Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Sen. Albers Appoints Local Business Executive to Sandy Springs Charter Commission.

Courtesy Senate Press Office

ATLANTA (January 31, 2011) – Sen. John Albers (R-Roswell) has appointed local franchise executive Jim Squire to the Sandy Springs Charter Commission. The city is required to review its charter after five years, and the commission will consider the city’s experience and recommend any changes to the General Assembly.

“Jim will be an exceptional addition to the Charter Commission, bringing years of business experience and a passion for the City of Sandy Springs,” said Albers. “A Certified Franchise Executive, Jim has worked as an executive for some of the most recognized franchise companies in the nation, including Honey Baked Ham, Arby’s and the Great American Cookie Company. I’m confident that he will bring valuable insight in reviewing the city’s operations.”

Squire currently serves as president and CEO of Franchise Marketing Advisors, LLC, a broad-based franchise development consulting practice to the franchise community. Jim and his wife Donna are residents of Sandy Springs, where he serves as a member of the City of Sandy Springs Board of Appeals, the 2011 class of Leadership Sandy Springs, the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs, and is a graduate of the Sandy Springs Citizen’s Police Academy.

Members of the Charter Commission are appointed by the mayor, city council, and the city’s legislative delegation.

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