FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/22/2022
APPOINTMENT OF NEW POSITION
GALR board members voted for Emily Hemmings to become the new Vice President.
Ben Edwards, our previous VP, will be taking on the role of Secretary.
Emily has been part of GALR as a founding member since it’s inception in 2020. She has
nearly 30 years of experience in the recovery industry serving the role of President for her
company, Quick Recovery Services, Inc based out of Loganville, Georgia.
As the incoming Vice President she is most excited about growing the association and
educating nonmembers in the importance of working together. “It is time that agency
owners join together as the professionals we are to gain our industry back. Unity is a must
for the survival and betterment of our future generations.”
John Newberry, President of GALR states, “I feel that with the recent change and
involvement that Emily has consistently had in GALR that the future is bright. I am excited
and eager to gain membership and take on these hard-hitting issues with Emily’s expertise.
The coming months are sure to present never seen issues and my board as well as myself
understand that navigating these moments together as a unified front will serve our industry
and agent network in the state of Georgia much better in collaboration than separately.”
Ben Edwards states he is “looking forward to helping others in the industry stand up and
serve a more active role in participating in the livelihoods and wellbeing of agents and
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