting their current investor level members. After a successful career in real estate and time spent working in membership for a chamber in Virginia and the Georgia Chamber, Joel is thrilled to be back in Atlanta. With original roots in central Illinois, Joel is a graduate of Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, and currently lives in downtown Decatur with his dog Samson. Outside of work, Joel attends Decatur City Church, and is a big fan of travel, time spent with his friends and family, running on the BeltLine with his dog, and all things ATL.

“The Frazer Center is an amazing organization doing incredible work in our community around inclusion for so many. It has been truly an honor and privilege to be given the opportunity to serve. I am humbled to be a small part of contributing towards the continued success of celebrating diversity and the vitality of our larger community!” —Joel Perkins

Rian Smith

RIAN SMITH is Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Integral where she oversees all real estate related legal documents and provides legal and transaction support to all of Integral’s real estate development divisions. Prior to Integral, Rian was a commercial real estate attorney in Atlanta for both Arnall Golden Gregory LLP and Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, where she counseled clients on a broad spectrum of commercial real estate matters. She earned her juris doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She is admitted to practice in the State of Georgia and the State of New York. She has served on the board of directors for the KIPP South Fulton Academy charter school, the founding board of Emerging Leaders for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the steering committee for the University of Pennsylvania’s “Penn Spectrum,” a conference celebrating cultural diversity, and she has recently joined the board of directors of the Black Women’s Health Imperative. An Atlanta native, Rian and her husband are Lake Claire neighbors, and their two sons both attend Frazer’s Child Development Program.

“Joining the Frazer board presented a great opportunity to be involved in both my children’s school and also my neighborhood. I am committed to Frazer’s mission and inclusive environment. The Frazer forest is also a tremendous asset to the community, and I’d like to be involved in ensuring that as many community members as possible are able to enjoy it and preserve it.” —Rian Smith