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Meet Our Team

H. E. Beau Bowman, III
Vice President - Executive Director

As a fundraising professional with well-rounded experience, I’ve learned the best way to achieve success is to motivate the resources at hand with well-defined objectives and empowerment. A management belief based on integrity, quality and service, along with a positive attitude, an aptitude for strategic thought and planning, and the ability to adapt quickly to new ideas and situations has allowed me to achieve consistent and significant successes.

Mary Saravia Busby
Director of Development

As Director of Development for Tanner Medical Foundation, Mary has developed and executed the Foundation’s annual fundraising plan, secured financial support from individuals and organizations, developed and maintained ongoing relationships with major donors, overseen disbursements to Tanner Health System, managed Foundation staff and directed key special events. From her early career in the cable industry, she leverages more than a decade of experience in strategic marketing and communications campaigns with brands including The Weather Channel, Disney & ESPN and Discovery Networks. Mary is a graduate of Binghamton University, a top-rated public research center in New York and has earned a certificate in Major Gifts – Campaigns (2016) and Annual Giving (2012) from the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy Madison Institute. She resides in Sharpsburg with husband, Scott, two children, Grace and Collier, and mother, Catherine.

Janet Bradley Whitt
Donor Database Manager

Janet Bradley Whitt joined Tanner Medical Foundation in 2003, and during her tenure has performed administrative, accounting/financial, communication planning and reporting functions. Currently serving as Donor Database Manager, Janet oversees the management and integrity of the Foundation’s highly specialized donor database, The Raiser’s Edge. Prior to joining Tanner Medical Foundation, Janet held supervisor positions in both retail and wholesale environments with experience in customer service, accounting and management. Janet is a graduate of West Georgia College, now known as the University of West Georgia, and has earned a certificate in major gifts from the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy Madison Institute. She is a current member of the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy. Janet and her husband, Skip, reside in rural Carroll County with their three dogs and an abundance of wildlife.

Carla Maner Duncan
Donor Relations Coordinator

Carla is the Donor Relations Coordinator for Tanner Medical Foundation, where she oversees all special events and collaborates with local organizations and individuals to philanthropically advance the mission of Tanner Health System, ensuring the health of our community. She holds a bachelor's In marketing from the University of West Georgia and serves on their Alumni Association Board of Directors. Carla was also named to the inaugural class of the University of West Georgia’s “30 Under 30” awards in 2013. She graduated from the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy and now sits on Community Service Committee of Bridge Builders, the academy’s Alumni Association. Carla is also a member of the Keep Carroll Beautiful board of directors. As a previous local business owner, she holds this community in very high esteem. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, gardening and spending time with her family. She resides in downtown Carrollton with her husband, Billy, and dog, Luci Blue.

Janet Couch

Janet Couch serves as the Accountant for Tanner Medical Foundation. She is responsible for account reconciliation, financial reporting and preparing information for the audit of the Foundation. She earned a bachelor’s in accounting from the University of West Georgia. Janet worked in public accounting for almost 10 years preparing tax returns and performing audit fieldwork as senior accountant at Meigs, Lowe & Darnell, CPA firm, and also in corporate accounting for more than a decade as assistant controller at Wayne Davis Concrete Company. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and is involved in many activities in her church. Janet resides in Bremen with her husband, Dwayne, and three children, Leah, Andrew and Bethany.

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