About us


About Us

Downtown Alpharetta District is an economic development initiative formed between the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce and Alpharetta Development Authority for the purpose of creating a cohesive marketing and event strategy that promotes business, drives traffic, attracts new visitors, and strengthens the vibrancy of the District.

Our Impact

Through this initiative, we are creating a Downtown Alpharetta District that warmly welcomes businesses, residents, and visitors, and will be innovative in bringing people together to experience a sense of belonging and community.


Advisory Council

Sophia Pittman, President & CEO - Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce
Shannon Renegar, Owner – BodyBar Pilates
Amber Edwards, GM – The Hamilton Hotel
Ryan Pernice, Owner – Coalition Food and Beverage 
Ramon Gonzalez, Partner – Thrive
Charleen Thompson, Owner – Clothes Horse Men’s Apparel & Gifts
Brian Harper, VP of Sales and Marketing - Competitive Social Ventures
Adi Mayan – CBRE Investment Management
Bonni Whitehead – Colliers

Alpharetta Development Authority

Board of Directors:

Chair:  Jack Nugent
Vice Chair: Jill Bernard
Secretary: Shawn Allen
David Chatham
John Goss
Morgan Smith
D.C. Aiken