Chief of Staff Corey K. Hambrick began serving Rockdale County in the role on Jan. 16, 2017 after the Board of Commissioners (BOC) unanimously approved his appointment.
He has many years of experience in both public law enforcement, where he most recently was a Sergeant with the Conyers Police Department, and ministry leadership.
As Chief of Staff, Mr. Hambrick serves as the liaison among the BOC, assists Chairman Oz Nesbitt Sr., with the County’s daily administrative functions, is the first point of contact for department directors, represents the BOC in various relationships, such as government organizations and task forces, handles oversight of executive-level policy analysis and development, and conducts critical research and presents findings that are of interest to the BOC.
Mr. Hambrick led Chairman Nesbitt’s transition team overseeing the transfer of administrations when Chairman Nesbitt took office on Jan. 1, 2017.
Mr. Hambrick has served the City of Conyers for eight years. He started his career in public service as a police officer and rose up the ranks to several positions within the department including Field Training Officer, Corporal for Uniform Patrol, City Marshall, and Sergeant for both the Uniform Patrol and Criminal Investigation divisions. During his tenure with the City, Mr. Hambrick completed and received the Leadership in Police Organizations certification by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the Managerial Certification from the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council.
He intends to maintain his certification as a Peace Officer and serve the Conyers Police Department in a reserve capacity when requested.
Also, Mr. Hambrick is the lead pastor of The Life Church Christian Center in Conyers and also serves as CEO and founder of Thinking Under Fire (TUF), an organization specializing in bridging the gap between local law enforcement and the communities they serve.
Mr. Hambrick earned a Bachelors of Political Science degree from Alabama A & M University and Masters in Public Administration from Strayer University.
He is married to Corrinne N. Hambrick. They live in Rockdale County with their two youngest children, and have an oldest daughter who is a senior in college.