About Sherri Pruitt

Sherri is the Administrative Assistant at the Development Authority and is in charge assisting with the existing industries and companies/prospects who are locating in the Golden Isles. Sherri Pruitt is a tremendous asset to the Development Authority and started in the administrative and coordinator field over 20 years ago in Atlanta, Ga.

Adding the government as a customer

Government Contracting Opportunity and Resources

Last year, $12.3 billion in government spending was with Georgia companies and at least 312 sales transactions were with firms located in Brunswick, GA. Transactions varied from lodging, maintenance equipment, to marketing services.

The government is directed to buy a variety of products and services that your […]

2021-01-15T12:34:33-05:00January 12th, 2021|

Helping businesses, one conversation at a time.


Helping businesses, one conversation at a time

Southern Ballistics Research, LLC recipient of the first Share the Future award of 2021

As a business owner, what keeps you up at night? This is one of the questions that Sherri Pruitt, Business Retention and Expansion Coordinator, may ask when […]

2021-01-07T14:06:55-05:00January 5th, 2021|

Golden Isles Maker Meetup Updates for 2021


Golden Isles Maker Meetup Updates for 2021

In the fall of 2020, we launched a new monthly networking event for the business community- Maker Meetups. These events are designed to provide a casual environment for professional, aspiring, and hobby makers to meet and share their business, startup resources, and industry best […]

2021-01-12T10:40:25-05:00January 4th, 2021|

Reduce the Costs of Training and Development in 2021


Reduce the Costs of Your Training and Development in 2021

The past year has forced rapid changes in organizations across all departments. Adapting to new technology, hybrid working models, and other changes may still have your and your employee’s heads spinning.

It may also present critical skill and knowledge gaps in your […]

2020-12-31T09:16:48-05:00December 14th, 2020|

Work Local

It’s easier than ever before to search for jobs in Glynn County, GA.

Shop small. Buy Local. These phrases have become synonymous with consumers’ choosing to shop at a farmer’s market or main-street artisan over major retailers.

At the Golden Isles Development Authority (GIDA), we encourage these values. As champions of our local and small business community, […]

2020-11-30T10:38:45-05:00November 29th, 2020|

Leadership Connections Kicks Off with PaR Marine


Building Connections in The Golden Isles

As a part of the Keep Glynn Running program, the Golden Isles Development Authority (G.I.D.A.) welcomed students from the Community Action Youth Leadership Initiative (C.A.Y.L.I.) to learn more about careers in advanced production and technology. Special guest speakers from PaR Marine (Jered L.L.C.) shared their experience […]

2020-11-18T10:49:10-05:00November 18th, 2020|

Welding programs continue to expand in the Golden Isles


Welding programs continue to expand in the Golden Isles

Manufacturing firms require a variety of skilled positions at varying levels. The Golden Isles education partners work never stops providing responsive curriculums and programs that meet today’s demand and prepare for future opportunities. Welding is an excellent example of one of the programs […]

2020-11-16T15:12:21-05:00November 16th, 2020|

Manufacturing Works For Glynn County

Manufacturing Work for Glynn County.

Manufacturing has helped build this great country and make us who we are today. However, the U.S. manufacturing industry is faced with a skills gap that will leave 2.4 million jobs empty by 2028—jobs for motivated and skilled creators. In our community, these industries and careers are essential to build a […]

2020-09-25T14:23:22-05:00September 25th, 2020|

Courtney is building her job and the community in the Golden Isles


Entrepreneur- Community Builder-Developer-Formerly of the NYC Fashion World

Bringing your own job to the Golden Isles is possible. When the Golden Isles Development Authority (GIDA) shared their first BYOJob story, we received numerous recommendations to contact professionals who have successfully brought or built their careers here. While many discovered our community on vacation, each person’s […]

2020-11-16T15:22:18-05:00September 11th, 2020|

Nicole Rodger’s Journey from the Beltway to the Causeway


Founder- Advocate-Beltway Commuter-Community Supporter-St. Simon’s Resident

Bringing your own job to the Golden Isles is possible. When the Golden Isles Development Authority (GIDA) shared their first BYOJob story, we received numerous recommendations to contact professionals who have successfully brought or built their careers here. While many discovered our community on vacation, each person’s story has […]

2020-10-16T09:12:43-05:00September 9th, 2020|