Griff Lynch, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority, to Speak at Greater Macon Chamber Event

Staff Report From Middle Georgia CEO

Friday, January 18th, 2019

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce will host Good Morning Macon on Wednesday, January 23 at The Douglass Theatre.  The event will begin at 8:00 A.M. 

The keynote speaker is Griff Lynch, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority, a 1,250-person strong state port authority that owns and operates strategic gateways serving the U.S. Southeast.

Lynch oversees all port activity involving the deepwater ports of Savannah and Brunswick, as well as inland terminal operations in Bainbridge and Murray County, Georgia. Directing one of Georgia’s largest economic engines, he manages a budget with annual operating revenues of $425 million. He brings 30 years of experience in the design and implementation of major port expansions, the effective execution of sustainable profit and productivity models and identifying winning sales and marketing strategies. Lynch graduated from the State University of New York at Maritime College in 1988.

For more information on how to register, please call 478-621-2000 or visit the chamber website at