Dollar appointed head of economic development division

The Technical College System of Georgia announces the appointment of Matt Dollar as head of the economic development division.

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Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Greg Dozier announced the appointment of Matt Dollar as TCSG Deputy Commissioner of Economic Development.

“We are delighted to welcome Matt on board to lead our economic development division here at TCSG,” said TCSG Commissioner Greg Dozier. “I know it will have a positive impact on the work we do every day to provide Georgian businesses and industries with a skilled workforce.”

Dollar was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2002 and served until 2022, representing East Cobb and Sandy Springs in Fulton County. In the Legislature, he served on several committees, including Appropriation, Economic Development, Transportation, Insurance, Motor Vehicles, Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications, and Interstate Cooperation. At the time of his retirement from the General Assembly, he served as Chairman of the House Creative Arts and Entertainment Committee, which focuses on the growth and robustness of the Georgian film industry. Additionally, he was the youngest member of the Georgia Legislative Assembly to serve as Speaker.

“TCSG has an excellent reputation for providing business and industry with a pool of skilled talent and world-class workforce training,” Dollar said. “I look forward to taking on my new role at TCSG and continuing to help Georgian businesses grow and succeed.”

Dollar has been working as a commercial real estate broker since 2004 and is active in several organizations. In 2009, he was appointed to the American Council of Young Political Leaders and is a very active alumnus of this organization. He is also a member of the board of the Georgia Council for International Visitors and is currently its vice-president.

Born and raised in Cobb County, Dollar was a HOPE Scholar at the University of Georgia, graduated with honors in political science, and graduated from the university’s prestigious honors program.

Dollar will take office as Deputy Commissioner of Economic Development on February 1.

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