Our Chairs

Erik Snell

Hope Ball Chair / Senior Vice President, Delta Air Lines

Ken McCue

Hope Ball Co-Chair / Vice President, Delta Air Lines

Erik Snell is the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Delta Air Lines Airport Customer Service (ACS), Cargo Operations, Ground Support Equipment & Global Clean. Erik leads Delta’s largest frontline operating group, including above-and below-wing ACS employees, Delta Sky Club agents, and teams responsible for GSE, aircraft cleaning, tower and cargo operations. Erik served most recently as the company’s S.V.P. – Operations & Customer Center, Operations Analytics, and Delta Connection, with responsibility for Delta’s worldwide operations. He also led Delta’s Operations Analytics & Performance organization, which seeks to improve Delta’s operations and customer service performance through data-focused analysis and decision-making. Erik joined Delta in 2005. His 17-year career includes roles in Finance, ACS, Delta Connection, TechOps and former Delta subsidiaries Delta Global Services and Delta Private Jets. Earlier in his career, Erik managed investment portfolios for individual clients at SunTrust Bank in Atlanta.

Ken McCue is the Vice President of Delta Air Lines Technical Supply Chain & Delta Materials. Ken has been in Delta’s material services division for over 5 years. He is an aviation professional with over 20 years of experience working with leading airlines and MROs in supply chain management, procurement and strategic sourcing. Over the years, Ken has served as the Hope Ball event chair and is also the lead executive over the Delta Wings of Hope golf fundraiser.

Board of Ambassadors

Tanesha Boldin
Critical Access Network


Maranie Brown
Vice President, Data Platforms & Solutions, ESG (Environmental, Societal, and Governance) & Data Program

Oko Buckle
Sr. Vice President & General Manager,
Burns & McDonnell

Bo Heiner
Heiner & Associates

Joshua Hirschheimer
Associate Partner
Porsche Consulting


Dr. Adam Marcus
Deputy Director Winship Cancer Institute,
Emory University


Ken McCue – Hope Ball Co-Chair
Vice President – Technical Supply Chain & Delta Materials
Delta Air Lines

Rosalind Mitchell
President – R & P Enterprises
Owner – Rosalind Mitchell & Associates

Kelley Reis
Automotive Consultant
Gretchen’s Gazelles


Erik Snell – Hope Ball Chair
Senior Vice President – Airport Customer Service (ACS), Cargo Operations, Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Global Clean
Delta Air Lines


Lisa P. Thompson
Vice President, National Practice Leader
HNTB Corporation

Executive Planning Committee

Delores Crowell
Social Committee & Table Host

Lisa Geibel
Social Committee & Table Host

Britt Harrison
Social Committee & Table Host

Maritza Henriquez

Steven Klamon

Leslie Lubell
Social Committee & Table Host

LaRonda Sutton
Social Committee & Table Host