A thirty eight year veteran of the banking industry, Mr. Sanford will bring that experience in working with businesses to bear as he leads the charge in recruiting new businesses and investment into our community and just as critically supporting our existing businesses.
Throughout his career Kent has always been a part of the community by serving on numerous boards of local nonprofits, serving as Chairman of the Board for the Gilmer Chamber is 2009, as a member of the Ellijay Downtown Development Authority Board, and on the library board. When asked he responded that this position will allow him an even greater opportunity to give back to the community.
The Greater Gilmer Joint Development Authority is co-housed with the Gilmer Chamber at 696 1st Ave, East Ellijay. Beginning November 1, 2017, Kent will be available at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-635-7450.