Taylor English Decisions Welcomes Rob Hosack
ATLANTA, May 05, 2020 – Taylor English Decisions LLC, the government strategies and economic development affiliate of Taylor English Duma LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of Rob Hosack. Hosack will advise clients on county and city management, with an emphasis on planning, zoning and development.
“We are thrilled to add Rob to the Taylor English Decisions team,” said Earl Ehrhart, chief executive officer of Taylor English Decisions. “He has served the citizens of Cobb County for many years, and we are excited for him to bring his knowledge and skills to serve our clients. Rob has a deep understanding of how counties and cities operate and that will be a great asset to our team and clients.”
Hosack joins Taylor English Decisions from Cobb County Government, where Hosack served as county manager.
Hosack joined Cobb County Government in 1986 as a planner in the Planning and Zoning Department. He has served the county in various capacities for more than 30 years, including roles as a Senior Planner, Coordinator for Intergovernmental Relations, Planning Division Manager, and Director of the Community Development Agency, a position he held for 15 years.
In his role with the Community Development Agency, Hosack prepared and implemented Cobb County’s first comprehensive development standards document, applied administrative variances to support environmental compliance programs, oversaw the one-stop development review process, generated the region’s first inventory of redevelopment sites and assembled the county’s Redevelopment Overlay District.
During his time with Cobb County government, Hosack served as the lead county representative in the creation of the Town Center Community Improvement District and developed, in partnership with the Atlanta Braves, Truist Park and The Battery. He has extensive experience guiding cities and counties through strategic budgeting processes, enhancing AAA credit ratings, overseeing SPLOSTs programs and implementing and overhauling economic development incentives processes.
Hosack is a Nationally Certified Planner through the American Institute of Certified Planners and a Certified Public Manager through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. He also serves on Kennesaw State University’s Advisory Board for the MPA Program and is three years into a four-year term as District Supervisor with the Cobb County Soil and Water Conservation District.
He earned his undergraduate degree from Western Carolina University.
Taylor English Decisions LLC is a purpose-built government relations and economic development firm. The firm focuses on government, economic development, and employee benefits and wellness insurance strategy. The firm assists its clients in understanding the complex and ever-changing nature of public policy with the goal to better the relationships between businesses and governments on the federal, state and local levels. More information can be found on the firm’s website at www.tedecisions.com.