Sophia Pittman

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Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Sophia Pittman as New ExecutiveDirector

Pittman brings multidisciplinary experience to her new leadership role.

Alpharetta, GA – February 13, 2024 – TheAlpharetta Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Sophia Pittman as its new Executive Director. Pittman brings a multidisciplinary background spanning economic development, finance, international business, philanthropy, higher education and community development, and is well poised to lead the Chamber through its next exciting chapter.

Pittman comes to the Chamber from GwinnettTechnical College where she served as the Executive Director of InstitutionalAdvancement and championed fundraising efforts for one of the largest technical colleges in Georgia to include the annual fund, alumni funds, special funds, major gift, planned gifts and capital campaigns.

Notably, she has also held such leadership roles as Director of Operations for the United Methodist Church Southeast Region and Director ofOperations for the Atlanta City Council. In this position, Pittman worked on multiple community billion-dollar projects such as the Mercedes Benz Stadium, Atlanta Streetcar, AtlantaBeltLine, Atlanta Aquarium, the Atlanta Airport, and much more. With this diverse background, she’ll be well prepared to tackle the unique needs and opportunities of the Alpharetta business community.

“The Board of Directors is delighted to welcome Sophia as our new Executive Director,” said Donna Murphy, Chairman of the Board of theAlpharetta Chamber of Commerce. “Her proven track record of success in both the public and private, educational and nonprofit sectors, coupled with her passion for connecting businesses and fostering economic growth, makes her an ideal fit for our Chamber. We are confident that her leadership will be instrumental in guiding our organization and its members towards a prosperous future.”

Pittman expressed her enthusiasm for joining theChamber and contributing to its continued success. “I am honored to be chosento lead the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce, an organization with such an activemembership and a bright future,” she said. “I am eager to collaborate with ourmembers, partners and stakeholders to leverage Alpharetta’s unique strengthsand create an even more vibrant and thriving business environment.”

Pitman and her son call Alpharetta home and are already wellimmersed in the robust family-friendly community that attracts businesses andwelcomes a daytime population in excess of 125,000.

About the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce:

The Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce embraces its mission to promotea vibrant business climate and economy while enhancing the quality of lifewithin our surrounding community. As the leading business organization inAlpharetta dedicated to advocating for, connecting and promoting the success ofits members and their community, the Chamber serves as a catalyst for economicgrowth and development, providing valuable resources, networking opportunities,and advocacy on behalf of local businesses.

Contact:

Jennifer Koon

Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce

404-445-8223