American Virtual Cloud Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVCT) (“AVC Technologies”) today announced the addition of Carolyn Byrd to its board of directors and audit committee, effective March 1, 2021. Ms. Byrd will be replacing Suzanne Shank, who will be stepping down.
Ms. Byrd most recently served as President of Coca-Cola Financial Corporation, from which she retired in 2000. During her tenure at The Coca-Cola Company, she was promoted to positions of increasing responsibility, including Manager of U.S. and Corporate Treasury, Vice President, Chief Internal Auditor and Director of Corporate Auditing. Since her retirement from The Coca-Cola Company, she formed a business process and financial consulting company called GlobalTech Financial, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ms. Byrd has served on the Boards of Directors of several major corporations, including: Reliastar Financial Corporation, Freddie Mac, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., and Regions Financial Corporation. Mrs. Byrd has served on the Audit Committees on each of these corporations. She has chaired the Audit Committees of several and she currently chairs the Audit Committee of Regions Financial Corporation. Additionally, Ms. Byrd has served as Vice Chair of the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia; Audit Committee Chair of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta; and a member of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Advisory Board.