Joy Wilkins is an advisor, speaker, facilitator, instructor, and author on community development, economic development, and leadership development matters.
Joy loves to develop partnerships for working together across boundaries, lead high performing teams, and engage with community leaders to help improve lives. She has served with the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and a software development start-up; and has delivered research, planning, and consultation services for clients in the United States and Canada.
A Certified Economic Developer by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Joy is also a registered mediator in the state of Georgia. She has a master's degree in city planning from Georgia Tech; a graduate certificate in real estate from Georgia State University; and a bachelor's degree, with majors in sociology and political science, from the State University of New York at Fredonia.