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Doug Coffey

Business Recruitment Director

"Every prospect and project we work is different, and we enjoy the diversity of industries we serve."

- Doug Coffey

Phone: 404.376.4359
Email: hdcoffey@southernco.com

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Doug makes his mark on the state through his work as a business recruitment director, assisting companies in the aerospace, logistics and manufacturing industries find their new home in Georgia. Doug facilitates the site selection process, helping companies identify potential buildings and providing expert market research and engineering products. He also coordinates with state partners during the process, connecting prospects to all the right people during the site selection journey. 

A long-time member of the team, Doug began his career with Georgia Power in 1984 in the residential marketing organization. He assumed the role of Key Account Manager on the Client Relationship Team in 1996, where his customers included Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Delta Air Lines and large office facilities and hotels. He joined the Economic Development organization in 2011.

Doug is a member of the Georgia Economic Developers Association and is on the Georgia/China Alliance Board of Directors. He graduated from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville with a Bachelor of Business Administration. 

Originally from Chicago, Doug now resides in Atlanta with his wife Linda. After many years living in a suburb of Atlanta, the two relocated to a Midtown condo in 2011 and are loving the city life. Their daughters, Kate and Alex also live in Atlanta. Doug is an avid golfer and runner- he’s run four full marathons and 11 half marathons.