Connie Baptiste

Last updated on December 27th, 2023 at 02:10 pm

Connie Baptiste, proud Dessert Storm/Dessert Shield, Post 911, Air Force retiree. Military service to include Active Duty, Air Force Reserve, and Georgia Air National Guard. Born and raised in South Georgia, with a strong dedication to everything Georgia, military and farming. Mother of two wonderful great sons and one amazing grandson. 20 years of experience in the Food Service and Hospitality Industry, and an award-winning Chef. Has been instrumental in developing future food service and hospitality employees as a Culinary Arts instructor and mentor, having taught at two of

Georgia’s technical colleges and continues to mentor at the high school and professional level. A Mental Health Certified Peer Support Specialist, supporting the mental wellness of veterans, chefs and farmers promoting mental wellness. Lifelong advocate for women veterans’ honoring and supporting. A change agent for inclusion and diversity. The owner of Hunter Family Farm Enterprise, MFH Catering, MFH Services4U, located in Locust Grove and Cobbtown, GA.

Her current philanthropic endeavors include but are not limited to include GA Department of Veteran Services 2023, “Woman Veteran of the Year”, Women Veteran Social Justice Network, Senior Ambassador; Vice President of Federally Employed Women, Greater Atlanta Chapter; Executive Board Member, Warrior Songs; National Board Member with AgriSafe’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Advisory Council, Graduate, The Hotel School of Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, EBV Program; 2017, Recipient of the 2019 Album of the Year, Wisconsin Area Music Industry, Warrior Songs, Vol 2, Women at War. A mentor with American Corporate Partners, Veterans Mentoring, a mentor with Henry County Veterans Court. Also a member of the GA Farm Veteran Coalition.