Blue Zones Project Jacksonville Team

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Nicole Hamm, Executive Director

Community-driven leader and Jacksonville native

Nicole Hamm leads Blue Zones Project Jacksonville as the Executive Director. A Jacksonville native from a military family, Nicole is a community leader and organizer with professional experience in finance, systems implementation, and strategic planning.   

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Brittnay Camps, Organization & Well-Being Lead

Award-winning public policy champion with a proven ability to conceptualize top-notch healthcare policies, procedures, and programs to drive productivity

Brittnay Camps is a two-time graduate of Florida State University, where she obtained her Bachelor’s in Social Work and a Master’s in Public Administration. Her passion for helping others to succeed by improving their quality of life has influenced her education and career path.

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Yanira Cardona, Event Specialist

Award-winning bilingual creative producer with over 15 years of experience specializing in events, sponsorship, social media, and PR.

Yanira “Yaya Love” Cardona is the Event Specialist for Blue Zones Project Jacksonville. She started in radio at 17 years old and as one of the few women with a morning show in commercial radio and with clients like the City of Jacksonville, PGA tour, The Florida Theater, in 2019, she was nominated for First Coast Hispanic Chambers Rising Star.

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Kristin Murray, Engagement & Marketing Lead

Community builder, Communications strategist & storyteller

Kristin Murray is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated from Florida A&M University with a BS in Journalism. She has always been fascinated with the life stories of other people and believes that people sharing those stories (giving witness) is a way to spread knowledge and healing. Kristin has worked as a teacher, journalist, professional communicator, and has spent over a decade in the non-profit sector.

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Marlo Zarka, Public Policy Lead

Highly accomplished, results-driven public policy and public relations expert focused on municipal arenas

Marlo Zarka joins Blue Zones Project Jacksonville as the Public Policy Lead. Having worked in the public sector for more than two decades, Marlo has an accomplished track record for leading long-range public policy strategies, public relations, and contingency planning for sustained business and stakeholder development. Marlo supports good people, good policy, and ultimately the betterment of Jacksonville.

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