Wes, who was born and raised in Toccoa, Georgia, has lived in Dahlonega since 2004. He is a decorated Marine Corps combat veteran and a 2006 graduate of North Georgia College and State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Wes spent the first decade of his professional career in/around Atlanta in the financial services and investment management industries. Wes is currently involved with a variety of entrepreneurial endeavors including real estate (as both a Realtor with Chestatee Real Estate and as the developer of a short-term rental development - Triple Creek Farms) and education/childcare services (Wes and his wife, Heather, own and operate Dahlonega’s largest childcare center - Dahlonega Country Day Academy). Wes is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing golf, and supporting his children in their many activities.