Director of the Gwinnett Workforce Initiative
Jace Brooks serves as Director of the Gwinnett Workforce Initiative at the Georgia Center for Opportunity. He comes to GCO with a deep-seated passion for bringing together businesses, nonprofits, and schools to help disadvantaged populations find employment and ultimately achieve a flourishing life.
A native of Louisiana, Jace and his family have called Gwinnett County home since 1994. Jace has served on the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners for eight years and for 10 years on the Suwanee City Council, including multiple terms as mayor pro tem. Jace previously ran his own consulting firm, E4 Consulting, and served as Business Manager for Table Group Consulting, Atlanta.Jace holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance from Louisiana Tech University, a Master of Arts in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and an MBA in marketing from Georgia State University.
Jace and his wife have a passion for loving and caring for others through their local church, Gwinnett Church. They have two children, twins Ally and Aidan, who are both attending college.