Four Athens Selects Tiffany Rainey to Serve as Executive Director

Staff Report From Athens CEO

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Four Athens, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit serving high-growth startups and educating software coders since 2011, has announced the selection of Tiffany Rainey as its new Executive Director. She will fill the vacancy created when Jordan Burke, Four Athens’ Executive Director, stepped down to work in the private sector.

“Tiffany's blend of marketing savvy and economic development experience makes her the perfect fit for Four Athens,” stated Professor Usha R. Rodrigues, Four Athens Acting Board Chair. “We are excited about what her leadership will bring to our organization.”

Ms. Rainey was most recently the Marketing Coordinator at W&A Engineering in Athens. Prior to that, she served as the Executive Director of Economic Development for Wilkes County in Washington, Georgia.

"As someone with lifelong ties to Athens and an appreciation for it's unique potential, I'm excited to become a part of growing and sharing the city's entrepreneurship community and culture through Four Athens, ” Ms. Rainey said. “Strong local support has long been a vital part of Athens' growth and I look forward to building an even stronger network around the ideas and innovation that will continue to catapult Athens.”