J. Bryan Shealy, 2012 HOC Award Recipient


bryanshealeyBryan was born in – Rock Hill, SC but grew up in Charlotte. NC.  He moved to Rome in 1970.

He attended West Rome High School and received a B.S. from Berry College  with  a double major in Accounting & Economics.  He also did graduate work at UGA.

He has been involved in the community in the following areas:

-Floyd County Board of Education  16 years  Chairman 2007-2008
-Rome Parks and Recreation  Authority     12 years  Chairman 1997-1999

– Rome –Floyd County Library     6 years  Chairman 2005-2007

– Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce
Leadership Rome    Co-ordinator Adult & High School
Board Member  8 years
Chairman in 2004
– Exchange Club of Rome
Board Member
Family Resource Center Board
–  Coosa Valley Fair Association
Board 7 years
President  2010-2011
–  Floyd County Development Authority
-Rome- Floyd Development Authority  Chairman 2004

– American Diabetes Association Walk Chairman
– Citizens Committee for Baseball
– Alto Park Elementary School PTA
– Coosa Middle School PTA

He is married to the former Kathy Brewer of Rome and they have two children, Melissa Shell of Rome and a son, Chris Shealy also of Rome. . They have 3 grandchildren- Madalyn, Jaxson and Layla.

“Bryan has given many countless hours serving our community in many capacities.  Bryan is the kind of friend you call on when you need anything.  His willingness to help others is remarkable”  Rhonda Wallace