ARCHI was founded by individuals and organizations committed to upstream, cross-sector work.
A long vision propelled by iterative action. We are connecting a broad range of players to plug into our framework and catalyze change. We are beginning to move to scale.

Meredith Swartz

Interim Executive Director

Meredith L. Swartz, MBA, has served in numerous strategy, operations, and project management and implementation roles across the healthcare industry since starting her graduate education in 2007. She spent several years as a management consultant leading nonprofit hospitals and academic medical centers through the strategic planning process and worked in-house at a large research university and academic medical center, where she focused on strategic planning and implementing large, transformational initiatives throughout the organization. In 2017, Meredith returned to consulting and works with clients across the healthcare spectrum including providers, community organizations, and startups. She has supported critical ARCHI projects since 2018 including the development of ARCHI’s Invert the Burden Strategy, Community Resource Hubs and the Coordinated Services redesign platform.

Carrie Oliver

Senior Innovations Manager

Carrie Oliver is a Senior Project Manager for ARCHI. She manages projects addressing inequities in ARCHI’s Invert the Burden strategy. She has worked with the ARCHI team since 2020 to develop a Centering Equity Systems Model. The model helped partners identify actions to address the inequitable impact of COVID -19 in Black and Latinx communities. She has experience designing, implementing, and evaluating public health programs in the nonprofit, private, and government sectors in topic areas ranging from healthcare workforce to mental health. She has a passion for leveraging partnerships to create sustainable solutions that empower underrepresented communities.

Carrie received her Bachelor’s in Science in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Tech and her master’s degree in Public Health from Emory University.

Aviva Berman

Senior Innovations Manager

Aviva Berman is a senior research associate at the Georgia Health Policy Center and works within the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI) team. Her areas of expertise include population health, health care strategy and community engagement. She has significant experience in grant implementation and evaluation at both the city and state levels.

At the center, Berman supports ARCHI as a health systems strategist as part of the Invert the Burden initiative by further developing a Community Resource Hub and bolstering the partner network to address social determinants of health in the Atlanta area. By promoting care coordination and upstream, cross-sector work, Berman is working to improve practices to support critical clinical to community linkages.

Aisha Williams

Senior Innovations Manager

Sophen Joseph

Project Coordinator

Teri Wheaton

Communications Specialist

Teri Wheaton is the communications specialist for ARCHI. Her professional background is in marketing and communications, graphic design, web design, and film production. Teri’s role is to provide internal and external marketing support for ARCHI, including development of marketing materials and maintenance of the website.

Teri received her bachelor’s degree in media studies from Radford University and her master’s degree in film and video from American University. She also received her MBA from Georgia State University.




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