Wednesday, October 10, 2012
ATLANTA – The Georgia Lottery Corp. board of directors has announced Debbie Dlugolenski as the finalist for the president and CEO position. No date has been set at this time for final action or vote.
Georgia Lottery President and CEO Margaret R. DeFrancisco announced in August her plans to retire.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.6 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.4 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.1 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.
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