LBA Board of Directors


Heather Piner, President

Heather Piner is the Executive Director of Eldercare Systems, Inc., a Georgia licensed In-Home Care Provider. Eldercare has helped the seniors in Lilburn and the region to stay at home with Certified Nursing Assistants assigned to provide the support needed for any number of circumstances, such as rehabilitation following a hospitalization, for dementia, or to assist with hospice needs. As a member of the Lilburn Community since 1999, Heather raised both her children in the Parkview school district and has volunteered in the community through various means. “I am excited to work with Lilburn Business Association. Lilburn has been a wonderful home for me personally and professionally, and I hope to encourage other businesses in Lilburn to support the Lilburn economy and community.”

Heather Piner, Eldercare Systems, Inc. 770-496-5735


Alan Harp, Vice President

Alan Harp is the owner/designer/maker at Alan Harp Design specializing in custom furniture, furniture restorations and design consulting. He strives to live by the company motto of “… because what you want doesn’t exist.. yet” by providing specialized design and crafting of unique furniture pieces and restorations of treasured family heirlooms. His custom work has been shown at numerous national design exhibitions and featured in various national publications.

Prior to creating Alan Harp Design, Mr. Harp served as the furniture design and CNC instructor at the Advanced Wood Products Laboratory (AWPL) at Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture. While at AWPL, thirty five of his Georgia Tech students’ pieces were selected as finalists in the AWFS and IWF student design competitions and displayed in other national competitions.

Mr. Harp is a graduate of Georgia Tech with a BS and MS degree in Industrial Design. His Master’s degree project focused on CNC production of solid wood furniture. He has lived in Lilburn for over 20 years and has a son who will be attending University of North Georgia and a daughter attending Parkview.

Alan Harp, Alan Harp Design 404-935-2654

Jim Stanhouse

Jim Stanhouse, Treasurer

Jim has lived in Gwinnett County for about 25 years and is originally from upstate New York. He is a fee-only CFP™ professional and started his business in 2009 after many years in the world of IT..Jim holds a BBA degree in accounting, an MBA in information systems, and a CFP certificate. He is an active member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), and the Garrett Planning Network, both premier associations of fee-only planners.

One of his favorite volunteer activities is being a member of Clark Howard’s Consumer Action Center - answering consumer questions on personal finance and many other topics.

Jim, his wife Debbie and 7 year old daughter are active in the Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta organization and have adopted two dogs Snowflake and Flurry. 

Jim Stanhouse, Stanhouse Finanial 404-538-0307


Dr. Sandra Waldrop, Secretary

Sandra Miller Waldrop grew up in Greenville, SC. She has BS and PhD degrees in Chemistry from Furman University and Emory University, respectively. She spent 16 years doing medical research at the Emory University School of Medicine. She completed certificate programs in Web Design and Development from Emory Continuing Education. She started her company InSite To Web in 2007 and consults primarily on web projects that involve databases such as shopping carts and content management systems. She and husband Jeff (a software engineer) have a son at Parkview HS and a son at Ga Tech. She enjoys playing her violin in a community orchestra and participating in her church's bell and chancellor choirs.

Dr. Sandra Waldrop, Insite To Web 770-717-2622