The Tom Edd Wilson Award
Recognizing Excellence in Regional Leadership
Honoring the Legacy of Tom Edd Wilson
Tom Edd Wilson (1940-2017) spearheaded the regional effort that became Thrive 2055 and now, the Thrive Regional Partnership.
Our Board of Trustees, staff and representatives from all over the region were pleased to honor Tom Edd's widow, Barby, with the first Tom Edd Wiilson Award for Excellence in Regional Leadership.
The award was presented at the 3rd Annual Thrive Celebration Luncheon on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.
Dalton Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Rob Bradham pays tribute to his colleague Tom Edd Wilson.
Thrive Regional Partnership President and CEO Bridgett Massengill presents the award to Tom Edd Wilson's wife, Barby.
The crowd gives an ovation to Barby and Tom Edd Wilson.