Jeff Cornelison

Jeff Cornelison, Chief Operating Officer of Atlanta Mission


Jeff Cornelison is a senior revenue, operations, and corporate development executive with over 20 years of experience. While excelling in the marketplace, Jeff has had the opportunity to pursue his passion by serving alongside nonprofit organizations through strategically planning organization expansion, as well as implementing operational and human resource strategies.

Prior to joining Atlanta Mission, Jeff leveraged his experience and position as Senior Vice President at CDE Services and goEBT Atlanta-based firms which provides services for the unbanked and underbanked. Jeff was also the EVP of Global Sales for Kids II a firm he joined in 1997. At Kids II, Jeff held various management positions across a broad range of disciplines including sales, marketing, logistics, distribution, supply chain, sourcing, procurement, pricing, quality assurance, and quality control. Jeff has also worked the people-side of the business, which included responsibility for recruitment, retention, compliance, benefits, incentive compensation, for both the US and global marketplace.

Alongside Jeff’s international experience managing multiple P&Ls, operations, human resources, and in the service of Jesus Christ, Jeff serves with Hopegivers International and First Redeemer Church, in the planning and planting of churches, orphanages, and schools around the world. Jeff has been blessed to have the opportunity to touch the lives of thousands of orphans, widows, and women at risk through his fundraising efforts, advocacy, and personal interaction. He has a consistent record of employing skills learned in his professional calling to meet the needs of the nonprofits which are part of his life-calling.

Jeff was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended Temple University. He is currently continuing his education at Penn State University in organizational leadership.

He and his wife Lisa, an active non-profit volunteer, have two daughters and reside in Suwanee, GA.

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