Dawn Malin who most recently served as CEO of the Development Authority of the City of Folkston; Charlton County and the Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce. Dawn is also a member of the World Trade Center-Savannah and has traveled and hosted representatives from various international countries, promoting economic development in the region. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Southeast Georgia Alliance, a six-county regional partnership working to market and promote investment, business and manufacturing opportunities in the Southeast Georgia region.

She is a graduate of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development and has attended numerous Economic Development courses through the State of Georgia and Georgia Tech. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mississippi and will begin her new role in Darien on June 1.

“I am excited because in McIntosh, it seems like it has been so forward thinking. In 2007 and 2008, when the housing market and industry crashed, I was impressed with the fact that the leadership here had the vision to keep going–developing things in the community for the future.”