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|

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|

The Golden Isles Development Authority presents LobePro, Inc. with a property deed for the facility at Brunswick-McBride Industrial Park.

The Golden Isles Development Authority presents LobePro, Inc. with a property deed for the facility at Brunswick-McBride Industrial Park.

It’s been over fifteen years since Lobe Pro, Inc. agreed to grow their business at Brunswick-McBride Industrial Park. During that time, Lobe Pro, Inc. has added new product lines produced in the Golden Isles, hired locally, and […]

2020-06-02T13:40:58-05:00June 2nd, 2020|

Moving Forward Together.

Moving Forward Together.

Your business didn’t stop, but it probably changed. Starting in March, many states adopted shelter-in-place orders to slow the spread of COVID-19. These orders changed how many of our customers conducted business, so we changed too.

For the past eight weeks, the Golden Isles Development Authority team worked closely with regional and state partners […]

2020-05-19T12:22:25-05:00May 19th, 2020|

You Small Business is Coastal Strong

Our Small Businesses are Coastal Strong

During this challenging time, the small businesses of the Golden Isles have been a source of inspiration and hope. Since the beginning of April, The Golden Isles Development Authority has been working with community partners to learn how the COVID-19 virus is impacting our employers- large and small. […]

2020-05-11T10:16:18-05:00May 2nd, 2020|

COVID-19 Business Impact Survey

The following COVID-19 Business Impact Survey  was developed by 25 volunteer economic development professionals who came together to meet the need for concrete information on the human and economic impacts being felt by companies in the communities we represent. Information gathered will help provide valuable data to decision-makers in government and leadership as it relates […]

2020-05-13T11:53:55-05:00April 20th, 2020|

Golden Isles Business Helps Meet the Demand for Face Masks to Keep Glynn Running

Golden Isles Business Helps Meet the Demand for Face Masks to Keep Glynn Running

Local organizations are working together to keep manufacturing employees protected during the COVID19 pandemic.

Glynn County, GA— Local companies in Glynn County, Georgia, are working together to produce and purchase face masks to protect employees in essential business operations.

Island Drapes and Upholstery was […]

2020-04-17T09:41:04-05:00April 13th, 2020|

COVID-19 Response: State & Local Updates

Local Updates in Response to COVID-19

Your business can find the information you need related to our local government agency’s responses to COVID-19  including: the latest energy orders, links to closures, and more. 

We will be using our social media channels to share resources for business owners and creative ideas that we are seeing implemented […]

2020-07-01T11:54:01-05:00April 1st, 2020|

COVID-19 Response: Manufacturing Resources

Manufacturing resources during COVID-19

The manufacuturing and industrial sector is vital to Keep Glynn Running. Our team is working on identifying and sharing resources for manufacturers of all sizes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Development Authority’s assistance was requested for two […]

2020-04-01T15:21:03-05:00April 1st, 2020|