GEDA 2019 February Luncheon

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Monday, February 18th, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EST)
Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
800 Spring Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30308-1015
United States
* Registration open until 2/14/19 at 12:00 AM ()EST)

Event Details

Program

Title: Workforce Development in Action - Taking Georgia Manufacturing Week to the next level!

Format: Panel with Moderator

Panelists:

  • Breezy Straton, Douglas County Economic Development Authority
  • Mandy Johnson, Douglas County School System
  • Beverly Tate, Gordon Food Service
  • China Robinson, Medline Industries
  • Leigh Newman, West Georgia Technical College

Moderator: Chris Pumphrey, Executive Director, Douglas County Economic Development Authority  

Parking

Ample Self Parking (1,500 space parking garage connected to hotel) $15 daily (one time access); $18 for unlimited in/out access.  Prices subject to change.

February 2019 Event Pricing

  Early Registration Regular Registration Late Registration
Dates Until 1/31/2019 2/1/2019-2/10/2019 2/11/2019-2/18/2019
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

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Adela Kelley Regional Senior Project Manager-EIR Georgia Department of Economic Development
Alex Jones
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Alex Jones Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Alvin Nash
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Alvin Nash Executive Director Development Authority of Fulton County
Amanda Fields
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Amanda Shailendra
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Andrea Schruijer
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Andrea Taylor
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Andrea Taylor CEO Hazlehurst-Jeff Davis Chamber & JDA
Andrew Camp
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Angel Jackson
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Angel Jackson Operations Coordinator The University of Georgia - Archway Partnership
Angie Gheesling
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Angie Gheesling Executive Director Houston County Development Authority
Ann Sechrist
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Ann Sechrist Director - Economic Development Gwinnett Technical College
Anna Chafin
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Anna Chafin Chief Executive Officer Development Authority of Bryan County
Anna Hurt
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Anna Hurt Regional Project Manager - EIRR Georgia Department of Economic Development
Artie Jones III
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Artie Jones III Director of Economic Development City of College Park
Arty Allen
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Arty Allen CEO Live Oak Community Development
Ashley Morris Varnum
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Ashley Morris Varnum Senior Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Barbara Grogan
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Barbara Grogan Executive Director Sumter County Development Authority
Barbara Wall
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Barbara Wall Administrator Georgia Department of Education
Ben Hames
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Ben Hames Deputy Commissioner, Workforce Division Georgia Department of Economic Development
Benjy Thompson
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Benjy Thompson CEO Development Authority of Bulloch County
Betsy McGriff
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Betsy McGriff Director of Economic Development Development Authority of Dawson County
Bob Hughes
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Bob Hughes President & Economic Development Director Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
Bob White
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Bob White Executive Director (interim) Development Authority of Butts County
Brad Campbell
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Brad Campbell Business Development JMWilliams Contractors
Brandon Ashley
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Brandon Ashley Commercial/Industrial Marketing Representative Jackson EMC
Brandon Stooksbury
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Brandon Stooksbury Key Accounts Executive Central Georgia EMC
Brandt Herndon
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Brandt Herndon Chief Executive Officer Effingham County Industrial Development Authority
Breezy Straton
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Breezy Straton Director Development Authority of Douglas County
Brenda Robbins
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Brenda Robbins Senior Project Manager Georgia Power Company
Brittany Bullock
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Brittany Bullock Business Services Manager Technical College System of Georgia
Brittany Holtzclaw
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Brittany Holtzclaw Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Carmen Denise Cole
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Carmen Denise Cole Director of Administration & Finance Liberty County Development Authority
Carrie Barnes
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Carrie Barnes Community Development Consultant Georgia EMC
Charlie Moseley
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Charlie Moseley Business Recruitment Director Georgia Power Company
Chris Chammoun
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Chris Chammoun Division Director Georgia Department of Economic Development
Chris G. Pumphrey
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Chris G. Pumphrey Executive Director Douglas County Econmic Development Authority
Christie Gribble
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Christie Gribble Executive Director Fannin County Development Authority
Christie Sims
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Christie Sims Vice President Hayes, James & Associates, Inc.
Chunk Newman
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Chunk Newman Project Executive Batson-Cook Construction Company
Danetha Belk
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Danetha Belk Client, Community and Partner Relations Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Daniel Dobbins
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Daniel Dobbins Project Managers Georgia Department of Economic Development
Daniel McRae
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Daniel McRae Partner Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Daphane Simmons
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Daphane Simmons Small Business Development & Liaison National & Community Service
Darrell Moore
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Darrell Moore Executive Director Valdosta State University
David  Dietrichs
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David Dietrichs Associate Miller & Martin PLLC
David Cleveland
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David Cleveland Director of Business Development Jackson EMC
David Denison
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David Denison Project Manager Georgia EMC
David Nuckolls
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David Nuckolls Global Account Manager, Marketing and Operations Georgia Department of Economic Development
Dessa Morris
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Dessa Morris Economic Development Coordinator Walton 200/Development Authority of Walton County
Donna Armstrong-Lackey
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Donna Armstrong-Lackey Director of Community Engagement Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
EJane Caraway
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EJane Caraway Director of Special Projects Georgia Department of Economic Development
Emily Poole
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Emily Poole Georgia Department of Economic Development
Erin Rodgers
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Erin Rodgers Economic Development Specialist City of East Point
Frank Ginn
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Frank Ginn Executive Director Madison County Industrial Develop and Building Authority
Garrett Wiley
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Garrett Wiley Business Development Manager Jackson EMC
Gary Young
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Gary Young Director of Airport Affairs, Econ Dev Proj Manager City of College Park
Gene Stinson
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Gene Stinson President Southern Economic Development Council
Ginny Blakeney
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Ginny Blakeney Executive Director Development Authority of Pike County
Grant C. Buckley
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Grant C. Buckley Executive Director Cordele-Crisp County IDC
Greg Icard
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Greg Icard Vice-President Moultrie Colquitt County Development Authority
Greg Sellars
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Greg Sellars Executive Director Development Authority of Jefferson County
Greg Wilson
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Greg Wilson Public Service Assistant The University of Georgia - Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Hank Evans
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Hank Evans Project Analyst Georgia Department of Economic Development
Harrison W Fidler
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Harrison W Fidler Business Development Manager Bennett & Pless
Heath Tippens
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Heath Tippens Vice President Cherokee Office of Economic Development
Heather Seckman
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Heather Seckman Director, Economic Development Rome Floyd Chamber
Illya S. Copeland
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Illya S. Copeland Executive Director Murray County Industrial Development Authority
J. Maceo Rogers
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J. Maceo Rogers Director of Economic Development City of East Point
J.R. Charles
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J.R. Charles Vice President of Economic Development Carroll Tomorrow
Jade Morey
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Jade Morey Forward McDuffie
James Touchton
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James Touchton Economic Development Director City of Stockbridge
Jane Fryer
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Jane Fryer President Meriwether County Development Authority
Jason Chambless
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Jason Chambless Engineer Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company
Jason Dunn
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Jason Dunn Executive Director Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Development Authority
Jassy Ji
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Jassy Ji Georgia Department of Economic Development
Jennifer Fennell
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Jennifer Fennell Business Development Manager Jackson EMC
Jennifer Nelson
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Jennifer Nelson Public Service Assistant The University of Georgia - Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Jessica Hood
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Jessica Hood Director of Economic Development and Existing Ind. Effingham County Industrial Development Authority
Jessica Rantamaki
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Jessica Rantamaki Business Development Specialist Geo Hydro Engineers
Jillian Bowen
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Jillian Bowen Project Manager Development Authority of Peach County
John Gornall
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John Gornall Partner Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Jon Dangar
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Jon Dangar Director Stonehenge Capital
Jonathan Pannell
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Jonathan Pannell Partner Gray Pannell & Woodward LLP
Joseph Huntemann
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Joseph Huntemann Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Justin Farquhar
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Justin Farquhar Project Manager Development Authority of Bryan County
Justin Greer
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Justin Greer Director of Economic Development W&A Engineering
Kathy Oxford
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Kathy Oxford Executive Director Barnesville-Lamar Industrial Development Authority
Keith Barclift
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Keith Barclift Economic Development Director Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority
Keith Powell
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Keith Powell Vice President for Economic Development North Georgia Technical College
Keith Ziobron
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Keith Ziobron Principal Engineer Cardno, Inc.
Kelly  McLendon
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Kelly McLendon Manager of Member Services Georgia Economic Developers Association
Kevin Dodson
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Kevin Dodson Georgia Department of Economic Development
Kevin Ellis
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Kevin Ellis Executive Director Bacon County Development Authority
Kevin Harris
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Kevin Harris Exe. Deputy Director Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Kevin Johnson
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Kevin Johnson Marketing Supervisor Kajima Building & Design Group
Kevin Shea
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Kevin Shea President Georgia Economic Developers Association
Kimberly Black
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Kimberly Black Project Manager Economic Development, City of Warner Robins
Kristy Rachal
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Kristy Rachal Community Development Manager Georgia Power Company
Kyle Fletcher
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Kyle Fletcher Executive Director Thomaston-Upson IDA
Lauren Price
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Lauren Price Project Manager Georgia EMC
Leigh Hopkins
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Leigh Hopkins Project Manager Georgia Institute of Technology
Leigh M. Newman
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Leigh M. Newman Executive Director of Economic Development West Georgia Technical College
Leonard L. Sledge
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Leonard L. Sledge Executive Director Henry County Development Authority
Lindsay Martin
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Lindsay Martin Director, Existing Industry & Regional Recruitment Georgia Department of Economic Development
Lisa Smart
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Lisa Smart Executive Director Berrien County Chamber of Commerce & Development Authority
Maggie Laton
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Maggie Laton Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Mark Andrews
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Mark Andrews Executive VP for Economic Development Southern Crescent Technical College
Mark Bond
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Mark Bond President Hayes, James & Associates, Inc.
Mark Wright
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Mark Wright Broker | Principal Tiernan & Patrylo, Inc.
Martha Kifle
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Martha Kifle Research Analyst Georgia Department of Economic Development
Marty Jones
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Marty Jones Excutive Director Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council
Mary Kathryn Griffin
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Mary Kathryn Griffin Economic Development Authority of Claxton & Evans County
Matt Carter
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Matt Carter Executive Director Pierce County IDA
Matt Dunagin
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Matt Dunagin Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company
Matthew Gambill
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Matthew Gambill Director of Business Development ShawHawkins
Megan Baker
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Megan Baker Project Manager Fayette County Development Authority
Meghan Duke
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Meghan Duke Economic Development Director West Point Development Authority
Mel Baxter
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Mel Baxter Executive Director Brantley County Development Authority
Melissa Kendrick
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Melissa Kendrick President/CEO Development Authority of Polk County
Melvin Everson
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Melvin Everson Director, Business and Industry Training Gwinnett Technical College
Michael Grundmann
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Michael Grundmann Director, Advanced Manufacturing Georgia Department of Economic Development
Michele Johnson
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Michele Johnson Executive Director Toombs County Development Authority
Michelle Nguyen
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Michelle Nguyen Director Athens-Clarke County Economic Development
Michelle Shaw
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Michelle Shaw Asst Dir. Existing Industry & Regional Recruitment Georgia Department of Economic Development
Misti Martin
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Misti Martin President Cherokee Office of Economic Development
Mitchell Griggs
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Mitchell Griggs Executive Director Union County Development Authority
Nedom Haley
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Page Estes
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Page Estes President LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce
Pamela Griffin
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Pat Merritt
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Pat Merritt Vice President, Community & Economic Development Georgia EMC
Patrick Topping
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Patrick Topping Consultant Topping Economic Development Consulting
Philip Gregory Weatherly
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Philip Gregory Weatherly Director of Business Development Walton Gas
Rachel Barnwell
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Rachel Barnwell Manager of Economic Development Programs Development Authority of Bulloch County
Ralph L. Forbes
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Rebecca Shirley
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Regina Carter
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Renae Willis
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Rhonda Appleby
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Rhonda Appleby Economic Development Specialist City of East Point
Ricky S. McGee
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Ricky S. McGee Manager, Technical Services Georgia EMC
Ronald E. Tolley
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Ronald E. Tolley CEO Liberty County Development Authority
Ronald L. Conley
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Ronald L. Conley VP of Business Development Tiernan & Patrylo, Inc.
Rope Roberts
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Rope Roberts Community & Economic Development Manager Georgia Power Company
Ryan Moore
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Ryan Moore Director Brunswick & Glynn County Development Authority
Ryan Waldrep
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Ryan Waldrep President Georgia Department of Economic Development
Sajani Patel
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Sajani Patel Research Analyst Georgia Department of Economic Development
Sam Young
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Sam Young Director of Economic Development Greene County
Sarah Carnes
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Sarah Carnes Research Analyst Georgia Power
Saralyn Stafford
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Saralyn Stafford Rural Development Manager, CVIOG The University of Georgia
Scott Dreas
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Scott Dreas Regional Director BRPH Architects-Engineers, Inc
Scott McMurray
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Scott McMurray Deputy Commissioner Georgia Department of Economic Development
Scott Poag
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Scott Poag Director of Business Development W&A Engineering
Sean McMillan
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Sean McMillan Director, Office of Economic Development The University of Georgia
Sean Mikula
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Sean Mikula Chief Executive Officer POWER 10 Capital Campaigns
Serra Phillips Hall
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Serra Phillips Hall Senior Project Manager Newton/Covington Economic Development Office
Shane Short
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Shane Short Executive Director Development Authority of Walton County
Shaun Dodson
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Shaun Dodson Senior Site Design Specialist Georgia EMC
Shelley Zorn
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Shelley Zorn Economic Developer Thomasville Payroll Development Authority
Shonda R. Blair
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Shonda R. Blair Executive Director Taylor County Development Authority
Stan Crance
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Stan Crance Existing Industry Coordinator/Project Manager Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority
Stella Xu
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Stella Xu Global Commerce Georgia Department of Economic Development
Stephanie Scearce
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Stephanie Scearce Vice President of Economic Development Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Stephen McMillan
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Stephen McMillan Senior Project Manager Reeves Young
Steve Dorough
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Steve Dorough President / CEO First Community Development, Inc.
Steven Hendrix
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Steven Hendrix Director of Economic Development Southern Crescent Technical College
Sunny Cavan Anderson
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Sunny Cavan Anderson Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Susan Contreras
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Susan Contreras Assistant Director of Research Georgia Department of Economic Development
Tammy Caudell
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Tammy Caudell Senior Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Tammy Finley
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Tammy Finley Manager, Business Development O'Neal, Inc.
Taylor Kielty
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Taylor Kielty Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Taylor Walden
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Taylor Walden Project Manager, Rural Initiatives Georgia Department of Economic Development
Terry Schwindler
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Terry Schwindler Economic Development Director Putnam Development Authority
Terry Smith
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Terry Smith Director-Business Development Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Thomas Harrold Jr
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Thomas Harrold Jr Member Miller & Martin PLLC
Thomas Kent Johnson
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Tiffany Holmes
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Tiffany Holmes Director Brooks County Development Authority
Tim Evans
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Tim Evans Vice President - Economic Development Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce
Tim Martin
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Tim Martin Executive Director Stephens County Development Authority
Tina Herring
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Tina Herring Regional Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Tony King
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Tony King Director Springsted Incorporated
Tonya Powers
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Tonya Powers Economic Developer Franklin County Industrial Building Authority
Trae Westmoreland
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Trae Westmoreland President Coweta County Development Authority
Trip Tollison
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Trip Tollison President/CEO Savannah Economic Development Authority
Tyler  Garrison
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Tyler Garrison Project Manager Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority
Wayne S. Glover
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Wayne S. Glover Manager of Economic Development GreyStone Power Corporation
William Pennington Jr
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William Pennington Jr Evergreen Engineering
Wylly Harrison
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Wylly Harrison Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
22 Other Registered Attendees

Agenda

February 18
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Registration
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Networking
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Program

For More Information:

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

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