Global Commerce Contacts

Automotive, Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing
Mike Grundmann Director 404.962.4026
Wylly Harrison Sr. Project Manager 404.962.4179
Tony Greene Project Manager 404.962.4824
Logistics, Energy, Agribusiness & Food Team
Brittany Holtzclaw Director 404.962.4045
J. David Dunagan Project Manager 404.962.4023
Joshua Stephens Project Manager 404.962.4117
Life Sciences, Corporate Solutions, Digital Entertainment and IT
E. Jane Caraway Director 404.962.4014
Ashley Morris Sr. Project Manager 404.962.4072
Asante Bradford Project Manager 404.962.4056
Shirlynn Brownell Project Manager 404.962.4054
International Projects Team
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
Nikki Yu Project Manager 404.962.4046
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
Meredith Zonsius Project Manager, Region 3 678.502.6410
Maggie Laton Project Manager, Region 4 404.205.9430
Tina Herring Project Manager, Region 5 404.804.5580
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
Rhonda Geiger Sr. Project Manager, Region 10 678.640.4361
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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