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.

April 2020 Minutes

MINUTES – April 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Zoom Meeting
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
WAYNE JOHNSON
JACK KILGORE
JONES HOOKS
BILL AUSTIN
CHRISTY JORDAN
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT
OTHERS PRESENT
RYAN MOORE, STAFF
VANESSA WAGNER, STAFF
JOAN HEARN, STAFF
SHERRI PRUITT, STAFF
REES SUMERFORD, COUNSEL
ROB BURR, GCAC
TERRA WINSLETT, GCAC
SHAWNA WILLIAMS, GCAC
KATHERINE KISSLING, GCAC
ALAN OURS, COUNTY MANAGER
BILL BRUNSON, COUNTY COMMISSIONER
JULIE MARTIN, CITY COMMISSIONER
MATHEW HILL, DDA
MONICA SMITH, S.L.E.A.T.
I. CALL TO ORDER
Chairman Wayne Johnson […]

2020-09-15T12:22:00-05:00September 15th, 2020|

Josh Bruce’s Idea Lab is inspiring other startups


Entrepreneur- Designer- World Traveler-Brunswick Resident

When you ask someone where they are from you typically expect the response to include a city or country. In Josh Bruce’s case, it was less straightforward, “I spent the first half of my life growing up in the Middle East and Southeast Asia, where I […]

2020-09-14T15:28:57-05:00September 8th, 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 […]

2020-09-14T15:27:34-05:00September 4th, 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 […]

2020-09-14T15:30:10-05:00September 1st, 2020|

Katherine built her job on the experiences gained here


Social Media Professional- Archaeologist – Artist- Long Term Transplant

Relocating to a place you love is not a new phenomenon, but advances in technology have made it easier to bring your job or create one in the area you want to live. Creating that opportunity may come in the form of consulting work or starting […]

2020-09-14T15:52:42-05:00August 24th, 2020|

Doing well, by doing good. Starting the new fiscal year by helping small businesses.

Doing well, by doing good. Starting the new year helping small businesses.

The Golden Isles Development Authority (GIDA) board affirmed their commitment to local businesses by approving two companies’ funding requests from their Share the Future Initiative.

The GIDA Board of Governors considered two business applications at the first meeting of the 2021-21 fiscal year; Kut […]

2020-08-03T15:22:03-05:00July 27th, 2020|

Growing Together in the Golden Isles- Local Workforce and Employment Programs

Growing Together in the Golden Isles-

Local programs and resources to help our workforce on the road to recovery from COVID-19

In a recent interview billionaire entrepreneur, Mark Cuban advised Americans to use any down-time to brush up on the skills that might impress your future employer. He’s not alone. In most interview prep articles, job-seekers […]

2020-07-15T14:57:14-05:00July 14th, 2020|