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Executive Director


Emily Hanlin

Emily Hanlin
Executive Director
770-426-3380

Emily Hanlin MBA, RDN, LD

Emily.Hanlin@cobbk12.org

Emily Hanlin is a registered and licensed dietitian who lives here in Cobb County.  She received her Bachelor of Family and Consumer Sciences in Dietetics from the University of Georgia and her Master of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University.  She originally worked in the Cobb County Food and Nutrition Services Department from 2007 – 2011 as an Area Supervisor.  In this role she oversaw the operation of 18 school kitchens.  Since then she has been the School Nutrition Director in Pickens County and most recently in Douglas County.  She returned to Cobb County School District as the Executive Director in October of 2017.  Prior to her career in school nutrition she worked as a dietitian in foodservice, hospital, and corporate wellness settings.

Ms. Hanlin is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and an active member of the School Nutrition Association.  She volunteers her time on both local and state level Boards for the School Nutrition Association.  She regularly speaks at state conferences about the importance of providing healthy schools meals.

Ms. Hanlin is dedicated to the professional growth of the Food and Nutrition Services team members in order to allow them to provide the highest quality food and service for the students of Cobb County.  She is proud to lead a fantastic team of school nutrition professionals.