President & CEO - Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton & Bowman

Posted By: Timothy Chason Job Board ,

Date Needed: November 11, 2019

Location: Elberton, Georgia

Category: Development Authority

Position Type: Full Time

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

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Job Description & Details

The Chason Group, Inc. has been retained to conduct an executive search for a professional to serve as President and CEO of the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman, located in northeast Georgia. Tim Chason and Randy Cardoza are the key contacts for the executive search.

The authority has recently been reorganized and refocused by local government and business community leaders. The Elbert County Board of Commissioners, City of Elberton and City of Bowman are financial investors in the authority. There are seven board members appointed by the local governments. The offices of the Development Authority are located on the Elberton Campus of Athens Technical College.

The President and Chief Executive Officer is responsible for pursuing commercial and industrial development for Elbert County, including Elberton and Bowman. This position is also accountable for oversight and administration of the community’s economic development initiatives. Additional key responsibilities include cultivating and maintaining an economic development strategy; oversight of properties owned by the Development Authority; and fiscal accountability and administration of the organization. The professional will serve as the authority’s leader to prepare and market Elbert County for economic development projects considering a potential location to create new jobs and increase the community’s tax base.

Candidates interested in the President’s position may upload a cover letter and resume at The deadline for submittal is September 20, 2019. The anticipated start date for the new professional is November 2019. Candidates may contact Randy Cardoza at 404.661.9438 or Tim Chason at 404.735.0540 for more information.