McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority

We’re here to help business thrive and grow in McIntosh County Georgia.

To expand economic opportunities by attracting, developing, and supporting new targeted industry and growing existing business in our community.

The McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority (MCIDA) came into existence in April, 1968.  The General Assembly of the state of Georgia by resolution amended the state Constitution in order to create a body corporate and politic to be known as the “McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority”.  The MCIDA Board of Directors consists of seven members, appointed at the pleasure of the McIntosh County Board of Commissioners.

Staff

Dawn Malin
Dawn MalinPresident & CEO
912-437-6659
Dawn@mcintoshga.com
211 Walton St.
P O Box 896
Darien, GA 31305

Dawn Malin, President & CEO

As the President & CEO of the McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority, Dawn strives to bring new industry to the county, while also advocating and implementing reuse of commercial and industrial buildings already located within the county. Dawn Malin most recently served as Chief Executive Office of the Development Authority of the City of Folkston & Charlton County & the Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce, a position she has held since 2010.  Dawn is also a member of the World Trade Center-Savannah and has traveled and hosted representatives from various international countries, promoting economic development in the region.  She serves as the chairman of the Southeast Georgia Alliance, a six-county regional partnership working to market and promote investment, business and manufacturing opportunities in the Southeast Georgia Region.

Dawn’s Background:

Dawn has been with the McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority since 2018. She formerly shared her time as  the CEO of the Development Authority of the City of Folkston & Charlton County & the Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce, a position she held since 2010.  She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Mississippi.

Dawn was previously the CEO of the Development Authority of the City of Folkston & Charlton County & the Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce.

McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority Board Members

Chris Harper, Executive Vice President Southeastern Bank

Board Chairman

Jean Tinnin, Physical Therapist & Local Business Owner

Board Vice Chairman

Cliff Sowell, Educator

Secretary/Treasurer

JR Grovner, Sapelo Tours

Board Member

Mitchell Smith, Owner Valona Shrimp Company

Board Member

Thornell “TK” King, Georgia State Patrol/Local Businessman

Board Member

L. Ray Williams, Local Businessman

Board Member