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Beth Coffey

Executive Director

Beth Coffey is currently Executive Director of the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of
Commerce.  In that role, she oversees all day-to-day operations of the Chamber, acts as
the liaison between the Board of Directors and member companies, and coordinates all
Chamber events, as well as spearheads membership sales. Upon joining the Chamber
staff in 2019, Beth was Director of Membership Sales and Service until her promotion to her current role.

Originally from Franklin County, Virginia, in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge
Mountains, Beth is a proud alumna of the University of Virginia. Upon graduation she
relocated to the Atlanta area and began her career with the American Red Cross,
teaching health and safety courses.  Next, she moved on to become a Training &
Development Specialist with SunTrust Banks (now Truist) focusing on Supervisory
Development Training as well as Diversity and EEO.  After taking time to raise a family,
Beth continued her professional career in various opportunities including the non-profit sector, member relations for a private country club, and physician liaison for a physical
therapy practice. Her work now with the SWGC is a true passion that allows her to
use her skill set and past experience to their fullest extent.   At her core, Beth is a
connector and loves creating new opportunities for companies to engage, learn, and be more successful.

Beth is a resident of the Alpharetta/Johns Creek area for over 30 years now where she
raised her son and daughter who are respectively Georgia and Georgia Tech alumni.
She is a lover of classic 70's and country music.  In her free time, she is dedicated to
personal health and fitness, loves to attend live music events, and spends time with family
and friends.



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Rico Figliolini

Creative Director and Social Media Strategist

Rico Figliolini and his family have called Peachtree Corners their home since 1995. He founded Mighty Rockets, focusing on publishing and marketing, and is the publisher of Peachtree Corners and Southwest Gwinnett magazines. He also produces and hosts the podcasts "Peachtree Corners Life" and "Prime Lunchtime with the City Manager." Rico is also the Creative Director for a leading hyper-local news organization - Rough Draft Atlanta.

Originally from New York, Rico started his career hands-on as a graphic designer, he evolved into roles spanning business development, consultation, social media and publishing.

Those who work with him appreciate his straightforward approach, adaptability, and fresh ideas. Rico is a valuable team player, ensuring brands communicate compellingly in today’s digital age.

Rico's interests are diverse; he's a political enthusiast who loves to dive deep into discussions. He's even appeared as a background extra on several movies and TV shows. He enjoys anime, reading manga, fantasy, and science fiction and plays tennis in an ALTA league.


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