GEDA 2019 October Luncheon

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Monday, October 21, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
Renaissance Midtown Atlanta
866 West Peachtree Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States
* Registration open until 10/17/19 at 12:00 AM ()EDT)

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Program

Site Selection Expertise

Chris Schastok, First Vice President, CBRE

Chris Schastok is the one of the national leaders of CBRE's Location Strategy & Incentives practice. This advisory group assists clients globally with site selection and economic incentive negotiations, in conjunction with the overall strategy and execution of corporate real estate initiatives. With over 12 years of aligning location decisions with business strategy Mr. Schastok has negotiated more than $1.2B in incentives and has vast experience representing clients on corporate headquarters, back-office strategy, food production/processing, manufacturing and distribution center projects.  Chris is familiar with Georgia and a number of our Project Managers and communities in Georgia.  Chris will be interviewed by Charlie Moseley, Business Recruitment Director, Georgia Power, and GEDA Chair of the Business Recruitment Committee.

Parking

Valet parking available for $18.00.

Additional parking in the vicinity can be located HERE.

August 2019 Event Pricing

  Early Registration Regular Registration Late Registration
Dates Until 9/30/2019 10/1/2019-10/10/2019 10/11/2019-10/21/2019
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.

Registering for this event does not register you for the evening reception.  To register for the reception click here.
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Alex Holbrook Vice President POND
Alex Jones
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Alex Jones Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Alexis Leonard
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Alexis Leonard Select Fulton
Alvin Nash
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Alvin Nash Executive Director Development Authority of Fulton County
Amanda Blanton
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Amanda Blanton Operations and Research Director Cobb Chamber of Commerce
Amanda Shailendra
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Amanda Shailendra The Pendleton Group
Andrea Taylor
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Andrea Taylor CEO Hazlehurst-Jeff Davis Chamber & JDA
Andrea Worthy
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Andrea Worthy Economic Development Director City of Sandy Springs
Andrew Carnes
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Andrew Carnes Sr. Director of Economic Development Partnership Gwinnett
Ann Sechrist
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Ann Sechrist Director - Economic Development Gwinnett Technical College
B.J. Walker
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B.J. Walker Executive Director Development Authority of Peach County
Barbara Grogan
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Barbara Grogan Executive Director Moultrie-Colquitt County Development Authority
Barbara Wall
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Barbara Wall Administrator Georgia Department of Education
Betsy McGriff
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Betsy McGriff Director of Economic Development Dawson County Chamber of Commerce
Bo Gregory Jr
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Bo Gregory Jr President Development Authority of Monroe County
Bob White
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Bob White Executive Director (interim) Development Authority of Butts County
Brad Campbell
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Brandon Ashley
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Brandon Stooksbury
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Brandon Stooksbury Key Accounts Executive Central Georgia EMC
Brian Cardoza
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Brian Cardoza Senior Vice President Rooker
Brian Sillitto
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Brian Sillitto Executive Vice President of Economic Development Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Carmen Denise Cole
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Carmen Denise Cole Director of Administration & Finance Liberty County Development Authority
Caroline Davis
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Caroline Davis Economic Development Specialist City of Sandy Springs
Chance Raehn
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Chris Chammoun
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Chris Chammoun Division Director Georgia Department of Economic Development
Christie Gribble
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Christie Gribble Executive Director Fannin County Development Authority
Chuck Scragg III
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Chuck Scragg III County Administrator & EDA Executive Director Long County Development Authority
Dana Brewer
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Dana Brewer Director of Research Georgia Department of Economic Development
Daniel McRae
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Daniel McRae Partner Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Danielle M. Kitchen
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Danielle M. Kitchen Director Duffey Southeast, Inc.
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
Dell Keith
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Dell Keith Executive Director Wayne County Industrial Development Authority
Doris Metcalfe Coleman
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Doris Metcalfe Coleman Chief Admin. Officer/Compliance Mgr. Development Authority of Fulton County
Emily Poole
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Emily Poole Georgia Department of Economic Development
Eric Smith
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Eric Smith Georgia Power Company
Erin Rodgers
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Erin Rodgers Economic Development Specialist City of East Point
F.J. Fenn
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F.J. Fenn Executive Director Henry County Development Authority
Garrett Wiley
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Garrett Wiley Business Development Manager Jackson EMC
Grant C. Buckley
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Grant C. Buckley Executive Director Cordele-Crisp County IDC
Greg Wright
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Greg Wright Sr. Director, Community & Economic Development Coweta-Fayette EMC
Hamilton Grant Cagle
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Hamilton Grant Cagle Business Development Electric Cities of Georgia
Hank Evans
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Hank Evans Sr Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Heath Tippens
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Heath Tippens Vice President Cherokee Office of Economic Development
Heather Bruno
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Heather Bruno Business Development Diversified Resource Group
Heather Seckman
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Heather Seckman Director, Economic Development Rome-Floyd County Development Authority
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
James Coughlin
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James Coughlin Executive Director Camden County Joint Development Authority
James Touchton
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James Touchton Economic Development Director City of Stockbridge
Janet Parker
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Janet Parker Director of Economic Development Wilkes County
Jasmine Campbell
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Jasmine Campbell Select Fulton
Jason Chambless
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Jason Chambless Engineer Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company
Jennifer Fennell
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Jennifer Fennell Business Development Manager Jackson EMC
Jerry Luke Silvio
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Jerry Luke Silvio President Silvio Development Company
Jessica Hood
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Jessica Hood Director of Economic Development and Existing Ind. Effingham County Industrial Development Authority
John A. Henry
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John A. Henry President Douglas-Coffee County Economic Development Authority
John Brock
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John Brock Vice President of Business Development Edwards Construction Services, Inc.
John Drake
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John Drake Vice President-Business Development Pattillo Construction Corporation
John Gornall
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John Gornall Partner Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
John Skinner
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John Skinner C/I Engineer Jackson EMC
Jon Dangar
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Jon Dangar Director Stonehenge Capital
Joshua B. Stephens
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Joshua B. Stephens Director, Project Management Metro Atlanta Chamber
Jowell Thome
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Jowell Thome Industrial Realtor King Industrial Realty
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 Catoosa County
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
Keri Crosby Orvin
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Keri Crosby Orvin Executive Director Development Authority of Appling County
Kevin Dodson
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Kevin Dodson Georgia Department of Economic Development
Kevin Shea
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Kevin Shea President Georgia Economic Developers Association
Kim D. Melhouse
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Kim D. Melhouse Senior Business Development Manager Patrylo, Inc.
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
Leah Brown
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Leah Brown Director of Existing Industry and Marketing Henry County Development Authority
Lindsay Martin
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Lindsay Martin Director, Existing Industry & Regional Recruitment Georgia Department of Economic Development
Lisa Maloof
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Lisa Maloof Economic Development Director Barrow County
Madison Hopkins
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Madison Hopkins Project Manager Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce
Marion Phillips
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Marion Phillips Senior Research Analyst Georgia Power
Mark Andrews
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Mark Andrews Executive VP for Economic Development Southern Crescent Technical College
Mark Wright
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Mark Wright Broker | Principal Dividend Realty
Marty Jones
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Marty Jones Excutive Director Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council
Marva Bryan
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Marva Bryan Accounting Manager/Tax Incentive Anal Development Authority of Fulton County
Matt Carter
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Matt Carter Executive Director Pierce County Industrial Development Authority
Matt Dunagin
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Matt Dunagin Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company
Meghan Duke
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Meghan Duke Economic Development Director West Point Development Authority
Melissa Kendrick
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Melissa Kendrick President/CEO Rome-Floyd County Development Authority
Melvin Everson
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Melvin Everson Director, Business and Industry Training Gwinnett Technical College
Michele Johnson
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Michele Johnson Executive Director Toombs County Development Authority
Michelle Shaw
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Michelle Shaw Asst Dir. Existing Industry & Regional Recruitment Georgia Department of Economic Development
Mickey E. Daniell
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Mickey E. Daniell Community Development Manager Georgia Power Company
Mike  Fisher
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Mike Fisher Environmental Department Manager Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Mill Graves
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Mill Graves Director, Economic Development Electric Cities of Georgia
Mitchell Griggs
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Mitchell Griggs Executive Director Union County Development Authority
Molly Olson
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Molly Olson Executive Director Development Authority of Burke County
Nate Futrell
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Nate Futrell Workforce Initiatives Senior Manager SelectCobb
Pat Merritt
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Pat Merritt Vice President, Community & Economic Development Georgia EMC
Patrick Topping
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Patrick Topping Consultant Metro Power Incorporated
Philip Gregory Weatherly
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Philip Gregory Weatherly Director of Business Development Walton Gas
Pricilla Gallogly
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Pricilla Gallogly Marketing Coordinator W&A Engineering
Ralph L. Forbes
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Ralph L. Forbes Vice President/Regional Director Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company
Randall Toussaint
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Randall Toussaint Global Commerce Georgia Department of Economic Development
Regina Carter
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Regina Carter City of East Point
Rhonda Appleby
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Rhonda Appleby Economic Development Specialist City of East Point
Robert David Zellner
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Robert David Zellner Director of Business Development for Southeast US FCL Builders
Robert J. Shaw
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Robert J. Shaw Chairman Development Authority of Fulton County
Ryan Waldrep
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Ryan Waldrep President Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority
Sabrina Kirkland
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Sabrina Kirkland Business Development Development Authority of Fulton County
Sam Young
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Sam Young Director of Economic Development Greene County
Samir Abdullahi
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Samir Abdullahi Economic Development Manager Select Fulton
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 Poag
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Scott Poag Director of Business Development W&A Engineering
Scott Walker
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Scott Walker C & I Accounts Director Walton EMC
Sean McMillan
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Sean McMillan Director, Office of Economic Development The University of Georgia
Stacy Hamby
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Stacy Hamby President/CEO Paulding County Chamber of Commerce
Stephanie Aylworth
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Stephanie Aylworth Downtown Development Manager Georgia Municipal Association
Stephanie Cox
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Stephanie Cox Senior Manager of Investor Relations & Events Cobb Chamber of Commerce
Stephanie Davis
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Stephanie Davis Client Development Manager Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Stephen McMillan
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Stephen McMillan Senior Project Manager Reeves Young
Steven Hendrix
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Steven Hendrix Director of Economic Development Southern Crescent Technical College
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 Business Development Carroll Daniel Construction Co.
Tate Godfrey
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Tate Godfrey Executive Director Industrial Asset Management Council
Taylor Kielty
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Taylor Kielty Project Manager Georgia Department of Economic Development
Terry Schwindler
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Terry Schwindler Economic Development Director Putnam Development Authority
Thomas Harrold Jr
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Thomas Harrold Jr Member Miller & Martin PLLC
Tiffany Holmes
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Tiffany Holmes Director Brooks County Development Authority
Tim Martin
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Tim Martin Executive Director Stephens County Development Authority
Tony Greene
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Tony Greene Project Mgr, Adv Mfg & Aerospace Georgia Department of Economic Development
Tonya Jackson
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Tonya Jackson Business Development Manager RA-LIN
Tonya Mole
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Tonya Mole Region 6 Representative Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Tonya Powers
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Tonya Powers Economic Developer Franklin County Industrial Building Authority
Tracey Ussery
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Tracey Ussery Research Analyst Georgia Power Company
Tyler  Garrison
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Tyler Garrison Project Manager Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority
Vanessa Wagner
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Vanessa Wagner Director Business Development Brunswick & Glynn County Development Authority
William Pennington Jr
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William Pennington Jr Evergreen Engineering
29 Other Registered Attendees

Agenda

October 21
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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I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in an optional, outdoor recreational activity that has inherent risks, dangers and hazards, and my participation in such activities and/or use of equipment is voluntary.

I, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives and my heirs, hereby voluntarily agree to release, waive, discharge, and hold harmless the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) officers, board of directors, committee chairs, members, and employees from any and all claims, actions or losses for bodily injury, property damage, or wrongful death.

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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