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Marti Macchi

Marti Macchi



Chief Program Strategy Officer


As the Chief Program Strategy Officer with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD), Marti is responsible for the project implementation success of NACDD’s program delivery. She ensures seamless team management and project quality control and is responsible for initiating and setting program goals with project managers according to NACDD’s strategic plan. Marti holds an externally facing role managing partnerships with funders and national stakeholder organizations; establishes standards of performance across all programs and projects; builds sustainable, high-functioning teams; and fosters enduring collaborations within the organization and with external stakeholders. Marti’s career experience has focused on disease prevention, health promotion, and community wellness initiatives in both the clinical and community settings. She has supervised a large staff of clinicians focusing on obesity treatment, cardiac and stroke rehabilitation, diabetes management, physical and occupational therapy and various other health promotion programs.

Marti holds a Master of Education in exercise science from Wichita State University, a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and is currently working on a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree from the University of Illinois Chicago.

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