Augusta Chamber Award Winner Selected for Georgia Trend’s Prestigious “40 Under 40” List

Staff Report From Augusta CEO

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

A 2016 recipient of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s “Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch” award has received another prestigious honor. Carlton Deese, Associate Director & Nursing Home Administrator at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, Augusta University, has been chosen as one of Georgia Trend’s “40 Under 40”.
Each year, Georgia Trend Magazine highlights 40 individuals under the age of 40 who make an impact on their professions, communities or state. Deese was nominated by the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce after winning the area’s “Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch” competition. In submitting nominations on behalf of recipients, the Chamber’s goal is to expand recognition for Augusta’s young professional talent throughout the State of Georgia.
As the Associate Director & Nursing Home Administrator, Carlton is responsible for the care provided to Georgia’s elderly veteran population in addition to the administrative, financial and clinical operations of the facility. Prior to his current position, Mr. Deese was selected for an administrative fellowship at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, where he also served as a health systems specialist in the director’s office. In addition, Deese volunteers for Augusta University, Georgia War Veterans, United Way, the American Heart Association and several veteran service organizations.