Chelsea Holley of Spelman College will speak at the August luncheon of the Cobb Chamber’s Cobb Executive Women

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Chelsea Holley, Director of Admissions at Spelman College will speak at the August luncheon of the Cobb Chamber’s Cobb Executive Women.

For details read the press release for the event, reprinted below:

ATLANTA (Aug. 2, 2022) — Join the Cobb Chamber’s Cobb Executive Women (CEW) on Friday, August 12 for CEW’s August Luncheon featuring Chelsea Holley, Director of Admissions at Spelman College. Holley will discuss the state of admission post-pandemic and share insight into recruiting and its impact on workforce in Cobb.

Holley has spent her career in higher education working on college access initiatives and the recruitment and selection of admissions candidates. She began her career in college admissions at Georgia Highlands College working with dual enrollment students and first-generation students who needed assistance with their college transition. After spending two years at Georgia Highlands College, she went on to work for Emory University then Georgia Institute of Technology. Chelsea received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication from Valdosta State University and a Masters in Higher Education Leadership from Columbus State University. She is currently completing her PhD in sociology at Georgia State and is researching the ways in which high-achieving Black students navigate their path to selective institutions. Holley is a proud Cobb County native and a graduate of Marietta High School.

At the luncheon, Holley will also give information about college admissions to help students successfully navigate their way to college. CEW members are welcome to invite guests that have college-age children who would benefit from this luncheon. Lunch will be provided by Copeland’s of New Orleans.

Registration is open until August 9 at The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Cobb Chamber and is sponsored by Yearlong Presenting Sponsor, Northside Hospital, and Program Sponsor, Bank of America.

For more information about Cobb Executive Women, contact Rebecca Chadwick at

About the Cobb Chamber

The Cobb Chamber, incorporated with the state as the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, is the largest business organization in the county.

The President and CEO of the Cobb Chamber is Sharon Mason, the Chief Operating Officer is Dana Johnson, and the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors is Britt Fleck.

Projects of the Cobb Chamber include Cobb Executive Women, Cobb Young Professionals, and the Area Councils: Cumberland, East Cobb, Marietta, Northwest Cobb (Acworth, Kennesaw, West Cobb), Smyrna and South Cobb.

On its website the Cobb Chamber promotes itself as follows:

As one of the most influential business advocacy organizations in Georgia and one of the top three chambers in the nation, the Cobb Chamber is dedicated to bringing the community and its leaders together to create jobs and strengthen the economy and quality of life so businesses and the community can achieve more.

Who We Are: We are a community of businesses working together to advance a vibrant economy.

Why We Do It: When businesses thrive, communities flourish.

What We Do (Our Mission): Together, with diverse partnerships, we:

  • Attract, recruit and retain jobs.
  • Help companies start, grow and prosper.
  • Advocate and collaborate to enhance our state’s business climate.
  • Connect members to opportunities, new networks, and resources.
  • Develop workforce and support education.
  • Cultivate current and future leaders.