Pictured L to R: David Gill, David Linton, Judge Kelley Powell, Henry County Probate Court, and Geoffrey Cauble
The Henry County Development Authority welcomed its newest board members as David Linton (representing District 2) and David Gill (representing District 4) were sworn in by Judge Kelley Powell, Henry County Probate Court at the Authority's board meeting held on January 5, 2017.
Mr. Linton is a seasoned executive with a career encompassing journalism, radio broadcasting and recorded music promotion and marketing. Regarding his appointment to the Henry County Development Authority Board of Directors, Linton stated, “I'm honored to have been chosen by Commissioner Dee Clemmons (District 2) for this position. Henry County has experienced a tremendous amount of growth over the years and has an extraordinary opportunity for further economic growth, without sacrificing the characteristics which makes this a great county to live in. I look forward to working with the members of the Henry County Development Authority which has been at the forefront of our county's economic growth."
Mr. Gill currently serves as President and CEO of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce and is no stranger to the Henry County Development Authority. Gill previously served on the HCDA Board of Directors for 12 years. Gill shared that he is “delighted to continue working with the Henry County Development Authority to further the great work of promoting economic development in Henry County through the attraction of new investment and jobs and the retention and expansion of existing industries.”
Returning to the Henry County Development Authority for another 4 year term are Geoffrey Cauble (representing District 1) and Charles Mobley (representing District 3).
The Henry County Development Authority also held elections for officers at its January Board of Directors meeting. Geoffrey Cauble was elected to serve as Chairman and David Gill was elected to serve as Secretary/Treasurer.
“I'm privileged to serve on the board of the Henry County Development Authority,” stated Cauble. “The Henry County Development Authority works to strengthen the County's economy by locating and retaining local and national companies in our county. Henry County is an incredible community of talented people with a tremendous workforce, education system and access to national and global markets.”
The HCDA staff welcomes its new and returning Board of Director members and look forward to working with them to bring new business opportunities and investment to Henry County.