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Andria Holmes to retire from GDC after 30 years
Andria Moore Holmes
Andria Moore Holmes

Andria Moore Holmes will retire from the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) on July 1, 2022, after 30 years of service. 

“Throughout your 30 Years of Service, you have been not only a co-worker and mentor, but a friend to many. You have set an example and high standards to be followed in the future and cherished by those of us that were fortunate enough to have experienced it for ourselves. You will be truly missed. Congratulations on your retirement, Andria,” said Lynette Mobley, Administrative Assistant of the Southeast Georgia Regional Offices. 

Holmes began her career with the Georgia Department of Human Resources in 1992 as an Accounting Technician I with Gateway Center for Human Development MH/MA/SA, Brunswick, Georgia. In 1994, she officially joined the GDC as an Accountant, Paraprofessional, and was promoted to Administrative Operations Coordinator I in 2005 with Engineering/Construction Services. 

In 2011, she was promoted to Business Manager of Women’s Probation Detention Center and Smith Transitional Center. In November 2015, Andria was promoted to Business Support Analyst I with the re-opening of the Southeast Region Office.  In November 2019, she was promoted to the Business Manager of the Southeast Region Processing Center, which oversees all business operations regarding Procurement, Accounting, and Budget for 16 assigned facilities in the Southeast Region.

Holmes is a Cum Laude graduate from Troy University, with a degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Business Administration. She completed departmental training in Basic Purchasing; Advanced Purchasing; Supervision I, II, and III; Basic Management Training; and Introductory Governmental Accounting I and II – conducted by the University of Georgia (Carl Vinson Institute of Government). She obtained the Georgia Certified Purchasing Associate and Georgia Certified Purchasing Card Administrator Certificates.

Holmes serves as a Board Member of the Greater Tattnall Chamber of Commerce, and she is a member of St. Williams Missionary Baptist Church.