How We Help

Community & Leadership Development

Preparing leaders for successful, thoughtful, and incremental development is what we do.

Getting your community ready to grow is the goal of everything we do.

Georgia EMC’s Community & Leadership Development Strategists offer the following services that no other utility organization can on behalf of and along with our Member cooperatives:

  • Certified Professional Facilitators
  • Gallup Global Strengths Coaches
  • Certified Community Heart & Soul® Coaches
  • StrategicDoingTM Practitioners

We also have expertise in the following community and economic development areas:

Our Team can connect you with our in-house experts to help with marketing your community, recruiting retail chains, comprehensive project management, and research for planning, state and federal tax incentives and grant applications.


Our team elevates the people, plans, and prosperity of communities across Georgia. Locate and contact your regional Community & Leadership Development Team member today.

Case Study

How One Small Georgia Town Emerged from COVID Better Than Before

Thomaston-Upson County, Georgia

Discover how the Community & Leadership Development Team successfully implemented the Community Heart & Soul program in Thomaston, fostering unity and collaboration among residents. Through this program, the team facilitated meaningful engagement, enabling the community to work together towards a shared objective of building a brighter future for Thomaston.

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“Upson Electric Membership Cooperative is delighted to be a part of Thomaston-Upson Community Heart & Soul. We view our organization as a key partner in the community, and this unique program offers a way for us to work together with residents to engage everyone, recognize our strengths and achieve positive change.” -Upson EMC President/CEO Neal Trice

We’re here for you.

Contact Jenny Robbins

Manager | Community & Leadership Development