Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc., the board of directors that oversees both our organization and Roswell’s tourism program, Visit Roswell, has announced twelve new board members for the organization, bringing the board of directors to thirty-eight members total with ten executive committee members. Additionally, current board members Ron Buckley, Vice President of Leasing with Brixmor Property Group, and Dana Gurela, owner of Deep Roots Wine Market, have moved to the Executive Committee.

The new board members took effect on July 1, 2022 and will serve up to two, three-year terms.

“Over the past few years, we have strategically grown our board of directors to truly mirror Roswell’s tourism and business community, representing all major industries and company sizes—from locally owned businesses to regional headquarters,” said Jon-Paul Croom, board president of Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc. as well as president of Wellstar North Fulton Hospital. “Adding these twelve additional high-caliber individuals that are invested in supporting Roswell’s business community, strengthens our organization and furthers the missions of both Roswell Inc and Visit Roswell.”

New Board Members (FY23-FY25)

Director, Select Fulton
General Manager & Partner, Carl Black Roswell
Asset Manager, Equus Capital Partners
Account Executive III, Gas South
Vice President of Operations & Asset Management, True North Companies
CEO, Kirk Marketing Solutions
President, Mimms Enterprises
CEO, InterDev
Principal, DSM Real Estate Partners
President, Sunshine on a Ranney Day and Sunny & Ranney
President & CEO, Chattahoochee Nature Center
Executive Director, Computer Museum of America

About Roswell Inc
As the accredited economic development organization (AEDO) for the City of Roswell, our mission at Roswell Inc is to build a strong, diverse and sustainable business community. We work to retain our existing businesses through expert counsel and innovative programing, to grow established businesses by providing resources and support, and to attract new businesses by marketing Roswell’s assets and cultivating business opportunity. As a 501(c)6 nonprofit, we have worked with the City of Roswell through a public-private partnership since 2012. To learn more, visit

About Visit Roswell
Visit Roswell, the city’s destination marketing organization (DMO), incorporates targeted advertising and marketing programs with aggressive sales and public relations efforts to build the image of Roswell as a destination and increase visitation. The organization provides leadership for the tourism & hospitality industry in Roswell.