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Ember Bishop Bentley

Ember Bishop Bentley

Chief of Staff and Government Relations Officer
Office of the President

Phone: 478-471-2723

  • Macon - -
    Phone: 478.471.2723
Biography: Bentley is the chief of staff and government relations officer of Middle Georgia State University. She was previously executive director of the Georgia Forestry Foundation, deputy commissioner for international relations for the Georgia Department of Economic Development, and served as Chief of Staff to First Lady Sandra Deal. Bentley sits on the boards of the Academy for Classical Education, NewTown Macon, Macon Chamber of Commerce and the International Cherry Blossom Festival. She is a member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Rural Prosperity Council, Protocol and Diplomacy International Protocol Officers Association, and a Navicent Ambassador. Bentley is a graduate of Leadership Georgia, Protocol Partners and the Georgia Academy for Economic Development. She earned a bachelor's degree from Shorter University. Bentley and her husband, Will, reside in Macon and are members of Vineville United Methodist Church.
Professional Affiliations: Protocol & Diplomacy International-Protocol Officers Association
Georgia Economic Developers Association
Organizations: Leadership Georgia - Class of 2017, Hospitality Program Chair 2018
Board Member - Georgia Forestry Commission
Board Member - ACE Charter School
Board Member - NewTown Macon
Georgia Chamber of Commerce Rural Prosperity Council
Board Member - Macon Chamber of Commerce
Board Member - International Cherry Blossom Festival
Navicent Ambassador

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