Invest Atlanta has announced the hiring of Bonika Wilson as the agency’s first Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer. Wilson will lead Invest Atlanta’s strategies around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and support programs that advance economic mobility across the city of Atlanta. This integral role will help ensure that all Atlantans are positioned to benefit from economic investments in the city, particularly in disadvantaged communities.
“We are pleased to welcome Ms. Wilson as the first Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer at Invest Atlanta,” said Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. “Equity is at the core of our Administration’s vision and priorities and the creation of this role further ensures that our City’s economic development efforts are facilitated through the lens of equality for all Atlantans.”
“Equity is more than a goal for Invest Atlanta, it is a guiding principle that drives us and is part of everything we do,” said Dr. Eloisa Klementich, President and CEO of Invest Atlanta. “As we continue to focus on this priority under the Mayor’s leadership, Ms. Wilson’s vision and expertise will play an invaluable role in implementing the One Atlanta: