Atlanta McIlwraith is Senior Manager Community Engagement and Communication at Timberland.
She is responsible for managing the company’s Path of ServiceTM employee volunteer program, strategic community investments, and the Global Stewards program to ensure the company’s service and CSR agendas play out with consistency and impact worldwide
Atlanta started her professional life as a political organizer – first for an electoral campaign and then for Public Citizen’s CongressWatch, a national consumer advocacy organization based in Washington D.C.. She then took her organizing skills to the for-profit world as National Public Affairs Manager for The Body Shop. In that role she managed the company’s public awareness and action campaigns that launched in stores nationwide. After business school, Atlanta served as an Associate Program Manager for Population Services International’s AIDS prevention programs in West Africa. She then worked as an independent consultant for Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility and for a number of micro enterprises in mid-coast Maine.
Atlanta holds a Bachelor of Art in Political Science from Duke University and an MBA from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina where she concentrated her studies in Marketing and Sustainable Enterprise.