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Board Spotlight | August 2021

2021-09-22T20:52:38-04:00September 22nd, 2021|The Inc Blog|

Owner, Big Oak Tavern Nate Armstrong (a Native South Carolinian), realized that he had a passion and flare for the  culinary arts at an early age. This passion served as a driving force and foundation for him as  he established his career path.  Nate graduated from Johnson and [...]

Board Member Spotlight | July 2021

2021-07-16T10:29:29-04:00July 16th, 2021|The Inc Blog|

In October of 2014, Lisa Stevens formed MKT Collaborative, a boutique marketing firm specializing in the built environment. She has spent over fourteen years immersed in the commercial real estate industry learning the essentials of what makes great, effective marketing for design and construction firms. She has had the good [...]

Roswell Economic Development & Tourism, Inc. Announces New President and Welcomes Nine New Members

2021-07-16T14:07:47-04:00July 15th, 2021|The Inc Blog|

Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc.—the board of directors that oversees our organization as well as destination marketing organization Visit Roswell—has announced that Jon-Paul Croom, president of Wellstar North Fulton Hospital, will take on the role of board president, after four years on the board. Former Board President Kenneth Davis, [...]

Board Spotlight | June 2021

2021-06-10T09:04:54-04:00June 10th, 2021|The Inc Blog|

Mike Prewett is the President and Managing Broker of Century 21 Connect Realty and has been an Atlanta area Realtor for over 34 years now.   A graduate of The University of Georgia, Mike then moved to the Roswell area and made a commitment to becoming involved in our community.  He [...]

Board Member Spotlight | May 2021

2021-09-22T20:53:47-04:00May 18th, 2021|The Inc Blog|

Kevin Bamford has been in the Banking/ Financial industry serving the Roswell and North Fulton Community since 1998. Currently he is the manager of the Roswell and East Cobb offices of Renasant Bank where he manages a team of retail bankers focused on deepening customer relationships, customer retention, and is [...]

Board Member Spotlight | April 2021

2021-09-22T20:53:56-04:00April 14th, 2021|The Inc Blog|

Allen Barker has more than 25 years of retail and commercial banking experience that began with C&S National Bank.  He joined Bank of North Georgia (now Synovus) in 1997 as Vice President and Commercial Lending Officer.  In 1999, he was promoted to Senior Vice President in Corporate Banking and became [...]

Board Member Spotlight | February 2021

2021-09-22T20:54:04-04:00February 12th, 2021|The Inc Blog|

Sunny Bailey, owner of Naylor Hall, serves as a board member of Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc.—the board of directors that oversees Roswell Inc and Visit Roswell. In 2009, Sunny purchased the 180 year old home and restored the property to turn it into a special events venue. “Having [...]

Board Member Spotlight | December 2020

2021-09-22T20:54:18-04:00December 8th, 2020|The Inc Blog|

Monica Smith serves as the President and CEO of Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and has over 26 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry. Prior to joining the staff of STS, she served on its Board of Directors while she was the Vice President of Sales and [...]

Board Member Spotlight: November 2020

2021-09-22T20:55:20-04:00November 16th, 2020|The Inc Blog|

Dave Schmit has spent his career creating places and experiences that engage people.  From building paper mills to shopping centers to residential communities, Dave has focused on providing quality of life improvements and economic opportunity for people in the communities he serves. His company develops town-centered mixed-use projects in the [...]

Board Member Spotlight | October 2020

2021-09-22T20:54:42-04:00October 8th, 2020|The Inc Blog|

Lonnie Mimms has over 35 years of experience working in the Commercial Real Estate industry. In his role as CEO of Mimms Enterprises, his primary responsibilities include making major corporate decisions, overseeing the company’s fiscal activity and providing strategic direction of the company. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Mimms [...]

Board Member Spotlight | September 2020

2021-09-22T20:54:50-04:00September 10th, 2020|The Inc Blog|

Michael Curling Michael was raised in Roswell and moved back in 2011 after finishing his MBA at Virginia Tech. He is the Vice President of New Kent Capital, a Roswell family office that invests in and works with a number of local businesses including Table & Main, Osteria Mattone, [...]

Board Member Spotlight | August 2020

2021-09-22T20:55:01-04:00August 5th, 2020|The Inc Blog|

We want you to get to know us a little better, and that includes our board—Roswell Economic Development & Tourism, Inc. Each month we will feature 2 board members, kicking off with our board president Ken Davis of Renasant Bank and treasurer Nancy Tolbert Yilmaz of Tolbert Yilmaz School of [...]

Kimberly Allred Graduates from Georgia Academy for Economic Development

2019-12-27T12:41:08-05:00November 21st, 2019|The Inc Blog|

Our business development, retail, and events specialist, Kimberly Allred, graduated this month from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development, a four-month program through the State of Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs. Created in 1993, the Academy provides training in the basics of economic and community development, plus specialized segments on [...]

Roswell Inc Sweeps the PRSA Georgia Phoenix Awards

2020-08-07T12:53:36-04:00November 15th, 2019|The Inc Blog|

Roswell Inc won four awards during the 2019 Phoenix Awards ceremony, hosted earlier this month by the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Created in 1984, the Phoenix Awards recognize projects and programs each year that demonstrate excellence in the state’s public relations profession. Roswell Inc [...]

Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc. Announces New Board Members

2020-01-15T14:12:13-05:00July 10th, 2019|The Inc Blog|

Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc., the board of directors that oversees both Roswell’s tourism program, Visit Roswell, and Roswell’s economic development program, Roswell Inc, has announced seven new board members for the organization. The new board members became effective July 1, 2019 and will serve three-year terms. “A strong [...]

Roswell Inc Wins National Bronze Anvil Award

2020-01-15T14:29:11-05:00May 17th, 2019|The Inc Blog|

Roswell Inc has been awarded the prestigious 1st place Bronze Anvil Award for its 2018 Annual Report through the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community. For more than 45 years, PRSA’s Bronze Anvil Awards have recognized the best of the [...]

Roswell Inc Wins Gold Hermes Creative Awards

2020-01-15T15:04:03-05:00May 3rd, 2019|The Inc Blog|

Roswell Inc was named a four-time Gold Winner by the 2019 Hermes Creative Awards. The international awards competition honors creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials, marketing and communication programs, and emerging technologies. In the 2019 Hermes Awards program, more than 6,000 entries were [...]

Roswell Inc’s Carisa Turner Honored as PRSA Georgia’s 40 Under 40

2020-01-15T15:04:55-05:00May 1st, 2019|The Inc Blog|

Roswell Inc’s director of communications, Carisa Turner, APR, has been recognized as one of PRSA Georgia’s Forty Under 40 public relations and communications professionals for 2019. PRSA Georgia is the second largest chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community. [...]

Board of Directors Announces Name Change

2018-07-19T12:39:04-04:00July 19th, 2018|The Inc Blog|

A new name has been announced for the governing organization and board of directors that oversees both Roswell’s tourism program, Visit Roswell, and Roswell’s economic development program, Roswell Inc. The new name—Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc.—was announced at the organization’s board meeting on July 18, 2018, and replaces the [...]

Roswell Inc’s Carisa Turner Receives Accreditation in Public Relations

2018-06-06T19:25:11-04:00June 6th, 2018|The Inc Blog|

Roswell Inc’s director of public relations and communications, Carisa Turner, has received her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) through the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)—the nation’s largest professional association for public relations and communications professionals. Of PRSA’s 30,000 members across the country, only 15% have achieved their APR. Created [...]

Roswell Inc’s Debra Ewing Graduates from Georgia Academy

2017-12-13T15:28:05-05:00December 13th, 2017|The Inc Blog|

Roswell Inc’s business development and outreach coordinator, Debra Ewing, graduated last month from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development, a four-month program through the State of Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs. Created in 1993, the Academy provides training in the basics of economic and community development, plus specialized segments on [...]

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