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James Reynolds

Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer for the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, James Reynolds oversees the Marketing and Communications team’s efforts, including revenue generation, traditional and digital media, brand standards, public relations, social media, and internal communications. 

Prior to joining the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, James was Vice President, Marketing for GoTo Foods International (formerly Focus Brands International), overseeing 2,000 locations for six brands in 60 countries. His work travels took him to South Korea, Japan, Costa Rica, United Kingdom, and Germany. 

Before joining GoTo Foods International, James held various marketing, product innovation, and strategy roles with Tropical Smoothie Café, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, American Golf Corporation, and the Atlanta Braves Baseball Club. 

James holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Florida State University and holds continuing education certificates in Digital Advertising from University of Illinois and Social Media from Northwestern. 

James grew up in Decatur, Georgia, and spent many days and nights playing basketball at the Decatur Family Y. James lives in Brookhaven with his wife and two daughters, both of whom play youth soccer at Cowart Family Y where James also volunteers his time as a coach.