DeKalb County Announces Open Position for Development Authority President

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Royster Group conducting national search for experienced senior level candidates.

Development Authority of DeKalb County
"It is imperative that DeKalb County continue to move forward in economic recovery," said Interim CEO Lee May. "With strong leadership, I look forward to our continued growth and progress."

DeKalb County announces the open position of president of the Development Authority of DeKalb County (DADC). Reporting to the Board of the DADC, the president will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategies to assist with business growth and expansion throughout DeKalb County. Among other duties, the position will be tasked with helping to improve DeKalb's local economy, creating jobs, and diversifying the tax base. To learn more about this opportunity, visit DeKalb Chamber - Economic Development Overview or download President- DADC Job Description.

"It is imperative that DeKalb County continue to move forward in economic recovery," said Interim CEO Lee May. "The county has made great strides during the past year, with the creation of an economic development strategic plan, and recruitment of business. With strong leadership, I look forward to our continued growth and progress."

Minimum qualifications for this role include a bachelor's degree with coursework in economic development, planning, business, public administration, or a related field, and ten years of increasing experience in economic development, planning and/or policy development. Applicants must also live in or become a resident of DeKalb County within six months of employment.

The Royster Group, a leader in executive search and professional staffing services in the public and private sectors, was selected by the DADC Search Committee chaired by Mrs. Judy Turner, President of Private Bank of Decatur, to conduct a national search to fill this key position. For potential consideration or to suggest a prospect for this role, contact Traci Brown at tbrown@roystergroup.com or Ken Taunton at krtaunton@roystergroup.com.

About DeKalb County, GA
DeKalb County is Georgia's third largest county, with more almost 700,000 residents calling it home. Known for its business and education hub, growing international community and natural wonders, DeKalb County Government is administered by Interim Chief Executive Officer Lee May, and legislative policy is set by a seven-member Board of Commissioners. For more information, visit http://www.dekalbcountyga.gov.

About The Royster Group
The Royster Group, Inc. is a leader in executive search and professional staffing services in the private and public sectors. The Royster Group assists clients fill their human capital pipeline with highly qualified and motivated leaders at all levels of an organization. The Royster Group is a certified minority-owned business enterprise headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For additional information, visit http://www.roystergroup.com.

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