"By the time a project decides to move to Georgia, you've built relationships with their people, so it's always a very exciting moment for everyone."
Brenda's expertise and talent on the business recruitment team speak for themselves through the 150+ companies she's helped locate in Georgia, along with more than 34,000 jobs and $7 billion in capital investment. Brenda personally assists companies as they identify potential communities and sites throughout the state by providing market evaluation, engineering assistance and acting as liaison between business leaders and state agencies. Her strong background and deep understanding of information technology, establishing data centers, finance and insurance, business services, headquarters, bio science, and talent recruitment make her a great asset to prospective companies during their search for new locations.
Brenda is a member of the Georgia Economic Developer's Association, the Metro Atlanta Bioscience Leadership Council, and the Alpharetta Technology Commission. She is a member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, and in 2014 was named their Affiliate of the Year. Brenda's success earned her a spot among the top 50 Economic Developers in the nation by Consultant Connect in 2015 and 2016.
Brenda graduated from Auburn University with a business administration degree in marketing, and completed her Masters degree in Business Administration at Georgia State University.
Passionate about animals, Brenda enjoys volunteering with pet rescue organizations. She also enjoys traveling, whitewater rafting in the beautiful Georgia mountains, and gardening at her home in Sandy Springs with her dog Boudreaux.