Leonardo McClarty/ Dekalb Chamber of Commerce
As President of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, McClarty is charged with membership development, business advocacy, program implementation, and interfacing with local, state, and federal government officials and staff. Other duties and responsibilities include staff management, budgeting, and strategic planning.
Betsy Mercier/ CDC Federal Credit Union
Betsy has worked in financial services for 37 years, primarily serving the small business and consumer communities. Currently she is the President/CEO of CDC Federal Credit Union in Atlanta, GA. They are the 10th largest credit union in Georgia, providing membership eligibility to people from multiple employee groups and geographic regions, especially Dekalb County. Betsy serves as a Director on the Dekalb Chamber of Commerce and acts as Trustee on the Georgia Credit Union CUPAC/CULAC committee. Her special interests include public education, financial literacy, and legislative issues relevant to financial services.
Dar’shun Kendrick/Kendrick Law Practice, LLC
Rep. Kendrick currently is in her 1st term as a Member of the Georgia House of Representatives serving DeKalb and Rockdale counties, specifically the Cities of Lithonia and Conyers.
Rep. Kendrick serves on the Children & Youth, Interstate Cooperation and Special Rules Committee. She also serves as the ONLY FRESHMAN appointed by the House Minority Leader to the Reapportionment Committee and the ONLY FRESHMAN to Co-Chair a Committee, the Economic Security and Development Committee.