Development Partners

Economic development and downtown revitalization is a team sport. The Downtown Development Authority is proud to work with these talented leaders.

Hardie Davis, Jr.

Mayor, City of Augusta
535 Telfair Street, Suite 200
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 821-1831

Bennish Brown

President/CEO, Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau
PO Box 1331
Augusta, GA 30903
(706) 823-6600 x229

Cal Wray

President, Augusta Economic Development Authority
Enterprise Mill
1450 Greene Street, Suite 560
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 821-1321

Sue Parr

President/CEO, Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce
One Tenth Street, Suite 120
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 821-1300

Hawthorne E. Welcher, Jr.

Director, Augusta-Richmond County Housing and Development
925 Laney Walker Boulevard
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 821-1797

Lauren Dallas

Executive Director, Augusta Tomorrow
Enterprise Mill, South Tower
1450 Greene Street, Suite 85
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 722-9100

Dr. Tom Clark

Executive Director, CSRA Alliance for Fort Gordon
Georgia Cyber Center
Grace Hopper Lane, Suite 3300
Augusta GA 30901
(706) 721-0491

Brian Graham

President/CEO, Augusta Sports Council
P.O. Box 1331
Augusta GA 30903
(706) 722-8326

Brenda Durant

Executive Director, Greater Augusta Arts Council
1301 Greene St.
Augusta GA 30901
(706) 826-4702

Larry Hanson

Executive Director, Georgia Municipal Association
P.O. Box 105377
Atlanta GA 30348
(404) 688-0472

Christopher Nunn

Commissioner, Georgia Department of Community Affairs
60 Executive Park South, NE
Atlanta GA 30329
(404) 679-4840

Matthew Forshee

Community Development Manager, Georgia Power Community & Economic Development
(706) 650-5104

Erick Montgomery

Executive Director, Historic Augusta
415 Seventh St.
Augusta GA 30901
P.O. Box 37
Augusta GA 30903
(706) 724-0436

Charles Branch

Vice President, Business Development, NextSite
880 Montclair Road, Suite 625
Birmingham AL 35213
(205) 443-3436