Coalition welcomes new executive director

The Healthy Start Coalition would like to welcome Jennifer Gornto, MPH, as the new Executive Director effective October 1.

Jennifer is an experienced and enthusiastic professional with a strong background in public health, epidemiology, evaluation, marketing and community partnerships. She has nearly 20 years experience working in public health and health care. Since 2007, she has worked at Brooks Rehabilitation, first as Manager of Community Health and most recently as Manager of Strategic Marketing/Manager of Digital and Social Media.

“The work that this organization has been doing for over 20 years is so important to our community,” Jennifer said. “I am excited to be a part of a team made up of passionate individuals working to reduce infant mortality.”

A native of Jacksonville, she graduated with an M.P.H from Emory University and a B.S. in Environmental Science from Mercer University.

Please join us in welcoming Jennifer to the Healthy Start team!