Cobb Chamber of Commerce

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Date ArticleType
2/17/2021 Area Councils
Dr. Grant Rivera Discusses His Commitment to Serve at Marietta Area Council

The Cobb Chamber’s first Marietta Area Council of 2021 welcomes Dr. Grant Rivera as he begins his second term as the Marietta City Schools Superintendent. With 12 schools and approximately 8,900 students and 1,400 employees under his direction, Dr. Rivera remains committed to serving every child and supporting every family. He believes great schools and communities are built on the combined strength of talented educators and an engaged community. At this breakfast program on Feb. 24 at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, he will share an update from his team and how our businesses and neighborhoods can help.

Prior to leading Marietta City Schools, Dr. Rivera served as the Chief of Staff for the Cobb County School District, which has 112 schools and over 111,000 students. He was a principal for nine years at three high schools: South Cobb High School in Austell (2005-2009), Campbell High School in Smyrna (2009-2011), and Westlake High School in South Fulton County (2011-2014). Prior to being appointed principal, Dr. Rivera held positions as a high school assistant principal, special education teacher, and coach in the Cobb County School District.

Registration for the Marietta Area Council is open until Friday, February 19th, for in person attendance at Walk-up admissions and payment cannot be granted. Attendees will be asked to wear masks during event check-in and while moving through the event space. Temperature checks will be conducted prior to entering the event space. For a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding attending Chamber events in person, please visit our website.

To attend virtually, attendees can register for the event by 5 p.m. on February 22nd, selecting the virtual attendance option at Virtual attendees will be sent the link to view the Marietta Area Council livestream in advance of the event.

The Feb. 24 Marietta Area Council is sponsored by Series Presenting Sponsor Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Program Sponsor Credit Union of Georgia. For more information about Area Councils, please contact Katie Guice at or 770-859-2334.