Catalyst for a prosperous and vibrant metro Atlanta

The Economic Development division of MAC helps metro Atlanta grow by supporting companies relocating to the metro area and assisting those that are seeking opportunities to expand.

Our Economic Development division serves as an advocate and project manager for companies providing:

MAC’s economic development team offers key expertise for domestic and international companies considering a metro Atlanta location. Over the last 10 years, MAC has assisted more than 500 companies in making informed relocation and business decisions.

We help you identify business incentives, locate the perfect facility, analyze the marketplace and connect with metro Atlanta business and community leaders. We also leverage international resources to meet the unique needs of site selection for foreign companies


Your Economic Development Experts


David Hartnett

Chief Economic Development Officer

David serves as MAC's Chief Economic Development Officer Read More


Jorge Fernandez

VP, Global Commerce

Jorge serves as MAC's VP of Global Commerce.  Read More


Ric Hubler

Senior Director, Global Trade Development

Ric serves as MAC's Senior Director of Global Trade Development. Read More


Kelly Sydney

Vice President, Research

Kelly serve's as MAC's VP, Research.  Read More


John Woodward

Senior Director, Foreign Investment

John serves and MAC's Senior Director of Foreign Investment. Read More


Gregg Simon

VP, Economic Development

Greg serves as MAC's Vice President of Economic Development Read More


Kornelius Bankston

Director of Bioscience, Industry Expansion

Kornelius Bankston serves as Director of Bioscience for the Economic Development Industry Expansion Team at the Metro Atlanta Chamber. Read More


Tom Cunningham

Chief Economist

Tom Cunningham is the Chief Economist for the Metro Atlanta Chamber. Read More