Charmaine Ward is Director of Community Affairs for Georgia-Pacific. During her 25-plus years in corporate America, Ward has held senior level positions with IBM, Showtime Networks, Bank of America and John H. Harland.
She is immediate past president of the National Black MBA Association, Atlanta Chapter. She also serves on the boards of the Atlanta Business League; Urban League of Greater Atlanta; True Colors Theatre; National Black Arts Festival and PAGE (Professional Association of Georgia Educators).
Ward has received numerous awards, including the Torch Award from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, 100 Most Influential Black Women in Atlanta from Atlanta Business League, Local Legend from Frank Ski Kids Foundation, 30 Powerhouse Women from Who’s Who In Black Atlanta, 25 Women of Achievement from Rolling Out Magazine, and Woman In Philanthropy from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
Ward graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Economics from Clark Atlanta University and earned an MBA with honors from the Executive MBA program
at Kennesaw State University.