“North Fulton Business Radio,” Episode 142: Kent Davies, Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce
Kent Davies, President and CEO of the Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce, speaks with Host John Ray about the growth of his Chamber, how the Chamber unifies the broader Johns Creek community, and how Chamber membership benefits business owners.
Kent Davies, President & CEO, Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce
Prior to joining the Johns Creek Chamber, Kent retired as Vice President of the World Financial Group, as well as President of the WFG Foundation. WFG’s Worldwide Headquarters is located in Johns Creek. As Vice President, he worked with a large financial services sales force in both the USA and Canada. As President of the WFG Foundation, he led fund raising efforts, operations, and grant distribution to help serve those in need across the world. He is also a licensed life, accident & health agent and a securities registered rep, holding a supervisory license.
Kent also serves as a Board Member on Johns Creek Advantage helping with ‘smart growth’ of Johns Creek bringing & growing business and jobs to Johns Creek.
Kent and wife Susan met while both attended college at Brigham Young University. They have 4 children and 10 grandchildren. Kent also is a community volunteer in many projects, including a program that helps find employment for those in need and directly facilitating an emergency preparedness program involving 200 families through his church. Past positions held include Division Manager for GNC/DCI with responsibility for 1,800 franchises and 30 company units and VP of Operations for over 100 restaurants. For recreation Kent enjoys scuba diving, travel and spending time with family.
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