Development Authority of Bryan County

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions and Facts about the Development Authority of Bryan County (DABC)


Q: What is the purpose / mission of the DABC?

A: To recruit industry to Bryan County to create jobs and investments in the community and to partner with industry after they locate to help ensure they are successful.


Q: Does the DABC work to bring housing, commercial, and/or retail development?

A: No, the DABC does not recruit commercial or retail development and is not involved in housing development.


Q: What is industry?

A: Manufacturing, warehousing/distribution, assembly, and other industrial services companies, including non-destructive testing, water jets, industrial scaffolding, and others.


Q: Who are our industries in Bryan County?

A: For a full list, click here.


Q: Who makes up the current Board of Directors and how are the chosen?

A: Nine individuals appointed by the Bryan County Commissioners make up the board of directors. The people appointed to the DABC board are community leaders and represent a variety of sector backgrounds, including banking, electric utility, small business, and higher education, among others. Read about our current directors here.


Q: Does the Development Authority have a staff?

A: Yes. You can read about CEO Anna Chafin, Vice President Justin Farquhar, Project Manager Zachary Dykes, and Office Manager Myra Sims here.


Q: When does the Development Authority of Bryan County meet? Are meetings open to the public?

A: Development Authority board meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:00 AM.  The meetings alternate between the North and South end of the county. Details can be found here.


Q: How does the Development Authority recruit industries to Bryan County?

A: The Development Authority uses a variety of different resources to attract new industries but the number one factor is Bryan County itself. The top-performing public school system and quality healthcare offerings coupled with the culture, recreation, and climate of Bryan County make for a prime destination to live, work, and play. Details can be found here.


Q: How do I work for the industries in Bryan County?

A: Our industries are always looking for local talent to hire. Details on our existing industries and their job postings can be found by browsing the industry section of the Bryan County Interactive Community Map.

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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