A native of Rome, Harry truly loves this community. He graduated from the University of Alabama before returning to Rome.  Before entering real estate and starting his own business, he worked in the bicycle industry.

He has contributed to the enhancement of our community through his more than 20 years of active volunteer service.

His Activities:

  • Downtown Development Authority – Past Chair
  • Rome-Floyd Chamber of Commerce – Past Chair
  • Rome-Floyd Development Authority – Past Chair
  • Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau – Past Chair/Current Board Member
  • Heart of the Community – Past Chair
  • Local Organizing Committee for Tour de Georgia – Past Chair
  • Leadership Rome Graduate
  • Leadership Northwest Georgia Graduate
  • Leadership Rome and High School Leadership Rome Coordinator
  • Vice-Chairman Open Door Children’s Home
  • Past Board Member of YMCA
  • Founding Member and  Board Member of TRED
  • Member of Rome-Floyd Land Bank Authority
  • Former Board Member of Georgia Highlands College Foundation
  • Recipient of the Wesley F. Johnson Award of Merit for Leadership
  • Recipient of the William M. Fricks Award for Downtown Development


Harry and his wife, Dawn, are parents of two children, Bailey and Cooper.


Nominators have said of Harry: “Harry is known to all those “who work behind the scenes” as a trusted friend, one who personally gets things done/makes things happen and someone who leads with integrity with the best interest of our citizens and community at heart.”

“Harry is engaged in our community in so many ways, he has a servant’s heart, he gives his time for the right reasons.”  Allison Watters