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Nikhil Deshpande

Chief Digital Officer

Nikhil J. Deshpande is Chief Digital Officer for the state of Georgia. He heads the Office of Digital Services (DSGa) under the Georgia Technology Authority.

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Will Alford

Director of Content

Will Alford leads content strategy in the Office of Digital Services. His team manages Georgia.gov and consults with state agencies to improve quality and access to government services.

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Amanda de Zayas

Content Strategist

Manda de Zayas is the Digital Strategist for Digital Services Georgia, specializing in content and social media. Through her unique blend of creativity and strategic insight, Manda helps organizations cultivate a digital presence that gets results.

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Jasmyne Epps

Testing Lead

Jasmyne is the Testing Lead for Digital Services Georgia. She is also a User Interface/User Experience developer, where she lends her expertise in user experience, interaction design, usability, and quality assurance.

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Ericca Farrington

Outreach Coordinator

Ericca Farrington is the Outreach Coordinator for Digital Services Georgia, responsible for customer acquisition, retention, and growth. Using data-driven decision making on outreach approaches, she’s able to gauge agency stats, and understand end user behavior patterns

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Rachel Hart

UX/UI Designer

Rachel Hart is the User Experience and User Interface Designer for Digital Services Georgia. She helps state agencies solve design, content, and user experience challenges with web design consultation, writing workshops, and platform-wide enhancements.

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Martin Kester

Digital Content Manager

Martin Kester is the Digital Content Manager for Digital Services Georgia, bringing over 10 years of experience creating original content, integrating video production, digital marketing concepts and assisting in designing layouts for websites in both the public and private sector.

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Rex Smith

UX Researcher

Rex Smith is the User Experience Researcher for Digital Services Georgia. He is responsible for conducting usability studies, research, and exploring user behavior. He helps define user pain-points, user journey’s, and gathers user feedback.

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Chelsea Stephens

Project Manager

Chelsea Stephens is the Project Manager for Digital Services Georgia. She contributes blogs to both Georgia.gov and the Digital Services Georgia site.

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Donna Sumner

Project Manager

Donna is the Digital Services Georgia team’s Project Manager. She brings a range of experience as a leader in Operations and Technical Project Management for public sector, Fortune 15 and higher-ed clients.

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Yen Tang

Director of Outreach

Yen M. Tang is the Director of Outreach for Digital Services Georgia. She serves as the first point of contact for new clients with digital service needs.

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Jenna Tollerson

Engineering Lead

Jenna Tollerson is the Engineering Lead for Digital Services Georgia. She writes and reviews functional code for the GeorgiaGov web publishing platform. She also acts as a technical advisor for Digital Services Georgia strategic initiatives.