Kristy Klein Davis

Kristy Klein Davis

Kristy Klein Davis is President of Georgia Health Initiative and a nationally recognized thought leader on health equity and the role of philanthropy in catalyzing positive change in communities. As President, she works collaboratively with the Board of Directors to achieve the Initiative’s vision of a Georgia in which all people have the opportunity to attain their fullest potential for health. Prior to joining the Initiative, Klein Davis held various program and leadership positions at Missouri Foundation for Health, most recently Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, she drove the evolution of the foundation from a traditional grantmaker to a systems change institution, and built and leveraged internal expertise in grantmaking, policy, research, and communications to achieve long-term, equity-focused change. Klein Davis is a frequent writer and speaker on systems change, health equity, and modern philanthropy. She earned her master’s degree from the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.