The City of Powder Springs named Stephanie Aylworth as their new economic development director. She will be tasked with business recruitment and retention, marketing and branding of the historic commercial district, aiding in tourism development, helping generate local jobs and creating a sense of place for city residents. She will also work with the Development Authority of Powder Springs and will assist in re-establishing the Downtown Development Authority.
Previously, Aylworth worked with Douglasville’s Main Street Program. She has been involved in downtown revitalization for over six years and currently serves on the Georgia Downtown Association Board of Directors. She has a masters of public history degree with a concentration in historic commercial districts. She is a certified Downtown Development Professional and is currently pursuing a masters of public administration at the University of West Georgia.