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Douglasville, Ga. – The Douglas County Board of Commissioners Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones is featured in the summer issue of the 2018 edition of the Atlanta Business Journal, a premiere magazine for the business community in Georgia.

The magazine interviewed Chairman Jones for its business profile section reporting Dr. Jones is the first African American to hold the seat as Chairman of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. Her ventures helped to secure $3.3 billion in investments within her first year in office the article went on to publish.

"It's an honor to have the accomplishments and successes of Douglas County featured amongst the business news in the state of Georgia," Chairman Jones said. The article's author, Nicole Watson, writes about Chairman Jones' governing style as a winner's mentality giving her a special brand of strength that has already proven to be eminent.

The magazine shares how the Chairman has focused on economic and workforce development within Douglas County. The profile details Chairman Jones' background combined with her experience in the healthcare industry and continued efforts at navigating through passionate issues as a bi-partisan leader.

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