Cherokee Office of Economic Development · Cherokee by Choice.

Jonathan Chambers

Jonathan Chambers 2016

Community Manager of Entrepreneurship
jchambers@cherokeega.org

Jonathan Chambers is a native of Georgia for 26 years. Born in central Florida but raised in South Georgia the last 25 years, he has a deep love for business, people and the beautiful landscape of Georgia.
In the workforce for over two decades, he started and ran his own successful award-winning business at 28-years-old and launched a mobile technology startup at 31. During that time, he also served in key leadership roles at a few non-profits doing vision planning, strategy and leading multiple teams towards fresh growth initiatives. More recently, he served as the Director of Marketing and Operations for a high-growth innovation hub and investment firm in midtown Atlanta called TechSquare Labs. While there, he helped crystallize their brand story, developed new strategic partnerships and helped launch the first ever Atlanta Startup Battle: a $100,000 startup pitch competition. He has a passion for entrepreneurs and a vision to collaborate with them towards innovation.
Jonathan attended Georgia Southern University where he worked towards his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Minor in Business Entrepreneurship. Jonathan loves investing his time and talent in the local community and is passionate about connecting them to innovative ways of building the economy.

Jonathan has been married to his wife Allison for 12 years, with two daughters.