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President

Phone: (770) ***-****  HQ Phone
Smyrna Community Center
200 Village Green Circle
Smyrna , Georgia 30080
United States

Company Description: The Smyrna Business Association was formed in the Spring of 1983, by a small group of business persons that were interested in making the Smyrna area a more...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Regional Leadership Institute
  • B.S. , Chemistry
    Georgia Southern University
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Web References
Ron Fennel, Chair, Immediate ...
www.atlff.org, 16 Aug 2015 [cached]
Ron Fennel, Chair, Immediate Past Chair, Advisor
Ron D. Fennel is co-founder and President/CEO of Georgia Capitol Associates, a governmental and public affairs consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. He also served as the Executive Director of the Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association (2003-4) and was the Executive Director of the Atlanta Hotel Council since 1999. Fennel was Senior Vice President of the Georgia Hospitality & Travel Association from Apr. 1995 - Oct. 1998, directing the statewide organization's governmental affairs, grassroots and communications efforts. He served as chief staff support for the Atlanta Hotel Council, Buckhead Hotel Council, Airport General Managers' Forum, Cobb Hotel Council, DeKalb Hotel Council, Atlanta Restaurant Council, and others. Ron was responsible for most of the governmental affairs programming for Georgia's hospitality industry since 1995.
Ron left GHTA in Fall, 1998 to start his own consulting business, with GHTA as his first client, adding others quickly. Fennel served in various political positions over his nearly thirty year career. He was twice elected to the Georgia House of Representatives from Brunswick. While in the legislature he served as a member of the committees on Transportation, Natural Resources, Defense & Veterans' Affairs and Motor Vehicles. Ron also spent three stints at the Democratic Party of Georgia: Appointed by Governor Zell Miller as Executive Director (1990-91), Governor Joe Frank Harris as Field Director (1984), and Governor George Busbee as first-ever Executive Director of the Young Democrats of Georgia (1982).
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Fennel was active in leadership roles in industry groups as a member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Economic Developers Association, Regional Leadership Foundation, Georgia Public Affairs Society and the Georgia Hotel & Lodging Assoc., Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, Fennel is a graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute (1998), Global Leaders of the South (1996) and Certified Hospitality Industry Executives (1996. He taught seminars at the Georgia/Alabama Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, Assoc. of County Commissioners of Georgia, Georgia Municipal Association, Southeast Kentucky Tourism Development Association, Southeast Tourism Society and many others.
Ron Fennel, Chair, Board of ...
www.atlff.org, 14 Oct 2014 [cached]
Ron Fennel, Chair, Board of Advisors This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Immediate Past Chair of the Board
Ron D. Fennel is co-founder and President/CEO of Georgia Capitol Associates, a governmental and public affairs consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. He also served as the Executive Director of the Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association (2003-4) and was the Executive Director of the Atlanta Hotel Council since 1999. Fennel was Senior Vice President of the Georgia Hospitality & Travel Association from Apr. 1995 - Oct. 1998, directing the statewide organization's governmental affairs, grassroots and communications efforts. He served as chief staff support for the Atlanta Hotel Council, Buckhead Hotel Council, Airport General Managers' Forum, Cobb Hotel Council, DeKalb Hotel Council, Atlanta Restaurant Council, and others. Ron was responsible for most of the governmental affairs programming for Georgia's hospitality industry since 1995.
Ron left GHTA in Fall, 1998 to start his own consulting business, with GHTA as his first client, adding others quickly. Fennel served in various political positions over his nearly thirty year career. He was twice elected to the Georgia House of Representatives from Brunswick. While in the legislature he served as a member of the committees on Transportation, Natural Resources, Defense & Veterans' Affairs and Motor Vehicles. Ron also spent three stints at the Democratic Party of Georgia: Appointed by Governor Zell Miller as Executive Director (1990-91), Governor Joe Frank Harris as Field Director (1984), and Governor George Busbee as first-ever Executive Director of the Young Democrats of Georgia (1982).
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Fennel was active in leadership roles in industry groups as a member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Economic Developers Association, Regional Leadership Foundation, Georgia Public Affairs Society and the Georgia Hotel & Lodging Assoc., Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, Fennel is a graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute (1998), Global Leaders of the South (1996) and Certified Hospitality Industry Executives (1996. He taught seminars at the Georgia/Alabama Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, Assoc. of County Commissioners of Georgia, Georgia Municipal Association, Southeast Kentucky Tourism Development Association, Southeast Tourism Society and many others.
Georgia Capitol Associates - 38138 Capitol Hill Atlanta, GA 30334
www.ghla.net, 21 Nov 2014 [cached]
Ron Fennel Governmental Affairs Director (404) 524-7500 fennel@georgia-capitol.com
Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association
www.ghla.net, 16 Feb 2006 [cached]
Ron Fennel, Georgia Capitol Associates President/CEO adds, "It is our privilege to be asked to represent the state's lodging industry, one of the state's primary economic generators."
Fennel, a former two-term state legislator from Brunswick (1988-92), has been one of the most vocal advocates for hospitality industry.In 1995 he aligned his professional goals with those of the industry by working as Senior Vice President of the Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association (GHTA), and then as a consultant to GHTA, providing governmental affairs programming and representation ever since.He also served as the Executive Director of the Georgia Hotel and Lodging Association in 2003.
TEAM Georgia to launch Braves Season! « Pomerance and Associates
www.pomeranceassociates.com, 28 Aug 2011 [cached]
"Keeping our roads safe takes a team effort, and we are able to achieve our goals through trusted partnerships with Aramark, Atlanta Beverage Company, Anheuser-Busch and Turner Field," said Ron Fennel, chairman of TEAM Georgia.
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