Director - Jody Swords
Jody Swords has been the director of Henry County Government’s Fleet Services Division since 2004, where he is responsible for a diverse fleet of more than 1,100 vehicles and two fuel sites. He oversees a full staff of mechanics and complete operations of the department, including repairs, parts, fuel and budget. He successfully manages all aspects of the Fleet Department and is experienced in EPA compliance issues, disposal, purchasing and advanced computer networking.
Swords is an ASE Master Certified Technician in various areas of expertise, including Master Automotive and Emergency Vehicle Repair, and also holds certification in professional management training from Clayton State University. Additionally, he has earned certificates in related operations such as Microsoft Networking and Maintenance Management.
Prior to coming to Henry County, Swords was a Superintendent with DeKalb County and worked as a Fleet Maintenance Supervisor with the City of East Point, and throughout his career, has gained a vast amount of experience in all aspect of vehicle and machine repair, from small equipment to earthmovers, and more.