James Albright BIO

James Albright

James Albright has served the city of Acworth since 2000. Mr. Albright served as Director of Parks, Recreation, and Community Resources from 2005 to 2021.  He was appointed City Manager in July of 2021. He is a life-long resident of Acworth. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management in 2004 and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration in 2008 from Kennesaw State University. He currently serves as the Secretary of the Special Needs Development Group, Inc. and serves on the Board of Directors for the Acworth Business Association. He has also served as the President of the Acworth Business Association, Commissioner of the Georgia Recreation and Parks Fifth District, and as a Distinguished Past President of the Kennworth Kiwanis Club. Mr. Albright was named the 2008 Acworth Citizen of the Year, 2006 Georgia Recreation and Parks Fifth District Distinguished Professional of the Year, and is a member of the North Cobb High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

He resides in Acworth with his wife and two children. In his free time Mr. Albright enjoys coaching youth sports, writing, gardening, fishing, and is an avid Braves fan.

Mr. Albright is extremely proud to serve the community he went to school in, played sports in, raised a family in, and built a career in. He is grateful for the opportunity to work with such a supportive and giving community that has done so much for he and his family. It’s his goal to provide the highest level of services to the citizens of Acworth.