Gwinnett Place CID recently sat down with board member Jill Edwards to talk about the district.
In this video, GPCID board member Jill Edwards explains her vision for the Gwinnett Place Mall. She also talks about why a business should relocate to Gwinnett Place.
Jill Edwards is the Commercial Lending Division Manager for United Community Bank. Jill received a a BS in finance and minor in management from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and has more than 30 years of business banking experience in Atlanta, the majority of which has been spent focusing on the Gwinnett market. Prior to joining United, she served as the Gwinnett Business Banking Manager for Wells Fargo where she was consistently recognized as a top performer in revenue production, sales and service. She has also served in commercial banking leadership roles at Wachovia, Washington Mutual and SunTrust.
She is heavily involved in Gwinnett County and serves as the vice-chair of economic development for the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Jill previously served on the strategy committee of Partnership Gwinnett, the Gwinnett Chamber’s economic development arm, formulating the most recent five-year plan, PG 3.0, and driving membership at the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce from 1990-2014. She is also the treasurer of the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services and recently joined the Rainbow Village and Across the Bridge boards. Jill has 15 years of active membership in Kiwanis and leadership on Wachovia’s United Way Employee Campaign for Metro Atlanta.
Jill’s 30 years of managing Gwinnett County’s team of business bankers makes her aware of the issues challenging the Gwinnett Place area, and she wants to be a part of the solution to continue to drive economic viability in the Gwinnett market.