Currently an independent consultant, for the past 2 years, Cicely spearheaded the transition of the Mayor's Office of Sustainability to Office of Resilience under the 100 Resilient Cities program pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation to address challenges and opportunities arising in Metro cities as a result of urbanization, globalization, and climate change. Prior to joining the Office of Resilience, Cicely served as a community builder, facilitator and program manager for 8.5 years at the Atlanta Community Food Bank, one of Atlanta’s largest local nonprofits. There she spearheaded the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and in 2013 she transitioned to Food Systems Innovation Manager working to improve fresh and healthy food access in Atlanta's inner-city neighborhoods via GA Food Oasis-Atlanta initiative. A lifelong volunteer and servant leader, she is involved with the local community and beyond as a LEAD Atlanta Alumna, Common Market Georgia Board Chair, Kipp Ways Academy Board, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership's AB67 Board, US Green Building Council Market Leadership Advisory Council, Second Helpings Board, and Georgetown University Alumni Board of Governors. She was awarded the Outstanding Atlanta Community Service Award in 2014 and Creative Loafing's Neighborhood MVP in 2015. Cicely holds a B.S.B.A. degree with a concentration in Finance and New & Small Business Management from Georgetown University and a Master of Public Policy degree with a concentration in Non-profit Management from The George Washington University.