GAINESVILLE - The Association for Corporate Growth (Atlanta chapter)<br />
recently presented Pro View Foods with an award as one of Georgia's fastest growing companies.<br />
The Association has presented "Georgia Fast 40" awards since 2008 to honor companies headquartered in the state achieving sustained growth. Pro View Foods ranked tenth in the upper-middle market honorees, encompassing companies with revenues exceeding $60 million.<br />
Pro View Foods was founded in 2007 by B. Jan Cooley as a poultry provider for school nutrition food service, institutional, private label and commodity exports. Gainesville and Braselton are home to its three production plants employing 560.<br />
Greg Cinnamon is the Association's Atlanta chapter president. "We received<br />
approximately 100 applications, all with impressive growth. The finalists collectively increased revenue from $1.4 to $3.3 billion and added 12,000 new jobs. We hope this is an indication of the overall health and recovery of the Georgia economy as a whole," he said.<br />
Cooley said, "The honor goes to our company's leadership team and all our<br />
associates involved in our growth and success. We're humbled again to receive the recognition from the Association for Corporate Growth." <br />
About three dozen businesses from White County and the surrounding area showcased their services and the products they provide during the 2016 White County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo held Thursday.
The Flowery Branch City Council gave first reading approval to a rezoning request for a 7.1-acre tract on East Main Street that could lead to the construction of a 60-unit multi-family senior housing affordable-living complex.