Board of Directors

Nobis Works consists of four 501(c)(3) organizations, each governed by a volunteer board of directors.  Below you’ll find a listing of the members of the boards of directors for:

  • Nobis Works, Inc. – Covers the entire Nobis Works system
  • Tommy Nobis Center, Inc. – Rehab services, providing job training, placement and supports
  • Nobis Enterprises, Inc. – Federal and state contract employees with disabilities
  • Tommy Nobis Foundation, Inc. – Fundraising, communications and community relations


Board Officers

Board of DirectorsAlan MoakBoard Chairman
Retired Business Owner/ Corporate Executive

Alan Moak is a retired business owner and corporate executive. He joined the Nobis Works Board in 2013 and served as Board Treasurer in 2015-16. After 25 years in a family owned Automobile Dealership in Jackson, MS, Alan joined the corporate world in the same automotive industry providing insurance product and risk management services in St. Petersburg, FL and finally relocating to the Atlanta area in 2010. Throughout Alan’s career he has always found time to serve in the nonprofit community.  Some of the past organizations in which Alan has served are Boy Scouts of America, Young Life, Metro Jackson Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Jackson, Baptist Health Systems,  Jackson Automobile Dealer Association, C3G Career Networking Group, and Kettering Executive Network. Alan has a heartfelt passion for the mission of Nobis Works as his son, Chris, successfully completed training at Nobis Works, which enabled him to become employed by Kroger since 2012. Alan resides in Dahlonega.


Board of Directors

Hon. Rob LeonardBoard Vice Chairman
Superior Court Judge, Cobb County

Rob Leonard is a Superior Court Judge for Cobb County.  He has served on the Nobis Works Board since 2006 and has held various officer positions. He is also Chairman of the Nobis Works Governance Committee.  Rob resides in Cobb County.



Board of Directors

Rob SwartwoodBoard Secretary
Senior Associate, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Rob Swartwood is an attorney at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP.  He joined the Nobis Works Board in 2015 and serves on the Finance and Audit Committee and the Governance Committee.  Rob and his family reside in Marietta.



Board of DirectorsBen MillerBoard Treasurer
Partner, Bennett Thrasher

Ben Miller is a Partner at Bennett Thrasher.  He has served on the Nobis Works Board since 2011 and has held various officer positions.  He is also Chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee. Ben and his family reside in Atlanta.


Board Members

Board of DirectorsSenator John Albers
Georgia State Senate
Board of DirectorsJim Budzinski
Executive VP & Chief Financial Officer,
Board of Directors Lance Cornell
President, Cornerstone
Financial Consulting

Board of Directors

 Tony Hagler
Human Resources Director
Cobb County Government

Board of DirectorsPreston Hobson
Sales Manager

Board of DirectorsBobbie Knopf, Founder
President and CEO
Northside Enterprises
Board of Directors Dick Lewis
Board of DirectorsStewart Manley
Board of DirectorsLynn Nobis Board of DirectorsTommy Nobis, Founder
Atlanta Falcons

Board of DirectorsMatt Porter
Vice President Service
Line Strategy
Owens & Minor, Inc.

Board of DirectorsWalter Robinson
Board of DirectorsBill Steinhaus
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, & Stewart, PC
Board of DirectorsChris Wasserman
Managing Partner
Cornerstone Solutions




 Board of DirectorsJohnny Isakson
United States Senator
 Board of DirectorsKaren Slaughter