(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) June 25, 2018 – Partnership Gwinnett, Georgia’s largest local economic development organization announced today that its Senior Director of Economic Development, Andrew Carnes has been accepted into the 34th class of Leadership Gwinnett. Carnes will join a cohort of business, civic and community leaders for an engaging nine-month program that seeks to strengthen professional and personal leadership capacity.

“I’m honored to be selected for the Leadership Gwinnett class of 2019,” said Andrew Carnes. “I’m eager to grow and engage with Gwinnett’s outstanding network of leaders.”

The award-winning program will guide 40 of Gwinnett’s established and emerging leaders through in-depth experiences in infrastructure, economics, education, health and human services, justice and regional relations.

As the Senior Director of Economic Development for Partnership Gwinnett, Carnes facilitates the creation of new jobs and investment in Gwinnett. He is also responsible for managing a business development team of two target sector project managers and one project associate.

“Andrew’s professional and personal attributes make him an exceptional member of the upcoming Leadership Gwinnett cohort,” said Nick Masino, Chief Economic Development Officer for Partnership Gwinnett and Leadership Gwinnett alum. “I am confident that he will be successful in this great program.”

To learn more about Leadership Gwinnett, please visit www.leadershipgwinnett.com.

For more information, or to learn how to get involved in local community and economic development efforts, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.

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About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is a public-private initiative dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County, Georgia. Since 2006, Partnership Gwinnett has worked with its local partners to attract and retain jobs, cultivate capital investment, support educational institutions, foster workforce development and contribute to the exceptional quality of life found in Gwinnett. Fueled by the support of over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County, K-12 and higher education systems, the mission of Partnership Gwinnett is to strengthen the community’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace and position Gwinnett as the premiere place to live, work and play.

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