Leadership

We are working together to build
a healthier future for all kids.

Christi Kay, MEd

Christi has been a leader in health education in Georgia for more than 25 years, serving as a teacher at the elementary, high school and college levels and as Curriculum and Instruction specialist for Health, Physical Education and Wellness for the Gwinnett County School District. She has presented at the local, state, district, national and even international level on improving health and physical education in schools.

Christi is a national trainer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with the School Health Index, a self assessment tool used by schools to improve their health programming, policies and environments. She is also a certified trainer for FITNESSGRAM and Physical Best. Most recently, Christi developed the Georgia state-wide fitness assessment workshop and training materials to be used by the Department of Education in training all public schools in the state of Georgia to implement the fitness assessment requirement as outlined in HB229.

She is a member of the Georgia Department of Education’s Health Eduction Advisory Committee, Physical Education Advisory Committee and Fitness Advisory Committee. She has served in executive volunteer positions with Georgia Chapter of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (GAPHERD) and the Southeast Division of the American Heart Association. She is a member of the American School Health Association and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. She continues to volunteer for numerous organizations including Alliance for a Healthier Generation, American Heart Association, Policy Leadership for Active Youth, Action for Healthy Kids and her daughter’s high school. Christi received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education from Florida State University and graduated from Georgia State University with a Masters degree in Education.

Board Leadership

Chair of the Board
Loreal LeGate
i3MKTG
Executive Director

Vice Chair
Kelly Combs
Anthem, Inc
Executive Director

Corporate Secretary
Michael Neumeier
Arketi Group
Principal

Treasurer
Amanda Adams
Cherry Bekaert LLP
Managing Director

Founders
Andrew Isakson
Isakson Living
Managing Partner

Mary Johnson
SBBOS, LLC
Owner

Board Roster

Amanda Adams
Executive Director
Cherry Bekaert LLP

Afshan Ali
Division Vice President
Jackson & Coker

Dr. Diane Allensworth
Retired
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dr. Louis Battey Jr.
Cardiologist
Piedmont Heart Institute

Kirk Diamond
Executive Managing Director
Cushman & Wakefield

Justin Grimsley
Senior Project Lead
Chick-Fil-A

Andrew Isakson
Managing Partner
Isakson Living, Inc.

Christopher Johnson
Owner and Managing Director
Brightlane Partners, LLC.

Mary Johnson
Owner
SBBOS, LLC

Dr. Jeffrey Koplan
Vice President for Global Health
Emory Global Health Institute

Denys Lu
Chief Technology Officer/Director
Emory University

Elizabeth McMahon
Strategic Engagement Manager
Prophet

Michael Neumeier
CEO
Arketi Group

Keith Perkey
Vice President
Haskell

Curtis Saueressig
Senior Manager
KPMG LLP

Laura Stammer
Senior Sales Finance Manager
Rheem Manufacturing

Heather Voight
Sr. Vice President/College Sports
Circle Media, Inc.

Jason Bernstein (B)
Partner
Barnes & Thornburg

Kate Bertram (E)
5th Grade Teacher
Commerce Middle School

Mike Callahan (B)
COO/CFO
Aprio, LLP

Randy Carroll (B)
Chairman
BIP Wealth

Mike Elting (B)
Retired
Cushman & Wakefield

Samantha Julius (E)
Product Specialist
ER Express

Theresa Metzler (E)
Retired
Georgia State University

Alan Najjar (B)
Director of Business Development
Smith & Howard

Alan Pogue (B)
Director of Operations
Emory University

Dr. Margaret Trent Harris (E)
Health Educator
Emory University

Dr. Shannon Williams (E)
Realtor/Owner
Elements Atlanta

(B) Former Board Member   (E) Former Employee

Forrest Ann Anderson
Health Educator, Elementary
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Dianne Baker
Health Educator, Early Care
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Susan Balogh
Health Educator, Elementary
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Kristy Bond
Marketing Manager
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Kendall Charlton
Director, Virtual Learning & Social Media
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Myeisha Coggins
Health Educator, Out of School Time
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Shelle Deal
Office & Human Resources Manager
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Raschell Downer
Program Director, Elementary
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Cathy Durand
Lead Health Educator, Early Care
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Aimee Edwards
Health Educator, Elementary
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Lee Ann Else
Development Director
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Haley Emerson
Health Educator, Secondary
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Susan Fochtmann
Accountant
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Megan Fulks
Health Educator, Elementary
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Suzanne Glenn
Executive Program Director
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Dr. Dana Griffith
Executive Program Director
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Carmen Guadagno
Health Educator, Early Care
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Dasia Harmon
Lead Health Educator, Out of School Time
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Kenna Ho
Health Educator, Early Care
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Sequoya Howard
Program Manager
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Kristina Hyland
Community Engagement Specialist
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Kala Ison
Physical Activity Specialist
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Regina Jackson
Community Engagement Specialist
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Brandon Johnson
Community Engagement Specialist
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Debbie Kohne
Accountant
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Greg Lafortune
Health Educator, Out of School Time
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Audi Lahijani
Health Educator, Elementary
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Delilah Landrum
Marketing Manager
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Casey Martínez de Andino
Program Director, Secondary
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Adria Meyer
Project Director
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Barbara Miller
Project Director, Early Care
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Michelle Miller
Project Director, Family Engagement
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Keisa Portress
Resource Manager
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Emma Prince
Health Educator, Elementary
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Heather Rice
Project Director, Community
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Kyle Rubini
Physical Activity Specialist
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Kimberly Santijanna
Lead Health Educator, Early Care
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Caroline Schick
Health Educator, Out of School Time
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Danielle Scudder
School Breakfast Support Specialist
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Miaya Seawright
Lead Health Educator, Secondary
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Dustin Sergent
Lead Community Engagement Specialist
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Chris Stewart
Executive Program Director
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Keyanna Townsend
Health Educator, Secondary
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Chuck Truett
Intervention Coordinator
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Vicki Tucker
Physical Activity Specialist
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Alexis Upshaw
Health Educator, Elementary
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