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North Fulton Chamber names new chairman
North Fulton Chamber names new chairman

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- William "Teddy" Russell Jr. has been named chairman of the board of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, the organization announced Thursday.

Russell is CFO of Russell Landscape Group, Inc. He succeeds Andy Macke as chairman.

"I am honored to be selected as the chairman," Russell said of his appointment. "I am excited to work with [GNFCC president and CEO] Brandon Beach, the chamber staff and the board in an effort to continue the many past successes."

A University of Georgia alum, Russell has served on several GNFCC committees. He was named a finalist for the Chamber's Small Business Person of the Year award in 2008.

"Teddy has been a valued and active member of the GNFCC and will be a tremendous asset to the leadership of the Chamber in the North Fulton community," Beach said Thursday. "We are very fortunate to have Teddy as our chairman of the board."

Russell lives in Atlanta with his wife, Courtney, and their three children.

Learn more about the GNFCC at www.gnfcc.com.