GRAHAM STOVALL

Graham Stovall photoGraham Stovall graduated from the University of Georgia in 1960 and served as President of Stovall Marine for 35 years.  He was one of the five founders of Marine Max, the largest marine retailer in the world, now listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He served as Executive Vice President for five years. Graham was instrumental in the establishment of the Samuel L. Jones Boys Club and was Clayton County’s Mentor of the Year in 2002. He is a member of Northlake Rotary and a founder of the North Georgia Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for conservation.

Graham and his wife Penny were honored by the American Heart Association in 1997 with the Gene Cofer Big Heart Award for community service.  He attends Smoke Rise Baptist Church where he has served as a deacon. Graham has also served on the Finance Committee, the Stewardship Committee, and was Chairman of the Fortieth Anniversary Committee to retire all church debt and fund needed improvements.

Graham has made eleven mission trips to Honduras with HOI and has served on the HOI Board for 11 years.  He still pursues his passion for hunting, fishing, traveling, and putting on the Annual HOI Golf Tournament.