Janice McKenzie Crayton
Janice McKenzie-Crayton serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA), one of the largest and oldest mentoring programs in the south. She has held this position since January 1992, and provides leadership to a diverse and multi-cultural staff of 43 professionals. In her 20 years as the chief administrator of this youth-serving organization, Janice has led BBBSMA through strategic growth and has expanded the reach of BBBSMA to 12 metro Atlanta counties currently serving approximately 3,400 children.
Prior to joining Big Brothers Big Sisters, Janice was the Vice-President for Development at Spelman College after moving to Atlanta in 1988. Prior to her notable work at Spelman, Janice held positions with Howard University, Hampton University and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Howard University.