About Sherri Pruitt

Sherri is the Administrative Assistant at the Development Authority and is in charge assisting with the existing industries and companies/prospects who are locating in the Golden Isles. Sherri Pruitt is a tremendous asset to the Development Authority and started in the administrative and coordinator field over 20 years ago in Atlanta, Ga.

A Year In Review | FY2020-21 Annual Report


Annual Report FY 2020-21

Taking the time to acknowledge achievements, review goals, and identify new opportunities is critical for any organization. For the past two years, staff at The Golden Isles Development Authority (GIDA) has completed an Annual Report to review our goals, accomplishments, challenges, and the economic health of the Golden Isles […]

2021-09-08T08:09:07-05:00August 24th, 2021|

Y’all means all. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our business community.


Y’all Means All. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our business community.

By: Vanessa Wagner, Director of Business Development & Strategic Programs

The Golden Isles Development Authority (GIDA) is committed to finding ways to increase and celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in our business community. To be successful in this critical endeavor for […]

2021-07-06T12:25:32-05:00June 7th, 2021|

How well do you know the Golden Isles?

Great Things Are Made Here.

The Golden Isles has a long history of attracting and growing companies that make great things. The Golden Isles has a long history of attracting and developing companies that make great things. This history dates to the early twentieth century, when Brunswick had become a hub of activity for shipbuilding […]

2021-06-29T10:33:43-05:00June 1st, 2021|

A City of Entrepreneurs in Historic Downtown Brunswick


A City of Entrepreneurs in Historic Downtown Brunswick

The geography of a region shapes everything from the businesses it attracts to the local cuisine. The Golden Isles is uniquely positioned along the Interstate 95 corridor and boasts everything from beaches to a growing main street.

Midway between Savannah, Georgia, and Jacksonville, Florida, the Golden Isles […]

2021-04-21T09:28:49-05:00April 21st, 2021|

The Golden Isles Talent Development Strategy 2021-25


Golden Opportunities: Talent Development Strategy for the Golden Isles 2021-2025

Talent development plays many important roles in a community. It helps current employers hire and retain qualified employees to meet their ongoing business needs. It helps attract businesses looking to locate or expand their operations in a community. It helps individuals […]

2021-04-20T08:36:02-05:00March 30th, 2021|