About the Georgia Chamber

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Chris Clark

President & CEO
Georgia Chamber of Commerce

A Georgia native, Chris Clark, has served as the President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce since 2010. Chris previously served as Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Executive Director of the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority and as Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Economic Development among other positions. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University and Georgia College and State University.

Chris and his wife, Tiffany, and their son, Christian, live in Peachtree City and attend Dogwood Church.

About the Chamber: For over a century the Georgia Chamber has focused on advocacy for free enterprise, policy development, business and economic development, events and engagement opportunities and provides numerous Chamber Services for small businesses. Today the Georgia Chamber represents over 50,000 members in 159 counties and works with 161 local and binational chambers every day.

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Neil L. Pruitt, Jr.

2023 Chair
Chairman & CEO

Neil L. Pruitt, Jr., has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PruittHealth (formerly United Health Services-Pruitt Corporation (UHS-Pruitt)), since 2002, where he is responsible for establishing strategic direction for the company and fostering an environment focused on the delivery of quality health care. He led the organization to expand and diversify, while strengthening its financial structure and significantly improving its service delivery capabilities. The PruittHealth family of providers now includes 16 home health agencies, 29 hospice agencies including one inpatient hospice facility, 89 related skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, five assisted living communities, an independent living community, six pharmacies, and a medical supply company.


Pedro Cherry

2023 Vice Chair
President & CEO
Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga Gas

Pedro Cherry is president and CEO of Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga Gas. In this role, Cherry oversees all aspects of operations for the two southern region natural gas utilities, which serve approximately 1.7 million customers in two states. He also is a member of the Southern Company Gas Management Council and the board of directors of the Southern Company Gas Charitable Foundation.

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Ben Tarbutton, III

Immediate Past Chair
Sandersville Railroad Company
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Kevin Perry

Government Affairs Council Chair
President & CEO
Georgia Beverage Association
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Stephanie Kindregan

Political Affairs Council Chair
Vice President, External Affairs
UnitedHealth Group
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Dan Krause

Operations Council Chair
Senior Vice President
State Farm Insurance
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Ed Elkins

Foundation Chair
Executive Vice President & CMO
Norfolk Southern Corporation
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