State Representative Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain), chairperson of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC), today announced that the GLBC has hired Deanna Hamilton as its new executive director.
In this position, Hamilton will oversee the GLBC’s administrative, fundraising and programmatic responsibilities for the largest Black caucus in the United States.
“We are very pleased to have someone like Deanna leading our organization, and I believe she is the right person at the right time,” Bennett said. “With all that is happening in our state, it is important for the caucus to have experienced, professional staff capable of meeting any and all challenges. We welcome Ms. Hamilton to the GLBC family.”
According to the GLBC, Hamilton has a strong history of leadership as the vice president of partner development for the National Black MBA Association and founder/CEO of her own consumer product and multi-format printing company, Circle One Inc.
Hamilton is a graduate of Walsh College and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in management. She is also active in her community and has previously served as the president of the Atlanta Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, vice-chair of the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, as well as a board member of the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council and the National Black Arts Festival, among others.
“I am honored to be named the executive director of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus,” Hamilton said. “I am proud to serve such a storied organization, and I am excited at the opportunity to lend my expertise and passion to support the collective vision of the caucus.”