About the Candidate
Marcia "Marci" Collier Overstreet
Marci is a native Atlantan who was raised in and around District 11. Her perspective is unique, because each life phase has been influenced by her love for and commitment to this community and its success. Her husband and brother-in-law started a Medical practice in the community 20 years ago and it’s still viable today! They have raised their 3 children in District 11. Marci knows that the composition and the diversity in District 11 is special and wishes to continue to celebrate and preserve the nuances. She aims to preserve the historical component while growing amenities and conveniences to include recreation for children and senior citizens as well as quality shopping options.
#SMARTgrowth– Marci is a true community leader and entrepreneur that knows first-hand what it takes to grow smart. All growth is not created equal…by listening to the constituents of District 11, Marci understands what goods and services will best satisfy the District 11 lifestyles and will ensure the value of personal investments continue to grow. She plans to integrate both the aging population unique to District 11 and the new generation of millennials which love the convenience of the location of District 11.
#CommunityGOALS - She has a deep understanding of the historical aspect of her district and will work hard to preserve it. MARCI WILL DEMAND A SPOT AT THE TABLE OF ANY GROUP DISCUSSING THE GROWTH OF DISTRICT 11. She will not tolerate “closed-door” meetings concerning her community’s future!
Marci Collier Overstreet is QUALIFIED & READY to SERVE !!!
- She is a City of Atlanta Commission Appointee – Atlanta Commission on Women March 2015 – Present
This Commission is charged to (but not limited to) address educational needs of and opportunities for women; social security and tax laws as they affect women; women's health issues; political, legal, civil, property, and social rights of women; employment policies in the public and private sector and their impact on the wage earning capacity of women; child care issues; a host of other issues that the women of the City of Atlanta currently face. Marci is passionate about the advancement of women and families. As such, her appointment to Commission on Women is ideally suited.
- Founder/CEO of Mommy Knows Best, LLC January 2007 - Present
She launched this consulting company in 2007 focused on the needs of professional, social and civic minded women who are balancing the demands of the workplace with the demands of being a mother. The consultancy focuses on support groups, networking, coaching, and lifestyle development. The latest project of Mommy Knows Best is a book authored by Marci Overstreet. The book - Mommy Knows Best : Business Etiquette has been used during etiquette sessions in 2016 in the community. https://www.amazon.com/Mommy-Knows-Best-Business-Etiquette/dp/1523761768
- Past Board Chair / Past President of AAMA (Auxiliary to Atlanta Medical Association) September 2013 - Present
Mrs. Overstreet’s leadership benefited many families via the AAMA. The Mission of the Auxiliary to the National Medical Association, founded in 1936 is to create a greater interest in the National Medical Association (NMA), aid and to encourage the medical profession in its effort to educate and serve the public in matters of health, and to develop and promote a National Auxiliary Program on HEALTH, EDUCATION and LEGISLATION. Marci was a devoted leader specializing in streamlining community outreach programs that help families develop healthy lifestyles and live with wellness in mind. She also paid particular attention to ensuring that the elderly celebrated the Holiday Season with a great meal and traditional entertainment and games.
She is Service Oriented
- Delta Air Lines RETIREE
- As a member of the League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton County (LWV), Marcia is committed to staying abreast of all pertinent issues that our communities face so that she can play a PROactive role in her community work.
- She is member of the Civic-Oriented organization, Alpha Kappa Alpha Soroity, Inc.
- Marci is passionate about leading with love and does what is right in all her endeavors. She believes in being hands on and helping to make the community a better place. She is a servant leader and has been blessed to serve in many leadership capacities.
- She is a great communicator, speaker and facilitator for public forums, workshops and marketing presentations.
- Marci boasts 20+ years of effective customer service skills.
She leads by example so she is a strong motivator.
Simply stated, Marci Collier Overstreet is a TRUSTED LEADER
Marcia "Marci" Collier Overstreet is rooted and invested in District 11 and she is staying to be a beacon in the SMART growth of the community that she loves.
Marci’s next project is already in progress. It is another community enhancing endeavor called The STAT Mission. More details will follow soon.
Georgia State University
B.A. Journalism and Minor-Management 1990
Join her in this endeavor to foster an amazing community in District 11!!