Economic Development Staff

Bill Keir Headshot Bill Keir – Deputy Director
O: (770) 477-4430 C: (678) 858-5276

Bill Keir joined the Clayton County Office of Economic Development as its Deputy Director in January, 2014. He manages the industry clusters of Logistics & Transportation and Bio/Life Sciences & Healthcare, plus workforce development. In addition he assists existing Clayton County businesses with access to incentives and resources to help them grow and be profitable. He has a proven track record in economic development from the public and private sectors, and specializes in creative financing for new and expanding businesses. Full Bio.

Tamara Patridge Tamara Patridge – Project Manager
O: (770) 477-4438   

Tamara Patridge joined Clayton County Economic Development & Film in 2010, and serves as Project Manager for Film and Entertainment. In this role, Tamara serves as the liaison between county government officials, private property owners, and production company representatives during pre-production and principal photography for movie and television productions filming in Clayton County, Georgia. She is also responsible for identifying and attracting new business opportunities in the fields of Film and Entertainment.Tamara is a graduate of Clayton State University and received her certification as a Production Assistant in 2012. She is a member of American Film Commissioners International and Georgia Production Partnership.

Warren Bond Photography Mikisha L. Calloway – Office Manager
O: (770) 477-4450   C: (678) 925-1442

Ms. Calloway serves as Office Manager for the Clayton County Office of Economic Development and Film Office, providing administrative support to Economic Development staff. She is responsible for all administrative duties for Joint Development Authority of Metropolitan Atlanta and provides support for the Development Authority of Clayton County. Ms. Calloway attended Clayton State University for Accounting. She has over 10 years of finance experience working in both private and public sectors.