The purpose of the Hampton Development Authority is to stimulate and sustain economic development in Hampton by developing trade, commerce, industry and employment opportunities for the public good and general welfare. The HDA serves non-profit and public purposes and is an institution of purely public charity.
The HDA is most effectively used when its financing and public administration abilities are reserved for any industrial, commercial, business, office that would: 1) further trade, commerce, industry and employment opportunities, 2) to promote rev and growth, 3) produce a mutual benefit to City and developer as a result of a bond transaction. The HDA is most effectively used when its financing and public administration abilities are reserved for any industrial, commercial, business, office that would: 1) further trade, commerce, industry and employment opportunities, 2) to promote rev and growth, 3) produce a mutual benefit to City and developer as a result of a bond transaction.
MEET THE HAMPTION DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEMBERS
Sheila L. Barlow, Vice Chairman. Sheila has been an educator and community leader for over twenty years. She graduated from Mary Persons High School in Forsyth, GA, she advanced her education at Clark Atlanta University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master's in counseling, she then continued her studies receiving an Educational Specialist from Argosy University. Read More
Catherine Daniels has lived in Hampton for a little over 50 years and has a residential rental business here in the city. She is excited to assist the City of Hampton with the smart economic growth of the city.
Tracy North has worked in transportation for years and decided to step out and opened Rutabaga’s. She look forward to serving the City of Hampton to help us move forward with smart growth.
Desmond McLain was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia in the Decatur area. He served 18 years with the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office. After leaving the Sheriff’s Office Desmond became an investigator with the Magistrate Court. He served on the ethics board, and he has lived in Hampton for about four years. He is here to serve and see how we can move Hampton forward.
Pamela Duchesne has lived in Hampton for over 10 years and is the owner of the local flower shop Hummingbird Flowers. She has 25 plus years of experience in Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and previously, served on Hampton's Ethics Board and Economic Development Committee. Pam loves building relationships and wants to actively invest in the community and work towards its development for future generations.