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Douglasville, GA ( November 1, 2018) - Georgia Trend Magazine has named Tiffany Stewart-Stanley, Douglas County Director of External Affairs and Executive Director of Keep Douglas County Beautiful as one of Georgia's Rising Stars on its 40 Under 40 List.

Stewart-Stanley oversees intergovernmental affairs, grant administration, and public engagement for Douglas County. She also oversees the Douglas County Citizens Academy, Youth Commission, and the Citizen's Academy Alumni Association. She coordinates the Douglas County Behavioral Health Month and the Douglas County Arts, Culture, and Humanities Month. Stewart-Stanley also oversees the County's beautification efforts as the Executive Director of Keep Douglas County Beautiful.

Stewart-Stanley is a magna cum laude graduate of Alcorn State University and graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County and the Douglas County C.O.R.E. Board. Stewart- Stanley was recently appointed by the President of the National Association of Counties to the Arts and Culture Commission and also represents Douglas County on the Atlanta Regional Commission's Arts Steering Committee. She was also named the 2016 Young Professional of the Year by the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce and is a 2017 graduate of the Atlanta Regional Commission's Regional Leadership Institute.

"The Board of Commissioners is extremely proud of Director Stanley's accomplishments and the recognition that she has brought to Douglas County through her exemplary work," stated Dr. Romona Jackson Jones, Chairman of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. "Director Stanley is a great asset to our organization and to the Douglas County community."

Previous 40 Under 40 honorees include Tyler Perry, an actor, producer, director and owner of Tyler Perry Studios; Susan Blakely, CEO of Spanx and one of the world's youngest self-made billionaires; and Ron Clark, founder of the Ron Clark Academy and New York Times best-selling author.

Photo: Stewart-Stanley pictured with Ben Young, Georgia Trend Editor-in-Chief and Publisher

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