East Lake Foundation Welcomes Chloe Barzey and Max Heineman to its Board of Directors

The East Lake Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Chloe Barzey, Sr. Managing Director at Accenture’s Atlanta Office, and Max Heineman, Co-Founder and CEO of Toldright, as the newest members of its Board of Directors.

Chloe Barzey brings a wealth of experience and expertise in business strategy, innovation, and technology. As Sr. Managing Director at Accenture, she plays a pivotal role in guiding organizations through digital transformation and creating sustainable business solutions.  Barzey’s commitment to community aligns seamlessly with the mission of the East Lake Foundation, and her strategic expertise will undoubtedly contribute to the Foundation’s ongoing efforts to create a positive and lasting impact in East Lake.

Max Heineman, the Co-Founder and CEO of Toldright, has a distinguished track record in marketing, entrepreneurship, and philanthropy. With a passion for social impact and a commitment to fostering positive change, Heineman leads Toldright in its mission to empower organizations and individuals to make a difference in the world through effective storytelling and messaging. His professional experience, visionary leadership and dedication to philanthropy make him a valuable addition to the East Lake Foundation’s Board of Directors.

“We are thrilled to welcome Chloe Barzey and Max Heineman to the East Lake Foundation’s Board of Directors,” said Ilham Askia, President and CEO of the East Lake Foundation. “Their diverse skill sets, extensive experience, and unwavering commitment to community make them ideal additions to our Board of Directors. We look forward to their contributions as we continue to drive positive change in the East Lake community and beyond.”

As members of the Board of Directors, Barzey and Heineman will play integral roles in executing the foundation’s strategic direction, fostering partnerships, and advancing its mission to ensure every member of the East Lake community has equitable access to the resources, tools and supports needed to thrive.


For media inquiries, please contact:
Catherine Woodling
Chief Operating Officer
East Lake Foundation
404-974-4506 (office); 404-550-7271 (cell)

About East Lake Foundation:

Founded in 1995, by developer and philanthropist, Tom Cousins, the East Lake Foundation collaborates with The Villages of East Lake residents, Charles R. Drew Charter School families, and other key service providers to ensure every member of our community has equitable access to the resources, tools and supports needed to thrive.

The Foundation utilizes an integrated model for holistic community development that includes cradle-to-college education, mixed-income housing, community wellness, and economic vitality. This approach to building an equitable, healthy, and vibrant community creates a place where people of all ages and income levels choose to live.

East Lake Foundation’s transformative approach has become a national model for integrated and holistic community redevelopment now being replicated in 27 additional neighborhoods across the country through Purpose Built Communities. For more information, please visit www.eastlakefoundation.org.