DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Businessman R.L. Brown
DECATUR, Ga., Dec. 19, 2016 – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Decide DeKalb Development Authority recognized R.L. Brown, Founder and CEO of R.L. Brown and Associates, for his recent appointment as Chair of the State Transportation Board. More than 100 members of the business community were in attendance at the Chamber’s Holiday Reception last week at Parkers on Ponce to recognize Brown.
Sponsors included AT&T, Georgia Power, Citizens Trust Bank, CH2M, CERM, Council for Quality Growth, Gude Management Group, Pendleton Group, Grice Consulting Group and Silverman Construction Program Management, Inc.
“We applaud and support Mr. R.L. Brown for his recent appointment. As an active business and community leader, we know this appointment will positively impact DeKalb County and the communities he serve,” said Katerina Taylor, President & CEO of DeKalb Chamber.
Brown has served the 4th Congressional District of the State Transportation Board since 2005. The State Transportation Board governs the Georgia Department of Transportation, and is responsible for naming the Commissioner; designating which public roads are encompassed within the state highway system; approving long-range transportation plans; overseeing the administration of construction contracts; and authorizing lease agreements.
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The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization with the mission to support, promote and sustain business development in DeKalb County. With 78 years of service in the community, DeKalb Chamber focuses on four critical areas including education, workforce and economic development, public policy, and business member services. We are the primary resource for businesses in DeKalb County. For more information on DeKalb Chamber, please visit their website at www.dekalbchamber.org or call 404-378-8000.