Chairman Nash Presented Vision for 2013 at January 16 Joint Meeting
The Gwinnett Chamber and the Council for Quality Growth co-hosted Gwinnett County Board of Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash and the Board of Commissioners for the annual State of the County Address Presented by Gas South, Lennar, and Rialto Capital Management on January 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Gwinnett Center. Attendees had the exclusive opportunity to hear the Chairman’s vision for the County in 2013.
“With a continued commitment to pursuing economic development and job creation efforts, Chairman Nash’s report gave a promising outlook for the business community,” said Philip R. Wolfe, Gwinnett Chamber Chairman and Gwinnett Medical Center President and CEO. “We were pleased to host Chairman Nash and the Board of Commissioners and we look forward to working together to keep Gwinnett moving forward.”
The January 16th annual State of the County Address offered Gwinnett business and community leaders the opportunity to hear from the leader of Gwinnett’s local government, Chairman Charlotte Nash. This special meeting gave an overview of the County’s efforts in economic development, revitalization, public safety and transportation. Attendees also learned how the County is working to improve the overall quality of life for Gwinnett citizens.
“We are poised and ready to begin a new chapter in Gwinnett County. We don’t have to wait, though, to see what happens next. We may not control the entire story, but we can certainly help shape it,” said Gwinnett County Board of Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash. “The District Commissioners and I are committed to ensuring that Gwinnett County government does its part to keep this community great. In addition to doing our part, we also need the help of every resident and business owner in Gwinnett as we move forward. I encourage the citizens of Gwinnett to stay informed, get involved, and to stay in touch.”
During her 27-year career with Gwinnett County, Charlotte Nash worked as a Grants Manager/Accountant, Budget Manager, Finance Director/Chief Financial Officer and County Administrator. She managed 24 annual budgets and implemented capital budgeting and long-term financial planning processes. Her leadership was instrumental in gaining the coveted triple AAA ratings from the three major bond rating agencies.
“Gwinnett County continues to be a leader in infrastructure development, quality of life and economic development. We look forward to working with Chairman Nash as she leads Gwinnett through a robust and prosperous 2013,” said Michael Paris, President and CEO, Council for Quality Growth.
For more information on the State of the County Address, visit www.gwinnettstateofthecounty.com.