Staff Directory

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Steve Nichols

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer for the state of Georgia, Dr. Nichols advises the leadership of the Georgia Technology Authority and state agencies on technology issues. Since joining GTA in 2002, he has played a key role in several important...

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Nikhil Deshpande


As Director of GeorgiaGov Interactive at the Georgia Technology Authority, Nikhil Deshpande leads the team responsible for managing, the official online portal to Georgia state government, and a web-publishing platform for state agencies...

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Paula Buchanan

Data Content Specialist

Paula is the Data Content Specialist for GeorgiaGov Interactive. As a data specialist, Paula harnesses the power of public data to create information-based tools for internal and external audiences. She also manages the process of transforming...

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Jasmyne Epps

Testing Lead

Jasmyne is the Testing Lead for GeorgiaGov Interactive. She is also a User Interface/User Experience developer, where she lends her expertise in user experience, interaction design, usability, and quality assurance. She focuses on enterprise...

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Rachel Hart

UX Designer and Editorial Manager

Rachel Hart is the User Experience Designer and Editorial Manager for GeorgiaGov Interactive. She makes government material approachable with writing, infographics, videos, and other imagery on the blog and social media. She also helps...

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Kyle Johnson

Project Manager

Kyle Johnson is the project manager for GeorgiaGov Interactive. Her main responsibility is making stuff happen in a digital world. Duties include: Manage various size web projects including drafting project initiation documents, gaining internal...

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Peter Lee

Account Manager

Peter Lee served as the account manager for GeorgiaGov Interactive until July 2017. 

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Charronda King

Web Content Support Specialist

Assists with website content migrations, perform quality assurance reviews, and provide general customer support for the web platform. Provides support for customers updating content on their websites, focusing on best practices for content and the...

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Johann Lohrmann

Solutions Architect

Johann Lohrmann served as a solutions analyst for GTA from 2016 to 2017. 

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Kendra Skeene

Director of Product

Kendra oversees the state’s enterprise web platform, directing product strategy and working with development partners to create new products for the platform’s customers. She has managed several initiatives with the GeorgiaGov Interactive team,...