Allen Edwards is a local businessman that has been a resident of Pike County since 1999. He is married to Kelley Cochran Edwards, a certified teacher that grew up in the Pike County School system who is an active substitute teacher and volunteer in each of the Pike schools their two children attend.
Allen received an AA in Business from Gordon College and his BBA from Georgia State University. He is President of Personnel Options, Inc., an award winning Human Resource Management Firm which currently has 5 locations. He is responsible for all aspects of the business which pays over 4,000 people each year. He is also the co-owner of the local fitness center, Racquethause South. Allen has served in leadership roles on many committees and groups which include the Griffin / Spalding Chamber of Commerce (Chairman, Board of Directors), Rotary Club of Griffin (Board of Directors, President), Griffin Area Personnel Association (President), Georgia Staffing Association (Board of Directors) and the Griffin / Spalding Development Authority (Board of Directors).
The Pike County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of age, race/color, religion/creed, gender, national/ethnic origin, disability, or citizenship status in its educational programs, activities and employment.