(ATLANTA – June 30, 2016) The Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), which is comprised of the Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia Dome, Centennial Olympic Park, and the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, recently announced the appointment of Gwendolyn Miller-Jones as Senior Director of Human Resources.
Miller-Jones joins the GWCCA today bringing more than 20 years of experience in domestic and international human resources leadership. Her extensive resume stretches across various industries, including positions with Starbucks, WHSmith Travel Retail, FedEx, The King Center and Gerber Products Company.
“Gwendolyn will play a critical role in the ongoing transformation of our Human Resources Department – and the Authority – as we align our people strategy with our business strategy,” said Jennifer LeMaster, GWCCA’s Chief Administrative Officer.
During her career, Miller-Jones has been recognized for her skills at building H.R. infrastructure, organizational development, and for implementing continuous process improvements. In addition, she is an expert in leveraging leadership assessment skills to achieve business results. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree and completed MBA studies at Lindenwood University in Missouri. She has also earned Senior Professional in Human Resources, Professional Coactive Coach and Coffee Master certificates.
A Cobb County resident, Miller-Jones was born and raised in St. Louis. Her interests include traveling and learning about other cultures, music, yoga (she is a certified Classical Hatha Yoga Teacher), healthy living, dancing, reading and serving the community.
“I’m excited to join the Authority and lead the H.R. transformation efforts,” said Miller-Jones. “Our people strategies will be critical in enabling the Authority to achieve its 2020 Vision – and beyond.”
Alicia McNease/ Sr. Public Relations Specialist 404.223.4051
About the Georgia World Congress Center Authority
Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) now
includes Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the 3.9 million- square-foot convention center, the 71,250-seat
Georgia Dome, and 21- acre Centennial Olympic Park. Additionally, GWCCA manages operations of the
Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. These public facilities represent the largest
combined convention, sports, and entertainment destination in the world. This past year, the GWCCA
hosted 555 events and welcomed more than 2.4 million
visitors who generated $1.33 billion in economic impact to the State of Georgia.