August 2020 Virtual Luncheon

Join us for GEDA's August Luncheon on Cyber Security (Virtually)

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Monday, August 10, 2020
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
Zoom Link
462 Seats Remaining
* Registration open until 8/10/20 at 8:00 AM (EDT)

Event Details

We will be having a livestream of the GEDA August Luncheon Program from Augusta.  


Cal Wray, EDFP, President of the Augusta Economic Development Authority, has put together a top-notch panel including:  Robbie Bennett, CEcD, Executive Director, Development Authority of Columbia County;  Will Williams, SCCED, President & CEO, Western SC Economic Development Partnership, and current SEDC Chairman; and MG Jennifer Napper, USA (Ret.), Vice President & Segment Manager, Perspecta (invited). Augusta’s economic development teams will discuss the history of cyber’s growth in Augusta, how the region has come together around this industry’s development and how they are working together to further the development of the ecosystem. Thank you to our sponsor, Cal Wray, and the Augusta Economic Development Authority!


Member Pricing - $45.00

Non-Member Pricing - $55.00

Pre-paid Luncheon Pricing - Already paid, just register to receive the link.

Ashley Hardin
Ashley Hardin Economic Development Manager City of Perry
Barbara Wall
Barbara Wall Director of Career, Technical & Agricultural Educ. Georgia Department of Education
Bob White
Bob White Executive Director Development Authority of Butts County
Breezy Straton
Breezy Straton Vice President Development Authority of Douglas County
Brian Sillitto
Brian Sillitto Executive Vice President of Economic Development Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Christie Gribble
Christie Gribble Executive Director Fannin County Development Authority
David Tidmore
David Tidmore Treasurer Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority
Debra Smith
Debra Smith President Allen-Smith Consulting, Inc.
Donna Armstrong-Lackey
Donna Armstrong-Lackey Executive Director University of West Georgia
Dorie Bacon
Dorie Bacon Executive Director Screven County Development Authority
Fernanda Kirchner
Fernanda Kirchner Project Manager, International Investment Georgia Department of Economic Development
Greg Mullis
Greg Mullis Senior Vice President Tri-County EMC
Joseph Huntemann
Joseph Huntemann Managing Director, Tokyo Office Georgia Department of Economic Development
Kathy Oxford
Kathy Oxford Executive Director Barnesville-Lamar Industrial Development Authority
Keith Barclift
Keith Barclift Economic Development Director Catoosa County
Kelly McLendon
Kelly McLendon Manager of Member Services Georgia Economic Developers Association
Kevin Shea
Kevin Shea President Georgia Economic Developers Association
Kristy Rachal
Kristy Rachal Community Development Manager Georgia Power Company
Lauren Price Wiley
Lauren Price Wiley Project Manager Georgia EMC
Maggie Reenstra
Maggie Reenstra Community & Economic Development Coordinator Coweta-Fayette EMC
Marva Bryan
Marva Bryan Accounting Manager/Tax Incentive Analyst Development Authority of Fulton County
Matt Forshee
Matt Forshee Regional Manager, Community & Economic Devleopment Georgia Power Company
Megan Baker
Megan Baker President Fayette County Development Authority
Melinda S. Lemmon
Melinda S. Lemmon Executive Director Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development
Melissa Phillips
Melissa Phillips Business Development Manager Pond & Company
Melvin Everson
Melvin Everson Director, Business and Industry Training Gwinnett Technical College
Molly Olson
Molly Olson Executive Director Development Authority of Burke County
Pat Merritt
Pat Merritt Vice President, Community & Economic Development Georgia EMC
Peggy Jolley
Peggy Jolley President Live Oak Concepts
Rebecca Shirley
Rebecca Shirley Executive Director Development Authority of Lumpkin County
Russell Morgan
Russell Morgan Asset Manager State Properties Commission
Sam Young
Sam Young Director of Economic Development Greene County
Susan Contreras
Susan Contreras Director of Research Georgia Department of Economic Development
Taylor Brittan Edwards
Taylor Brittan Edwards Project Manager Development Authority of Columbia County
Tiffany Holmes
Tiffany Holmes Director for Center for Rural Prosperity Brooks County Development Authority
Tim Evans
Tim Evans Vice President - Economic Development Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce
2 Other Registered Attendees

For More Information:

Kelly McLendon
Kelly McLendon
CAE Manager of Member Services Georgia Economic Developers Association (404)962-4110