Development Authority of Bryan County

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Anna Chafin
Chief Executive Officer
Office: +1 (912) 653-4967
Cell: +1 (912) 271-8529

Anna Chafin joined the Development Authority of Bryan County as CEO in November 2013.  She has worked in economic development in the coastal region for over 10 years.  She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Mercer University with minors in Business Administration and English.  Anna is a graduate of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development, Leadership Bryan, Leadership Southeast Georgia and Leadership Georgia.  She is the immediate past-chair for the Georgia Economic Developers Association. In 2015, Governor Deal appointed Anna as a board member to the Georgia Student Finance Commission.  She is also a past chair of the Leadership Southeast Georgia Alumni Association and is a member of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.  In 2015, Anna was named one of the Top 5 under 40 by Richmond Hill Reflections magazine.


Susan Hagin
Office Manager
Office: +1 (912) 653-4967

Susan Hagin has been with the Development Authority of Bryan County since 2010.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Office Administration from Georgia Southern College (now Georgia Southern University).  As Office Manager, Susan's duties include:  answering the phone and directing calls, preparing minutes and financial statements for the monthly board meetings, handling all accounts payable and receivable, assisting in the preparation of the annual operating budget, conducting special projects for the CEO, coordinating meetings and making travel arrangements for the CEO, preparing and submitting staff time sheets and ordering and maintaining supplies.


Justin Farquhar
Project Manager
Office: +1 (912) 653-3897

Justin Farquhar joined the Development Authority of Bryan County in May 2016. He graduated from Armstrong State University in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Mathematics. As an undergraduate he worked as a Research Assistant for Armstrong State University's Department of Economics and interned with the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority. Justin's duties include existing industry outreach, data analysis, updating and maintaining the Authority's website, assisting the CEO with requests for information, and tracking news relevant to economic development in both Bryan County and the State of Georgia.


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Development Authority of Bryan County
116 Lanier Street
Post Office Box 267
Pembroke, Georgia 31321-0267


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Telephone: +1 (912) 653-4967
Fax: +1 (912) 653-4978