Angela Brooks Dailey – Owner/Publisher
Angela has lived in West Georgia most of her life and has a deep love and appreciation for the area. She received her B.B.A in management from The University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Ga., and is a Civil and Domestic Relations mediator and arbitrator registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. She lives in Carrollton, and has two wonderful children.
Angela enjoys reading, spending time with her children and extended family and loves to watch her daughter play soccer.
You may contact Angela at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404.502.0251.
Shala Spruell Hainer – Copy Editor/Editorial Contributor
With more than 20 years of experience working with online and print publications, Shala started her career as a copy editor at the Marietta Daily Journal. After working at newspapers in Atlanta and South Carolina, she spent several years producing publications for non-profits and marketing the organizations. Shala switched to freelance writing and copy editing after her oldest son was born, and she now uses her communication and marketing skills to help her clients as a Realtor. She lives in Kennesaw with her two sons, Jackson and Dylan.
You may contact Shala at email@example.com or 770.842.8500.
Zachary Dailey – Advertising Sales Executive/ Photographer
Zachary was born in Carrollton, Ga., and has lived in West Georgia all of his life. He currently lives in Newnan, Ga., and has a wonderful girlfriend, Jordan. Zachary obtained his photography certification from the University of West Georgia in 2018, and also does freelance photography for medical offices and retail locations throughout West Georgia and East Alabama. He enjoys fishing and traveling.
You may contact Zachary at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404.444.9072.
Rose Isaacs – Chef/Daily Fare
Chef Rose is a native of Carroll County and lives in Carrollton with her husband Shawn and their son, Sebastian. She graduated from West Georgia Technical College in 2013 with a degree in Culinary Arts. After graduation, she began her career as a chef at the Carrollton Kroger Marketplace where she works in the bistro.
Cheryl A. Francis – Editorial Contributor
Cheryl A. Francis, Licensed Professional Counselor, is the owner of The Heart Matters Wellness Services LLC, a full-service counseling agency in Austell, Ga. She is certified as a Mental Health First Aid Adult trainer and regularly provides seminars and trainings to the community on various mental health issues.
She has partnered with the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy to train individuals in the prevention of childhood sexual abuse.
Visit heartmatterswellness.com for more information about Cheryl and her work.
Charlene Brooks and Gary Burton – Magazine Distributors
Charlene has lived in West Georgia for 36 years and lives in Carrollton. She is a proud grandmother of four and great-grandmother of two. She enjoys walking on the green belt, reading, crocheting and playing the card games, “Hand and Foot” and “Canasta,” with friends. Charlene is also the editorial contributor for the Kids Korner section of West Georgia Woman Magazine.
Gary has lived in West Georgia since 1974. Gary enjoys listening to music, collecting vinyl records, working out at the gym and driving his corvette. Most of all, he loves his family and is a true family man. He and his wife, Eileen, live in Villa Rica and they have four adult children and five grandchildren.
Janet Flanigan – Editorial Contributor
Janet Flanigan, feature writer for West Georgia Woman magazine, has enjoyed a long career in writing and communications. Prior to her family’s move to Newnan in 1996, Janet was the vice president of Lee & Associates, a Los Angeles-based public relations and advertising agency. During her time in California, Janet was also the society writer for the Pasadena Star-News newspaper.
Since moving to Newnan, Janet has worked as a freelance writer for several magazines and newspapers, and as a marketing expert for a wide variety of businesses. She is a graduate of Clemson University with a B.A. in English and a minor in communications. Janet lives on a farm in Newnan with her husband, Pat, and a large variety of animals. She and Pat have two adult sons, Keegan and Sean.
Lisa King – Editorial Contributor
Lisa King, Ed.S., LPC, CPCS, CCTP is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice in Carrollton, Ga. She is a graduate of the University of West Georgia’s psychology and counselor education programs. Her specialties include anxiety, depression, substance abuse, life transitions, trauma and self-harm.
Lisa is a certified professional counselor supervisor and a certified clinical trauma professional. She has been on the board of directors for the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of GA (LPCA-GA) since 2012. She is the 2018-19 past president of LPCA-GA.
Visit www.csosolutions.net to find out more about Lisa and her work.