Employee Benefit Plan Council Members

Monirah Womack.jpg Monirah T. Womack

Vice Chair

Employee Benefit Plan Council

 

Monirah T. Womack is a private business consultant and facilitator. Before starting her own firm, On Purpose | Relationship Capital at Work, Womack built a 30-year global human resource consulting career. She serves as current President of the Enneagram Association in the Narrative Tradition and has done pro bono human resource consulting work for non-profits. She and her husband, Gary, have one child and reside in Atlanta. 


 

Jewelle Johnson.jpg Jewelle Johnson

Member

Employee Benefit Plan Council


 

Jewelle Johnson is the Senior Counsel and Chief Employment Counsel for Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Prior to joining Graphic Packaging, Johnson was a partner at Fisher & Phillips LLP. She serves as president of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Inc. and is a member of the Coordinating Committee for the National Employment Law Council. Johnson earned two bachelor's degrees from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a law degree from Duke University. She resides in Mableton. 


 


James Rogers.jpg James "Jim" T. Rogers

Member

Employee Benefit Plan Council


 

James T. Rogers retired in 2007 from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and served as the Executive Director of Commission of Colleges for 23 years. Previously, he served as the President of Brenau University in Gainesville for 15 years and as the Dean of Students at Armstrong State College in Savannah. Additionally, Rogers served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot and achieved the rank of lieutenant commander. He continues to be engaged with colleges and universities through his consulting services. He and his wife, Pat, have two children and three grandchildren. They reside in Gainesville.


 

Robert Joseph.jpg Robert "Rob" R. Joseph

Member

Employee Benefit Plan Council


 

Robert R. Joseph is an attorney with Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP. He previously served as a senior associate for Morris, Manning and Martin, LLP. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, a member of the executive committee of the Atlanta Lawyers Chapter of Federalist Society and a member of the Druid Hills United Methodist Church. Joseph earned a bachelor's degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from Emory University. He and his wife, Leslie, reside in Atlanta.


 

Taylor Hanson Haley.jpg Taylor Hanson Haley

Member

Employee Benefit Plan Council


 

Taylor Hanson Haley is a founding partner at Compass Law Group in St. Simons Island and serves as president of the Glynn County Bar Association and as treasurer of the Victory Board of the American Cancer Society. She recently completed an appointment to the State Commission on Family Violence. Haley earned a bachelor's degree from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and a law degree from the University of Georgia. She and her husband, Reese, have two daughters and reside in St. Simons Island.


 

Paul Babez.jpg Paul D. Babaz

Member

Employee Benefit Plan Council


 

Paul D. Baba z is a Senior Vice President for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. He serves on the executive committee of the Safari Club International and the Safari Club International Foundation Board. He was recognized by the National Association of Board Certified Advisory Practices as a 'Premier Wealth Advisor' in Georgia and was named one of Atlanta's 'Top Wealth Managers' in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Babaz earned a bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He and his wife, Renee, have three children. They reside in Atlanta.


 

Teresa MacCartney.jpg Teresa MacCartney

Member

Employee Benefit Plan Council

 

Teresa MacCartney is the Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Office of Planning and Budget. MacCartney began her career with state government in the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget in 2001, serving as deputy director, director of the education division and the state leader for the Federal Stabilization and Education Jobs programs. She also served as senior policy adviser for budget and government affairs at the Georgia Student Finance Commission and deputy superintendent for Race to the Top implementation. MacCartney earned a bachelor's degree in Science and a master's degree in Public Administration from Georgia Southern University. She and her husband, Andrew, have two children and reside in Marietta.


 

Carlton Lenoir.jpg Carlton Lenoir

Member

Employee Benefit Plan Council 


 

Carlton Lenoir is the Chief Financial Officer and director of financial management group for the Employees Retirement System. Prior to that, he worked for 17 years in Illinois for the Public School Teachers' Pension and Retirement Fund of Chicago. Lenoir holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from American InterContinental University and is a 2013 juris doctor candidate at John Marshall Law School. He and his wife Tishanna, have four children and reside in Atlanta.


 

Robert Mikell.jpg Robert "Rob" G. Mikell

Member

Employee Benefit Plan Council


 

Robert G. Mikell is Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Driver Services. He previously served as a prosecutor and worked for the law firm of Fain, Major & Brennan. He sits on the International Board of Directors for the Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) and is immediate past president of AAMVA Region II. He serves on the National Sheriff's Association's Traffic Safety Committee, the Georgia Piedmont College Law Enforcement Academy POST Advisory Board and is past president of the Rockdale County Bar Association. Mikell earned a bachelor's degree from The Citadel, a law degree from Washington & Lee University and a master's degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University. He and his wife, Sherrie, have three children. They reside in Snellville.


 

Terry West.jpg Terrell "Terry" L. West

Member

Employee Benefit Plan Council


 

Terrell L. West is a 29-year employee with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and currently serves as the Director of Administrative Services. He is a lifetime member of the Peace Officers Association of Georgia and is an appointed member of the U.S. Coast Guard National Boating Safety Advisory Council. West earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Oglethorpe University and a master's degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University. He and his wife, Cheryl, have six children and one grandson.

 

 

CONTACT

Employee Benefit Plan Council Members​
Barbara Hill

Administrative Specialist

Phone

 404-657-0590

Email

 Barbara.Hill1@doas.ga.gov

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