Cicely Garrett

Cicely Garrett is the Deputy Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Atlanta, Mayor’s Office of Resilience, part of 100 Resilient Cities pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. Cicely served in the capacity of community builder, facilitator, and program manager for 8.5 years at one of Atlanta’s largest local nonprofits, the Atlanta Community Food Bank. She spearheaded the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and managed the GA Food Oasis-Atlanta initiative to improve fresh food access in Atlanta's inner-city neighborhoods. A lifelong volunteer and servant leader, she is involved with the local community as LEAD Atlanta Class of 2013, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership's AB67 Board, and Kipp Ways Academy Board. Cicely holds a Masters of Public Policy with a concentration in Nonprofit Management from the George Washington University and B.S.B.A. from Georgetown University.