meet the team

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Keeli Simpson

Co-Founder, Marketing Officer, Board of Directors

Keeli Simpson is a loving wife, dedicated mother of three, and experienced marketing executive with more than a decade of experience in advertising and marketing. She uses her skills with brand positioning, creative development, and collaboration to keep Jennifer's legacy strong.

Jamie Simpson

Co-Founder, Development, Board of Directors

Jamie Simpson is the founder & team leader of Simpson Real Estate Group powered by Keller Williams Realty Consultants. He leverages real estate success in the Atlanta area to support Join the Flock's financial initiatives, among being the husband of Co-Founder Keeli and dedicated father of three. 

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Mario Lazo

Co-Founder,

Board of Directors

Mario Lazo married Jennifer in 2006, welcoming two daughters and a shared staging and real estate business called Casa de Lazo, LLC throughout 19 years. During those years together, Jennifer's drive to help as many people as possible remained a constant, living on with the group and the Lazo family.

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Katie Walton

Merchandising and Events, 

Board of Directors

Katie Walton is the owner and principle designer of Flair Interiors located in Smyrna, Georgia. She and Jennifer were first cousins, and the best of friends from the moment they were born just three months apart. Katie is thrilled to carry on Join the Flock in Jennifer's honor.

Dayna McJenkin

Strategic Officer,

 Board of Directors

Dayna McJenkin serves as Marketing  Director for an Atlanta Logistics Corporation, with past experience with Universal Music Group. She's honored to be able to use her business experience to help cultivate Jennifer's legacy of helping others.

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Joseph Edens

Financial Officer,

Board of Directors

Joseph Edens is the owner of an AL-based BBQ company and is a part of the medical device industry.​ As Jennifer Lazo's brother, Joseph is committed to keeping his sister's dreams alive and following Jennifer's path of helping others, after experiencing how cancer can add stress to a family firsthand.  

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Emma Walls

Designer

Emma Walls helped launch Join the Flock alongside Keeli and Jennifer in 2018. Alongside working in the advertising industry, Emma is responsible for the creative elements and design behind Join the Flock and is dedicated to carrying on Jennifer's dream.

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Erin Bober

Award Officer

Erin Bober has a background in communication, first working in advertising and currently as a speech language pathologist. She is extremely grateful to use these communication skills to build relationships with Join the Flock families. Jennifer was a dear friend and Erin is honored to continue spreading joy each time a family Joins the Flock.

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Carla Gates

Photography Officer,

Board of Directors