F. Sheffield Hale

F. Sheffield Hale

President & Chief Executive Officer - Atlanta History Center

F. Sheffield Hale is President and CEO of the Atlanta History Center. Prior to joining the Atlanta History Center in 2012, he served as Chief Counsel of the American Cancer Society, Inc. and was a Partner practicing corporate law in the firm of Kilpatrick Townsend LLP.

Mr. Hale serves as a Trustee of the Partners for Sacred Places, Midtown Alliance, the Buckhead Coalition, and the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is a member of the Advisory Board of both the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts and the Center for the Study of the American South. He is a Past Chair of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, the Atlanta History Center, St. Jude’s Recovery Center, Inc., and the State of Georgia’s Judicial Nominating Commission. He was the Chair of the City of Atlanta Cyclorama Task Force and the Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee on City of Atlanta Street Names and Monuments Associated with the Confederacy.

Mr. Hale received his B.A. in History from the University of Georgia summa cum laude in 1982, and received his J.D. in 1985 from the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a member of the American Law Institute.