(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) October 3, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett, the largest local economic development team in the state, announced the addition of Jassy Ji as project manager and AnnMarie Grason as project coordinator. Ji and Grason began with Partnership Gwinnett on October first.
“We are thrilled to have Jassy and AnnMarie join the project team,” said Deven Cason, Director of Economic Development for Partnership Gwinnett. “Their experience and fresh ideas will help us to raise the bar and we’re looking forward to working with them to implement the Partnership Gwinnett strategy.”
As project manager, Ji will be responsible for fostering and managing economic development projects in Partnership Gwinnett’s targeted industry sectors of advanced manufacturing and supply chain management. She will work closely with public and private sector partners to support the goals outlined in Partnership Gwinnett’s strategy and implement programs that support existing and prospect companies. Prior to joining Partnership Gwinnett Ji served as the Greater China Region Initiatives Coordinator for the tourism & global commerce division at the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
“The Partnership Gwinnett organization is a best practice in local economic development and I’m very grateful to be able to join the team and help keep Gwinnett a great place to live, work and play,” said Ji.
Grason, who interned with Partnership Gwinnett in the summer of 2018, will serve as project coordinator. In this role she will assist with the planning, organization, management and evaluation of economic development project activities in Partnership Gwinnett’s target industries. Grason recently graduated from Georgia Southern University with a BBA in Economics.
“My internship at Partnership Gwinnett was an amazing experience and I feel very lucky to be able to come back as a full-time employee,” said Grason. “I look forward to working with the great team here and progressing the goals of the organization.”
For more information, or to learn how to get involved in local community and economic development efforts, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.
About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is a public-private initiative dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County, Georgia. Since 2006, Partnership Gwinnett has worked with its local partners to attract and retain jobs, cultivate capital investment, support educational institutions, foster workforce development and contribute to the exceptional quality of life found in Gwinnett. Fueled by the support of over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County, K-12 and higher education systems, the mission of Partnership Gwinnett is to strengthen the community’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace and position Gwinnett as the premiere place to live, work and play.
Haley Tolbert | firstname.lastname@example.org | 770.232.1174