Articles about Executive Team

Invest Atlanta Names Dawn Luke Chief Operating Officer

Invest Atlanta announced the appointment of Dawn Luke as chief operating officer of Invest Atlanta. As a longtime employee of Invest Atlanta and member of its Executive Team, Ms. Luke brings substantial knowledge of Invest Atlanta and all facets of the agency’s operations to the position. In her new role, Ms. Luke will oversee Invest… Read more

Keith Millner Joins Prestigious Group of Atlanta Leaders

Keith Millner, Invest Atlanta’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, was selected to be part of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2018. Together with 85 other community leaders, Millner will examine issues affecting the region. The nine-month program includes retreats, full-day seminars, service projects, discussion groups and community tours, and other activities. “We are… Read more

I-85 Business Resource Event Supports Area Businesses

Invest Atlanta and more than a dozen participating organizations hosted the I-85 Small Business Resource Event on Tuesday, May 9 at the Peachtree Hills Recreation Center. At the event, businesses affected by the closure could meet with local service providers offering technical assistance, small and medium-sized business lending, consulting services, and more. “On behalf of… Read more

WICERS Honors IA President & CEO Dr. Klementich

Invest Atlanta President and CEO Dr. Eloisa Klementich was honored on Friday, April 14 with the Level Award from WICERS (Women in Construction, Engineering, and Related Services). She received the honor at the last day of the WICERS conference held at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta Hotel. Mayor Reed delivered the closing remarks, taking time to… Read more

Kevin Johnson Touts Airport’s ‘Booming Submarket’

Kevin Johnson, Invest Atlanta's senior vice president of economic development and vice-chair of the Aerotropolis Alliance, spoke at the South Metro Development Outlook conference on February 23. He took part in a panel discussion about the positive changes coming to the area surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest passenger airport. Joining Johnson on… Read more

Keith Ivory Millner Named Invest Atlanta’s EVP and COO

Invest Atlanta President and CEO Dr. Eloisa Klementich announced that Keith Ivory Millner has joined Invest Atlanta as the agency’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. Millner’s corporate and entrepreneurial career spans more than three decades and includes executive-level experience across a diverse set of industries. “Keith is uniquely suited to excel in his… Read more

Ernestine Garey Honored at Invest Atlanta Retirement Party

Friends, family, and colleagues came together at The Gathering Spot on Tuesday, January 31 to celebrate Ernestine Garey’s career at Invest Atlanta. Ernestine Garey held the executive vice president and chief operating officer position before deciding to retire from the organization this year. Mayor Kasim Reed shared some kind words of admiration about Ms. Garey before… Read more

Invest Atlanta Gives Back Through United Way During Holidays

Staff from Invest Atlanta and the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs came together to support needy families through the United Way. On Friday, December 2, the group gathered together to pack hundreds of snack bags destined for children at City of Refuge. Serving Atlanta’s Westside neighborhoods since 1997, City of Refuge provides housing, health care,… Read more

Westside Students Receive Early Holiday Surprise

Invest Atlanta is living up to its long-term commitment to help stabilize Westside communities. The goal is to ensure current residents of neighborhoods like English Avenue, Vine City, and Castleberry Hill benefit from the new investments being made around the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. To date, Invest Atlanta has injected approximately $56 million into the transformation… Read more

Atlanta Land Trust Collaborative Nominates IA’s Dawn Luke to Board

Dawn Luke, Senior Vice President of Community Development for Invest Atlanta, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Land Trust Collaborative (ALTC). A coalition of public, private, and community partners, the ALTC supports the creation of permanently affordable housing around the Atlanta BeltLine and throughout the City of Atlanta. The ALTC… Read more