Al Hodge, Founder of Hodge Consulting Services, LLC, brings more than 40 years of economic and community development experience to the project team.
Al recently retired from the Rome, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, after 21 years. He previously served as the CEO of both the Augusta Chamber and the Charleston Trident Chamber in South Carolina, and chair of the Georgia Economic Development Association.
Al has aided in the advisement of international economic development programming, specifically with respects to opportunities in Japan. Al is vice chair of the Japan America Society of Georgia and has successfully recruited multiple Japanese corporations for domestic investment over the past twenty years.