Edward Hardin

Edward "Jack" Hardin, Esq.

Chairman, Board of Health

Edward J. (Jack) Hardin is a founding partner of the Atlanta law firm of Rogers and Harden, which advises corporate directors and their companies on corporate governance, corporate law and domestic and international business transactions. Mr. Hardin is currently Chairman of the Board of Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT).

He has won wide acclaim for his civic involvement, especially in his efforts to end homelessness in the metro area. In addition to his service as Vice-Chairman of the Fulton County Board of Health, Mr. Hardin is Co-Chair of the Regional Commission on Homelessness, President of the Georgia Legal Services Foundation, chairman of Gateway, LLC, a homeless services center, a member of the board of Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation Health, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Georgia Works!, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former chair of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta.

Mr. Hardin has received multiple professional and community service recognition. The Atlanta Business Journal named him one of Atlanta's Most Admired CEOs for 2017. He received the 2016 Leadership Character Award from the Turknett Leadership Group and the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership. Other awards include the Justice Robert Benham Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service from the State Bar of Georgia and the Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism. He has also received the Emory Public Interest Committee (EPIC) Inspiration Award for Lifetime Commitment to Public Service as well as the Elbert P. Tuttle Jurisprudence Award from the Anti-Defamation League.