Tariq McCray

Operations Manager

The Legacy Program

Atlanta, Georgia

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Tariq McCray's Bio

Tariq McCray is the Operations Manager of The Legacy Program, a not for profit organization in Atlanta, Georgia.

Born on December 8, 1996, in Orlando, Florida, Tariq McCray completed his early education at Lake Howell High School before advancing to Pasco-Hernando State College and Albany State University. There, he earned a degree in Business Administration with a focus on non-profit management.

Tariq is committed to health, education, and wellness, integrating these passions into both his career and volunteer work. At The Legacy Program, he is crucial in improving operations and expanding the organization’s outreach, particularly in underserved communities. His work involves creating effective strategies that enhance service delivery and support the program’s goals.

Outside of work, Tariq is actively involved in volunteering with education-focused nonprofits in Atlanta. He contributes to initiatives that aim to reduce educational disparities and promote better health outcomes. His efforts are part of a broader dedication to community service, impacting both educational and health sectors positively.

An avid runner, Tariq also participates in community races and maintains a rigorous personal fitness routine, underscoring his belief in the importance of physical wellness. Through his professional role and volunteer activities, Tariq McCray plays a pivotal role in fostering community well-being and growth in Atlanta.

Tariq McCray's Career Background

The Legacy Program

Operations Manager
November 2023 – Current
Atlanta, Georgia

The Legacy Resident Retention Program (LRRP) empowers legacy homeowners within designated Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods to remain in their homes. By covering increased property taxes through 2030, the LRRP safeguards your investment and supports generational wealth-building.

Wheels Up

Enterprise Operations Manager
December 2022 – October 2023

Since 2013, Wheels Up has led the private aviation industry by offering customers the absolute best on every part of their journey. Founded with the goal of reniventing the way you fly private, WheesUp launched a revolutionary membership model that delivers the safest, most consistent, and highest-quality aviation solution, plus an unparalleled suite of lifestyle benefits and world-class experiences.

Odyssey Atlanta

Development and Recruiter Coordinator
December 2021 – December 2022

Odyssey’s mission is to expand the ambitions of Atlanta students and empower them on a successful journey to college and a fulfilling career. Odyssey partners with the Atlanta Public Schools to serve 380 students in grades 1-12 from under-resourced communities

Clayton County Public Schools

Mathematics Educator & Teacher Leader
August 2019 – August 2021
Tampa, Florida

Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) is fully accredited by the AdvancED/SACS-CASI organization. Made up of 66 schools and centers with a population of more than 55,000 students, the school system is the county’s second-largest employer with nearly 6,800 employees.


Associate Program Manager, Employee Relations
February 2017 – May 2019
Tampa, Florida

Nielsen shapes the world’s media and content as a global leader in audience insights, data and analytics. Through the understanding of people and their behaviors across all channels and platforms, Nielsen empowers clients with independent and actionable intelligence so they can connect and engage with their audiences.

CIEE Council on International Educational Exchange

Regional Leader and Brand Ambassador
June 2013
– July 2015

A nonprofit, non-governmental organization, CIEE is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization. Since 1947, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available.

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Stay Fit in Atlanta with Tariq McCray

May 17, 2024

Tariq McCray, Operations Manager of The Legacy Program in Atlanta, Georgia shares expert tips on how to stay fit in Atlanta.

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Tariq McCray, IdeaMensch Interview

May 13, 2024

This interview profiles Tariq McCray, Operations Manager of The Legacy Program in Atlanta, Georgia, focusing on his commitment to community service, particularly in education and health.

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Tariq McCray Discusses Leadership, Health, and Community Impact in In-depth Interview

May 14, 2024

Tariq McCray, Operations Manager at The Legacy Program in Atlanta, shares insights on leadership, health, and community impact in a recent interview. He discusses the role of AI in personalizing education and health interventions, emphasizes structured daily routines for productivity, and highlighs the importance of building local networks to enhance community service.

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Tariq McCray is deeply involved in volunteer work focused on education and health in Atlanta. He spends a lot of his time working with local educational nonprofits.

There, he helps create programs that make education fairer for everyone. Tariq also organizes health fairs and workshops. These events are designed to teach people about staying healthy and preventing illnesses, especially in communities that need this support the most.

His commitment to volunteering helps bring better health and education to his community.

Tariq McCray's Education

Albany State University

Albany, Georgia
Bachelor of Business Administration
Non-Profit Management

Pasco-Hernando State College

New Port Richey, Florida

Bachelor of Applied Science – BASc, Management