Our Lead Team
Chip Morris, LCSW
Chip is the CEO of A Strong Hand Up, a civics based offender education company, a founding partner of Judicial Partners Consulting and is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist. Chip has worked in the public and private sectors in the areas of community mental health, crisis intervention, private practice, and court services. He currently serves on the Board for the University of Georgia School of Social Work and the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists.
Mark’s skills are based on his beliefs and experiences. He loves every human and loves learning about systems throughout human written history. Mark works mainly in the non-profit sphere creating sustainable solutions to complex problems. His projects include work in Noyemberyan, Armenia and Mungeli, India to Haiti and Panama. Mark has sworn an oath on the U.S. Constitution and stands ready to help Americans!
Caleb Zachary Morris graduated from the University of Georgia where he had the honor of serving an internship in the White House within the Communications and Press Offices, working as a communications specialist on a gubernatorial campaign, maintaining an assistantship at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government within the International Center and interning at Dentons law firm in Washington D.C. within the Public Policy Group. Caleb recently graduated from the honors program at UGA summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in International Affairs.
Rusty Brooks, Ph.D.
Dr. Rusty Brooks is Director of the International Center of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at The University of Georgia where he works primarily on improving governance and governments, stabilizing democracy, fostering citizen engagement and strategic management in public, private and NGO sectors. His career in international work has spanned over two decades and taken him into Eastern Europe, Africa, Australia, South America and an extensive work experience in China and South Korea.
Tim Visconti is the CEO and Founder of PeopleLift, a rapidly growing Employee Experience(EX) consulting firm that empowers growth minded businesses with world class solutions guaranteed to accelerate your growth curve via bleeding edge intelligence, recruiting and retention programs. PeopleLift operates in two countries with clients ranging from pre revenue high potential startups to global Fortune 500 organizations. Additionally, Tim sits on the board of 2 different organizations supporting global empowerment causes.
Tim previous executive experience was honed over 12 years in Fortune 500 organizations specializing in scaling startup People Operations functions. Tim has worked primarily in web/ecommerce-organizations but has worked in Auto, Real Estate, Banking, Telecom, Supply Chain, CPG & hospitality industries.