Don Bolia

Chair


Don Bolia

As a principal with Peachtree Government Affairs since 2009, Bolia advises industry leaders on how legislative trends will impact their businesses and assists them in shaping policy debates at the federal, state and local levels in Georgia. He also manages clients’ relationships before the Georgia General Assembly, as well as numerous city and county governments and agencies.

Previously, Bolia was the director of government affairs (Georgia) for the law firms of Hunton and Williams and DLA Piper in 2005 and 2007, respectively.

In 1993, he was appointed chief of staff of the Fulton County Commission chairman. Within weeks, he cut taxes for the first time in a decade, returning more than $180,000 in savings from the budget.

Bolia currently serves as treasurer of the Republican Leadership Fund, and on the advisory board of the Arthritis Foundation – Georgia Chapter and the Brookhaven City Zoning Board of Appeals.

A graduate of Emory University, Bolia holds a bachelor’s degree in history.

Term: 2015 - 2017

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Workforce
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Entertainment
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  • Permitting
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Development

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  • Available Properties
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  • Community Based Funding
  • We DeKalb Program
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Start-up and
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  • Workforce Programs
  • Dekalb MicroEnterprise
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