Board of Advisors

We are grateful to the experienced entrepreneurs and community leaders who have agreed to serve as advisors to Makervillage and its members. They span the worlds of manufacturing, labor management,  finance, infrastructure, art, and property development and bring unique perspective to this startup experiment in Rome, Georgia.

Leanne Cook, Senior Director Marketing
Harbin Clinic Marketing

Ryan Earnest, President
Heritage First Bank

Don Green, President
Georgia Highlands College

Wright Ledbetter, COO
Ledbetter Properties

Diane Lewis, CEO
Lewis Chemical Co.

Jamie McCord, County Manager
Floyd County

Sammy Rich, City Manager
City of Rome

Greg Richardson, Managing Partner
Civitium, LLC

Layton Roberts, CEO
Employment Innovations, Inc

J.T. Watters, Founder & CEO
Manassas Textiles, Inc.