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Atlanta, Georgia

Emily Poole joined McGuire Sponsel in 2021 as a Credits & Incentives Consultant after nearly a decade in public economic development offices. Emily is now a Senior Consultant with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in tax credits and State incentive programs and enjoys assisting companies with their Site Selection efforts.  Additionally, Emily has extensive contacts in economic development and experience with projects across a variety of industries.  Previously, she served as a Regional Project Manager for the Georgia Department of Economic Development where she led projects in the Metro Atlanta Region.  Prior to joining the Department, Emily worked at a number of local-level economic development entities in a variety of capacities.

She earned both a Bachelor of Science in Psychology & Human Services and an MBA in International Business from Clayton State University in Atlanta, Georgia. She has completed a number of economic development training programs and is currently working toward her Certified GA Economic Developer credential through the University of Georgia. Emily also enjoys road cycling and walking her three dogs. 


Georgia Economic Developers’ Association, Member
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Member


AV Pride, Board Chair
Bloom, Board Member and Committee Chair
Fayette Senior Services, Board Member

Recent Resources

  • Location Advisory Services
    March 2, 2022

    McGuire on the Wire Episode 46

    by Justin Gephart

    Credits & Incentives Consultants Emily Poole and Sierra Enlow take over the podcast to celebrate International Women’s Day.

  • Location Advisory Services
    July 19, 2021

    McGuire on the Wire Episode 34

    by Dave McGuire

    In today’s episode, guest host Justin Gephart interviews McGuire Sponsel’s latest addition to our Credits & Incentives practice, Emily Poole....