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Chris Riley: Governor Deal’s Office

Riley has worked for Gov. Deal for more than 24 years. He first worked for Deal in the then-state senator’s 1992 campaign for Congress and spent the next 17 years working for Deal’s House office, serving most of that time as chief of staff. In 2009, Riley left the congressional office to run Deal’s campaign for governor. A Gainesville native, Riley graduated from North Hall High School and Georgia Southern University. He and his wife, Bambi, have two sons and live in Gainesville.

RCL at the International Rotary Conference

Director of GMC Foundation: Jason Chandler

Currently the President of Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation and has been in this position for 7 years working to raise money for GMC’s Strickland Heart Center, cancer care, women and children’s services, neurosciences, concussion and sports medicine services as well as the brand new medical residency training program at Gwinnett Medical Center.

Jason graduated from the University of Tennessee and is a native to Knoxville, Tennessee earning a BA in English and minor Psychology. He earned a Masters degree in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management from Indiana University. And is an alumnus of Leadership Gwinnett 2010. He is also, PAST President of Rotary Club of Gwinnett Mosaic.

Jason has also held fundraising positions at Belmont University in Nashville and Emory University’s School of Medicine. Married to his wife Monica for 18 years; they have a 15 year old daughter (Olivia) and a 12 year boy (Jacob) and live in Grayson.


Kyle Redner – Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Kyle Redner works as the Recruitment Manager at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta. He is responsible for the Recruitment of new Volunteers and Children into the program. Along with these duties, Kyle handles all the partnerships that Big Brothers Big Sisters has in the Metro Atlanta community with different businesses, schools, nonprofits, and other organizations. Prior to BBBS Kyle graduated from Valdosta State with an Intercultural Communications degree, then moved to Thailand for six months to teach English. He then spent 2 years creating and developing a new Christian ministry on the Campus of Valdosta State.