The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Decide DeKalb Development Authority recognized R.L. Brown, Founder and CEO of R.L. Brown and Associates, for his recent appointment as Chair of the State Transportation Board. More than 100 members of the business community were in attendance at the Chamber’s holiday reception at Parkers on Ponce to recognize Brown.
Sponsors included AT&T, Georgia Power, Citizens Trust Bank, CH2M, CERM, Council for Quality Growth, Gude Management Group, Pendleton Group, Grice Consulting Group and Silverman Construction Program Management, Inc.
“We applaud and support Mr. R.L. Brown for his recent appointment. As an active business and community leader, we know this appointment will positively impact DeKalb County and the communities he serve,” said Katerina Taylor, president & CEO of DeKalb Chamber.
Brown has served the 4th Congressional District of the State Transportation Board since 2005. The State Transportation Board governs the Georgia Department of Transportation, and is responsible for naming the Commissioner; designating which public roads are encompassed within the state highway system; approving long-range transportation plans; overseeing the administration of construction contracts; and authorizing lease agreements.