Tracy L. Crump is President & Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation of Wesley Woods, the philanthropic affiliate of Wesley Woods Senior Living, whose mission is to help people age with grace by providing housing and supportive services for older adults throughout North Georgia. With over 20 years of leadership experience in both for-profit and non-profit organizations, Tracy is a proven successful executive. Previously, she served as the Foundation’s Executive Director. Under her guidance, the Foundation realized great success, including raising $10.3 million – which exceeded the $9.8 million goal – in its recent Community of Caring Campaign.
Prior to joining Wesley Woods, Tracy served as Executive Director of the Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GCLA) and has also held positions as COO of the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, CEO of Girl Scouts Heart of the South, Vice President of Enterprise Support Services for ServiceMaster, and as a National Account Manager for AT&T.
Tracy’s volunteer and community involvement include: Chair of the United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Women of Tocqueville Cabinet, Chair of the United Way Leading a Life of Purpose annual women’s leadership event, a sustaining member of Junior League of Atlanta, membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Georgia Planned Giving Council (GPGC), and an active volunteer and supporter of Year Up, where she was named the 2013 Mentor of the Year. Tracy has also served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of FirstWorks, a 501C(3) nonprofit based in Memphis, TN, whose mission is to meet the inner needs of inner city children, serving homeless children in the poorest zip codes of downtown Memphis.
Tracy is currently a member of Roswell UMC, and a past member of Germantown United Methodist Church in Memphis where she chaired the Evangelism Committee and co-led the Confirmation Class.
A graduate of the University of Memphis, where she earned her degree in Business Administration, she is also an alumnus of the Diversity Leadership Academy of Atlanta Class of 2011 and the Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s Women on Board and holds a Six Sigma Green Belt.
Tracy is married to husband, Lee, and together they have three beautiful daughters and a granddaughter. The family currently resides in Brookhaven, Georgia.
Rhonda Breland-Gil joined the Foundation of Wesley Woods in the year 2000 and currently, she serves as Manager of Grants and Administration. Prior to this position, she served as Grants and Service Coordinator, and prior to that, she served as Donor Relations Specialist. During her tenure at Wesley Woods, she has assumed responsibility for a wide range of tasks including the preparation of grant proposals and foundation reports, the research of prospective donors, the preparation of the Foundation’s marketing materials, the coordination of the Annual and Employee Giving Campaigns, the development of the Foundation’s first website, the management of the donor database, and the daily processing of donor gifts.
Prior to working at Wesley Woods, Rhonda worked for O’Neill & Associates, the Atlanta-based fundraising consulting firm, in an administrative capacity and as a part-time writer. Before that, she worked as a Project Manager at Bobby Dodd Industries, a vocation training facility for adults with disabilities. She initiated Bobby Dodd’s first fundraising efforts.
Originally from Houston, Texas, Rhonda came to Atlanta to attend Emory University, from which she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English in 1990.
Kelli Naughton began her work in database management for non-profits after graduating from Georgia Tech in 2000. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2013,
Kelli was the Membership Director at Zoo Atlanta for five years and later managed the donor databases at the Atlanta History Center, Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, and most recently Atlanta International School for three years.
As the Donor Relations Manager for the Foundation, Kelli is responsible for many of our day-to-day tasks such as gift coding, database management, and donor mailings. She is an integral part of the Development team with key roles in Heroes, Saints & Legends and the Mother’s Day Offering, as well as the Annual Fund.
Kelli lives in Decatur with her husband, Dustin, also a Tech alum, and two young children, Olivia and Elliott. Kelli enjoys the great outdoors, exploring new places, and curling up with a good book.
Before joining the Foundation of Wesley Woods, Ty served as Vice President of the Foundation & Volunteer Services Department of DeKalb Medical, a 4,000+ employee health system in DeKalb County, Georgia. Prior to DeKalb he was the Senior Director of Planned Gifts for the Shepherd Center Foundation in Atlanta for nearly 13 years, and managed a portfolio of known expectancies of more than $40MM.
Ty is also an “AV-rated” attorney, and was engaged in the general civil practice of law for 20 years. From 1997-2003, he was a Vice President in the Personal Trust and Wealth Management Department of SunTrust Bank in Atlanta.
Ty earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina (1972), and a Juris Doctorate degree from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta (1975).
Ty is a Past President of the Rotary Club of Buckhead, and currently serves as a trustee of its foundation. He is also a Past President of the Georgia Planned Giving Council. He is a member of the Buckhead Business Association, the Atlanta Estate Planning Council, the Georgia Bar Association,and the Probate & Estate Planning Section of the Atlanta Bar. He is a member of the Administrative Board of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, where he is an active member of the Chancel Choir and serves as Chairman of the church’s Friends of Music organization. He further serves on the Board of Directors of Coro Vocati, a choral group of professional singers based in Atlanta.
Ty’s son Jordan (33) and daughter-in-law Katie, and granddaughters Raines and Mae, reside in Saint Simons Island, GA, and daughter Mary Kathryn Tippett (30) lives in Decatur, GA.