Natisha Webb Raines is the Executive Director for the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc. She is a native Atlantan and a graduate of Georgia State University, where she received numerous scholarships and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism. Natisha obtained her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Strayer University with a concentration in Management and graduated top of her class. She also holds a Digital Media and Marketing Certification from Duke University’s Office of Continuing Studies.

Natisha is a results-driven professional with more than 15-years of proven success providing leadership and strategic direction for core programs focused on strengthening customer relationships, improving key metrics, increasing sales, enhancing marketing results, and driving business growth. She is an experienced customer care leader, strong team leader, senior marketing and communications  executive, proven event planner, skilled presenter and property management professional. She served in numerous executive capacities such as Sr. Director of Marketing, Director of Preneed Customer Care and Chief Attraction Officer (just to name a few) during her almost 20-year tenure at the historic Atlanta Life Insurance Company and its subsidiaries. She most recently ran the day-to-day operations of AWC Management, a real estate property management and investment company in Atlanta, Georgia.

As a local corporate meeting and event planner, nationally sought-after Emcee, motivational speaker and image consultant, Natisha is grateful for her God-given talents and skills. She has produced extraordinary events all around Georgia, teaches others how to “dress to impress” and mesmerizes audiences all over the U.S. whenever she is handed the microphone.

Despite her hectic schedule, Natisha still makes herself available to give back to her community, volunteer and has served on several boards and committees throughout Atlanta to include the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.-Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and has been a praise team member at her church-Atlanta Berean SDA for over 15-years. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband (J. Raines) and other family members, singing, pageantry, jet skiing and shopping.

When asked what inspires Natisha, she responds, “It’s simple. I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me.”