Henry County Business
Programs & Services

The Henry County Development Authority team of economic development professionals provides services to:
  • Companies considering expanding and/or relocating to Henry County
  • Existing Henry County businesses looking to grow in the county
  • Start-up and entrepreneurial enterprises interested in learning more about Henry County’s offerings
Henry County works with you to provide research and data relevant to your business, site visits, current Henry County business owner introductions, connections to local education institutions, and much more to ensure you have everything you need to make the decision to grow your business here.

Services & Programs to help you make your site decision:

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Connect With Us
Leonard Sledge
Executive Director
Leonard Sledge joined the Development Authority staff as Executive Director, following 4 years with the with the City of Hampton, Virginia as a Director of Economic Development. Leonard also served as the Director/Assistant Director for the College of William & Mary's Office of Economic Development. Leonard holds a Bachelor of General Science degree from Morehouse College, a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering Degree from Georgia Tech, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Leonard is active in professional economic development organizations including the Georgia Economic Developers Association.
Leah Brown
Director of Marketing and Existing Industry
Leah Brown works with Henry County’s primary businesses to help problem solve, discuss potential expansion opportunities and advise clients on any applicable resources and support available. Leah also leads HCDA's marketing efforts. Prior to joining the Authority, Leah worked for the Macon Economic Development Commission as the Manager of Industry and Business and as Projects Manager. Leah holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia College & State University and a Masters of Public Administriation degree from the University of Georgia
Terry Collins
Office Manager
Terry has been a resident of Henry County since 1985. She was employed by the Henry County Board of Education for 11 years prior to joining the Henry County Board of Commissioners in 2001. Terry has served as Executive Assistant and Office Manager for the Henry County Development Authority since 2010.