2022 GEDA Committee Chairs

Committee Chairs

Ashley Morris Varnum
Ashley Morris Varnum
Business Recruitment Director Georgia Power Company (404)330-4763
Business Recruitment Committee Chair
Robert Bennett
Robert Bennett
CEcD, MPA Executive Director Development Authority of Columbia County (706)312-1371
Development Authority Executives Committee Chair
Chris G. Pumphrey
Chris G. Pumphrey
President Elevate Douglas Economic Partnership (678)838-3665
DiverseED Committee Chair
Heath Tippens
Heath Tippens
Vice President Cherokee Office of Economic Development (770)345-0600
Existing Industry/Workforce Committee Chair
Eric McDonald
Eric McDonald
President/CEO Haralson County Chamber of Commerce (678)821-2003
Membership Engagement Committee Chair
Jason Dunn
Jason Dunn
Executive Director Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Development Authority (229)423-9357
Professional Development Committee Chair
Charlie Moseley
Charlie Moseley
Manager, Statewide Economic Development Georgia Power Company (770)329-3223
Public Policy Committee Chair
Keri Crosby Orvin
Keri Crosby Orvin
President & CEO Development Authority of Appling County (912)367-7731
Special Services Awards Committee Chair
Jessica Hood
Jessica Hood
CEcD, EDFP Vice President Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (912)392-3000
Sponsorship Committee Chair