GGC announces changes to the School of Business Board of Visitors

By Jackson Gann, Class of 2020

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) and the School of Business Board of Visitors announce the following changes for the 2020-21 academic year.

Raymond Cobb

Raymond Cobb joined the Board of Visitors in July 2020. He is the founder of JBM Marketing Solutions. Located in Peachtree Corners, the firm provides financial services clients with business analytics that help bridge the marketing and sales gap to drive business growth. Cobb was appointed by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to the Private Colleges and Universities Authority. He also served on the boards of the Lilburn CID, Gwinnett County Planning Commission, Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and the Metro Atlanta United Way and was a founding member of the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. He is an active member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. 

Perry Taylor 

Perry L. Taylor Jr. has accepted the position of chair of the Board of Visitors. Taylor is the CEO of Caledonian Investment Partners LLC. Taylor serves on the board of trustees of the Rabun Gap Nacoochee School, chairs its Planned Giving Committee and serves on its Finance and Strategic Planning and Executive committees.  

He succeeded Donald K. Balfour II as chair when Balfour accepted a seat on the GGC Foundation Board of Trustees. Taylor joined the Board of Visitors in 2017.

Hugh Rowden

Hugh Rowden has accepted the position of vice-chair of the Board of Visitors and chairs its Strategic Planning Committee. Rowden is the Senior Vice President, Head of Engagement Initiatives & Community Outreach Social Impact & Sustainability for Wells Fargo, where he leads community engagement programs and mortgage outreach strategies that help customers and community stakeholders in challenging times. Rowden joined the Board of Visitors in 2019.

Jonathan Holmes 

Jonathan Holmes has accepted the position of chair of the Board of Visitors’ Development Committee.  He is a founder and managing partner of Mighty 8th Media, a marketing and creative agency. He serves as board chair of Artworks Gwinnett and as a board member of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. Holmes joined the Board of Visitors in 2018.

The Board of Visitors for the Georgia Gwinnett College School of Business 

Founded in 2012, the board is a consortium of prominent business and civic leaders selected from prestigious regional, national and international entities. Board members partner with constituencies outside academia to build private support for the scholarships, professorships and internships that bring outstanding students, faculty and programming to GGC. Visit the BOV webpage for a complete listing of members.

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