Hartsfield-Jackson General Manager to Keynote DeKalb Chamber Luncheon
DECATUR, Ga., – June 29, 2017 – Roosevelt Council, General Manager of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, will serve as the keynote speaker for the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce General Membership Meeting on July 13.
The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Boulevard NE, Atlanta.
Mr. Council will discuss how Hartsfield-Jackson contributes to Georgia’s economy and how it became the world’s busiest airport. Small businesses will also learn how they can leverage business growth opportunities at the airport.
“Hartsfield-Jackson plays a major role in bringing economic development to the State of Georgia,” said Katerina Taylor, DeKalb Chamber President and CEO. “As the largest employer in Georgia, our members will have the opportunity to learn about the significance of Hartsfield-Jackson and its impact on business.”
As General Manager, Mr. Council oversees airport operations as well as a $6 billion capital improvement program that will pave the way for growth over the next 20 years. Previously, Mr. Council served as the Airport Deputy General Manager and Chief Financial Officer, where he directed all accounting, budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting, procurement and treasury operations at the airport.
The event is open to the public. Tickets are $45 for Chamber members and $55 for guests. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information and to register, please visit bit.ly/rcouncil-july13.
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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 79 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.