Shayla Zimmerman is the Marketing Data and Outreach Coordinator for SMG Strategies since June of 2017. She is currently a full time student at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan studying social work and peace and conflict studies. Her background is in mental health administration as she works for Thomas Park, MD & Associates as an office coordinator. Shayla is interested in how data can effect communities and her interests have taken her as far as Kabale, Uganda to work with Kigezi Health Care Foundation.
When Shayla graduates with her bachelors degree she wants to join the Peace Corps and eventually achieve her masters in social work. Her future intentions for her career are based in community building and policy change advocacy work. Shayla enjoys being a part of SMG Strategies because of the projects she has been involved in and the trainings she works with. She loves seeing people discover their civic ambitions and help ignite the fire in them to implement change in their communities.