Management Team

  • Chris Chammoun

    Director

    Chris Chammoun is the Director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Agribusiness focused on to providing expertise and support to help Georgia’s agribusiness industry grow and compete globally by connecting clients directly to key development resources, emerging technologies, and university research. Chris brings to his position a strong background in agribusiness in Georgia previously serving as the Director of Public Affairs with the Georgia Cotton Commission, Project Manager in the Center of Innovation for Agribusiness, Research Technician at the University of Georgia’s Tifton Campus, and as a Congressional Ag Fellow with U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson. He earned a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in Agricultural Economics from the University of Georgia.

  • headshot-gilbertRoderick Gilbert

    Senior Agribusiness Manager – Agriculture Technology | Organics

    Roderick is the Senior Agribusiness Manager at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Agribusiness. He specializes in organics, unmanned aerial vehicle agricultural applications, bioenergy feedstocks, and precision agriculture.

  • headshot-cookSarah Cook

    Project Manager – Agritourism | Small Food Processing | Georgia Grown

    Sarah Cook is the Special Projects Coordinator at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Agribusiness. She is responsible for the coordination of COI Agribusiness operations, including marketing and planning special events. She specializes in agritourism and small food processing.

Sarah received her BBA in Regional Economic Development from Georgia Southern University and her Master’s degree in Agricultural Leadership from the University of Georgia and was also an inaugural member of the university’s Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry program.

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