Over its long history, KidsPeace has earned a national reputation for providing a level of care that meets high standards of quality and effectiveness.  To do this requires significant financial resources.  


Funding by government agencies and private insurers pays for most of our program costs, but not all.  As a nonprofit organization, KidsPeace relies on a strong base of support from philanthropic donors to help us bridge the gap to provide the exceptional care our clients need and deserve.


To improve and expand our ongoing philanthropic support, KidsPeace’s Board of Directors in 2017 created the KidsPeace Foundation.  The Foundation’s purpose is to strengthen our connection to donors and potential donors, improve our management of donated resources, cultivate and secure major gifts to support our various programs in a sustainable manner, and oversee the work of the KidsPeace Boards of Associates in their particular support of our local offices.

The Foundation’s mission states:

We seek to foster enduring and trusting relationships with donors to secure resources to assist KidsPeace in transforming the lives of children, youth and adults in need of hope, help and healing, regardless of their financial means.

Richard Tisinger, Sr.

Chairman, KidsPeace Foundation

Richard Tisinger, Sr.



AV Preeminent (Highest) Peer Review Rating by Martindale – Hubbell
Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Commercial Litigation




University of Georgia School of Law
Athens, Georgia, 1965
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: Cum Laude

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, 1963
Bachelor of Business Administration
Major: Real Estate


Richard G. (Dick) Tisinger, Sr. joined the firm in 1969.  During his more than 40 years at the firm, his practice has focused on representation of rural electric cooperatives and commercial and residential real estate transactions.


In his representation of rural electric cooperatives, Dick served as general counsel for Georgia EMC, Carroll EMC, Altamaha EMC, and Excelsior EMC.  He has been extensively involved in the revision, updating, interpretation and defense of EMC corporate documents, including bylaws, articles of incorporation, services rules and regulations, and policies.  He has been called on many times to serve as special counsel for other distribution EMCs in Georgia who are confronted with contested board elections and “member unrest.”  He has litigated territory cases before the Public Service Commission and has provided general advice and counsel regarding territorial matters and has represented the interests of the state’s EMCs before the PSC in other procedures affecting EMCs.  In 2009 Mr. Tisinger was awarded the Georgia Distinguished Cooperator Award by the Georgia Cooperative Council, and in 2010, the Electric Cooperative Bar Association awarded Mr. Tisinger its Lifetime Achievement Award, an award to recognize those who have advanced the electric cooperative program among attorneys, cooperatives, and their boards of directors.


In his real estate practice, Dick has handled matters involving municipal land use ordinances, conservation easements and acquisition and development of shopping centers and residential subdivisions. Prior to the “Great Recession,” Dick’s practice focused on land use regulations.  He led the firm’s efforts in securing favorable determinations for Developments of Regional Impact for two multi-purpose developments and rezoning for these and other developments in the City of Carrollton and Carroll County.


Dick graduated third in his class at University of Georgia Law School, and was a Law Clerk to Judge J. Robert Elliott, Middle District of Georgia from 1965 to 1966 and served in the Navy’s Judge Advocates General Corps from 1966 through 1969.  In addition to the State Bar of Georgia, he is also a member of the American Bar Association.


Dick is a former President of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and a past member of the Board of Directors of Tanner Medical Foundation.  He was awarded the Stanley Parkman Rotary Ethics Award by the Carrollton Rotary Club in 2009.  He is Chairman of the Board of Advisors of KidsPeace, Bowdon, and a member of the Board of Directors of KidsPeace, USA, an umbrella, non-profit headquartered in Pennsylvania, serving children in crises through residential, community, and foster care in 11 states.  He also serves as Chairman of the Audit and Advancement Committee of KidsPeace, USA.    He is an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Carrollton, Georgia, where he teaches the Agape Sunday School Class.  Also, he is an associate member of Victory United Methodist Church in Bowdon, Georgia.


Dick and his wife, Marian, have two sons and three grandchildren.

Tee Green

Foundation Trustee

Tee Green

CHAIRMAN AND CEO of Greenway Unlimited, LLC


•Tee Green, III is the CEO of Greenway Health™. As an industry leader, Tee is committed to creating a smarter more sustainable US healthcare system through advanced, integrated, health information services. An advocate of servant leadership, Tee is as committed to his team of employees as he is to his clients.


•Greenway Health’s solutions are deployed at more than 10,000 medical groups across the U.S., where they’re used by more than 75,000 clinical professionals to improve patient care and to manage their financial and administrative processes more efficiently.


•During his tenure at Greenway, Green has been involved in a total of six separate rounds of capital raising activities, including to two separate private equity partners, and has successfully raised a grand total of $87.5 million. In February 2012, Greenway completed an initial public offering, raising proceeds of $77 million. Mr. Green has recently led Greenway through a go private transaction with Vista Equity Partners with an all cash transaction of $644 million.


•Mr. Green is a serial entrepreneur. Starting several companies, with a wide array of business purposes, ranging from a transportation, hotel development company, venture investing, agriculture/farming interest, music and entertainment company and an active participation in several software companies.


Tee Green, III is a health IT and healthcare guru and CEO of Greenway Health™. As an industry leader, having served in leadership roles since 1998, Tee is committed to creating a smarter more sustainable US healthcare system through advanced, integrated, health information services. An advocate of servant leadership, Tee is as committed to his team of employees as he is to his clients.


Greenway’s reach is expansive. Present in over 8,200 Walgreens locations and in more than 11,000 medical groups nation-wide. Greenway Solutions implement innovative IT software systems that help clinical professionals to more efficiently manage the financial and administrative process.


Not your average health techie, Green is an active participant, authority and scholar on healthcare reform. He has contributed to the field by publishing multiple scholarly articles and authoring a chapter of 2010 sequel to the award-winning book, Paper Kills.


During his tenure at Greenway, Green has been involved in a total of six separate rounds of capital- raising activities, including to two separate private equity partners, and has successfully raised a grand total of $87.5 million. In February 2012, Greenway completed an initial public offering, raising proceeds of $77 million. Mr. Green has recently led Greenway through a go private transaction with Vista Equity Partners with an all cash transaction of $644 million.


Green is not afraid to step outside the realm of software. A serial entrepreneur, Green has started several companies prior to Greenway Health across a wide array of business areas including transportation, hotel development, venture investing, agriculture/farming, music and entertainment.


Green has served on the Board of Directors for R.W. Allen & Associates, Inc., the Community Foundation of West Georgia, West Georgia Habitat for Humanity, the Auburn University Research Advisory Board, Greenway Corporation, the Auburn University College of Business Advisory Council and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce.


Green’s community involvement goes beyond the boardroom. He is actively involved with Rapha Clinics, consulting them in best practices towards obtaining comprehensive medical, dental and vision services to individuals who cannot afford healthcare.  Additionally, Green is a big supporter of the Boys & Girls Club. Where does he find the time?


Green graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Morten Gotterup

Foundation Trustee

Morten Gotterup

Morten Gotterup, CEO and President of Clear Channel Airports 

Gotterup Brings Over 20 Years of Transit Media and Advertising Sales Experience to Clear Channel Airports.


Joins CCA as the Company Continues to Close on Record Number of US Airport Advertising Deals throughout the Country.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clear Channel Airports (CCA), a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) (NYSE: CCO), and a subsidiary of iHeartMedia Inc., today announced that Morten Gotterup has joined the company as President of Clear Channel Airports. Gotterup will direct all aspects of CCA’s business including finance, operations, procurement and sales and marketing functions. He joins CCA from Global Brand Ventures where he successfully led Westfield’s efforts to create media and sponsorship platforms across various retail and transit environments. 


In his new role, Gotterup will identify potential new business relationships and deepen existing partnerships to achieve revenue performance goals and drive growth for CCA. In addition to being responsible for the P&L and capital budget of CCA, Gotterup will oversee all business functions and secure high-level agency and advertiser meetings. 


CCA’s hiring of Gotterup follows a series of impressive wins for the organization. In just the last 16 months, CCA has announced significant new partnerships and concession renewals to provide comprehensive media programs with advanced digital capabilities to airports, including, Washington Dulles International Airport, Reagan National Airport, Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport, Punta Cana International Airport, Austin Bergstrom, Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport, Nashville International Airport, Honolulu International Airport and Santa Barbara Airport. Other major airport partnerships include Chicago O’Hare and Denver International — two of the nation’s Top 5 busiest airports. 


“This is an exciting time to join Clear Channel Airports and I am honored to take on the role as President to further establish the company’s position as the leading provider of the most cutting edge advertising solutions to airports all over the world,” said Gotterup. “CCA has greatly enhanced the customer journey for airport passengers with its engaging, unique and first in class digital media networks, and I am looking forward to leading this extraordinarily talented team to even greater success.” 


Gotterup has held various roles in the out-of-home (OOH), entertainment and retail/transit media industries. As Senior Vice President of Global Brand Ventures for five years, Gotterup led the group that was responsible for connecting global brands to the hundreds of millions of Westfield shoppers with highly effective, relevant and interactive media experiences. Prior to that, he was the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Kinetic Worldwide, the world’s largest planner and buyer of OOH media. Prior to Kinetic, he was a Managing Director at WebAds and CEO of Litelogic Inc. Gotterup began his career as one of the original employees of MovieFone and then became SVP and General Manager of Clearview Cinemas. 


Gotterup is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College with a BA in History and Pepperdine University with a Masters of International Business. He served on various boards as a trustee, including the Red Bank YMCA and Riverview Medical Center. 


About Clear Channel Airports 


Dedicated to airport advertising for more than 40 years, Clear Channel Airports is the premier innovator of contemporary display concepts. The Company, a division of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO), one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, currently operates more than 250 airport programs across the globe and has a presence in 31 of the top 50 U.S. markets with major airports. More information can be found on Clear Channel Airports and Clear Channel Outdoor by visiting www.clearchannelairports.com and www.clearchanneloutdoor.com

Angela Haney Orkin

Foundation Trustee

Angela Haney Orkin

Attorney and Child Advocacy Consultant


Accomplished advocate and leader with track record of extraordinary results in organizational growth, coalition building and improving legal representation of children.  Over 20 years of leadership and legal experience in private law firms, governmental agencies and non-profit organizations.  Demonstrated effectiveness in executive decision-making, fundraising, policy development and advocacy, and strategic direction.


Key achievements include:

•Increased budget of state advocacy organization by over $13 million in four-year period.


•Increased children represented from 21,000 children to over 32,000 children.


•Created statewide office and all aspects of necessary infrastructure for $35 million advocacy organization with over 700 employees and 6,700 volunteers.

Margie Rogers

Foundation Trustee

Margie Rogers

Margie Rogers is a Vice President of Regional Sales for the Southeastern United States at Advantage Business Media based in Rockaway, NJ. Margie’s work focuses on strategic marketing and development for businesses using traditional and digital media outlets.


Her work helps her recognize the importance of relaying a compelling message to both captivate an audience and engage them on a deeper level.


Margie understands first-hand the importance of organizations such as KidsPeace. Being a former client of this organization, she knows the life changing benefits of its existence. She is hopeful that sharing her story and experience will allow others to see the difference KidsPeace can make. Margie is looking forward to helping KidsPeace continue their goal and destiny of saving children and changing lives.

Jonathan Sharaf

Foundation Trustee

Jonathan Sharaf

Senior Vice President and Managing Director – Investment Officer


Jonathan focuses on providing select families with best-in-class services across all wealth management and private banking disciplines. His advice is objective and he adheres to a strict code of ethics and standards.


Jonathan specializes in Comprehensive Wealth Management Solutions, High Net Worth Investment Products, Estate Planning Services, Retirement Planning, Asset Strategy and Management, Credit Services, Philanthropy, Corporate Executive Services, and Risk Management.  Mr. Sharaf holds a MBA in Finance from LaSalle University.


Mr. Sharaf is very involved with his local and national community through his philanthropic endeavors.  He currently serves as a Director of two national organization Boards, Pearl S. Buck International and KidsPeace.  Locally, Mr. Sharaf furthers the missions of the Doylestown Historical Society and the Heritage Conservancy.

David Small

Foundation Trustee

David Small

David Small is Executive Vice President of Global Field Operations and Assurance for Verizon. He is responsible for the construction, installation, operating and maintaining of Verizon’s industry leading networks. That includes the nation’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE wireless network and the state-of-the-art fiber optic network with the broadband connectivity that residential, business, enterprise and wholesale customers rely on domestically and globally.


Prior to this role, David led Wireline Network Operations. He was responsible for the overall strategy, design, engineering and operations of our global wireline networks, as well as the quality, speed and efficiency in which we serve residential, small business, enterprise and wholesale customers across our domestic and international wireline footprint.


Prior to this role, David led wireless operations for Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless company in the United States, with responsibility for the nationwide operations and delivery of industry-leading performance for consumer and business customers. A premier technology company, Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network.


David was also chief platform officer for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, responsible for Verizon’s cloud and data center, security services, connected solutions (M2M), telematics, consulting and healthcare business units. He previously served as vice president and chief technical officer for Verizon Wireless, with responsibility for planning, engineering, building and operating Verizon Wireless’ industry-leading voice and data networks. David was also president of Verizon Wireless’ Northeast Area, responsible for the company’s operations in the New England, New York Metro, Philadelphia Tri-State, Upstate New York, and Washington/Baltimore/Virginia regions.


David has held a number of leadership positions within Verizon Communications, including president of Verizon’s wholesale business unit and vice president of Verizon Access Services. He was general manager of business response at GTE before GTE became part of Verizon. He began his career as a network design engineer and advanced through a number of engineering and sales leadership positions at the former Contel, an independent telephone company that merged with GTE.


David has been active in community organizations, including Junior Achievement and Science Central. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of KidsPeace, a national non-profit group dedicated to helping children in crisis. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Ball State University.

Michael Slack

Interim President/CEO

Michael Slack

Mr. Slack was appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of KidsPeace in March 2019.  Before being named to his current position, he most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all KidsPeace behavioral and healthcare programming and operations. Mr. Slack joined KidsPeace in 2001 as Director of Business Development; prior to that, he was Director of Business Development for Genesis Health Ventures, a national provider of elder care services. Mr. Slack holds a BS/BA degree from the University of Delaware and a MBA in Health Care Administration from Temple University.

Ann McCauley

Foundation President

Ann McCauley

Mike Callan

Foundation Treasurer

Mike Callan

Gayle Norris

Foundation Secretary

Gayle Norris

Ann McCauley
President, KidsPeace Foundation
E-mail: ann.mccauley@kidspeace.org


Giving hope, help and healing to children, families and those who love them.