Steve Davis, general manager of the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia Hotel, has been elected to the board of the Central (DeKalb) Perimeter Community Improvement Districts.
“We are pleased to have this dedicated business professional, with demonstrated success in general management within the hospitality industry, join our board,” said Central (DeKalb) Perimeter CID Board Chair John Heagy.
The PCIDs, composed of both the Central (DeKalb) and Fulton Perimeter CIDs, are special areas established by the Legislature where commercial property owners voluntarily pay additional property taxes to help make transportation and other infrastructure improvements.
Beth Summers has been named the new executive director of the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce.
“I am honored to have this opportunity to support the business community in my hometown,” Summers said in a chamber press release.
Prior to going to work for the chamber on Aug. 19, Summers worked as director of parish life and stewardship at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, she said. She held that position for eight years.
Former executive director Debbie Fuse will continue to work with the organization, the chamber said.
“I am really proud of the significant growth and accomplishments the chamber has made over the last five years, and am confident that the organization will continue to thrive and expand in serving our members and the Dunwoody business community,” Fuse said in the release.
“It has been an honor to take a brand new organization from our 36 original founding members to 400 business members. Our substantial growth and expansion of business connections makes it a very exciting, thriving business environment.”
Perimeter Mall has completed its new food court after months of renovation. The renovations include new décor, energy-efficient LED lights, banquet-style seating with built-in work stations, and new vendors, including Cloud 9 Cakes, Fusion of India and Chipotle’s first Atlanta location inside a mall.
MODA Floors & Interiors (modafloorsandinteriors.com), located in Atlanta’s West Midtown Design District, will open a 5,100-square-foot retail-focused store in Town Brookhaven later this year. The company plans to add four new employees. MODA sells materials, and provides installation services for hardwoods, tile and stone, carpet, luxury vinyl, laminate, area rugs and window coverings.
PulteGroup, which is moving its corporate offices from Michigan to Buckhead next summer, has announced it will need to fill more than 200 positions at its new location. PulteGroup, a homebuilding company, will move into 101,000 square feet of office space in the Capital City Plaza building on Peachtree Road. Those interested in employment should visit pultegroupatlanta.com.
Southern Airways Express has announced plans to begin regularly scheduled flights to six regional cities from DeKalb-Peachtree Airport.
Flights will begin Sept. 9 offering nonstop service to Destin, Panama City Beach, Memphis, Birmingham and Oxford, Miss., the airline said in a press release. There will also be a one-stop service, via Birmingham, to New Orleans, the airline said.
Fares will range from $89 to $249 each way, the airline said. For more information: IFlySouthern.com.
Newell Rubbermaid is bringing about 60 employees who market Sharpie pens and other writing instruments to its Sandy Springs headquarters. The move will establish Sandy Springs as the company’s marketing hub, bringing together the majority of the company’s consumer marketing teams, the company said in a press release. Employees are relocating from a company office in Oakbrook, Ill.