Local Love

Buying local fosters a circle of entrepreneurship, support, investment, connectivity and overall improvement in quality of life. Jason Everett, Elizabeth Thompson and Tony Paramore are civic-minded entrepreneurs who give back to their local schools, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, Junior League of Hall County and the local greenway, Highlands To Islands Trail Alliance. They all have young kids and are dedicated to making their community a cool place to live for future generations.

Elizabeth Thompson loves the lake and often spends her weekends boating on Lake Lanier with her husband and 2 young kids. A graduate of UGA, Elizabeth has a Bachelors in FSCA in Furnishings and Interiors. As a sustaining member of the Junior Leagues of Hall County, Elizabeth is also a graduate of the Leadership Hall program. Her varied interests include living in Bozeman, MT after college and cutting her teeth as an Assistant Designer in Livingston, MT. Her most recent adventure is renovating a mid-century modern home that will have her exploring her more modern style.

Jason Everett is passionate about getting outside and is currently on the Board at Elachee Nature Science Center and sits on the Vision 2030 Green Space Committee. His most recent project is helping connect more trails for the Highlands To Islands Trail Alliance. He was recently awarded the Silver Shovel Award from the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce after his work on the local trail initiative.

Thomas Paramore is very active in the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce giving back to this community through mentorship, Leadership Hall, Membership Chairperson. He received the H.G. Mealor Service Award in 2016, the highest honor bestowed to a member, for all that Tony does for his community. We are so proud! Gainesville Paint steps in on local projects when asked such as Sunshine On a Ranney Day, United Way and Healan’s Head’s Mill.