Georgia Trend Names DeKalb Chamber President 2019 Notable GeorgianDECATUR, Ga., – January 18, 2019 – Katerina Taylor, President & CEO of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, has been named a 2019 Notable Georgian by Georgia Trend.
She will be recognized along with other Notable Georgians and Most Influential Georgians on January 22 at the Georgia Aquarium.
Taylor became the first female to lead DeKalb Chamber in 2014. Under her leadership, she established the Women Executive Leaders of DeKalb (WELD), a resource group for women executives; spearheaded educational efforts that led to the passing of the county-wide SPLOST in 2017; and strengthened collaborative partnerships between community partners, education leaders, developers, municipal and county government leaders.
In the community, Taylor serves on the board of directors for United Way of Greater Atlanta, CDC Federal Credit Union, Regional Business Coalition, Citizens Trust Bank’s Next Generation Board. She previously served as Chair of DeKalb Thrives Steering Committee, the county’s strategic plan to improve the business climate, enhance quality of place, and revitalize commercial corridors and employment centers.
As a strong advocate for women, Taylor served as Chair of the Johnnetta B. Cole Women’s Society and served as Chair of the Leading a Life of Purpose Women in Philanthropy annual event.
ABOUT DEKALB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization with the mission to support, promote and sustain business development in DeKalb County. With 81 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.
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