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Olivia Chatman

Program Associate, Food Initiatives

Olivia Chatman is a Program Associate for Food Initiatives at Reinvestment Fund, based in the Atlanta office. In her role as Program Associate, Ms. Chatman supports the design and implementation of national and local food program initiatives, assisting in the management of Reinvestment Fund’s national USDA Healthy Food Financing Initiative, as well as other programs and partnerships working to strengthen food systems to improve access to healthy food and economic opportunity in the food sector for underserved communities. Her professional background includes work in community development, managing locally and state-funded arts & culture grants in southern Louisiana, in addition to providing research assistance in Georgia Tech’s Healthy Places Lab, where she has participated in multiple projects highlighting the connections between the built environment and public health. Ms. Chatman holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Anthropology and a master’s degree in City & Regional Planning from Georgia Institute of Technology.