Allyson Coker has been selected as Believe Greater Dalton project manager, according to the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce and the Believe Greater Dalton management.
She begins Feb. 12.
"I am extremely excited about the opportunity to help lead Believe Greater Dalton," Coker said. "My family and I have deep roots here and are committed to this community, and I am honored to have the chance to serve the community we love."
Rob Bradham, chamber president and CEO, which is managing the Believe Greater Dalton campaign, said "Allyson's ties to the community, her ongoing civic engagement here and her proven success in the pharmaceutical industry is the perfect combination of skills for Believe Greater Dalton. She'll be a great asset to Believe Greater Dalton."
Bryan Hair, volunteer co-chair of Believe Greater Dalton, said "Allyson will be able to hit the ground running implementing Believe Greater Dalton."
Co-chair Chuck Dobbins added "Allyson has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities our community faces, and we're glad to have her on the team."
Believe Greater Dalton is a five-year strategic plan for Dalton and Whitfield County. It is focused on six strategies to improve the community: educational outcomes, housing, entrepreneurship, economic development, downtown development and community pride.