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It is no secret that Athens, Georgia has an extensive reach. A historic community with strong educational roots, citizens from all over the state and country have been coming to Athens, Georgia for hundreds of years. Our easy access to all forms of transportation (air, highway, port and rail) make locations in Athens both business and community friendly.

A cultural center, Athens draws in thousands of visitors a year through conferences, concerts, festivals and other events. Needless to say, Athens, Georgia is more than just a Georgia City, but a vibrant and diverse community that can proudly offer the benefits of a small town with the attraction and energy of a large metro area.

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Our team of dedicated professionals will be with you to help with all phases of your project — from selection to development. Do not hesitate to reach out, we are happy to answer any of your questions or concerns.

Ilka McConnell, CEcD

Ilka McConnell, CEcD

Economic Development Director

(706) 613-3233
[email protected]

Gustavo Rodriguez-Zaccaro, SHRM-CP

Gustavo Rodriguez-Zaccaro, SHRM-CP

Workforce Development Coordinator

(706) 208-7480
[email protected]

Caitlin Dye

Caitlin Dye

Business Development & Incentives Coordinator

(706) 972-7811
[email protected]

John Rogeberg

John Rogeberg

Site Development Services Coordinator

(706) 286-5817

[email protected]

Ryan Thornton

Ryan Thornton

Manufacturing & Industry Coordinator

(706) 995-7005
[email protected]

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Specialist

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Specialist

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Specialist