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New Leaders Council


New Leaders Council - Atlanta is excited to announce the 20 talented and diverse Fellows that will join the 2016 cohort.

Sam Aleinikoff
Founder/Executive Director, College Aim

Jewel Anderson
Marketing and Development Manager, Leadership DeKalb

Joel Alvarado
Director of Community Outreach and Engagement, Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Shana Basnight
Program Manager, The Coca-Cola Company

Elise Blasingame
Director of Community Education and Financial Protection, Georgia Watch

Lauren Ashley Boswell
Education and Public Safety Specialist, Office of Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell

Christine Brodnan
Horizons Atlanta Director, Holy Innocents' Episcopal School

Jamilica Burke
Program Director, Playworks Education Energized

Damian Denson
Behavioral Scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jason Dozier
Manager, Plans and Operations, Hire Heroes USA

Esohe Galbreath
Chief Executive Consultant, Sohe Solutions

Joy Guerin
Senior Product Manager, AT&T

Adam Johnson
MBA Student, University of Georgia

Bee Nguyen
Executive Director, Athena's Warehouse, Inc.

Roshawnna Novellus
Founder & President, Novellus Financial & Bootstrap Capital

Bourgogne Ollie
National Education Alliance Manager, Career Education Corporation

Xavier Peoples
Regional Finance Manager, Zurich

Clara Puerta-Navarro
Director, Community Relations, El Nuevo Georgia, Newspaper

Ryan Shepard
Clerk of Court/Court Administrator, City of Atlanta

Nse Ufot
Executive Director, New Georgia Project

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Mr. President!

Congratulations to Louis Elrod on his recent election as President of the Young Democrats of America! He says he is "excited to begin this journey" and ready to get to work.




Ms. Vice President!

Adrienne White has accepted a position as the VP of Finance at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. She says she is "looking forward to joining the nonprofit world and waking up each day believing in a mission and having the opportunity to contribute."



Helping Kids Succeed

Brandee Tate has a new job! She is the Manager of Evaluation + Analysis at OneGoal, a nonprofit that targets traditionally under-served students and provides them with the tools and resources to graduate from college. She says "This is a mission I truly believe in and I am thrilled that in my role I will be using my analytics skills toward furthering this mission."




Holding Leaders Accountable

Chris Bruce is the newest member of the DeKalb County Board of Ethics. A DeKalb County native, he says he now has the opportunity "to not only lead, but advocate on behalf of my fellow residents in making sure there is more transparency and accountability in government."

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