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Mayor Allegood Gets New Job

Tommy Allegood has been chosen as the new executive director of the Cobb Community Foundation.

Mayor Tommy Allegood has been selected as Cobb Community Foundation's new executive director this week, according to the Marietta Daily Journal.

The MDJ reports that Allegood wasn't initially among the 100 plus job applicants, but was approached by CCF's Board of Directors. His appointment was approved by the directors on Wednesday. The board also decided to move the organization's offices to the Cobb Chamber of Commerce building off Windy Hill Road from its current location on North Park Place.

The non-profit organization was founded in 1993, with the mission to promote the importance of effective philanthropy in Cobb County. It oversees 41 family and small-group foundations, and the executive director is the organization’s only paid employee.

Allegood will be taking over starting March 1 from Sue Wootton, who's moving out of state after having led the foundation for 11 years, according to the MDJ.

Any thoughts on Allegood's new job with the CCF besides serving as the mayor of Acworth? Share in the comments!

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Kim Wigington February 10, 2012 at 02:38 PM
Mayor Allegood is the perfect choice for this job. He is known for his servant leadership and community involvement.
Sandra Woodham February 11, 2012 at 04:34 AM
Congratulations Tommy, I will miss you at The Old Mill but your character will shine in your new position. I wish you all the best and would love to assist your organization with their benefits package to guarantee the best value! Sandra Woodham from The Woodham Agency here in Acworth 404-446-8801.
Phil Robinson February 11, 2012 at 12:35 PM
Tommy is one of the finest men I have ever met. Someone who truly cares about people. I , with many others, send our best wishes.....Phil Robinson

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