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NCCPA President and CEO Named 2024 Georgia Titan 100

NCCPA President and CEO Dawn Morton-Rias, Ed.D., PA-C, ICE-CCP, FACHE

NCCPA President and CEO Named 2024 Georgia Titan 100

The President and CEO of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) was named as a 2024 Georgia Titan 100, Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP announced.

NCCPA President and CEO Dawn Morton-Rias, Ed.D, PA-C, ICE-CCP, FACHE, was recognized as one of Georgia’s top 100 CEOs and C-level executives who demonstrate exceptional leadership, vision and passion in their industry,

Morton-Rias leads the only certifying organization for the more than 178,700 Board Certified Physician Assistants in the U.S.

“I am honored and grateful to be recognized as a Georgia Titan 100, and to be among such an impressive group of leaders who are making a difference in our state and beyond,” Morton-Rias said. “I am humbled for the opportunity to serve the public and the PA profession, and to work with a talented and dedicated team who shares NCCPA’s mission and values.”

Under her leadership, NCCPA has enhanced its certification programs, expanded research initiatives, and increased data-driven promotion of the PA profession. Morton-Rias is also a nationally recognized speaker, educator, and author on topics related to health care, diversity and inclusion, PA workforce, and professional development.

Morton-Rias along with fellow Titans will be honored at an awards ceremony on May 9 at Zoo Atlanta: Savanna Hall. Collectively, the 2024 Georgia Titan 100 and their companies employ more than 125,000 people.

Honorees will be published in a limited-edition Titan 100 book and profiled online.

“The Titan 100 are changing the way that business is done in Georgia. These preeminent leaders have built a distinguished reputation that is unrivaled and preeminent in their field,” said Jaime Zawmon, president of Titan CEO. “We proudly recognize the Titan 100 for their efforts to shape the future of the Georgia business community. Their achievements create a profound impact that makes an extraordinary difference for their customers and clients across the nation.”

For a complete list of Titans and more, visit