The Savannah Country Day School

Service Through Knowledge and Character
Alumni Association Board

Meet the Board

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  • John Northup ’92, President

    John Northup is an attorney with Bouhan Falligant LLP, focusing on commercial real estate, banking, corporate law, commercial litigation and aviation law.  A Savannah native, John attended Savannah Country Day from Pre-K through 12th Grade. He earned a B.A. (English) from the University of Virginia, and a J.D. and M.B.A. (Finance) from the University of Georgia. He serves on the Alumni Board for Savannah Country Day School, and is a board member and past president of the University of Virginia Club of Savannah. John is a member of Christ Episcopal Church and is in the 2019 class of Leadership Savannah. He and his wife Margaret have two children - Ellie '26 and Anders '28 - both of whom attend Country Day. In his spare time, he enjoys flyfishing, sailing and boating, and watching his kids participate in sports. 
  • Jade Aaron '03

    Jade Aaron graduated from Country Day in 2003. She went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication Arts from The University of Georgia, Grady College of Journalism. Jade returned to Savannah to work for WJCL following college and is currently in her tenth year as a Senior Account Executive and Graphic Designer for Advertising Specialty Services. She has two children that attend Country Day (Bradford c/o ’32 and Hope c/o ’35) and enjoys writing and fishing on her less-busy days.
  • Joey Bell ‘97

    Joey Bell is a native of Savannah. He attended Savannah Country Day from Pre Kindergarten through 12th Grade. He went on to earn a business administration degree from Presbyterian college in 01. Joey is owner of several businesses in the area, and also has worked for Chatham county for 13 years. He has 3 children, Jade, Nicholas and Kennedy. 
  • Lizzie Baker Brennan '97

    Lizzie Baker Brennan graduated SCDS in 1997. She continued her studies at UGA where she graduated with a BS. Ms. Brennan then went on to PA school at GWU and has been practicing ever since graduation. She works for Low Country Dermatology. Ms. Brennan and her husband have two girls, Lilla (8th) and Margaret (5th) who both attend SCDS.
  • Bess Butler Brunson '11

    Bess Butler Brunson is a native of Savannah. Bess attended Savannah Country Day from Kindergarten through 12th grade (Class of 2011) before earning a B.S in Business from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. Bess is currently an Associate Investment Advisor with The Fiduciary Group. In addition to serving on the SCDS Alumni Board, Bess is on the Board for the Historic Savannah Foundation’s 13th Colony, she is a member of the Savannah Community Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Committee, the Savannah Estate Planning Council, and the Telfair Museums’ William Jay Society. Bess currently resides in downtown Savannah with her husband, Nate Brunson. In their spare time, Bess and Nate enjoy traveling and spending time out on the water.
  • Christian Demere ‘09

    Christian Demere is a native of Savannah. He attended Savannah Country Day (Pre-K through 12th Grade) before earning a BA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. Christian currently serves as Executive Vice President for Colonial Group, Inc. here in Savannah and remains active within the community. He currently serves on the both the Development Committee and the Alumni Board for Savannah Country Day School and is on the Parish Council for St. Johns Cathedral. Additionally, Christian is an avid supporter and volunteer for Junior Achievement and America’s Second Harvest. In his spare time, Christian enjoys playing golf and tennis as well as spending time out on the water.

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  • Doug DeWalt '89

    Doug DeWalt attended the University of Georgia earning a BA in Finance.   Doug is currently the Executive Director of Building Suppliers Corporation (BSC), headquartered in Savannah, GA.  He is a member of Wesley Monumental Church.  In his spare time, Doug enjoys spending time playing golf, fishing, and hunting.  He and his wife, Regina, are proud parents of Caroline (class of 2018) and Harry (class of 2022).   
  • Seth Goodman '90

    Seth Goodman is a native of Savannah.  He attended SCDS from pre-kindergarten until graduating with his class in 1990. He graduated from UGA with a degree in speech communications. Seth returned to Savannah in 1998 where he began his bio-pharmaceutical career. He currently works with Amgen in Cardiovascular sales. He has served on the boards of the coastal center for developmental service (now Employ-Ability) as well as the Ossabaw Island Foundation. 
  • John Kingston '03

    John Kingston was born and raised on Isle of Hope in Savannah. He attended Country Day from Kindergarten until senior year. Upon graduation, he attended Hampden-Sydney College (’07) where he played football & majored in Economics with a minor in Rhetoric. Following college, he taught English as a Second Language for a year in Wuhan, China. In 2009, he moved to Washington, D.C. where he began his career in the financial services industry with Northwestern Mutual. John returned to Savannah in 2016 where he has enjoyed being around family, old and new friends, the woods, the water, and the community. 
  • William Lattimore ‘01

    William Lattimore is a Savannah native and attended Savannah Country Day from 3rd grade through 12th (Class of 2001). His children, Elizabeth (Pre-K) and William (Little School) are the 3rd generation of the Lattimore family to attend SCDS. Lattimore earned a B.S. in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Alabama (2005) and is now the First Vice President of CBRE, Inc. in Savannah, GA.
  • Julian Lewis ‘98

    Julian Lewis rejoined his family's business, J.C. Lewis Ford, in 2016. He maintains a close relationship with several additional entities as either founder or an advisor, supporting entrepreneurs with a primary focus on technology and innovation. He holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business and an MBA from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business. Prior to rejoining his family in Savannah, he spent time with Bear, Stearns & Co., Liberty Media Inc., and Oceanside Ten Management. Julian serves on the local United Community Bank board and is also involved as a volunteer on the board of the Savannah YMCA and Union Mission. Julian and his wife, Julie, have three kids at Country Day, Allen (Pre-K), Robert and Reynolds (Little School).
  • Rob Martin ‘95

    Rob Martin attended Savannah Country Day (K-12) before earning a BA in Finance from the University of Georgia.  Rob lived in New York City for over fifteen years working for Alliance Bernstein and Epoch Investment Partners.  Rob returned to Savannah three years ago with his wife, Amy, and he is currently a Financial Advisor with Stifel Financial in the downtown office.  Rob serves on the Savannah Country Day Alumni Board, is a member of the Downtown Business Association, the Savannah Benevolent Association and Civitan Club of Savannah.  Rob enjoys boating, traveling and playing golf.

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  • Stefanie McCullough '07

    Stefanie McCullough is a native of the Savannah Area. She attended Savannah Country Day (3rd grade through 12th Grade) before earning a BA in Advertising and a Minor in Spanish from Southern Methodist Univeristy. Stefanie returned from Dallas, Texas, to work in the Marketing Department at TMX Finance for 2 years, and now currently serves as the Director of Operations for her family business, Stop N Stor Self Storage, here in Savannah. She currently serves on the Alumni Board for Savannah Country Day School and has volunteered with Telfair Academy assisting with the Telfair Ball. She is active in community service and the Chamber of Commerce through Stop N Stor. Stefanie and her husband Drew McCullough (05’) were married in 2017 and purchased a home on Skidaway Island were they currently reside and enjoy golf, tennis, and going out on the water.
  • Simona Perry '90

    Dr. Simona Perry is Executive Director of Pipeline Safety Coalition, a national infrastructure safety advocacy organization working in the public interest. She is passionate about advocating for community rights, just energy transitions, culturally relevant and science-based public engagement and participatory democracy, and dynamic facilitation. After serving as a marine scientist, policy analyst, and regulator with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for 10 years, she earned her PhD in the human dimensions of natural resources conservation in 2009. She is recognized as a pioneer in community-based participatory methods for understanding the cultural and political consequences of environmental and social changes. In 2019 she joined the Board of Directors of Wilderness Southeast and Mulberry Grove Foundation to contribute to environmental education and cultural preservation in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia. For more about Dr. Perry’s scholarly and ongoing work within rural places on the front lines of unconventional energy, developments visit the Global Countryside website.
  • Ashley Pinckney '85

    Ashley Pinckney was born and raised in Savannah, Ashley Pinckney attended The Savannah Country Day School (Pre-K through 12th) before earning his BBA in Finance at the University Of West Georgia. Ashley is President of ABP Investment Group, dba Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and THWG Properties. Proudly serving on the Alumni Board and currently serving as President of the Savannah Country Day Booster Club, Ashley has been an active Country Day alumnus since graduating in 1985.  Ashley and his wife Amy Martin ’85 Pinckney have two children, Grace Archer Pinckney ’17 and Ash Pinckney ’19.
  • McNab Reeves '07

    McNab Reeves grew up in Bluffton, SC and started at Country Day in the 5th grade. He graduated from SCDS in 2007 and matriculated to Furman University where he graduated in 2011. McNab currently works for Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor on Skidaway Island. In addition to serving on the SCDS Alumni Board, McNab is on the leadership committee for the local chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He is also active in The St. Andrew’s Society and Georgia Historical Society. McNab and his wife, Kristen, enjoy spending time with their son, Pace, who recently started at The Little School.
  • Dana Stevens ‘99

    Dana Stevens is a native of Savannah. He attended Savannah Country Day before earning a BA in Political Science from Hampden-Sydney College. Dana currently serves as Vice President for McGriff Insurance Services here in Savannah and remains active within the community. He currently serves on the Alumni Board for Savannah Country Day School, is the President-Elect of the Royce Learning Center, and a Member of the Savannah Benevolent Association. Dana enjoys spending time with his wife, Courtland, and two daughters, Poppy and Cricket, both currently attending Savannah Country Day. In his spare time, Dana enjoys playing golf and traveling.
  • Beth Windom Stewart ‘88

    Beth Windom Stewart is a native Savannah. She attended Savannah Country Day from kindergarten through 12th grade and graduated in 1988. After high school, Beth attended The University of Florida where she obtained her Batchelor's degree in Nursing. She later attended the University of Missouri- Kansas City where she obtained her Master's degree in Nursing and became a licensed Nurse Practitioner.  Beth works part time in the Georgia Southern University- Armstrong campus student health center and she is the founder/ owner of The College Student First Aid Kit, a company that creates first aid kits uniquely designed for the needs of college students.  Beth is married to Joe Stewart of Savannah and she is the mother of Allison Palmer (SCDS class of 2015, currently attending The University of Florida), Jonathan Palmer (SCDS class 0f 2018, currently attending Presbyterian College) and Sarah Palmer (SCDS class of 2021). Additionally, Beth and Joe have three grand-children attending SCDS; Hunter Brigdon (Pre-K), Eleanor Brigdon (The little School) and Harper Childers (The Little School).