Director of Human Resources
Operations & Administration
Bringing 25 years of experience to her role, Janalee is passionate about promoting a culture of integrity and respect, recognizing that HR’s role is to support an organization’s greatest asset—its people.
Janalee Rainwater joined Brightworth in 2020 as the Director of Human Resources, bringing a strong history of helping people realize their unrealized potential. An innovative strategist who thinks outside of normal conventions to find positive solutions, Janalee’s personal and creative style combined with her technical expertise in the compliance areas of Human Resources guides Brightworth’s people and culture.
A graduate of Georgia State University, Janalee is also a Senior Certified Professional through the Society for Human Resource Management and a Certified Legal Manager through the Association of Legal Administrators. Along with her expertise in Human Resources, Janalee has experienced the client relationship side of financial services, having served as a licensed Registered Representative earlier in her career.
Janalee attends Upcountry Church and serves as the Ministry Leader for Engage, a ministry dedicated to engaging the church and the local community. She previously served on the board of Bridgeover, a non-profit designed to “give a hand rather than a hand-out", and has also served on the hospitality committee of C3 (Connecting Christian Community) in Greenville, SC.
A Georgia native,Janalee was once a principal dancer in Broadway-style musical productions and enjoys any kind of live theatre or music in her spare time. She loves dogs, especially hers, and also enjoys time with family and friends, traveling, designing house plans, being outdoors, body combat, college football, and Mexican food.