• Rise & Thrive 2025

  • Rise & Thrive Rome ga Floyd County Economic Development Workforce
  • GOAL 1: Grow Jobs and Investment 

     

    GOAL 2: Attract, Retain & Align Talent

     

    GOAL 3: Advocate for Business and Quality of Place 

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  • Co-Chair
    Cassandra Wheeler
    Georgia Power

  • Co-Chair
    Kenna Stock
    Harbin Clinic

  • Campaign Leadership Council

  • Brent Bell

    Darlington School

     

    Dr. Steve Briggs

    Berry College

     

    Lee Carter 

    Brinson, Askew & Berry

     

    Clay Cooper 

    Pirelli Tire North America

     

    Ryan Earnest 

    Heritage First Bank

     

    Andy Garner

    MSP Law

     

    Ian Griffin 

    V3 Publications

     

    Jenna Guzman 

    International Paper

     

    Dr. Heath Hooper

    Shorter University

     

    Kirk Jarrett 

    Nichols, Cauley & Associates

     

    JJ Johnson 
    Smoothie King

     

    Chris Kerr
    Hardy Realty & Development

     

    Nancy Knight 
    Knight’s Car Store & Garage

  • Wright Ledbetter
    R.H. Ledbetter Properties

    Jill Maslanka 
    Whittington, Jones & Rudert

    Diane McClearen 
    Oglethorpe Power

    Jamie McCord 
    Floyd County Government 

    Ben McElrath 
    Marglen Industries

    Parrish Owens
    G&L Holdings

    Kevin Nassar 
    Foss Manufacturing

    Dr. Heidi Popham 
    Georgia Northwestern Technical College

    John Quinlivan 
    Redmond Regional Medical Center

    Sammy Rich 
    City of Rome 

    Chuck Shaw
    Garner & Glover

     

  • Kurt Stuenkel 
    Floyd Medical Center

    Thomas Manning 
    Floyd Medical Center

    Bill Temple 
    Toles, Temple & Wright

    Scott Tucker 
    United Community Bank

    Christopher Twyman 
    Cox Byington Twyman LLP

    Tashia Twyman
    Twyman Consulting Group

    Eric Waters
    Floyd County Schools College & Career Academy

    Andy Welborn 
    Riverside Auto Group

    JT Watters

     

     

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