Newsmaker: William Generett Jr.
Age : 35
Residence : Fox Chapel
Family : Wife, Gretchen; son, William, 5,
Background : A member of the State Bar of Georgia; has practiced residential and commercial real estate law, and construction litigation, with Atlanta-based Johnson Freeman Perkins-Hooker & Associates; also served as vice president of staffing and recruiting for Compliance Inc., a staffing and recruitment firm for the legal industry; president of Comforcare Senior Services, a 35-employee home care company based in O'Hara.
Education : Bachelor's degree in political science from Morehouse College in Atlanta, 1993; law degree from Emory University School of Law, 1996
Noteworthy : Appointed director of economic development for Hill House Economic Development Corp. The appointment is effective March 15. The corporation works to further business and residential development in the Hill District and surrounding areas.
Quote : "I'm honored to join the Hill House EDC and be in a role to really make a difference. I look forward to assisting in the revitalization of the Hill District, as I believe it is a community of great opportunity and future promise."