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Kathryn Lawler

Executive Director, ARCHI    

M.P.P., Harvard University
B.A., University of Notre Dame


Kathryn Lawler serves as the first executive director for the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI). She brings experience in the development and implementation of cross-sector interventions to address complex social issues.

ARCHI is a collaborative founded by the United Way, Atlanta Regional Commission, and the Georgia Health Policy Center. As an interdisciplinary coalition, ARCHI works to improve the overall health of metro Atlanta residents through a collective impact approach. By engaging public, private, and community partners to improve health care and foster health-promoting social, economic, and educational environments, ARCHI is committed to ensuring that all residents of metro Atlanta have the ability to thrive.

Lawler helped ARCHI develop its 28-year strategy focused on both immediate health conditions and the larger, upstream issues that result in poor health. As executive director she is responsible for leading strategic planning, fundraising, reporting, and partner engagement. She brings experience in policy development and program management focused on vulnerable populations.