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Leaders on the Move

Congratulations to the following Leadership Atlanta alumni who have been honored, nominated, or received a new job.

We celebrate you and your successes!

As of May 7, 2024 

  • Maria Alejandra Baetti LEAD '22 started new role as Director of Design at Lumo, a smart irrigation technology startup based in California working to help growers save time, money, and water

  • Ari Bogotch LEAD ‘24 started his new position as Business Strategy Plan Director at Elevance Health 

  • Jacoria Borders LEAD ’23 now Deputy Director President Advance, Executive Office of the President, The White House

  • Christopher Bruce LEAD '17 is a recipient for the "40 Under 40 Awards National Bar Association"

  • Zerita Buchanan LEAD ’20 awarded the American Dental Association “10 Under 10” and was appointed to the Board of Directors for Georgians for a Healthy Future

  • Genny Castillo LEAD ‘16 is an honoree of the Georgia FirstGen Under 40 Class of 2024

  • Jacky Cheng LEAD ’23 and Jenny Jang LEAD ’17 recognized on the Georgia Asian Times Most Influential Asian Americans Pacific Islander in Georgia 2024 list

  • Greg Davis LEAD '19 selected as one of Radio Ink Magazine's Future African American Leaders in Radio Broadcasting 

  • Walter Davis LEAD ’07, LA '18 was appointed to both the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and the Board of Councilors for The Carter Center

  • Tim Eldredge LEAD ’23 started his new role as Director of Growth at Academy Campus

  • Jadrien Grimes LEAD ’16 now on the Business Advisory Board of the Harley Langdale Jr., College of Business Administration at Valdosta State University. He also completed the Henry County Schools Community Leadership Academy.

  • Lindsey Hardegree LEAD ‘15 completed her Doctor of Ministry at Emory University's Candler School of Theology

  • Candice Jordan LEAD ’13 is a recipient a 2024 Social Enterprise Initiative Scholarship at the Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta

  • Sarina Marsh LEAD ’24 now Director of Community Engagement at HOPE Atlanta

  • Micah Moon LEAD ’19 and Glenn Williams LEAD ‘19 have been selected to receive an Atlanta Business Chronicle Corporate Counsel Award

  • Tari Owi LEAD ‘20 now a Fellow of the Woodruff Leadership Academy and graduated April 2024

  • Becky Rafter LEAD '06 co-authored a publication on nature sustainability titled, “Housing policies and energy efficiency spillovers in low and moderate-income communities”  Click here to review.

  • Pierce Hand Seitz LEAD ’22 appointed to the City of Atlanta Municipal Court

  • Sarah Anne Smith LEAD '23 now Executive Assistant to Sara Blakely, Blakely Ventures

  • Shirley Anne Smith LEAD ’17 now Vice President of Grants Administration & Executive Director of TFHC Foundation

​Let us share your good news! Please send your announcements and updates to LEAD Atlanta Staff at

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