Community Foundation Welcomes New Chair and Board Members

Kathryn W. Miree has been named chair of the board of directors of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, the state’s oldest and largest community foundation.

The Community Foundation also announced that Greg Butrus, Hillery Head and Sanjay Singh are joining the board with terms starting in 2015.

Kathryn Miree is the president and primary consultant for Kathryn W. Miree & Associates, Inc., where she provides a full range of planned giving, endowment, and foundation management services for nonprofits. She is a nationally recognized speaker and author on nonprofit gift planning and administration topics. She has served on numerous national and local boards and is a past board chair of United Way of Central Alabama, a past board chair of The Altamont School and past president of the Independent Presbyterian Church Foundation.


Greg Butrus is a partner with Balch & Bingham LLP. His practice includes advising clients in state and federal legislative and regulatory matters, political law compliance issues, economic development policy, and energy transactions and regulatory policy. He serves on the Board of the American Red Cross Alabama Region, the Mountain Brook City Schools Foundation, and the 4 Little Girls Memorial Fund and is co-chair of the Business Council of Alabama’s Judicial and Legal Reform Committee.


Hillery Head is President and Chief Executive Officer of Ram Tool & Supply Company, a distributor of commercial construction supplies, power tools, accessories and concrete chemicals. Hillery is a Trustee of the Hugh Kaul Foundation, a Sustaining Member of the Junior League of Birmingham, and a member of the Young Presidents Organization.


Sanjay Singh is a Partner and Vice President of Community Services at CTS, an information technology services firm. For more than 20 years, he served on the faculty at UAB and is a member of their President’s Campaign Executive Committee. Additionally, Sanjay serves as the President of the Rotary Club of Downtown Birmingham, and is on the boards of Alys Stephen Center, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham Business Alliance, McWane Science Center, and the founder of the Indian Cultural Society at The Birmingham Museum of Art.