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Lawmaker speaks to business grads
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State Rep. Al Williams works in his Atlanta office. - photo by Courier file photo
Special to the Courier

The Atlanta Chapter of the National Black MBA Association had State Rep. Al Williams deliver the economic empowerment charge for its “2007 Entrepreneur Expo: Empowering You to Create Economic Wealth” on Saturday at the Loudermilk Center in Atlanta.
The Midway resident is the Georgia state representative of House District 165, which is most of Liberty County. He is the first African American from the county to be elected state representative since Reconstruction and the second to hold a legislative seat from the tri-county area of Glynn, Liberty and McIntosh.
Williams’ house committee appointments include economic development and tourism, state institutions and property; and game, fish and parks. He is also chairman of The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus.
The NBMBAA is a non-profit professional member organization of African American graduates with MBAs, advanced degrees and entrepreneurs. Established in 1970, NBMBAA has more than 7,500 members in 40 chapters nationwide and is dedicated to its mission of developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the community.
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