About Us

Elevate Douglas

Building our Future through Economic Sustainability

Elevate Douglas Economic Partnership is a public-private economic development partnership focused on cultivating a robust business environment in Douglas County.

The partnership represents a consolidation of economic development functions and responsibilities of the Douglas County Economic Development and the City of Douglasville Development authorities, and in turn partners them up with the Douglas County Chamber in order to better accomplish goals.

Elevate Douglas Board Members

  • Gary Miller, Chair

    President/CEO, GreyStone Power Corporation

  • Nadia Faucette, Secretary

    VP of Engineering, GreyStone Power Corporation

  • Michael Stephens, Treasurer

    Vice President, Servis1st Bank; Chair, Development Authority of Douglas County Board of Directors

  • Leslie Choo

    Chair, City of Douglasville Development Authority Board of Directors

  • John Riley

    GM, Gordon Food Service

  • Phil Miller

    Chairman, Board of Commissioners

  • Rochelle Robinson

    Mayor, City of Douglasville

  • Trent North

    Superintendent, Douglas County Schools

  • Gil Shearouse

    Executive Director, DDCWSA

  • Lauren Meeks

    Sales Channel Coordinator, Gas South

  • Shandron Forte

    CEO, POSolutions

  • Jerry Hall

    Founder, Mothership Equities

  • Kyle Gable

    Broker, Pioneer Land Group

  • Trevor Quander

    Area Manager, Georgia Power Company

  • Dr. Brendan Kelly

    President, University of West Georgia

  • Julie Teer

    President, WellStar Foundation


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