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Johns Creek hires Toussaint as its new economic development director
Randall Toussaint
Randall Toussaint, vice president of economic development for the Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce, has been hired to serve as economic development manager for the city of Johns Creek.

The city of Johns Creek hired Randall Toussaint to serve as economic development manager responsible for overseeing the city's economic development activities, including business outreach, retention and expansion, and recruitment.

“Johns Creek is a growing, diverse, and innovative city with a thriving future,” said Toussaint. “I am both honored and excited to join the city and I look forward to furthering

the vision of progress and thoughtful economic development within Johns Creek.”

Toussaint was previously the vice president of economic development for the Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce. He served in that role for about five years, from 2010-15.

In his position with the city of Johns Creek, Toussaint will be also responsible for initiatives and partnerships that enhance local and regional economic-development relationships and position Johns Creek as a location of choice for quality, sustainable business investment.

“Randall is a recognized leader in economic development, locally and regionally,” said Johns Creek City Manager Ed Densmore. “Adding him to the Johns Creek team to build and execute our economic development vision will significantly enhance the city’s ability to deliver the highest quality economic development services to existing and prospective businesses.”

Toussaint began brings more than a decade of experience in planning and economic development, most recently as the director of economic development for partnership Gwinnett. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Morehouse College and a master’s degree in public administration from Savanah State University.