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Ricky McGee

Ricky McGee

Manager, Technical Services
Georgia Electric Membership Corporation

In his role as Manager, Technical Services, Ricky McGee is responsible for providing industrial development planning assistance and prospect site planning to Georgia’s communities and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation’s 41 member systems. Ricky, who has worked with the electric cooperatives since 1983, also provides site location assistance to industrial prospects considering Georgia as a place to do business.

During his tenure with the electric cooperatives, Ricky has assisted more than 100 clients from across the state in site planning. This work has included identifying, analyzing and marketing their industrial sites, comprehensive site planning and site analysis services, as well as industrial park feasibility studies and site engineering for prospects on both a county and regional basis. In addition to site planning work, Ricky is responsible for Georgia Electric Membership Corporation’s Economic Development Department’s aerial photography program, GIS and Web site.

Ricky is a graduate of Georgia State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies with a concentration in Planning and Economic Development. He also has a post-secondary certificate in Architectural Drafting and is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma.

Ricky is a member of the American Planning Association (APA) and currently is on the Board of Directors for Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA). Additionally, Ricky has served as past chairman of the sponsorship committee for GEDA.

Ricky has two children, Ryan, 28, and Rebecca, 23.