President & CEO - Development Authority of Pickens County

Posted By: Timothy Chason Job Board ,

Date Needed: December 2, 2019

Location: Jasper, Georgia

Category: Development Authority

Position Type: Full Time

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Salary: Based on Experience

How to Apply/Contact:

Job Description & Details:

The Chason Group, Inc. has been selected to conduct an executive search for a professional to serve as president and chief executive officer for the Development Authority of Pickens County in Jasper, Georgia. Tim Chason and Mark Lytle of The Chason Group are working with the community’s leadership to coordinate the executive search.

Pickens County is located in the north central area of Georgia. Jasper is the county seat. The county is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The community’s population is over 31,000 based on 2017 US Census Bureau information. Four-lane access to metro Atlanta is provided by Georgia Highway 5 which connects to Interstate 575.

The president is responsible for pursuing commercial, industrial and tourism development projects for Jasper and Pickens County. This position is also accountable for oversight and administration of the community’s economic development initiatives as directed by the board of directors of the Development Authority of Pickens County. Additional key responsibilities include cultivating and maintaining an economic development strategy as well as fiscal accountability and administration of the organization. The president will serve at the pleasure of the board of directors.

For more information regarding the executive search process for the president’s position with the Development Authority of Pickens County, please contact Tim Chason at 404/735-0540 or Mark Lytle at 470/279- 9388. A cover letter and resume may be uploaded at The deadline for materials to be submitted is October 18, 2019.