2007 Notables

Our annual listing of noteworthy Georgians

Ray Anderson, CEO, Interface

Robert Benham, Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia

Sally Bethea, Executive Director, Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

Jay Bookman, Columnist, Editorial Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Chip Cherry, President/CEO, Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce; President, Macon Economic Development Commission

Margaret Wagner Dahl, Director of Research Development and Technology Alliances, University of Georgia

Kit Dunlap, President/CEO, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce

Jermaine Dupri, CEO, So So Def Recordings

Earl Ehrhart, State Representative, District 36

Mike Finley, President, Turner Foundation

Michael Gerber, President, Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education

Sara Gonzalez, President/CEO, Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Archbishop Wilton Gregory, Archdiocese of Atlanta

Joe S. Hatfield, Chairman/CEO, Fieldale Farms Corp.

Bill Hitchens, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Public Safety

Wayne Hodges, Director, Advanced Technology Development Institute

Noel Holcomb, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

James Holland, Altamaha Riverkeeper

Gen. Russel L. Honore, Commanding General, 1st U.S. Army

David Hudson, Attorney/Partner, Hull, Towill, Norman, Barrett & Salley

L. Phillip Humann, Retired Chairman/CEO, SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Dr. Johnny M. Hunt, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Woodstock

Edna Jackson, Mayor Pro Tem, Savannah

Jim Jacoby, President, Atlantic Station, LLC; CEO, Jacoby Development

Hank Johnson, U.S. Congressman, 4th District

Otis Johnson, Mayor, Savannah

Ingrid Saunders Jones, Director, Corporate External Affairs; Chairperson, The Coca-Cola Foundation

Kelly Jordan, Chairman, Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance

Vernon Keenan, Director, Georgia Bureau of Investigation

Jack Kingston, U.S. Congressman, 1st District

Dorothy Leland, President, Georgia College and State University

Melinda Lemmon, Executive Director, Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development

Harold Linnenkohl, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Transportation

Jim Marshall, U.S. Congressman, 8th District

Wayne Mason, Developer

Dr. John Maupin, President, Morehouse School of Medicine

Dr. Rhonda Meadows, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Community Health

Dink NeSmith, President, Community Newspapers, Inc.

Michelle Nunn, CEO, Co-Founder, Hands On Network

Steve Nygren, Co-Founder, Chattahoochee Hill Country Alliance; Co-Founder, Serenbe

Jim Pannell, Partner, Oliver Maner & Gray LLP, Savannah

Daniel S. Papp, President, Kennesaw State University

Elizabeth Robertson, Director, Division of Energy Resources

Alexis Scott, Publisher, Atlanta Daily World

Beheruz N. Sethna, President, University of West Georgia; Interim Senior Vice Chancellor, Academics and Fiscal Affairs, University System of Georgia

Michael Shapiro, Director, High Museum

Preston Smith, State Senator, District 52

Weyman D. Smith, Director, Financing and Investment Division, Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission

Ken Stewart, Director, Georgia Forestry Commission

David Stockert, President/CEO, Post Properties, Inc.

James Stokes, President, The Georgia Conservancy

James Tally, President/CEO, Children’s HealthCare of Atlanta

Beverly Daniel Tatum, President, Spelman College

Matt Towery, Chairman/CEO, Insider Advantage/Internet News Agency LLC

Allison Wall, Executive Director, Georgia Watch

Paula Wallace, President, Savannah College of Art and Design

James M. Wells, President/COO, SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Joel Wernick, President/CEO, Phoebe Putney Health System

John Williams, Developer

A. Paul Wood, President/CEO, Georgia Electric Membership Corp.

Woody Woodside, President, Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce

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