Professional Development Webinar: Investing in Your Career

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Thursday, March 25, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
This event will be a virtual event. We will send you the links to join the event in the know before you go email in the days before the event.
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* Registration open until 3/24/21 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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The Value of Investing in Your Career


Tim Chason serves as President of The Chason Group which was formed in 2003.  The company specializes in executive level searches for companies and non-profit organizations, strategic visioning plans, coordinating relationship building strategies, and building operating structures.

Tim has over thirty years of experience in the business and non-profit world.  His professional career began in 1983 when he was selected to serve as the President of the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce in Cartersville, Georgia.  In 1993, Tim was tapped to join the Georgia Chamber of Commerce team as Senior Vice President of Economic Development and promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 1996.  From 2007 – 2013 he served as Executive Vice President of Callaway Gardens Resort near Columbus, Georgia.

He attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton, Georgia and the University of Georgia, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree and a Master of Public Administration degree.
​Tim is a member of the Cartersville City School Board and former member of the Board of Directors for North Metro Technical College (now Chattahoochee Technical College) in Acworth, Georgia on two occasions.  He is a graduate of Leadership Georgia, Class of 1991, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees for the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation.
​Tim’s family is extremely important to him. His wife is the former Lynne Jonas of Brunswick, Georgia. A retired educator, she now owns and operates a business named Left Handed Originals.  Tim and Lynne’s daughter, Kelsey, is a 2013 honor graduate of the University of Georgia and Mercer University School of Medicine.  She is an emergency room doctor at Erlanger in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

​The Chasons are members of Cartersville’s Sam Jones Memorial United Methodist Church.


Member Pricing - $25.00

Non-Member Pricing - $50.00

Amity Farrar
Amity Farrar Executive Vice President POWER 10 Capital Campaigns
Benjy Thompson
Benjy Thompson CEO Development Authority of Bulloch County
Chris Chammoun
Chris Chammoun Director, AgTech - Georgia Centers of Innovation Georgia Department of Economic Development
Christie Gribble
Christie Gribble Executive Director Fannin County Development Authority
Dorie Bacon
Dorie Bacon Executive Director Screven County Development Authority
Green Suttles
Green Suttles President and CEO Development Authority of Pickens County
Karen M. Rackley
Karen M. Rackley Executive Director Worth County Economic Development Authority
Kelly McLendon
Kelly McLendon Manager of Member Services Georgia Economic Developers Association
Kevin Shea
Kevin Shea President Georgia Economic Developers Association
Kimberly Tharp
Kimberly Tharp Harris County Chamber of Commerce
Lori Dowdy
Lori Dowdy Operations Manager Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development
Meghan Duke
Meghan Duke Economic Development Director West Point Development Authority
Melinda S. Lemmon
Melinda S. Lemmon Executive Director Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development
Terry Schwindler
Terry Schwindler President/CEO Development Authority of Polk County
Trisha Colpetzer
Trisha Colpetzer Henry County Development Authority


March 25
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Program

For More Information:

Jason Dunn
Jason Dunn
Executive Director Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Development Authority (229)423-9357
Regular Member

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