August 22, 2019 7:30 am

Tripp Ritchie - North GA Autism Foundation, Inc.

Tripp Ritchie Executive Director North GA Autism Foundation, Inc. NGAFINC.org 706-455-5183 tripp.ritchie@ngafinc.org Tripp served 25 years as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, 10 years in leadership positions as a volunteer with the American Cancer Society and 27 years as a volunteer with Special Olympics. In 1995, Tripp received the National "Jefferson Award" from the American Institute for Public Service, at the United States Supreme Court for his work with low income, minority citizens with intellectual disabilities. (https://www.multiplyinggood.org/what-we-do/jefferson-awards/national-jefferson-awards) In 2007 Tripp co-founded the Lowcountry Autism Foundation, Inc. which was later integrated into the Children’s Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina. He retired from MUSC-LAF as the MUSC Children’s Hospital, Director of Family Support Services, in December 2014. At the request of CEO at Navicent Health (Medical Center of Central GA), Tripp started the Autism and Development Center, Navicent Health on September 21, 2015. On Sept. 20, 2018, Tripp began the North GA Autism Foundation (NGAF), Inc. NGAF will open the only comprehensive pediatric rehabilitation clinic in North GA on June 3, 2019 Tripp earned his BA in Psychology from Eastern Washington University and MS in Logistics Management from Florida Tech.

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