Polk County

Missy Kendrick Hired as the New President of DAPC

As announced in Development Authority of Polk County (DAPC) Board Meeting, Missy Kendrick has been hired as the new President to replace outgoing President, Rachel Rowell. Missy comes from Barnesville-Lamar County where she has been the Executive Director for the past 11 years. She has worked in Chamber or Economic Development agencies for over 20 years. Missy is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional and a recognized Chamber Institute for Organization Management graduate. She serves on the Board of GEDA (Georgia Economic Developers Association) as Second Vice-Chair and serves on several local boards in varying capacities. We look forward to Missy coming to our community and bringing a wealth of economic development experience and knowledge with her.

The Mission of the Development Authority of Polk County (DAPC) is to pursue new jobs, economic growth, and development in Polk County through assisting existing industries with expansions, as well as recruiting new business and industry to Polk County. The President/CEO is responsible for furthering the business development aspirations and strategies of the community as defined by the DAPC board and economic development stakeholders from the public and private sector.