Kristy Rachal and her husband, Tyrone, moved to Lake Claire in 2011. They have a daughter, Chloe, who is in the 3rd grade at Mary Lin. Kristy is the Community Development Manager at Georgia Power Company, where she is responsible for the Company’s efforts in preparing communities for growth and bringing new jobs and investment to the state. Prior to her current role, Kristy was the Land Sales Manager, where she oversaw GPC real estate sales and leasing, and she was a Senior Staff Attorney, also at Georgia Power. Kristy was the Director of the Consumers’ Utility Counsel Division at the Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs, and she worked as an attorney for the Women and Children’s Advocacy Project at the Legal Clinic for the Homeless before joining GPC. Kristy graduated from Spelman College and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia. She currently serves on the boards of Georgia CASA, Park Pride, the Georgia Academy for Economic Development, and Georgia Cities Solutions, and she has served on the boards of VOX Teen Communications, CREW Atlanta, and the Atlanta Science Festival. In her free time, you’ll find Kristy reading, travelling with her family, or leading her Girl Scout troop (all Mary Lin third graders) for the fourth consecutive year.