Steve Stroud

Executive Director

Economic & Business Development

steve@roswellinc.org
678.823.4004 x 1001

Introduction

Steve Stroud is a community leader, currently serving as the Executive Director of Roswell Inc, which promotes economic development through a Public Private Partnership with the City of Roswell. Roswell Inc, under Stroud’s leadership, has marketed an expanded Opportunity Zone, increasing the number of certified businesses, and launched networking/educational/informative programs to assist and retain local businesses. Stroud and his staff continue to forge an open line of communication between business owners, developers, citizens, corporations, non-profits and various entities. Roswell Inc continues to foster these relationships to enhance the quality of the community.

Previously, Stroud owned and operated Stroud’s Printing and Design for 30 years in Roswell, Georgia. Stroud has actively participated in community and nonprofits throughout Roswell for over 20 years. Stroud attended Georgia State University, with a focus in political science. A Roswell native, Stroud remains residing in Roswell, Georgia with his three daughters.

Professional Strengths

• Project Management
• Budget Administration
• Business Networking
• Community Development
• Fundraising
• Resource Allocation
• Program Strategy
• Staff Training/Development
• Operations Management
• Business Development
• Relationship Building
• Customer Relations

Current Accolades
Advisory Board, North Fulton Community Charities, 2016 – Current
Board Member, United Way of North Fulton, 2015 – Current
City of Roswell Recreation and Parks Commission, 2011 – Current
Board Member, Bank of North Georgia, 1995 – Current
Chair of Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, 1995, Board member, 1990 – Current
President of Roswell Rotary, 1993 – 1994, Board member, 1991 – Current

Previous Accolades
President, Historic Roswell Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1998 -2011
Roswell Patch – Person of the Year Community Award, 2012
Chairman, Brandon Hall School, 2003 – 2010
Small Business Person of the Year Award, Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, 2000
Roswell Olympic Committee, 1996
Past Chair, North Fulton Child Development Association, 1995

Professional Development
Basic Economic Development Course, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014
Georgia Academy for Economic Development, Class of 2012
Leadership Georgia, Class of 1998
Regional Leadership Institute, Class of 1995
Leadership North Fulton, Class of 1990