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Josie has been a professional social worker for more than decade, devoting her time to advancing health equity and inclusion. Prior to joining a healthcare technology start-up where she leads all social care initiatives, Josie worked for the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. She advanced from direct practice in a state psychiatric hospital to managing the statewide crisis system for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities before overseeing all DD waiver services across 32 counties. Through these varied professional roles, Josie recognizes the value of personal autonomy and its role in furthering desired health outcomes.