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Newsmaker in business: Kay Keller named to UNG economic development post
UNG Gainesville

Kay Keller is the new director of economic development and community engagement at the University of North Georgia.

Keller comes to UNG from the Oconee Chamber of Commerce, where she served as president since 2013. In addition to managing the chamber’s operations and supporting the organization’s members, Keller was active in new businesses development and regional economic development projects. 

Keller serves on the Oconee Industrial Development Authority, Georgia’s Innovation Corridor Joint Development Authority, the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association, and the Oconee Advisory Board for United Way. Under Keller’s stewardship, chamber membership grew from 450 to 590 members.

Keller is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where she earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing. She and her family reside in Watkinsville.

The University of North Georgia has more than 19,000 students and five campuses.

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