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Cobb County leaders, businesses and EDGE investors topped the list for the 2016 Most Influential Georgian’s. With over a dozen leaders selected, it is no surprise why Cobb County is thriving and leading the way in Metro Atlanta’s job creation and economic boom. Congrats to our Cobb family and all on the list!

COBB’S MOST INFLUENTIAL GEORGIAN’S:
· Dan Amos, President, Aflac – COLUMBUS
· Paul Bowers, Chairman, President & CEO, Georgia Power – ATLANTA
· David Connell, President & CEO, Cobb Chamber – ATLANTA / COBB COUNTY
· Doug Hertz, President & CEO, United Distributors – ATLANTA / COBB COUNTY
· Harris Hines, Chief Justice, Georgia Supreme Court – MARIETTA
· Donna Hyland, President & CEO, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – ATLANTA
· Johnny Isakson, US Senator – ATLANTA / COBB COUNTY
· Terry McGuirk, Chairman & CEO, Atlanta Braves – ATLANTA / COBB COUNTY
· Sam Olens, President, Kennesaw State University – KENESSAW / MARIETTA
· Candice Saunders, President & CEO, WellStar Health System – MARIETTA
· Kessel Stelling, Chairman & CEO, Synvous – COLUMBUS / ATLANTA / COBB COUNTY
· Lindsey Tippins, State Senator, District 37 – MARIETTA
· Steve “Thunder” Tumlin, Mayor, City of Marietta – MARIETTA
· Stan Wise, Chairman, Public Service Commission – MARIETTA

COBB’S NOTABLE GEORGIAN’S:
· Brooks Mathis, SVP, Economic Development, Cobb Chamber – ATLANTA / COBB COUNTY
· Craig Menear, CEO & President, The Home Depot – ATLANTA / COBB COUNTY
· Malaika Rivers, Executive Director, Cumberland CID – ATLANTA / COBB COUNTY
· Roger Tutterow, Professor & Director, Economic Center, Kennesaw State University – KENNESAW