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MAJOR EMPLOYERS

As with any thriving community, Athens, Georgia has a major employers list that is constantly growing and expanding.

A DIVERSE BUSINESS MIX IN ATHENS, GA

The Athens community is proud to boast that many of our industries have experienced multiple expansions over their operational years in Athens. Major industries, new and old, take an active role in our community continuing the Athenian tradition of a manufacturing and bioscience talent pipeline.

Piedmont Athens Regiional
St. Mary’s Health Care System
Power Partners, Inc.
Caterpillar Athens Plant
ABB
Carrier Transicold
Janssen
RWDC
Ethicon
Terrapin
Creature COmforts

Private Employers

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Public Employers

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Athens Talent Pipeline

Athens’ unique history has helped its community create a strong local talent pipeline, but Athens’ talent pool does not stop there. With nearly a half of a million people within a 45 minute drive, you will find the Athens MSA workforce has the diverse skill sets you need to start and expand your business.
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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