We are delighted to announce that Christina Cummings has joined the GACEO Board of Directors. Christina is a solution-driven leader and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience across multiple professional sectors. Her professional experience includes extensive work with the City of Atlanta and more recently the City of South Fulton. She is well versed in federal programs, fiscal policy, economic development, strategic planning, community organizing, and coalition building.
Christina is a passionate advocate about issues of social justice and equity in under-served communities, and works to design programs that help close the wealth gap for Black and brown communities. She has completed numerous regional leadership programs, including the prestigious SEED fellowship with the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Democracy at Work Institute (DAWI) in 2019. This fellowship was focused on expanding Worker Cooperatives in the Atlanta Region. She serves on numerous non-profit boards and is often asked to serve as a guest speaker regarding her work in Economic Development.
Christina’s educational background includes a Masters of Public Administration from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, and a BA in Sociology from Georgia State University. She also served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps as a Financial Analyst and holds numerous awards from the military that include a Navy Achievement Medal and several meritorious commendations.
Please join us in welcoming Christina to the GACEO Board!