Sarah Jacobs Chosen to Lead ​Economic Development for Coweta County

Staff Report

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

The Coweta County Development Authority and Development Authority of Coweta County have chosen Sarah Jacobs, an experienced professional in the economic development industry, to serve as the new president of the organizations. The announcement was made by John Daviston, chair of the authorities and owner of McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan. The Chason Group partnered with the authorities to lead the executive search.

Since 2018, Jacobs served as Spire Energy’s manager, economic development in St. Louis, Missouri. Spire is a 160-year-old utility company that serves 1.7 million homes and businesses across Alabama, Mississippi, and Missouri. 

“Early in the executive search process, we took the time to listen to our stakeholders in the community and at the regional and state levels to learn about the skill sets and character traits they felt were important for our new president,” Daviston said. “Experience, negotiation talents, strategic thinking, strong collaboration and relationship building skills, and marketing expertise where key phrases we heard. Sarah has these abilities and more. I look forward to working with her.”

For the complete position announcement and Jacobs new contact information, please click here.