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Meet Our Executive Director

Lisa Saleemi

Atlanta, GA
BBA degree

Currently pursuing an MBA degree from Walden University. Lisa has over a decade professional experience leading and managing multiple projects and working with Board of Directors, to develop strategic and operational plans. Lisa is the former Executive Director of Georgia State Medical Association, Inc., a 118 year old non-profit medical society, giving voice to African-American physicians and physicians serving the minority community. While with the Association, Lisa provided key leadership in developing strategic partnerships with Morehouse School of Medicine, the Center for Health Transformation, the Georgia state chapter of the American Medical Association, and the Georgia Congressional Black Caucus.

Lisa has years of volunteer service with the American Cancer Society and was selected as a member of the 2009 planning committee to bring APPEAL (A Progressive Palliative Care Educational Curriculum for the Care of African Americans at Life’s End), an end of life program created by Duke University, to Atlanta’s health care community. Lisa is currently the Executive Director of Reality Mentor Incorporated, a non profit mentoring program for at-risk youth, in Hayward-South Alameda County.