Board Members

Josh Bonner

Chairman of the Board

Josh was elected in 2016 to the Georgia House of Representatives to serve the citizens of Fayette and Coweta Counties. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Defense and Veterans Affairs Committee, Vice-Chair of the Creative Arts & Entertainment Committee, and as a member of the Appropriations, Economic Development and Tourism, Human Relations and Aging, and the Industry and Labor Committees.

He is the owner of Southeast Properties, Inc., a commercial asset management and brokerage firm serving the South Metro area. Upon graduation from the University of Georgia, Josh received a commission in the United States Army and served on active duty as a Military Intelligence Officer.

After leaving active duty in 2001, Josh transitioned to the United States Army Reserves, where he has completed three overseas tours in support of the global war on terror, including a deployment to Iraq. He currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Josh is active in his community and serves on the board of The Eden Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues in our veteran community. He is a past president of the Crossroads Christian School parent board, former chairman of the Fayette County Republican Party, and former member of the Georgia Real Estate Commission.

Josh and his wife Michelle have four children and are members of New Hope Baptist Church, where Josh serves as a deacon.

Leslie R. Robinson


Leslie R. Robinson is a psychotherapist and the inventor of the games Warrior Spirit Mission Homefront, Warrior Spirit For Couples and many others.

A former adjunct professor in literature and writing at the College of New Rochelle, Leslie graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Masters Degree in Creative Writing.

In 2009, Leslie founded Trance4mation Games, a company formed as the overall company for her Keep It Real brand, Warrior Spirit Mission Homefront and RECHARGE Beyond the Bars Re-Entry games. Leslie’s Warrior Spirit Mission Homefront is an evidence-based reintegration communication game designed for soldiers and other military personnel and their families and friends. It has been heralded by hundreds of veterans across all branches of the military as a valuable and indispensable forum that allows for open communication and reintegration, specifically when soldiers return home after tours of duty away from their families.

For two years, Leslie was a Department of Defense Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Speaker, presenting to Service Members and their families nationwide. She was honored for her work by the President of Nasdaq, by ringing the closing bell at Nasdaq Marketsite on December 30, 2014. Leslie has developed and facilitated workshops on leadership development, diversity and inclusion, professional development, veteran reintegration and service learning on college campuses nationwide. Her areas of expertise are: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership Development, Team Building, Veteran Reintegration, Empowerment, Professional Development, Resiliency and Mental Health. She hosted a national Diversity Webinar attended by over 300 colleges in November 2013, and a Keep It Real Webinar attended by over 200 participants in July 2014. She has appeared on Al Jazeera America, on the Security Brief on Reelz T.V (and on numerous national radio broadcasts.

Bruce Resnak

Bruce Resnak served successfully in the Army for 30 years, retiring at the rank of Colonel.

He attended Clarion State College, graduating in 1979. He was then commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps. He earned his Master’s Degrees from Central Michigan University and the Army War College. He received his Doctorate in Business Administration from Argosy University in 2013.

While in the military, he held numerous command and staff positions. He was deployed during Desert Shield/Storm as a company Commander of a petroleum unit, as well as during Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Group/Installation Commander overseeing the development and support structures of Saddam Hussein’s Victory Palace complex. He served as the G4 (Director of Logistics) for the entire Army Reserve on two separate occasions.

After retiring, he began volunteering in the local community delivering Meals on Wheels for 4 years. Simultaneously, he volunteered in the physical fitness and has been teaching AARP Driver Safety classes for 10 years. He was part of a pilot program teaching Smart Technology (SMARTEK) in vehicles to senior citizens. Additionally, for the last 11 years he has worked with the AARP Tax Aide program.

He started volunteering with The Eden Project several years ago, and has steadily increased his involvement.

Nathan Ellyson

Nathan served 7 years as an officer in the Georgia Army National Guard. During his service, Nathan was assigned a staff level position and was responsible for personnel administration, training, and deployment readiness. He is a graduate of Mercer University where he studied accounting and attended on a ROTC scholarship. While serving, Nathan completed his Master of Accountancy at Kennesaw State University.

Nathan’s family is no stranger to military service. His father served in the Air Force as a F-15E pilot, and his brother currently serves as an active-duty doctor in the Army. Service to country and others were a family ethos, and the same holds true today. Nathan and his firm regularly volunteer to financially educate and consult veteran groups.

Nathan is an experienced financial advisor, licensed CPA, former small business owner, and proud father. Nathan is actively involved in the community and is a member of the American Legion. He lives in Peachtree City with his wife, Laura, and their two children, Evan and Harper. Nathan’s family attends One Church in Fayetteville.

Roger Sibaja

Gobi Photography

Shauna Galligan

Shauna was born in Burbank, California. Growing up, Shauna was an athlete and played competitive soccer for nearly 20 years, skateboarding since the age of 3 and on her down time you could find her playing football or basketball with the boys.

After graduating high school in 2001, Shauna moved to San Diego where she joined a world traveling soccer team and played the pro teams in their off season for experience. During that time, she sustained a traumatic brain injury and decided to travel to China to study Qi-Gong for alternative healing. After 30 days of studying and healing, she came back %100 healed. Inspired by eastern medicine, she began studying massage therapy and began a massage practice (LMT). After several years she decided to transition into western medicine and became an EMT. She first worked on an ambulance then as an Emergency Room Tech which eventually led her to become a set medic for a TV show in 2008. It was at that time she discovered the world of stunts. One thing led to the next and in 2009 she returned to LA to begin her career as a stunt woman.

In May 2013, she welcomed her son, Kyson, who has been her side-kick and biggest inspiration ever since.

Shauna has been one of Hollywood’s leading stuntwomen for more than a decade. She’s performed all over the world in the biggest budget action blockbuster movies and doubled some of Hollywood’s leading ladies. After shooting Avengers Infinity War and Avengers Endgame for nearly 3 years in Atlanta, Georgia Shauna fell in love with the area and moved there in 2017 with her son, kyson. As a single mother overcoming adversity, and the challenges women face in the entertainment industry, she has decided to take her life experiences to encourage and motivate others. She inspires those by teaching tools she has learned about the power of the mind and the ability to develop the ultimate mindset. She explores the ability of the mind to heal and create the life we were made to live at the highest level possible, no matter what the circumstance.

Colin Martin

Colin Martin has been President & CEO of the Fayette Chamber of Commerce since November 2018. The Fayette Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer-led, professionally managed partnership of businesses and organizations committed to a prosperous future for Fayette County. Its mission is to advocate for the success of its members and our community.

In 2022, Colin earned certifications from both the Institute of Organizational Management of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia Academy of Economic Development. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia, which won back-to-back national championships in college football in 2021 and 2022. At UGA, he was commissioned into the U.S. Army Field Artillery and subsequently served in the Georgia Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve.

In 2024, he expects to complete a master’s degree in government from Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.

Colin has been married to the lovely and gracious Dr. Elizabeth Martin for 33 years and they have two beautiful, smart, and talented daughters and two sons-in-law who followed in Colin’s footsteps by marrying way up.

Advisory Board Members

  • Nicole Briggs - Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
  • George Harris - Harris and Associates
  • Adam Glendye - Grow Counseling
  • Catherine Sanderson - Sanderson Law
  • Michael Stuart - Stuart Productions
  • Dr. Steve Hutchinson - Fayette school teacher
  • Bill Kempf - Commander American Legion post 105