• Governor Nathan Deal Reappoints Al Hodge, President and CEO, Rome Floyd Chamber to the Board of Dire

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    August 14, 2017
    ROME, GA – Governor Nathan Deal has reappointed Albert M.  Hodge, Jr., President and CEO, Rome Floyd Chamber, to the Department of Community Affairs Board of Directors.  Mr. Hodge was previously elected and served as Chairman of the Department of Community Affairs.

    “What an honor and what a compliment to Al’s leadership,” said 2017 Rome Floyd Chamber Chairman, John Quinlivan, CEO of Redmond Regional Medical Center, regarding Al Hodge’s reappointment to the Board of Directors for the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.  He has been instrumental in growing jobs in Rome, Floyd County and through his role with the DCA, throughout Georgia.  We are proud to see him continue in this important role.” 

    Created in 1977, The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is an advocate for the state of Georgia. For four decades, DCA has helped communities spur private job creation, implement comprehensive plans, develop downtowns, generate affordable housing solutions and promote volunteerism. DCA is a state agency with 425 employees and responsible for 65 programs.  The agency has twelve regional representatives aligned with Georgia’s Regional Commissions and manages nearly $300 million in state and federal funding each year.

    Upon receiving the news of his reappointment, Mr. Hodge said, “I am honored to serve our state, especially due to the alignment of economic development and community development.”
    About the Rome Floyd Chamber:
    Established in 1910, the Rome Floyd Chamber works to promote prosperity and foster business opportunities in Rome and Floyd County, Georgia, for and through its membership. The Rome Floyd Chamber is the unified economic development marketing entity that works on behalf of the City of Rome, Floyd County Government, the Development Authority of Floyd County, and the Rome-Floyd County Development Authority. The Chamber is located at 1 Riverside Parkway in downtown Rome, Georgia.