GMA Staff Listing

Please reach out to any of the staff members listed below either by phone or through the contact form provided.

Executive Office

Larry Hanson

GMA CEO and Executive Director
(678) 686-6273
(678) 686-6273

Michelle Harden

Executive Assistant - CEO and Administration
(678) 686-6248
(678) 686-6248

Community & Economic Development

Cindy Eidson

Director of Economic & Community Development
(678) 686-6207
(678) 686-6207
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Chris Higdon

Manager, Community Development
(678) 651-1018
(678) 651-1019
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Sadie Krawczyk

Managing Director of GeorgiaForward & Placemaking
(678) 528-0938

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Renee Coakley

Community and Economic Development Coordinator
(678) 244-0511

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Communications

Latisha Gray

Director of Communications
(678) 686-6242
(678) 686-6242
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Chris Obenschain

Senior Manager, Digital Content and Video
(678) 686-6233
(678) 686-6233
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Ashley Bailey

Senior Communications Associate
(678) 686-6292

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Lisa Nguyen

Senior Communications Associate
(678) 701-6270

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General Counsel

Rusi Patel

General Counsel
(678) 686-6210
(678) 686-6310
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Alison Earles

Senior Associate General Counsel
(678) 651-1028
(678) 651-1029
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Gwin Hall

Senior Associate General Counsel
(678) 686-6212
(678) 686-6312
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Ryan Bowersox

Assistant General Counsel
(678) 855-0763

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Kevin Jeselnik

Assistant General Counsel
(678) 686-6236
(678) 686-6236
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Regina Gresham

GMA Legal Assistant
(678) 686-6258
(678) 686-6358
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Governmental Relations

Jim Thornton

Director, Governmental Relations
(470) 604-7667
(470) 604-7667
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Randy Meacham

Managing Director, Gwinnett Municipal Association
(678) 686-6223
(678) 651-6012
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Leona Rittenhouse

Governmental Relations Associate
(678) 686-6205

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Noah Roenitz

Governmental Relations Associate
(678) 528-0395

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DJ Waller

Governmental Relations Associate
(470) 704-8825
(470) 704-8825
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Kendall Daniels

Government Outreach Specialist
(678) 686-6256
(678) 686-6256
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Federal Advocacy & External Relations

Director of Federal Advocacy & External Relations

Federal Relations & Research

Claire Chan

Sr. Research Analyst
(678) 686-6246
(678) 686-6246
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Member Services

Pam Helton

Director, Member Services
(678) 686-6275
(678) 686-6386
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Sherri Bailey

Member Services Consultant
(470) 755-1357
(678) 686-6278
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Emily Davenport

Member Services Consultant
(404) 852-1638
(470) 575-2429
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Dana Goodall

Member Services Coordinator
(678) 686-6220
(678) 686-6320
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Terrell Jacobs

Member Services Consultant
(404) 295-6247
(678) 392-2769
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Michael McPherson

Member Services Consultant
(678) 686-6390
(678) 686-6391
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Artiffany Stanley

Member Services Consultant
(678) 686-6285
(678) 686-6285
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Pete Pyrzenski

Member Services Consultant
(678) 686-6224
(678) 686-6324
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Internal Operations

Director of Internal Operations

Mark Baggett

Director of Internal Operations
(678) 686-6287
(678) 686-6387
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Human Resources & Administrative Services

Blake Nelson

Director, Building Services
(678) 686-6208
(678) 686-6397
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Leon Henderson

Building Services Manager
(678) 528-0947
(678) 528-0947
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Lucretia Leigh

Human Resources Manager
(678) 568-2795
(678) 568-2795
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Amanda McManus

Administrative Coordinator
(678) 686-6305

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Finance & Accounting

Aleksandar Dimov

Chief Financial Officer
(678) 686-6351

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Misa Nguyen

Director, Accounting
(678) 651-1031
(678) 651-1031
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Yolanda Leaks

Manager, Accounting
(678)-686-6269
(678) 686-6369
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Christopher Brierley

Sr. Accountant
(678) 686-6204
(678) 686-6204
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Noah Carness

Sr. Accountant
(678) 686-6360
(678) 686-6360
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Stephanie Rose

Accountant
(678) 651-1009
(678) 651-1009
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Kelly Tarleton

Accountant
(678) 651-1012
(678) 651-1012
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Loan Huynh

Accounting Specialist
(678) 635-2155
(678) 635-2155
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Joel Levy

Accounting Specialist
(678) 686-6233
(678) 686-6333
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Kimberly Cavalcante

Billing Specialist
(678) 686-6397
(678) 686-6397
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Carolina Ochoa

Administrative Technician
(678) 686-6270

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Information Technology

Kelly Tullis

Chief Information Officer
(678) 686-6235
(678) 686-6335
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Korey Dickens

Technology Solutions Manager
(678) 686-6271
(678) 686-6371
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Mark Elliott

Web Development and Integrations Manager
(678) 686-6267
(678) 686-6367
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Eric Emerson

Technology Solutions Manager
(678) 686-6243
(678) 686-6343
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Dashia Simmons

Technology Solutions Manager
(678) 528-0591
(678) 528-0591
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Cora Caldwell

Administrative Data Specialist
(678) 686-6209
(678) 686-6209
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Adam Confer

Technical Solutions Analyst
(678) 686-6338
(678) 686-6338
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Danyal Qamar

Technology Solutions Analyst
(678) 686-6295

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Kristian Serrano

Web Administrator
(678) 536-4367
(678) 536-4367
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Member Services & Operational Support

Deputy Executive Director

Bill Thornton

Deputy Executive Director
(678) 686-6230
(678) 686-6330
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Conferences & Management Services

Sharon Collins

Director, Conferences and Management Services
(678) 686-6372
(678) 686-6372
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Yalonde Tanner

Deputy Director, Conferences and Management Services
(678) 686-6239
(678) 686-6339
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Erica Grier

Senior Conferences and Events Manager
(678) 651-1015
(678) 651-1016
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Karen Van Duren

Conferences and Events Planner
(678) 528-3064
(678) 528-3064
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Rodline Africo-Prado

Conferences and Events Coordinator
(678) 686-6302

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Content Strategy & Engagement

Brian Wallace

Director, Content Strategy and Engagement
(678) 686-6261
(678) 686-6361
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Georgia City Solutions

Kay Love

Managing Director, Georgia City Solutions
(678) 686-6228
(678) 686-6228
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Freddie Broome

Director, Equity and Inclusion
(470) 249-6423
(470) 249-6423
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Alexandra Campos Castillo

GCS Program Manager
(678) 539-6757
(678) 539-6757
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Nicole Brown

Administrative Assistant
(678) 536-4377

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Corporate Engagement

Darin Jenkins

Director of Corporate Engagement
(678) 686-6264
(678) 686-6364
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Philip Potter

Financial Services Manager
(678) 686-6274
(678) 686-6274
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Donna Forman

Executive Assistant
(678) 686-6217
(678) 686-6317
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Training & Leadership Development

Alan Dickerson

Director, Training and Leadership Development
(678) 686-6213
(678) 686-6313
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Aileen Harris

Deputy Director, Training
(678) 686-6293
(678) 686-6393
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Risk Management & Employee Benefits

Deputy Executive Director

Randy Logan

Deputy Executive Director
(678) 686-6253
(678) 686-6353
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Denise Joyce

Senior Director of Operations
(678) 686-6231
(678) 686-6231
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Arica Ratcliff

Member Engagement Manager
(678) 686-6266

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Doua Kue-Morris

Programs Administrator
(678) 686-6222
(678) 686-6222
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Employee Benefit Services

Marinetty Bienvenu

Director, Retirement Quality Assurance
(678) 686-6263
(678) 686-6363
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Michelle Warner

Director, GMEBS Retirement and Defined Contribution Programs
(678) 686-6214
(678) 686-6214
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Randy Briskin

RMEBS Field Services Representative
(678)-686-6257
(678) 686-6357
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Vanessa Camilli

RMEBS Project & IS Administrator
(678) 686-6252

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Josh Colley

RMEBS Field Services Representative
(678) 686-6202
(678) 686-6202
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Kishina Geathers

Health Benefits Specialist
(470) 615-2604

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Michele Powell

Senior Retirement Benefits Analyst
(678) 686-6345
(678) 686-6345
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Deborah Reeves

Senior Retirement Benefits Analyst
(678) 686-6277

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Tamika Scott

Senior Retirement Benefits Manager
(678) 686-6262
(678) 686-6362
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Coleman Williams

Retirement Benefits Analyst
(678) 686-6226

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Candace Amos

Senior Health Promotion Services Field Representative
(678) 536-4361
(404) 377-6594
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Faith Crawford-Wood

Life and Health Data and Support Analyst
(678) 651-1034
(678) 651-1034
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Kiara Dyson

Senior Life and Health Services Manager
(678) 651-1032

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Dagmar Wuertzen

Life and Health Member Support Field Representative
(678) 686-6298
(678) 686-6298
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Risk Management Services

Stan Deese

Director, Risk Management Services
(678) 686-6221
(678) 686-6321
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Jan Hoard

Claims Manager and Service Coordinator
(678) 686-6251

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