Global Commerce Contacts

 

Automotive, Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing
Mike Grundmann Director 404.962.4026
Ashley Varnum Sr. Project Manager 404.962.4072
Tony Greene Project Manager 404.962.4824
Logistics, Energy, Agribusiness & Food Team
Wylly Harrison Director 404.962.4179
Hank Evans Project Manager 404.962.4034
Life Sciences, Corporate Solutions, Digital Entertainment and IT
Brittany Holtzclaw Director 404.962.4045
Randall Toussaint Sr. Project Manager 404.962.4925
Sunny Anderson Project Manager
Asante Bradford Project Manager 404.962.4056
Nikki Yu Project Manager 404.962.4046
Special Projects 
E. Jane Caraway Director 404.962.4014
International Investment
International companies new to North America who want to invest in the state can find support, partnership and resources through the International Investment Team and our International Representatives.
Nico Wijnberg Director 404.962.4834
Stella Xu Director of China Initiatives 404.962.4081
Yoonie Kim Sr. Project Manager 404.962.4129
Joseph Huntemann Project Manager 404.962.4017
Jassy Ji Coordinator, China Initiatives 404.962.4079
Existing Industry And Regional Recruitment (EIRR) Team
Existing Georgia companies who want to expand and grow can find on-the-ground support from this team of multi-industry experts located in each of Georgia’s 12 regions.
Lindsay Martin Director 404.962.4823
Michelle Shaw Assistant Director 678.640.4337
Stephanie Scearce Project Manager, Region 1 404.640.0107
Tammy Caudell  Sr. Project Manager, Region 2 404.710.3581
Mary Ellen McClanahan Director, Entrepreneur & Small Business Development, Region 3 404.962.4820
Maggie Laton Project Manager, Region 4 404.205.9430
Daniel Dobbins Project Manager, Region 5 678.209.6060
Candice Scott Sr. Project Manager, Region 6 404.217.6695
Adela Kelley Sr. Project Manager, Region 7 678.640.4353
Anna Hurt Project Manager, Region 8 404.450.0588
Ryan Waldrep Assistant Director, Entrepreneur & Small Business Development, Region 9 404.877.8406
Tina Herring Sr. Project Manager, Region 10 404.804.5580
Michelle Shaw Sr. Project Manager, Region 11 678.640.4337
Alyce Thornhill Sr. Project Manager, Region 12 404.416.8094
Entrepreneur, Small Business
Communities, small enterprises and economic development partners can access dedicated resources, programs and partnership opportunities.
Mary Ellen McClanahan Director 404.962.4820
Ryan Waldrep Assistant Director 229.868.3428
Kim Knight Small Business Outreach Specialist 404.962.4831
Georgia Allies
To help drive its economic development marketing efforts, the state relies on this partnership between state government and private corporations to promote Georgia’s business development efforts.
Dayna Chambers Director, Events & Special Projects 404.962.4044
Rachelle Goldstein Events Manager 404.962.4039
Charlie Gatlin Special Project Consultant 404.962.4008

 

Contact GDEcD

To get help expanding or relocating a business in Georgia, contact the Georgia Department of Economic Development or call 404.962.4000.

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