Henry County Development Authority Staff
The Henry County Development Authority ensures the economic vitality of Henry County, Georgia. Our team provides assistance, resources, and support for Henry County businesses, and we build partnerships with local, regional, and national economic development organizations.
Meet the team who brings new business opportunities & investment to Henry County.
FJ “Josh” Fenn
FJ “Josh” FennFenn previously served as Director of Business Development for ECS Southeast, LLP and held the President/Chief Executive Officer and Director of Economic Development positions with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce in Jefferson, Georgia. He also served in top leadership positions with the Development Authority of Bryan County in Pembroke, Georgia; Eastman-Dodge County Area Chamber of Commerce in Eastman, Georgia; and with the Downtown Waycross Development Authority in Waycross, Georgia. As a graduate of LaGrange College, Fenn is extremely active in the Georgia Economic Developers Association, Southern Economic Development Council, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties – Georgia Chapter, and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors – Georgia Chapter. He is currently completing his final courses to become a Certified Economic Developer through the International Economic Development Council. The certification is the highest earned designation in the economic development field.
Jamal LewisBefore joining the HCDA team as Director, Business Development, Jamal Lewis served as a Project Manager with the Georgia Department of Economic Development. He joined the department in 2016 as Marketing Services Manager. Other positions held by Lewis include Marketing Manager, Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State College and owner of Billionaire Nation Marketing in Atlanta. He received his undergraduate degree in Sports Management and Marketing (2008) and Masters of Public Administration (2017) from Kennesaw State University.
Manager, Established Industry
Trisha ColpetzerColpetzer previously served as Public Information Officer for the City of McDonough, a position she has held since 2018. She also provides support for the mayor and council for the Henry County city, a responsibility Colpetzer has been charged with since 2016. As a graduate of the University of Georgia and Wright University, Colpetzer earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and minor in psychology. She has been extremely active in the Henry County community over the past several years, including serving as chair of the governmental affairs committee for the Henry County Chamber of Commerce; board member for Youth Leadership Henry; board member for the Henry County Chamber of Commerce; board member for Leadership Henry; and a member of the Wheelchair Tennis Steering Committee.
Terry CollinsTerry 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.