President & CEO
R. Scott Shalley
As President & CEO, Scott works to advocate, promote and safeguard the retail industry before the Georgia General Assembly and regulatory agencies. Scott maintains responsibility for all areas of operations. Scott joined Georgia Retailers in 2017 and has over 30 years of experience in lobbying , association management and private sector business management. Prior to joining GR he served as Executive Director of the Florida Association of Counties. Throughout his career, Shalley has worked extensively with lawmakers and government agencies throughout Florida, Georgia and Washington, D.C. Scott previously served as Vice President/Director of Business Management for an internationally recognized bridge engineering firm. His responsibilities included contract negotiation and business development throughout the United States as well as in South America and Saudi Arabia. Mr. Shalley is a lifelong Florida resident, and a graduate of Florida State University.