Cobb’s Competitive EDGE, an initiative of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and its community-wide partners, is Cobb County’s first holistic, transformational community and economic development strategy and implementation plan designed to strengthen our quality of life, education and infrastructure assets – and market Cobb County to the world, thus generating high-wage job growth. EDGE partners include Cobb County Development Authority and the development authorities of Cobb’s cities.

2017 Board of Directors

Brooks Mathis, Executive Director
Cobb EDGE

Rob Garcia, Chairman
Bank of North Georgia

Kevin Greiner, Vice-Chairman
Gas South

Greg Morgan, Treasurer
Mauldin & Jenkins

Amy Weber
Taylor English Duma

Alan Najjar
Smith & Howard

Andrew Walker
Colliers International

Andy Crowe
Velociteach

Barry Teague
Walton Communities

Ben Mathis
Freeman, Mathis & Gary

Bert Mills
Moore Colson

Bill Bland
Choate Construction

Bill Harris
Wells Fargo

Bob Feldberg
Repro Products

Brandy Swanson
Smith & Howard

Brian Thornton
RaceTrac

Britt Fleck
Georgia Power

Bruce Richards
Manhattan Associates

Bruce Lavin
UBC, Inc. 

Candace Williams
Hire Dynamics

Chad Koenig
Cushman & Wakefield

Chris Poston
Traton Homes

Clark Hungerford
Development Authority of Cobb County

Dale Kaetzel
Six Flags Over Georgia

David Berdugo
Bank of the Ozarks

David Connell
Cobb Chamber of Commerce

David Fisher
Signature FD

Debbie Underkoffler
North Georgia Staffing

Derrick Vincent
Jacobs Engineering

Devan Seabaugh
MetroAtlanta Ambulance

Dexter Harris
Aflac

Don Barbour
AT&T

Don Bravaldo
Bravaldo Capital Advisors

Doug Davidson
New South Construction

Drew Shambarger
BB&T

Elena Cizmaric
Atlanta United

Eric Clarkson
Wakefield Beasley & Associates

Gary Bottoms
The Bottoms Group

Gary Campbell
Hire Dynamics

Gary Dowell
State Bank & Trust

Governor Roy Barnes
Barnes Law Group

Greg Harris
Life University

Greg Teague
Croy Engineering

Jason Lewis
Brasfield & Gorrie

Jason Shepherd
Kaiser Permanente

Jay Gratwick
Delta Community Credit Union

Jeannette Blake
I.K. Hofman U.S.A.

Jerry Moore
Top South 

Jim Allen
Atlanta Braves

Jim Cook
Atlanta Air Charter

Jim Rhoden
Futren Corporation

Jodie Huiet
AGL Resources/GA Power

Jonathan Graviss
Clear Channel Outdoor

John Helton
CobbWorks

John Loud
Loud Security Systems

John Wetherald
Russell Landscape Group

Juan Dominguez
Comcast

Karmyn Norwood
Lockheed Martin

Keith Tallmadge
Millennium Benefits Consulting

Ken Barber
ServisFirst Bank

Ken Hammon
Vaughn & Melton

Ken Harmon
Kennesaw State University

Kevan Espy
Cobb EMC

Kim Gresh
S.A. White Oil Company

Kim Menefee
WellStar

LaBrita Cash-Baskett
Fundamental Focus

Laurie Ereddia
Superior Plumbing

Lawson Kirkland
ServisFirst Bank

Malaika Rivers
Cumberland Community Improvement District

Mark Goodman
Gas South

Mark Mathews
Henssler Financial

Melissa Cantrell
CDH Partners

Mike LaFerle
Home Depot

Mitzi Moore
Sundial Plumbing

Otis Brumby
Marietta Daily Journal

Pam Younker
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Phillip Barber
Geo-Hydro Engineers

Ron Newcomb
Chattahoochee Technical College

Scott Brooks
RSW Project Management

Scott Fletcher
Ultimate Software

Sharon Mason
Cobb Chamber of Commerce

Steve Michaels
Aaron's

Steve Tanner
Arylessence

Stewart Carlin
Accounting Consultants of Cobb

Terri Bunten Guthrie
First Landmark Bank

Todd Helmes
Genuine Parts

Tracy Rathbone
Town Center Community Improvement District

Trey Paris
General Electric

Vicki Aghajanian
LGE Community Credit Union

Yvonne Byars
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