J.R. Charles  
Economic Development
Title: Director of Economic Development
Phone: 706.310.3522

J.R. Charles is the Director of Economic Development, and he has served in this role since July 2015.  His responsibilities include: marketing Oconee County as a preferred location for new business investment, assisting local companies identify resources for their expansion plans, and serving as a research support specialist for the Oconee County Board of Commissioners.  Mr. Charles is a graduate of the University of Georgia, and he specializes in industrial expansion services, small business assistance, and digital marketing. 

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