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Board Members

Linda Schulte

Linda Schulte

After working over 40 years in the healthcare industry, primarily with Aetna and CIGNA,  Linda retired in 2018 but continues to serve as a consultant at Epic Benefits. She has volunteered at Families First both as a board member and Chair of their annual Dining For A Difference fund raiser. Linda is committed to serving the needs of children by participating as a board member of SAFFT, a non profit organization supporting the needs of foster families and family reunification. She also volunteers as a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) where she acts as a foster childs advocate throughout their time in foster care.


Linda and her husband Tom have six children and five grandchildren and live in Ball Ground, GA.

Dan Maddox, Jr.


Dan is Executive Vice President & COO of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. Prior to joining Atlanta Habitat, Dan enjoyed a 27-year career at Georgia-Pacific Corporation. He also served at Arthur Anderson and Company (Accenture) as senior manager in the Consulting Division.


In his role at Atlanta Habitat, Dan sets goals, implements strategic plans, and maintains fiscal oversight of seven groups within the organization: Family Services, Construction, Real Estate, Site Planning and Design, Staff Development, Warehouse, and Restore. His responsibilities also include oversight of safety, facilities, and information technology for the entire organization.


Dan holds a B. S. in Business Administration from Illinois State University and an Executive MBA from the University of Michigan. He has served on the board of directors of Atlanta Habitat as both treasurer and board chair and has been a member of Atlanta Habitat's Advisory Council.

Tom Schulte

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Tom is President and CEO of Your Family's Table. This follows an extensive 40 year career in employee benefits serving in senior management roles at Aetna, CIGNA, and Dominuim Benefits. In addition, Tom served as interim President and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama. He has also volunteered at Atlanta Habitat for Humanity each week since 2012.


Tom's interests include travel, music, and raising thoroughbred race horses on his farm in Ball Ground. He serves on the board of the Georgia Horse Racing Coalition, hoping to bring the sport of horse racing to Georgia.


Tom graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Accounting. He attained a CEBS designation from Wharton University of Pennsylvania

John A. Damico

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Jack is a Founding Partner of Matson Driscoll & Damico (MDD) Forensic Accountants. As the Managing Director, he was instrumental in growing MDD from four domestic offices in 1979 to forty-six global offices. Serving as a consultant and/or an expert witness, he has more than five decades of worldwide experience in forensic accounting, litigation and alternate dispute matters.


Since 1985, has served on for profit and not-for-profit boards in the greater Atlanta area. Jack co-founded the Atlanta National Golf Club in 1986, a director of the Georgia Horse Racing Coalition and Your Family’s Table. His outside interests include golf, horse racing, sports in general & travel.

Jack is a Certified Public Accountant & Certified Arbitrator and holds a BS in Accounting from Boston College. LTJG Damico is a decorated Vietnam War veteran having served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Berkley DDG 15.

Marybeth Leamer

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Marybeth Leamer, retired/former, executive vice president of human resources and administration for Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company, was responsible for executive compensation, employee benefits, human resources technology systems, leadership development, training, employee relations and diversity, corporate communications and public affairs, corporate services and travel, corporate security, corporate aviation and real estate.


Leamer joined Cox Communications, the company’s broadband telecommunications subsidiary, in 1982 as a compensation analyst and served several roles before transferring to Cox Enterprises in 1986. At Cox Enterprises, she has held a number of titles, including corporate benefits administrator, manager of employee benefit plans, director of employee benefits and compensation, vice president of human resources and senior vice president of human resources and administration.


She has served on the board of directors and is the past board chair for Families First, where she served in a prior leadership role as vice chair. She was previously a board member of The Bridge and the Metro Atlanta YMCA, where she served as chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Strategy Planning Committee. She is a past president and board member of the Georgia chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and past president of the Human Resources Leadership Forum.  In May of 2018, after 36 years, Leamer retired from Cox Enterprises. A couple of months later, she was asked to take on the role of Interim CEO of Families First which she did for a year while the organization searched for a permanent replacement.


She is married with two grown children, both graduates of her alma mater, Auburn University, and has three granddaughters and a grandson on the way who she hopes to be Auburn Tigers one day. In her spare time, she enjoys running, golf and cycling.


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