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A board of community leaders from Greater Dalton’s public, private, and non-profit sectors is guiding the process. The following individuals have generously volunteered their time to serve on the Believe Greater Dalton Board.


Anna Adamson | Junior Achievement of Georgia

Bill Davies | Truist

Honorary Co-Chairs:

Chuck Dobbins | Dobbins Properties

Joe Yarbrough | Carpet & Rug Institute

Chamber Chair: 

Amanda Reed | HealthOne Alliance and Live4It

Chamber Chair Elect:

John Minor | The Minor Firm

Chamber President: 

Jason Mock

Believe Greater Dalton Executive Director: 

Allyson Coker


Brian Cooksey | Shaw Industries

Suzanne Harbin | Early Childhood Initiative


Julian Dossche | IFC

Todd Harrison | Hamilton Health Care Systems


Zack Adamson | Engineered Floors

John Davis | Affordable Sales & Rentals

Economic Development: 

Kevin Harris | ArrowStar LLC

Bob Caperton | Barrett Properties

Engagement & Unity:

Jackie Killings | Khensani Business Advisors

Juan Martinez | Shaw Industries

Purvi Patel | DosBros Fresh Mexican Grill

Community Pride:

Viviana Ramirez | Eclectic 79 & Casa del Café 

Juan Azua | Magnit Global

Community Advisors:

Andrew Parker | City of Dalton

Bob Sivick | Whitfield County

Margaret Thigpen | Dalton Convention & Visitors Bureau

Candace Eaton | Downtown Dalton Development Authority 

Amanda Burt | United Way of Northwest Georgia

David Aft | Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia


Carl Campbell | Dalton-Whitfield Joint Development Authority

Dr. Stephani Womack | Director of Education and Workforce Development

Charleigh Kirby | Marketing and Communications Director 

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