Mission Statement

The Alchemy Sky Foundation brings the healing power of music to those who need it.
We partner with organizations in the community along with a broad network of music
and health professionals to create needs-based programs for our clients.

The Alchemy Sky Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Carol Fink

Carol Fink

Board Member

Carol is Director of Executive Relations at Verizon. In her current role, she has responsibility for voice of the customer analytics and process improvements across Verizon’s major businesses. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Masters degree in Business from the University of South Florida.
Kally Ramminger

Kally Ramminger

Board Member

Kally is a Board-Certified Music Therapist in Atlanta, GA. She provides music therapy services to patients and their families at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Technology Dependent Intensive Care Unit. Kally holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from Georgia College and State University and is trained in NICU Music Therapy and Neurologic Music Therapy.
Thomas Longoria

Thomas Longoria

Board Member

Tom is a professor of public administration at Texas State University.  Tom has published numerous scholarly articles on a variety of topics including nonprofit management, local government politics and administration, and human resources management.  He holds a B.A. from Pan American University and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.
Anthony Ward

Anthony Ward

Board Member

Anthony is a U.S. Army Veteran. During this time he was responsible for logistics, operations, and strategic planning. Anthony has a deep knowledge of supply chain optimization and operations. He has operated at high levels in Hi-Tech, Government, and Life Sciences. He holds a B.A. from Saint Martin’s University and an M.B.A. from Auburn University.

Alan Jones

Alan Jones

Board Member

Alan is CEO and owner of Hifi Buys in Atlanta. He has worked in the audio business all his life and is driven by his passion for music of all types. The ways that music affects people has been of particular interest to him over his 30 plus year journey in the industry.

Debbie Bowling

Debbie Bowling

Advisor

Debbie has over 30 years experience in the nonprofit sector as a leader and consultant. She has extensive experience in grant writing, fundraising and advocacy. She is also the author of the award winning book, THE MEMORY OF FLIGHT. She holds a BS and MS from the University of Alabama.
Mitchell Korn

Mitchell Korn

Advisor

Mitchell is one of our nation’s most important leaders in cultural and philanthropic strategic planning and interdisciplinary education. He has created the nations most enduring arts education initiatives. He is Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University Senior Lecturer, the Founder and President of MitchellKornArts, a Bard College Senior Fellow and a former Harvard University Graduate School of Education and Yale School of Music lecturer.
 Heather Petero

Heather Petero

Advisor

Heather is a musician, singer, teacher and performer. At the age of eighteen, she started leading and directing church choirs. Heather attended Union University in Jackson, TN and Clayton State College and University in Morrow, GA as a music performance major. For over thirty years, she has studied formal vocal technique and trained with world-class vocal coaches in Los Angeles, Nashville, and Atlanta.  She teaches and trains artists of all ages, styles and levels in piano, voice, and songwriting in her home studio.
Jaye Budd

Jaye Budd

Founder

Jaye is a musician in Atlanta, GA.  He started ASF in response to the gap between the needs of the community and the power of music.  Jaye spent 13 years in the telecommunications industry as well as other ventures in consumer electronics and IT.  He holds a B.A. in Economics and Anthropology from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University.