Archway Professional - Grady County
Betsy McGriff joined the Archway Partnership in August 2013 as the Archway Professional in Candler County. A native of Bulloch County, Betsy holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, both from Georgia Southern University.
As the UGA faculty Archway Professional in Candler County for two years, Betsy facilitated community initiatives including adult and youth leadership development, city beautification, downtown revitalization, county-wide branding, health and wellness, recreation, and education.
Prior to joining the Archway Partnership, Betsy worked with Georgia Power in the Key Account Group where she assisted major industrial customers in managing energy costs and growth challenges. Concurrently, she served as Mayor of the Town of Register, where her term saw the implementation of the town’s first zoning ordinance, the implementation of a Council/Manager form of Government, and a renegotiation of the existing SPLOST agreement. Prior to that, she served as a Community Manager with the American Cancer Society where she focused on fundraising through Relay For Life events as well as community health education initiatives.
Betsy is a graduate of both Leadership Bulloch (2005) and the Georgia Academy for Economic Development (2006 & 2014).
Betsy currently resides in Tifton with her husband, Harley, and their children Mac (7) and Charlie (4).