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Georgia Directory of Economic Development Organizations

Georgia Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal

  • Capital: Atlanta
  • Population (2015 Est.): 10,214,860
  • Largest Cities (2015): Atlanta, 463,878; Columbus, 200,579; Augusta, 197,182; Savannah, 145,674; Athens, 122,604
  • Targeted Industries: Aerospace, Automotive, Financial Technology, Food Processing, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing
  • Key Incentives: 6% Corporate Income Tax; Job Tax Credits, Investment Tax Credits; R&D Tax Credits; Payroll Withholding Tax Rebates; Property Tax Abatements; Sales Tax Exemption for Machinery, Packaging Materials, Computer Equipment & Energy
  • GDP (All Industry 2015): $495.7 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

  • Georgia Department of Economic Development

    Stefanie Paupeck Harper
    Director of Communications
    75 Fifth Street NW, Suite 1200
    Atlanta, GA 30308
    P: 404-962-4075
    [email protected]
    www.georgia.org

 

Utility Listings

  • Electric Cities of Georgia

    Daryl Ingram
    Vice President of External Affairs
    Centergy One Building, 75 5th Street NW, Suite 850
    Atlanta, GA 30308
    P: 770-563-0321
    [email protected]
    www.locationgeorgia.com
  • Georgia Electric Membership Corporation

    Pat Merritt
    Manager, Economic Development
    75 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 710
    Atlanta, GA 30308
    P: 404-521-7611
    [email protected]
    www.ga-sites.com
  • Georgia Power

    Jonathan Sangster
    General Manager, Economic Development
    75 Fifth Street NW, Suite 175
    Atlanta, GA 30308
    P: 404-506-2216
    [email protected]
    www.selectgeorgia.com

 

Regional Listings

  • Dev. Auth. of Bainbridge/Decatur County

    Rick McCaskill
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 755
    Bainbridge, GA 39818
    P: 229-246-4774
    [email protected]
    www.bainbridgedecaturga.com
  • Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (GMRC)

    Heather Feldman
    Economic Development Director
    1310 West Ridge Road, P.O. Box 1720
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    P: 770-538-2610
    [email protected]
    www.gmrc.ga.gov/
  • Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce

    William P. Murphy, CEcD, EDFP
    Executive Vice President, Economic Development & Workforce
    1200 6th Avenue
    Columbus, GA 31902
    P: 706-257-1190
    [email protected]
    www.columbusgachamber.com
  • Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission

    Katy Morton
    Director of Economic & Community Development
    5405 Oak Street
    Eastman, GA 31023
    P: 478-374-4771, ext. 204
    [email protected]
    www.hogarc.org
  • Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

    David Hartnett
    Executive Vice President & COO
    235 Andrew Young International Boulevard, NW
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    P: 404-880-9000
    [email protected]
    www.metroatlantachamber.com
  • Middle Georgia Regional Commission (MGRC)

    Laura Mathis
    Executive Director
    175 Emery Highway, Suite C
    Macon, GA 31217
    P: 478-751-6160
    [email protected]
    www.middlegeorgiarc.org
  • Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority

    Jeff Mullis
    Executive Director
    10052 North Highway 27, P.O. Box 220
    Rock Spring, GA 30739
    P: 706-375-5793
    [email protected]
    www.nwgajda.com
  • River Valley Regional Commission

    Patti Cullen
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 1908, 1428 Second Avenue
    Columbus, GA 31902
    P: 229-931-2909
    [email protected]
    www.rivervalleyrc.org
  • Southern Georgia Regional Commission (SGRC)

    Laura Cribb
    Executive Director
    1725 South Georgia Parkway West
    Waycross, GA 31503
    P: 912-285-6097
    [email protected]
    www.sgrc.us
  • Southwest Georgia Regional Commission

    Robert McDaniel
    Executive Director
    McRee Hall, 181 East Broad Street
    Camilla, GA 31730
    P: 229-522-3552, ext. 1609
    [email protected]
    www.swgrdc.org

 

County Listings

  • Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission

    Justin Strickland
    Vice President, Business Development
    225 West Broad Avenue
    Albany, GA 31701
    P: 229-434-0044
    [email protected]
    www.choosealbany.com
  • Alma/Bacon County Development Authority

    Cherry Rewis
    Executive Assistant
    1120 West 12th Street, P.O. Box 450
    Alma, GA 31510
    P: 912-632-5859
    [email protected]
    www.almaone.com
  • Americus-Sumter Chamber of Commerce & Payroll Development Authority

    Barbara Grogan
    Executive Director
    Rees Park Economic Development Center, 409 Elm Avenue
    Americus, GA 31709
    P: 229-924-2646
    [email protected]
    www.sumtercountychamber.com
  • Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department

    Ryan Moore
    Director
    246 West Hancock Avenue
    Athens, GA 30607
    P: 706-613-3233
    [email protected]
    www.athensbusiness.org
  • Augusta Economic Development Authority (AEDA)

    Walter C. Sprouse, Jr., CEcD, CCE, FM
    Executive Director
    1450 Greene Street, Suite 560
    Augusta, GA 30901
    P: 706-821-1321, ext. 1
    [email protected]
    www.augustaeda.org/
  • Brunswick & Glynn County Development Authority

    John Scott
    Project Manager
    1505 Richmond Street
    Brunswick, GA 31520
    P: 912-265-6629
    [email protected]
    www.georgiasgoldenopportunity.com
  • Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development

    Melinda Lemmon, CEcD
    Executive Director
    122 West Main Street, P.O. Box 307
    Cartersville, GA 30120
    P: 770-382-1466, ext. 105
    [email protected]
    www.locationofchoice.com
  • Cochran-Bleckley Chamber & Industrial Development Authority

    Nicole Ward
    President & CEO
    102 North 2nd Street, P.O. Box 305
    Cochran, GA 31014
    P: 478-934-2965
    [email protected]
    www.cochran-bleckleychamber.org
  • Cordele-Crisp County Industrial Development Council

    Christy Bozeman
    Executive Director
    202 South 7th Street
    Cordele, GA 31015
    P: 229-273-9570
    [email protected]
    www.crispidc.com
  • Coweta County Development Authority

    Greg Wright
    President
    100 International Park
    Newnan, GA 30265
    P: 770-304-1777
    [email protected]
    www.developcoweta.com
  • Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce

    Robert Long
    Vice President of Economic Development
    212 Kelly Mill Road
    Cumming, GA 30040
    P: 770-887-6461
    [email protected]
    www.cummingforsythchamber.org
  • Decide DeKalb Development Authority

    Ray Gilley
    President
    125 Clairemont Avenue, Suite 150
    Decatur, GA 30030
    P: 404-687-2730
    [email protected]
    www.decidedekalb.com
  • Development Authority of Bryan County

    Anna Chafin
    CEO
    P.O. Box 267
    Pembroke, GA 31321-0267
    P: 912-653-4967
    [email protected]
    www.bryancountyga.com
  • Development Authority of Monroe County

    Kenneth “Bo” Gregory, Jr.
    Executive Director
    10 West Chambers Street
    Forsyth, GA 31029
    P: 478-994-9239
    [email protected]
    www.daomc.net
  • Development Authority of the City of Milledgeville & Baldwin County

    Matt Poyner
    Executive Director
    105 East Hancock Street
    Milledgeville, GA 31061
    P: 478-451-0369
    [email protected]
    www.developmilledgeville.com
  • Dublin-Laurens County Chamber/Development Authority

    Brad Loftin
    President
    P.O. Box 818
    Dublin, GA 31040
    P: 478-272-3118
    [email protected]
    www.dublin-georgia.com
  • Eastman-Dodge County Area Chamber of Commerce

    Charles Williams
    President
    1646 College Street, P.O. Box 550
    Eastman, GA 31023
    P: 478-374-4723
    [email protected]
    www.eastman-georgia.com
  • Economic Development Authority of the City of Folkston & Charlton County

    Dawn Malin
    Executive Director
    3795 Main Street, P.O. Box 756
    Folkston, GA 31537
    P: 912-496-2536
    [email protected]
    www.charltoncountyga.us
  • Effingham County Industrial Development Authority

    John Henry
    CEO
    520 West Third Street
    Springfield, GA 31329
    P: 912-754-3301
    [email protected]
    www.effinghamindustry.com
  • Fayette County Development Authority

    Emily Poole
    President & CEO
    200 Courthouse Square
    Fayetteville, GA 30214
    P: 770-461-5253
    [email protected]
    www.fayettega.org
  • Griffin-Spalding Development Authority

    David M. Luckie, CEcD
    Executive Director
    109 East Solomon Street, Suite 100 (P.O. Box 1009)
    Griffin, GA 30224-1009
    P: 770-412-9200
    [email protected]
    www.gsda.net
  • LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce

    Page L. Estes
    President
    111 Bull Street, P.O. Box 636
    LaGrange, GA 30241
    P: 706-884-8671
    [email protected]
    www.lagrangechamber.com
  • Liberty County Development Authority

    Ronald E. Tolley
    CEO
    425 West Oglethorpe Highway
    Hinesville, GA 31313
    P: 912-368-3356
    [email protected]
    www.lcda.com
  • Lumpkin County Development Authority

    Steve Gooch
    Executive Director
    194 Courthouse Hill, Annex A
    Dahlonega, GA 30533
    P: 706-864-0423
    [email protected]
    www.lumpkincounty.gov/development-authority
  • Madison-Morgan County Chamber

    Bob Hughes
    Economic Development Director
    115 East Jefferson Street
    Madison, GA 30650
    P: 706-342-4454
    [email protected]
    www.madisonga.org
  • Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce/Development Authority

    Darrell Moore
    President
    116 First Avenue SE, P.O. Box 487
    Moultrie, GA 31776
    P: 229-985-2131
    [email protected]
    www.moultriechamber.com
  • Oconee County Economic Development Dept.

    J.R. Charles
    Economic Development Director
    23 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 145
    Watkinsville, GA 30677
    P: 706-769-5120
    [email protected]
    www.oconeecounty.com
  • Partnership Gwinnett

    Andrew Carnes
    Director, Economic Development
    6500 Sugarloaf Parkway
    Duluth, GA 30097
    P: 770-232-3000
    [email protected]
    www.partnershipgwinnett.com
  • Pike County Chamber of Commerce

    Christy Hammons, IOM
    Executive Director
    416 Thomaston Street, P.O. Box 1147
    Zebulon, GA 30295
    P: 770-567-2029
    [email protected]
    www.pikecountygachamber.com
  • Putnam Development Authority

    Terry Schwindler
    Economic Development Director
    117 Putnam Drive
    Eatonton, GA 31024
    P: 706-816-8099
    [email protected]
    www.PutnamDevelopmentAuthority.com
  • Select Fulton

    Alvin P. Nash
    CEO
    141 Pryor Street, Suite 2052
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    P: 404-612-8078
    [email protected]
    www.selectfultoncounty.com
  • Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce

    Brian Marlowe
    President & CEO
    100 Central Avenue, P.O. Box 165
    Tifton, GA 31793
    P: 229-382-6200
    [email protected]
    www.tiftonison.com
  • Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority

    Andrea Schruijer
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 1963
    Valdosta, GA 31603-1963
    P: 229-259-9972
    [email protected]
    www.buildlowndes.com
  • Waycross-Ware County Development Authority

    William Clark
    Executive Director
    402 Elizabeth Street
    Waycross, GA 31501
    P: 912-283-2112
    [email protected]
    www.wwda.us

 

City Listings

  • City of Marietta Economic Development

    Beth Sessoms
    Economic Development Manager
    205 Lawrence Street, 2nd Floor, P.O. Box 609
    Marietta, GA 30061-0609
    P: 770-794-5717
    [email protected]
    www.mariettaga.gov
  • Dalton-Whitfield County Joint Development Authority

    Carl Campbell
    Executive Director
    100 South Hamilton Street
    Dalton, GA 30720
    P: 706-712-0958
    [email protected]
    www.daltonwhitfieldeconomicdevelopment.com
  • Invest Atlanta

    Kevin Johnson, CEcD
    Senior Economic Development Officer
    133 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 2900
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    P: 404-614-8296
    [email protected]
    www.investatlanta.com
  • Macon Economic Development Commission

    Patrick Topping, CEcD
    Senior Vice President
    305 Coliseum Drive
    Macon, GA 31217
    P: 478-621-2030
    [email protected]
    www.maconworks.com
  • Roswell Inc

    Steve Stroud
    Executive Director
    617 Atlanta Street, Suite 100
    Roswell, GA 30075
    P: 678-823-4004, ext. 1001
    [email protected]
    www.roswellinc.org
  • Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA)

    Brandt Herndon
    Vice President, Business Development
    131 Hutchinson Island Road, 4th Floor, P.O. Box 128
    Savannah, GA 31402
    P: 912-447-8450
    [email protected]
    www.seda.org