New directors and officers appointed to the board of directors of the Auburn University Foundation
The Auburn University Foundation, which receives and manages all charitable contributions made to Auburn University and Auburn University Montgomery, has appointed three new directors to its board: Nicole Faulk ’96 from Atlanta; Ken Henderson ’76 from New York; and Greg Winchester from Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.
“Our trustees bring significant experience, insight and a high level of commitment to serving 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 advance Auburn’s teaching, research and outreach mission.”
Faulk graduated from Auburn with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering and is senior vice president of strategy and customer solutions for Georgia Power. She began her career at Southern Company in 1998 as part of the Southern Nuclear Professional Development Program, holding positions of increasing responsibility at the Farley Nuclear Power Plant in Alabama and obtaining her Main Reactor Operator License. She has also served as an assistant to the executive vice president of nuclear development at Georgia Power and to the president of nuclear development at Southern Nuclear. Prior to his current role, Faulk held a number of executive roles with Georgia Power, Southern Company Services and Mississippi Power. She sits on the boards of the Renaissance Corporation and the Infinity Space Center and is vice president of the State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame.
Henderson holds a BA in Pre-Legal Political Science from Auburn and a Juris Doctor from New York University. He has been a partner with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner since 1987. In addition to his practice, he provides day-to-day advice in corporate, securities, governance and business law to private and public clients in the United States and to 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 directors of San Francisco Theological Seminary.
Founder and CEO of Summit Investors LLC since 2012, Winchester was an Assistant Instructor in the Master of Real Estate Development at Auburn. program since 2017. He began his executive career as an assistant vice president at First National Bank in Atlanta. He was then Executive Vice President of 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 past board member of the Northeast Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America and volunteers with several community nonprofit organizations.