Deal also thanked outgoing chairman Wise for his service to the state, spanning more than two decades and wished him the best in his future endeavors.
According to the governor’s office, Pridemore’s appointment takes effect immediately. Pridemore will serve the remaining months of Wise’s six-year term until elections in November.
Pridemore is the former Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development and has served in the boards of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority and the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority. She was also a member of Gov. Deal’s 2011 transition team and co-chaired his Inaugural Committees in 2011 and 2015.
She resides in Marietta with her husband Michael Pridemore.