Ms. Ritsick is a Vice President at McKing and Director of the Atlanta Office. With McKing since 2001, she has more than 20 years of experience in the public health field. She has provided technical assistance to public health programs in the areas of program management, public health science (e.g., surveillance, evaluation, behavioral research), logistics management, publication development, and administrative support.
Ms. Ritsick’s clients include programs within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry as well as non-profit organizations. Key projects led by Mr. Ritsick include the State and Metropolitan Area Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Surveillance Projects, the National ALS Biorepository, Zika Care Connect, and the Acute Flaccid Myelitis Research Studies. She also serves as the Program Manager on the Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program IDIQ which provides ongoing support in the areas of communications, program evaluation, project management, and partnership development.
Ms. Ritsick began her career at McKing as a Project Assistant in 2001. She was promoted to Project Coordinator in 2003 before becoming a Project Manager in 2005, leading key McKing projects. She was appointed Director of the Atlanta Office in 2016.
Ms. Ritsick holds a Master of Public Health degree from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health.