GMA Staff Listing

Please reach out to any of the staff members listed below either by phone or through the contact form provided.

Executive Office

Larry Hanson

Executive Director
(678) 686-6273
(678) 686-6273
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Community & Economic Development

Perry Hiott

Director, Community and Economic Development
(678) 686-6207
(678) 686-6307
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Chris Higdon

Manager, Community Development
(678) 651-1018
(678) 651-1019
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Stephanie Aylworth

Manager, Downtown Development
(678) 244-0511
(678) 244-0511
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Communications & Marketing

Amy Henderson

Director, Communications & Marketing
(678) 686-6226
(678) 686-6326
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Philip Dobbs

Manager, Institutional Identity
(678) 686-6205
(678) 686-6289
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Chris Obenschain

Manager, Digital Content
(678) 686-6233
(678) 686-6233
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Kelli Bennett

Communications Manager
(678) 686-6242
(678) 686-6326
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Eileen Thomas

Marketing Field Services Manager
(678) 686-6232
(678) 686-6332
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James Brent

Marketing Field Representative
(678) 686-6349
(678) 686-6349
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Felicia Evans

Executive Assistant
(678) 686-6398
(678) 686-6398
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General Counsel

Rusi Patel

General Counsel
(678) 686-6210
(678) 686-6310
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Caroline Dorsey

Assistant General Counsel
(678) 686-6236
(678) 686-6336
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Alison Earles

Associate General Counsel
(678) 651-1028
(678) 651-1029
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Gwin Hall

Senior Associate General Counsel
(678) 686-6212
(678) 686-6312
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Regina Shirley

Legal Assistant
(678) 686-6258
(678) 686-6358
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Governmental Relations

Tom Gehl

Director, Governmental Relations
(678) 686-6247
(678) 686-6347
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Randy Meacham

Managing Director, Gwinnett Municipal Association
(678) 686-6223
(678) 651-6012
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Charlotte Davis

Governmental Relations Associate
(678) 686-6291
(678) 686-6291
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Michael McPherson

Governmental Relations Associate
(678) 686-6390
(678) 686-6391
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Joel Wiggins

Governmental Relations Associate
(678) 686-6270
(678) 686-6270
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Human Resources & Administrative Services

Mark Baggett

Director, Human Resources
(678) 686-6287
(678) 686-6387
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Blake Nelson

Director, Building Services
(678) 686-6208
(678) 686-6397
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Kenyetta Williams

Outreach/HR Administrator
(678) 686-6206
(678) 686-6306
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Linda O'Bryant

Receptionist
(678) 686-6300
(678) 686-6300
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Member Services & Operational Support

Deputy Executive Director

Bill Thornton

Deputy Executive Director
(678) 686-6230
(678) 686-6330
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Conferences & Management Services

Janice Eidson

Director, Conferences & Management Services
(678) 686-6256
(678) 686-6356
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Yalonde Tanner

Deputy Director, Conferences and Management Services
(678) 686-6239
(678) 686-6339
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Erica Grier

Senior Meetings & Events Planner
(678) 651-1015
(678) 651-1016
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Imani Beckles

Meetings & Events Planner
(678) 686-6295
(678) 686-6302
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Kristen Grissom

Conference & Events Assistant
(678) 686-6241
(678) 686-6241
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Consulting Services

Pam Helton

Director, Consulting Services
(678) 686-6275
(678) 686-6386
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Terrell Jacobs

Municipal Operations Consultant
(678) 392-2769
(678) 392-2769
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Kay Love

Municipal Operations Consultant
(678) 686-6228
(678) 686-6228
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Federal Relations & Research

Becky Taylor

Director, Federal Relations & Research
(678) 686-6276
(678) 686-6376
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Holger Loewendorf

Research Analyst
(678) 686-6246
(678) 686-6346
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Finance & Accounting

Donna Jones

Comptroller
(678) 686-6238
(678) 686-6338
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Misa Nguyen

Director, Accounting
(678) 651-1031
(678) 651-1031
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Yolanda Leaks

Manager, Accounting
(678)-686-6269
(678) 686-6369
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Greta Allen

Accounting Technician
(678) 686-6277
(678) 686-6337
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Christopher Brierley

Accountant
(678) 686-6204
(678) 686-6204
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Kimberly Cavalcante

Administrative Technician
(678) 686-6397
(678) 686-6397
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Joel Levy

Accounting Specialist
(678) 686-6233
(678) 686-6333
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Stephanie Rose

Accountant
(678) 651-1009
(678) 651-1009
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Kelly Tarleton

Accountant
(678) 651-1012
(678) 651-1012
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Financal Services

Darin Jenkins

Director, Financial Services
(678) 686-6264
(678) 686-6364
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Philip Potter

Financial Services Analyst
(678) 686-6274
(678) 686-6274
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Information Technology

Kelly Tullis

Chief Information Officer
(678) 686-6235
(678) 686-6335
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Ritchie Thomas

Deputy Director, Information Technology
(678) 686-6227
(678) 686-6327
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Samantha Bryant

Technical Support Analyst
(678) 686-6292
(678) 651-1025
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Korey Dickens

Application Support Analyst
(678) 686-6271
(678) 686-6371
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Mark Elliott

Senior Web Application Developer
(678) 686-6267
(678) 686-6367
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Eric Emerson

Application Support Analyst
(678) 686-6243
(678) 686-6343
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Greg Fender

Technical Support Analyst
(678) 686-6266
(678) 686-6266
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Strategic Initiatives

Brian Wallace

Director, Strategic Initiatives
(678) 686-6261
(678) 686-6361
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Training & Member Services Administration

Alan Dickerson

Director, Training and Member Services Administration
(678) 686-6213
(678) 686-6313
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Aileen Harris

Training Manager
(678) 686-6293
(678) 686-6393
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Irish Thomas

Senior Executive Assistant
(678) 686-6209
(678) 686-6309
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Donna Forman

Executive Assistant
(678) 686-6217
(678) 686-6317
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Risk Management & Employee Benefits

Deputy Executive Director

Randy Logan

Deputy Executive Director
(678) 686-6253
(678) 686-6353
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Doua Kue-Morris

Programs Administrator
(678) 686-6222
(678) 686-6222
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Employee Benefit Services

Marinetty Bienvenu

Director, Defined Benefit Retirement Services
(678) 686-6263
(678) 686-6363
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Michelle Warner

Director, Retirement Field Services and Defined Contribution Program
(678) 686-6214
(678) 686-6214
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Denise Joyce

Director, Life and Health Services
(678) 686-6231
(678) 686-6231
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LaTasha Akers

Senior Health Benefits Specialist
(678) 686-6265
(678) 686-6365
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Cynthia Andrews

Retirement Benefit Analyst
(678) 635-2155
(678) 635-2155
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Randy Briskin

Retirement Field Services Representative
(678)-686-6257
(678) 686-6357
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Jen Cargill

Senior Health Benefits Specialist
(678) 686-6298
(678) 686-6298
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Josh Colley

Retirement Benefit Analyst
(678) 686-6202
(678) 686-6202
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Michele Powell

Senior Retirement Benefit Analyst
(678) 686-6345
(678) 686-6345
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Tamika Scott

Retirement Benefit Analyst
(678) 686-6262
(678) 686-6362
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Linda Williams

Data Assistant
(678) 686-6219
(678) 686-6319
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Risk Management Services

Stan Deese

Director, Risk Management Services
(678) 686-6221
(678) 686-6321
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Brenda Eckman

Claims Manager and Liaison
(678) 686-6224
(678) 686-6324
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Dana Goodall

Risk Management Assistant/Wellness Coordinator
(678) 686-6220
(678) 686-6320
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James Westbury

Property and Liability Claims Manager
(678) 439-5746
(678) 439-5746
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