• Staff


  • Heath Taylor Heath Taylor


    Dublin-Laurens Chamber of Commerce, is a native of Augusta Ga. Heath served as the Vice President of Business and Community Development at the Aiken Chamber of Commerce and as Vice President at the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce in Evans, GA. He is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute through the University of Georgia and currently serves on the Board of Regents for the U.S Chamber Institute of Organizational Management, the GA Chamber Federation Advisory Council, the GA Rural Prosperity Council, the GA Chamber of Commerce Executives Board as the Region 9 Representative, and the Robins Regional Museum of Aviation Board of Directors. He has served as Community Lay Director for the Georgia-Lina Walk to Emmaus and currently serves as Pastor of Gough Baptist Church.  Heath is married to Tammy and has three children, Trenton, Camden, and Kyla.

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  • Malehia Young Malehia Young

    Office Manager

    Malehia is a life-long resident of Dublin-Laurens County. She attended East Laurens High School and graduated from Josey Christian Academy with honor. She is a 2007 graduate of the Institute of Organizational Management through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at the University of Georgia. She attended Heart of Georgia Technical College and received certificates in accounting and computer literacy. She is a graduate of the 2003 Dublin-Laurens Leadership Class and was named Honorary Leprechaun during the 2014 St. Patrick's Festival. Malehia has served in her position as office manager at the Chamber for 22 years. She is married to Carneage Young and has two children, Kala and Kyle. She is an active member of Hope Church in Warner Robins, GA.

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  • Paige Whigham Paige Whigham

    Membership Engagement Coordinator

    Born and raised in Cairo, Ga, Paige graduated from Cairo High School in 2017. She then attended Georgia College & State University and graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. From there, Paige became the President of the Pelham Chamber of Commerce. Now, Paige serves as the Membership Engagement Coordinator for the Dublin-Laurens County Chamber of Commerce. Paige enjoys fishing on a beautiful day and crafting in her free time.  

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  • Ruth Ellen McCook Ruth Ellen McCook

    Information Services Coordinator

    Ruth Ellen, native of Moultrie, GA, has been a resident of Dublin-Laurens County for 34 years. She is a recently retired educator from Dublin City Schools. Ruth Ellen is an experienced group fitness instructor and avid marathon runner; her latest accomplishment being qualifying for the Boston Marathon 2020. Ruth Ellen is an active of member of First Baptist Church Dublin. She has two sons, Patrick, wife Letia and Brad, wife Sarah and three grandchildren.




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