ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 17, 2021

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) has appointed Lisa Chester to be Rockdale County’s new Constituent Services Liaison.

The Constituent Services Liaison reports directly to the Chief of Staff and handles initiatives and tasks affiliated/related to Post 1 and Post 2 Commissioners.

Chester has served as a community & business development leader with expertise in nonprofit leadership, fundraising, business strategy and integrated marketing communications. She champions innovation, mentoring, and initiatives that improve the lives of those in need.

Lisa is an experienced nonprofit executive director and has served as a director of operations as well as a corporate development and partnerships director. Her professional experience spans over 15 years supporting profitability objectives, creating strategic initiatives, and managing organizational processes across Fortune 500 companies including McCann-Erickson, Inc. and Turner Broadcasting, Inc., and nonprofit organizations including Warrick Dunn Charities, Inc. and Southern Education Foundation, Inc.

She has been responsible for driving resource management, programs, partnerships, and for aligning with Board of Trustees, local government, and other members of the community.

Chester has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Media Arts from Morris Brown College and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from American Intercontinental University. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy (Madison, GA) and is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (Atlanta, GA). She was reared in a military family and has an appreciation for human-centered leaders, veterans and others that serve.

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