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OTC has new Recruiter

Gerald Whitehurst Gerald Whitehurst has accepted the position of recruiter for the Freight Conductor program at Okefenokee Technical College. As the recruiter for this specialized program, Whitehurst will be actively seeking potential candidates for the program from designated market areas in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina.

His previous work experience includes employment with Rayonier in Jesup, General Manager for Athens Iron Works, manager and financial para-planner for American Express Financial Advisors in Athens, and fabrication supervisor for Thrall Car, Inc, in Winder. He also served in the U. S. Army from 1989 until 1992 in tactical satellite communications and was deployed to Northern Iraq during the Gulf War.

Whitehurst earned his associate degree in business administration from Gainesville College and went on to earn has a bachelor of business administration with a concentration in management from Piedmont College.

He and his wife Tammy have two children—Ella Grace, 4, and Ada Faith, 3 months old. They live in Hoboken and are members of Mars Hill Primitive Baptist Church in Hoboken. Gerald spends his spare time playing with his kids, building a house, singing Sacred Harp music, making custom furniture, creating metal sculpture and learning to play Blues guitar.


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