CUMMING, GA–Cooper & Company is excited to announce its newest team member this week. Betsy McGriff has joined the firm to take on the role of Business Development Director.

Before joining Cooper & Company, Betsy most recently served as the Economic Development Director for the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce. In her role with the Chamber, she successfully developed the community’s first strategic plan for economic development, leveraged multiple state and federal grants and oversaw the location and expansion of multiple businesses.

She has also worked with the University of Georgia’s Archway Partnership program which focuses on community and economic development in rural communities. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a Masters of Business Administration, both from Georgia Southern University.

“Betsy is a wonderful addition to the Cooper team,” Company President Steve Cooper said. “Her experience in economic development and business relationships make her a valued asset to our firm and we are thrilled she is here.”

In her role with Cooper, Betsy will continue to cultivate the strong relationships the firm has built in the community as well as work to build new opportunities to share and promote the vast portfolio of Cooper & Company work.

“I’ve admired the work of Cooper & Company for a long time,” Betsy said. “I am looking forward to continuing building on the Cooper reputation and fostering new relationships in the community.”

Since 1967, Cooper & Company has been committed to providing the best quality, safest, and most cost-efficient full-service general contracting services to clients in Georgia and throughout the south. Based in the metro Atlanta area, we are proud to have successfully completed over 600 projects in all divisions of construction.  Our experience ranges from educational and municipal/government buildings in the public sector to renovations and specialty facilities for our private sector clients.

Today we still serve clients around the southeast.  So your firm has the security of knowing whether a contract is negotiated, construction manager at risk or hard bid — our project team can provide you with the services you need.  Those include Pre-Con Estimating/Value Engineering, General Contracting, Construction Management, and Design/Build Services.  We truly believe in our ability to successfully bring your visions to life.