Vice President, Government Affairs and Statewide Economic Development
Heather Maxfield serves as the Vice President, Government Affairs and Statewide Economic Development. In this role, she will be responsible for producing TAG's annual State of the Industry: Technology in Georgia Report. This report, which is supported by the Georgia Economic and Community Development Department (GDEcD), the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) and the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC), provides an in-depth analysis of factors critical to the continued success and growth of the Atlanta technology community.
Heather will also be responsible for executive TAG's Business Launch Competition, Facilitating Leadership Council meetings, TAG Radio, the TAG Ambassadors program, developing White Papers and TAG's Society Showcase, as well as several TAG Societies including BPM, CRM, Entrepreneurs and Infrastructure Societies.
Prior to joining TAG, Heather was a Community Outreach Director for Edison Learning - an education management company. Other experience includes nearly a decade of educating state and federal legislators on issues facing Georgia credit unions and educators, serving as an account coordinator for Duffey Communications, a public relations firm in Atlanta, interning for Rep. John J. LaFalce (D-NY) and working on the political campaign of Rep. Newt Gingrich (R-GA).
Heather holds a bachelor's degree in political science and international studies from State University of New York at Brockport. She has also attended the University of Georgia.
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