Helen Smith Price
Helen Smith Price
Assistant Vice President and Group Director, Global Community Connections
The Coca-Cola Company
Helen Smith Price is an Assistant Vice President and Group Director, Global Community Connections for The Coca-Cola Company.
She also serves as the executive director of The Coca-Cola Foundation, managing the day-to-day operations and grant making.
leads a team responsible for global philanthropy and traditional community affairs in Coca-Cola's hometown markets.
is also responsible for the management of an $80 million annual budget and up to $300 million in Foundation assets.
Helen joined The Coca-Cola Company in September 1993 as the director, Corporate External Affairs.
She managed community and civic affairs and served as the department's budget director.
Prior to joining the Company, Helen worked nine years with BellSouth Corporation, in various financial roles, including manager positions in financial management, comptrollers and tax, and human resources.
She is licensed in Georgia as a Certified Public Accountant and was a senior accountant in the Atlanta office of Arthur Andersen & Company, a public accounting firm.
Helen earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Spelman College and a master's degree in business administration from Atlanta University.
She serves on the boards of the Alliance Theatre, The Villages at Carver Family YMCA, and Cascade Community Services, Inc.
Helen also serves on the advisory board of the Morehouse College Leadership Institute.
She is a former board member of United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, The Atlanta Girls' School, Atlanta-Fulton League of Women Voters, National Urban League Black Executive Exchange Program, Project Grad, Georgia Center for Nonprofit, YWCA of Greater Atlanta, and the Board of Trustees, Cascade United Methodist Church.
Helen is a member of Leadership Atlanta, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
She is also a proud member of the Atlanta Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.