HCDA Elects New Officers

PICTURED LEFT TO RIGHT – HCDA Chairman Irv Culpepper, HCDA Past Chairman Pierre Clements, HCDA Executive Director F. J. “Josh” Fenn

McDonough, Georgia – Consisting of six members, representing the five geographic commissioner districts and a county at-large representative within the county, the Henry County Development Authority (HCDA) Board of Directors works to promote economic development in Henry County through the attraction of new investment and jobs and the retention and expansion of existing industries.

Elected to serve as HCDA’s Chairman for 2022 at a recent Board meeting, Irv Culpepper, who is a retired Vice President of Investor Relations for Kelso & Company , stated ” I am excited to be elected to lead our Board as we work to continue The Authority’s recording breaking success. We will continue our focus to bring jobs and investments into all of Henry County while working to help build stronger cooperation throughout the community.”

Outgoing Chairman Pierre Clements, and executive with Thermo Fisher Scientific will remain on the Board. Clements has served as Chairman from 2019-2022. “On behalf of the Authority we want to thank Pierre for his time and leadership over the past three years as Chairman. The Henry County Development Authority has shattered records over the past two years and his investment of time and leadership with our Board and Staff is a significant reason for that success. We are thrilled he will continue to serve out his term on the Board” stated Culpepper.

Rounding out the HCDA Board of Directors are David Linton – Vice Chairman, Mr. Linton is the Programing Director for WCLT 91.9 FM. David Crow – Secretary, Mr. Crow is Clayton County President for Heritage Bank, Charles Marshall – Treasurer, Mr. Marshall is a retired executive with General Motors and Officer with the US Army, Eddie Ausband, Board Member, Mr. Ausband serves as Managing Partner of The Ausband Agency .

The Henry County Development Authority is the lead economic development agency for Henry County, Georgia.  The Authority works to help retain local companies and to foster new relationships and opportunities with companies looking to relocate or grow their operations into Henry County. For more information, visit www.ChooseHenry.com.