We offer businesses a convenient, centralized point of contact for assistance with starting, relocating, or expanding in Lumpkin County. We collaborate with company executives, site selectors, real estate consultants, and educational institutions to promote diversification and growth in our area.

Our Mission

Enriching local employment, the county tax base, and business opportunity while honoring the history, natural beauty, and character of Lumpkin County.

Rebecca A. Mincey

Executive Director


Kerri Carson

Administrative Assistant


Board of Directors

  • Chuck Jones, Chairman
  • Jim Higdon, Vice Chairman
  • Henry Davis, Secretary
  • Wyman Walden, Treasurer
  • Clarence Stowers
  • Jim Curtis
  • Donna Minnich
  • Robb Nichols
  • John Gaston 

What We Do

The Development Authority focuses on key industries that advance the welfare of our community and is dedicated to collaborating and partnering with our local, regional, and state economic development organizations.

We invite you to contact us for your business site or development needs.   We look forward to getting to know more about you and your company’s needs.

Monthly Board Meetings

Monthly board meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 am in the Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce Multipurpose Room (342 Courthouse Hill, Dahlonega, GA).