Amelia is a graduate of The University of Georgia where she earned degrees in public relations and consumer journalism, with an emphasis in economics. Hailing from Warner Robins, Georgia, Amelia joins the LEAD program with over 1.5 years of combined experience in the communications industry.
She is passionate about leadership and service, and during her time at Georgia, she was president of the largest Public Relations Student Society of America chapter in the world, a professional organization with over 300 members. She also serves on the Board of Directors for a local charity in Athens and completed a comprehensive leadership development program in The Terry College of Business. Amelia is excited to learn and grow as a LEAD participant and become part of the Cox family!
In her spare time, Amelia enjoys spending time with her family on their farm in Texas, reading novels, eating Mexican food, and enjoying any and all UGA sporting events, (with a Coca-Cola in hand).
Bradley is a May 2016 graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems. He is passionate about project management and is excited to join the LEAD program after several years in customer service. Some of his proudest accomplishments include serving as an Alumni Coordinator for his high school and as the Sponsorship Director for the UGA Triathlon Club.
A former collegiate athlete, Bradley has a passion for outdoor activities and enjoys running, swimming, throwing the Frisbee, and hiking.
Ally recently graduated from UGA with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, a minor in Spanish and a certificate in New Media. Her time in Athens was filled with extracurricular activities that ignited her love for working with people and gave her a solid background in marketing and event planning.
She brings professional experience from her internships at CNN and the Washington bureau of CBS News. Ally may be new to corporate project management but her experience in network news taught her the fundamentals of problem solving, working on tight deadlines, and building relationships.
While she loves calling Atlanta home, Ally has a passion for foreign cultures and travel. She studied abroad twice during her time at UGA and has so far visited eighteen countries spanning five continents.
Jared is graduating from the Georgia Institute of Technology in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy and a minor in History. At Georgia Tech, he spent time working in the U.S. Senate and the Georgia Capitol planning events and researching legislation and in the private sector in sales.
As he is joining the LEAD program, he is hoping to bring his experience from college to this new role. He is excited to apply his work experience, as well his experience on campus, to this role!
As an Atlanta native, Jared is an active tennis player who tries to play every weekend. He also enjoys cooking and watching new (and often times bad) movies.
Lindsey is a May 2016 graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Business Administration and a concentration in Leading and Managing Human Capital. While at Georgia Tech, Lindsey represented the Scheller College of Business in student government and participated in committees to provide volunteer opportunities for students in the Atlanta area.
Lindsey joins the LEAD team with experience in project coordination, sales, and customer experience for various types of software. She is passionate about service projects, traveling, reading, and eating great food.
Originally from South Georgia, Kari Saunders is a recent graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Public Relations, a minor in Religion, and a certificate in Personal and Organizational Leadership. During her time at UGA, she participated in several organizations and many executive leadership roles. Through her leadership experiences, she developed several skills that translate seamlessly into the discipline of project management.
Kari is thrilled to become a part of the Cox Family and join her LEAD team. She will bring previous experience from an internship at the U.S. House of Representatives and field study opportunities in Washington, DC and Cannes, France.
In her spare time, Kari enjoys trying new restaurants, seeing live music and theatre and, engaging in volunteering opportunities. She spends most Saturdays in the fall in Athens cheering on her alma mater between the hedges. Go Dawgs!
Elizabeth earned her A.B.J in Advertising with a focus in New Media Technologies and minor in Spanish from the University of Georgia. During her time at UGA, she followed her passion teaching and leading as a teaching assistant and enjoyed creating new opportunities for students to use their technology skills to better the Athens community.
After graduation, Elizabeth worked as an assistant account manager at the Atlanta office of a global digital marketing agency. There she found her niche in technical project management coordinating digital, strategic, and contemporary marketing work. She is thrilled to bring her enthusiasm for learning, team building and strategic thinking to Cox. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys yoga, photography and exploring Atlanta eateries.