By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Gov. Deal appoints 10 to boards
James “Jimmy” Norton, Commission on Equal Opportunity

Norton is an investment broker with VOYA Financial Advisors and operates an airplane hangar complex at Briscoe Field in Gwinnett County.

He is a past president of the Snellville Commerce Club and a past chair of the Grayson and Snellville Downtown Development Authority, the Gwinnett Airport Authority and the Evermore CID Board.

Norton is a member of Leadership Gwinnett, Gwinnett YMCA, United Way and the Brookwood and South Gwinnett Cluster Foundations. He is a former line pilot for Atlanta Southeast Airlines and a board member of the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. Norton earned a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and Economics from the University of Georgia. He has two children and resides in Snellville.