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New directors, officers appointed to Auburn University Foundation Board

Published: October 25, 2021
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The Auburn University Foundation, which receives and manages all charitable contributions made in support of Auburn University and Auburn University Montgomery, has appointed three new directors to its board:  Nicole Faulk ’96 of Atlanta; Ken Henderson '76 of New York; and Greg Winchester of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. 

“Our directors bring significant experience, insights and a high level of commitment to serve Auburn University and the Auburn University Foundation,” said John Morris, senior vice president for advancement and president of the foundation. “We are grateful for their willingness to join our efforts to strengthen philanthropic support and to advance Auburn’s mission of teaching, research and outreach.” 

Faulk earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Auburn and is senior vice president of Customer Strategy and Solutions for Georgia Power. She began her career with Southern Company in 1998 in Southern Nuclear’s professional development program, holding positions of increasing responsibility at Farley Nuclear Plant in Alabama and obtaining her senior reactor operator license. She also served as assistant to Georgia Power’s executive vice president of nuclear development and Southern Nuclear’s president of nuclear development. Prior to her current role, Faulk served in several leadership roles at Georgia Power, Southern Company Services and Mississippi Power. She serves on the boards of the Renaissance Corporation and Infinity Space Center and as vice chair for the State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame.

Henderson holds a bachelor’s degree from Auburn in pre-law political science and a Juris Doctor from New York University. He has been a partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner since 1987. In addition to his practice, he provides day-to-day corporate, securities, governance and business law advice to publicly held and privately owned business clients in the U.S. and abroad. He is a member of the board of directors of Small Business Majority Inc., a nonprofit organization that focuses on policy solutions for small businesses and has served on the board of trustees for the San Francisco Theological Seminary.

Founder and CEO of Summit Investors LLC since 2012, Winchester has served as an adjunct instructor in Auburn’s Master of Real Estate Development program since 2017. He began his executive career as an assistant vice president at First National Bank in Atlanta. He later served as executive vice president at Lomas Management Inc. in Dallas, director of asset management at Hatfield Philips and co-owner and co-CEO of TriMont Real Estate Investors. He is a former member of the board of trustees of the Northeast Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America and volunteers with several community nonprofit organizations.

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