Joy Taylor is a founding parent board member, who manages Peachtree Neurosurgery, and holds a JD degree from the University of Virginia and a BA from the University of Florida. She has helped navigate the process of incorporating and creating a workable structure for The Cloverleaf School. Her work in healthcare has led her to focus on continuity of care and appropriate placement assistance. She works directly with the school’s Administrative Director as a liason to the Board of Directors. In addition, she assists in managing the school’s finances and budgets.
Mark Ledden is a founding parent board member, who brings his experience as a teacher, management consultant, and entrepreneur to his work for the Cloverleaf School. As a founding parent and board member, Mark helps primarily with strategy, development, and organizational effectiveness. After spending five years with McKinsey and Company, Mark founded leadership consultancy Kenning Associates LLP in 2003 and remains a Partner. Mark has also been CEO of Atlanta-based biotech Effigene Pharmaceuticals since 2007. He holds a B.A. from Earlham College, a M.Phil from Oxford University, and a Ph.D. from Emory University.
Julie Smith brings a wealth of IT knowledge, as well as the perspective that springs from mothering a child with ADHD, Dyslexia and a Mood Disorder. Her theatre experience has also given her the ability to tackle problems with innovation and creativity. She assists in managing the school’s Human Resources, works directly with the school’s Administrative Director to ensure successful completion of the school’s daily and annual operations, and manages all IT administration.
Toral Fadia, M.D., is a practicing psychiatrist, currently serving as Medical Director for the Northside Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services, and who is board-certified in both general psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. She holds a medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine and a B.S. from the University of Florida. Her passion for early childhood development and child advocacy drew her to The Cloverleaf School, its staff, and its students.
We at The Cloverleaf School feel strongly that we need dedicated, committed teachers to be involved in creating a functional curriculum and supportive environment. To that end, we include a teacher representative as a voting board member and invite our teachers and staff to attend all board meetings.