GEDA 2019 April Luncheon

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Monday, April 15, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
Renaissance Midtown Atlanta
866 West Peachtree Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States
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This event is sold out.  If you would like to be placed on the wait list please email Kelly McLendon at kmclendon@georgia.org.  She will notify you if a seat becomes available.

Program

GEDA welcomes Governor Brian Kemp 

Parking

Valet parking available for $18.00.

Additional parking in the vicinity can be located HERE.

April 2019 Event Pricing

  Early Registration Regular Registration Late Registration
Dates Until 3/31/2019 4/1/2019-4/10/2019 4/11/2019-4/15/2019
Member Pricing $40.00 $45.00 $50.00
Non-member Pricing $55.00 $60.00 $65.00

You can also purchase table that includes 10 tickets for $400.00. You can choose this option when you are registering online.

CANCELLATION, REFUND and NO-SHOW POLICY

·A registrant who does not submit a written cancellation, or attend the luncheon, is considered a "No Show.”No-Shows are not eligible for refunds or credits, and are still liable for outstanding balances.Those who are ill and have a doctor’s excuse or a death in the family will be excused.

·Substitutions will be accepted at any time.

·There will be no refunds or credits for cancellations after the close of business (5 p.m.) on seven days prior the event.

·All cancellation requests must be received in writing (email or hard copy) and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.

·Refund requests must include the name of the attendee.

·When possible, refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment.

·For those who have registered and choose the bill me or pay by check option you are still subject to the refund policy

Adela Kelley
Adela Kelley Regional Senior Project Manager-EIR Georgia Department of Economic Development
Alex Holbrook
Alex Holbrook Vice President POND
Alvin Nash
Alvin Nash CEO Development Authority of Fulton County
Amanda Shailendra
Amanda Shailendra The Pendleton Group
Amity Farrar
Amity Farrar Executive Vice President POWER 10 Capital Campaigns
Amy A. Carter
Amy A. Carter Special Assistant to the President, SRTC Georgia Department of Economic Development
Andrea Schruijer
Andrea Schruijer Executive Director Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority
Andrea Taylor
Andrea Taylor CEO Hazlehurst-Jeff Davis Chamber & JDA
Ann Sechrist
Ann Sechrist Director - Economic Development Gwinnett Technical College
Anna Chafin
Anna Chafin Chief Executive Officer Development Authority of Bryan County
Anna Hensley
Anna Hensley OneGeorgia Executive Director Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Anna Hurt
Anna Hurt Regional Project Manager - EIRR Georgia Department of Economic Development
Ashley Morris Varnum
Ashley Morris Varnum Senior Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
B.J. Walker
B.J. Walker Executive Director Development Authority of Peach County
Barbara Grogan
Barbara Grogan Executive Director Sumter County Development Authority
Barbara Wall
Barbara Wall Administrator Georgia Department of Education
Bernard van der Lande
Bernard van der Lande Managing Partner Tula Executive Search
Bert Brantley
Bert Brantley Chief Operating Officer Georgia Department of Economic Development
Betsy McGriff
Betsy McGriff Director of Economic Development Dawson County Chamber of Commerce
Blair Westmoreland
Blair Westmoreland Manager, Credits & Incentives Deloitte Tax LLP
Bob Hughes
Bob Hughes President & Economic Development Director Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
Brandon Ashley
Brandon Ashley Commercial/Industrial Marketing Representative Jackson EMC
Brandon Stooksbury
Brandon Stooksbury Key Accounts Executive Central Georgia EMC
Brandt Herndon
Brandt Herndon Chief Executive Officer Effingham County Industrial Development Authority
Brenda Robbins
Brenda Robbins Senior Project Manager Georgia Power Company
Brian Cardoza
Brian Cardoza Senior Vice President Rooker
Brian D. Anderson
Brian D. Anderson President & CEO Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Brian Sillitto
Brian Sillitto Executive Vice President of Economic Development Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Brittany Holtzclaw
Brittany Holtzclaw Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Brock Smith
Brock Smith Director, Office of State Economic Development Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Brooks Mathis
Brooks Mathis Vice President, Economic Development The Pendleton Group
Camila Knowles
Camila Knowles Senior Vice President & Counsel Cornerstone Government Affairs
Caroline Davis
Caroline Davis Economic Development Manager City of Sandy Springs
Charles Ezelle
Charles Ezelle Regional Director Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company
Charlie Moseley
Charlie Moseley Business Recruitment Director Georgia Power Company
Chris Chammoun
Chris Chammoun Director, AgTech - Georgia Centers of Innovation Georgia Department of Economic Development
Chris G. Pumphrey
Chris G. Pumphrey President Douglas County Econmic Development Authority
Christie Sims
Christie Sims Vice President Hayes, James & Associates, Inc.
Christopher Nunn
Christopher Nunn Commissioner Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Chuck Scragg III
Chuck Scragg III Community and Economic Development Consultant Long County Development Authority
Clay Wells
Clay Wells Vice President-Business Development Schuff Steel Co.
Corinne Thornton
Corinne Thornton Director, Office of Regional Services Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Dana Brewer
Dana Brewer Director of Incentives & Special Research Projects Georgia Department of Economic Development
Danetha Belk
Danetha Belk Director of Operations, Global Commerce Georgia Department of Economic Development
Daniel Dobbins
Daniel Dobbins Project Managers Georgia Department of Economic Development
Daniel Jackson
Daniel Jackson President/CEO Carroll Tomorrow
Daniel Martin
Daniel Martin Director of Economic Development Georgia Mountains Regional Commission
Daniel McRae
Daniel McRae Partner Seyfarth Shaw LLP
David  Dietrichs
David Dietrichs Associate Miller & Martin PLLC
David Denison
David Denison Project Manager Georgia EMC
David Nuckolls
David Nuckolls Executive Director, Georgia Centers of Innovation Georgia Department of Economic Development
David W. Bernd
David W. Bernd Executive Director Covington/Newton County Economic Development
Dawn Malin
Dawn Malin President & CEO McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority
Dessa Morris
Dessa Morris Economic Development Coordinator Development Authority of Walton County
Dorian Debarr
Dorian Debarr Decide DeKalb Development Authority
Doris Metcalfe Coleman
Doris Metcalfe Coleman Chief Admin. Officer/Compliance Mgr. Development Authority of Fulton County
Ed Nelson
Ed Nelson Decide DeKalb Development Authority
EJane Caraway
EJane Caraway Director of Special Projects Georgia Department of Economic Development
Emily Poole
Emily Poole Georgia Department of Economic Development
Eric Johnson
Eric Johnson President North Avenue Capital
Erica Rocker-Wills
Erica Rocker-Wills Senior Business Development Manager Development Authority of Clayton County
F.J. Fenn
F.J. Fenn Executive Director ECS Southeast, LLP
Fernanda Kirchner
Fernanda Kirchner Project Manager, International Investment Georgia Department of Economic Development
Frank Ginn
Frank Ginn Executive Director Madison County Industrial Develop and Building Authority
Frank Turner Jr.
Frank Turner Jr. Partner Greer, Stansfield & Turner, LLP
Garrett Wiley
Garrett Wiley VP of Business Development Jackson EMC
Ginny Blakeney
Ginny Blakeney Executive Director Development Authority of Pike County
Grant C. Buckley
Grant C. Buckley Executive Director Cordele-Crisp County IDC
Greg Icard
Greg Icard Vice-President Moultrie Colquitt County Development Authority
Greg Torre
Greg Torre Deputy Commissioner - Marketing & Communications Georgia Department of Economic Development
Greg Wright
Greg Wright Sr. Director, Community & Economic Development Coweta-Fayette EMC
Hank Evans
Hank Evans Director, Logistics, Energy, Agribusiness, Food Georgia Department of Economic Development
Hannah M. Mullins
Hannah M. Mullins Executive Director Development Authority of Banks County
Harold Coffey
Harold Coffey Project Manager Georgia Power Company
Harrison W Fidler
Harrison W Fidler Business Development Manager Mr.
Heath Tippens
Heath Tippens Vice President Cherokee Office of Economic Development
Heather Bruno
Heather Bruno Business Development Diversified Resource Group
Heather Seckman
Heather Seckman Project Manager Rome Floyd Chamber
Illya S. Copeland
Illya S. Copeland Executive Director Murray County Industrial Development Authority
J. Maceo Rogers
J. Maceo Rogers Director of Economic Development City of East Point
J.R. Charles
J.R. Charles Vice President of Economic Development Carroll Tomorrow
Jacqueline Rohosky
Jacqueline Rohosky Assistant Commissioner, Economic Development Progr Georgia Quick Start
James Touchton
James Touchton Economic Development Director City of Stockbridge
Jan Melcher
Jan Melcher Executive Director Georgia Quick Start
Janie Williamson
Janie Williamson Sales Manager AHI Corporate Housing
Jassy Ji
Jassy Ji Georgia Department of Economic Development
Jayson Johnston
Jayson Johnston Executive Director Development Authority of Washington County
Jeff Noles
Jeff Noles Director, Key Accounts Georgia EMC
Jennifer Nelson
Jennifer Nelson Public Service Assistant The University of Georgia - Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Jessica Hood
Jessica Hood Director of Economic Development and Existing Ind. Effingham County Industrial Development Authority
Joanie Perry
Joanie Perry Division Director, Community Finance Division Georgia Department of Community Affairs
John Brock
John Brock Manager of Business Development Edwards Construction Services, Inc.
John Drake
John Drake Vice President-Business Development Pattillo Construction Corp.
John Gornall
John Gornall Partner Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Jon Williams
Jon Williams W&A Engineering
Jonathan Lupo
Jonathan Lupo President and CEO Douglas County Economic Development Authority
Jonathan Pannell
Jonathan Pannell Partner Gray Pannell & Woodward LLP
Joseph Huntemann
Joseph Huntemann Senior Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Joshua B. Stephens
Joshua B. Stephens Director, Policy and Government Affairs Metro Atlanta Chamber
Judith Sherling
Judith Sherling Executive Director Dev Auth Jeffersonville Twiggs
Justin Farquhar
Justin Farquhar Director: Business Recruitment & Existing Industry Development Authority of Bryan County
Justin Greer
Justin Greer Director of Economic Development W&A Engineering
Karim Ajani
Karim Ajani
Kathy Knowles
Kathy Knowles Executive Director Development Authority of Heard County
Kathy Oxford
Kathy Oxford Executive Director Barnesville-Lamar Industrial Development Authority
Kevin Dodson
Kevin Dodson Georgia Department of Economic Development
Kevin Ellis
Kevin Ellis Executive Director Bacon County Development Authority
Kim D. Melhouse
Kim D. Melhouse Senior Business Development Manager Tiernan & Patrylo, Inc.
Kim David
Kim David Vice President of Economic Development Oconee Fall Line Technical College
Kimberly Carter
Kimberly Carter Director Office of Economic Development Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Kristy Rachal
Kristy Rachal Community Development Manager Georgia Power Company
Kyle Fletcher
Kyle Fletcher Executive Director Thomaston-Upson IDA
Lauren Price
Lauren Price Project Manager Georgia EMC
Leah Boss
Leah Boss Brent Scarbrough & Company, Inc.
Lee Chapman
Lee Chapman Vice President, Marketing,Member Services, and Gov Jackson EMC
Lenzy Kyle Hood
Lenzy Kyle Hood Division Director, Community Development Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Lindsay Martin
Lindsay Martin Director, Existing Industry & Regional Recruitment Georgia Department of Economic Development
Lisa Smart
Lisa Smart Executive Director Berrien County Chamber of Commerce & Development Authority
Lonnie Smallwood
Lonnie Smallwood Senior Project Manager Georgia EMC
Madison Roesel
Madison Roesel Vice President of Sales and Marketing The Sack Company
Maggie Laton
Maggie Laton Georgia Department of Economic Development
Marina Ovtsynova
Marina Ovtsynova
Marion Phillips
Marion Phillips Senior Research Analyst Georgia Power Company
Mark Bond
Mark Bond President Hayes, James & Associates, Inc.
Mark Goodman
Mark Goodman Director of Economic & Talent Development Gas South
Mark Wright
Mark Wright Broker | Principal Tiernan & Patrylo, Inc.
Marva Bryan
Marva Bryan Accounting Manager/Tax Incentive Anal Development Authority of Fulton County
Matt Carter
Matt Carter Executive Director Pierce County Industrial Development Authority
Matt Dunagin
Matt Dunagin Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company
Matt Forshee
Matt Forshee Regional Manager, Community & Economic Devleopment Georgia Power Company
Matthew Gambill
Matthew Gambill Director of Business Development ShawHankins
Megan Baker
Megan Baker Vice President Fayette County Development Authority
Meghan Duke
Meghan Duke Economic Development Director West Point Development Authority
Melissa Kendrick
Melissa Kendrick President/CEO Development Authority of Polk County
Melvin Everson
Melvin Everson Director, Business and Industry Training Gwinnett Technical College
Michelle Nguyen
Michelle Nguyen Athens-Clarke County Economic Development
Michelle Shaw
Michelle Shaw Asst Dir. Existing Industry & Regional Recruitment Georgia Department of Economic Development
Mike  Fisher
Mike Fisher Terracon
Misti Martin
Misti Martin President & CEO Cherokee Office of Economic Development
Mitchell Griggs
Mitchell Griggs Executive Director Union County Development Authority
Molly Olson
Molly Olson Executive Director Development Authority of Burke County
Morgan Law
Morgan Law Director, Georgia Travel Association Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Morris Jordan
Morris Jordan Chairman Development Authority of Walton County
Nico Wijnberg
Nico Wijnberg Director, International Investment Team Georgia Department of Economic Development
Nicole Ward
Nicole Ward President/CEO Cochran-Bleckley Industrial Development Authority
Page Estes
Page Estes President LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce
Paige Gilchrist
Paige Gilchrist Executive Director Mitchell County Development Authority
Pamela Griffin
Pamela Griffin Director, Corporate/Customized Contract Training O Georgia Quick Start
Pat Merritt
Pat Merritt Vice President, Community & Economic Development Georgia EMC
Patrick Topping
Patrick Topping Consultant Topping Economic Development Consulting
Paul Roesel
Paul Roesel President The Sack Company
Philip Gregory Weatherly
Philip Gregory Weatherly Director of Business Development Walton Gas
Pricilla Gallogly
Pricilla Gallogly Marketing Coordinator W&A Engineering
Ralph L. Forbes
Ralph L. Forbes Vice President/Regional Director Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company
Ralph Staffins III
Ralph Staffins III President / CEO Covington Newton County Chamber
Randall Toussaint
Randall Toussaint Georgia Department of Economic Development
Ray Cheek
Ray Cheek Member Relations Coordinator Snapping Shoals EMC
Rebecca Jordan
Rebecca Jordan Senior Project Manager Metro Atlanta Chamber
Rebecca Shirley
Rebecca Shirley Executive Director Development Authority of Lumpkin County
Rebecca White
Rebecca White Executive Director Randolph County Development Authority
Rick Story
Rick Story Director of Development Development Authority of Rabun County
Robert J. Shaw
Robert J. Shaw Chairman Development Authority of Fulton County
Robert Long
Robert Long VP of Economic Development Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce
Rusty Haygood
Rusty Haygood Deputy Commissioner
Ryan Waldrep
Ryan Waldrep President Georgia Department of Economic Development
Sabrina Kirkland
Sabrina Kirkland Business Development Development Authority of Fulton County
Sarah Carnes
Sarah Carnes Research Analyst Georgia Power Company
Scott Dreas
Scott Dreas Regional Director BRPH Architects-Engineers, Inc
Scott McMurray
Scott McMurray Deputy Commissioner Georgia Department of Economic Development
Sean McMillan
Sean McMillan The University of Georgia
Serra Phillips Hall
Serra Phillips Hall Vice President of Project Development Newton/Covington Economic Development Office
Seth Coker
Seth Coker Director or Government and External Relations Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Shaun Dodson
Shaun Dodson Senior Site Design Specialist Georgia EMC
Shirlynn Brownell
Shirlynn Brownell Director of Economic Development City of Brookhaven
Stella Xu
Stella Xu Managing Director, State of Georgia China Office Georgia Department of Economic Development
Stephanie Dammen-Morrell
Stephanie Dammen-Morrell Director of Marketing & Business Development Hussey Gay Bell
Stephanie Davis
Stephanie Davis Client Development Manager Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Stephen Adams
Stephen Adams Acting Executive Director Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority
Steven Hendrix
Steven Hendrix Director of Economic Development Southern Crescent Technical College
Sunny Cavan Anderson
Sunny Cavan Anderson Business Attraction Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Sydne Smith
Sydne Smith Director of Government Relations and Policy Georgia Department of Economic Development
Taylor Kielty
Taylor Kielty Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Taylor Walden
Taylor Walden Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Terry Schwindler
Terry Schwindler President/CEO Putnam Development Authority
Terry Smith
Terry Smith Director-Business Development Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Thomas Croteau
Thomas Croteau Development Advisors (DAI)
Thomas Harrold Jr
Thomas Harrold Jr Member Miller & Martin PLLC
Tiffany Holmes
Tiffany Holmes Director Brooks County Development Authority
Tim Evans
Tim Evans Vice President - Economic Development Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce
Tim Martin
Tim Martin Executive Director Stephens County Development Authority
Tina Herring
Tina Herring Regional Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Tonya Powers
Tonya Powers Economic Developer Franklin County Industrial Building Authority
Toyasha Vaughn
Toyasha Vaughn Project Manager Decide DeKalb Development Authority
Tracey Ussery
Tracey Ussery Research Analyst Georgia Power Company
Trae Westmoreland
Trae Westmoreland President Coweta County Development Authority
Triana Arnold Jones
Triana Arnold Jones
Trip Tollison
Trip Tollison President & CEO Savannah Economic Development Authority
Tyler  Garrison
Tyler Garrison Client Development Manager Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority
Vance Smith
Vance Smith Associate POND
Wade Johnson
Wade Johnson Business Development Manager Jackson EMC
Walter Farrell
Walter Farrell Business Recruitment & Strategy Director Georgia Power Company
William Wade
William Wade
Yvonne Williams
Yvonne Williams Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce
45 Other Registered Attendees

Agenda

April 15
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Open
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Networking
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch and Program

For More Information:

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

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