Todd Schuster Appointed to River Valley Regional Commission Citizens Review Panel

April 21, 2016

(ATLANTA)- Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle has appointed Todd Schuster to serve as a member on the River Valley Regional Commission Citizens Review Panel. Tasked with reviewing the progress and expenditures of the Transpiration Investment Act referendum approved by voters in the River Valley Region, Mr. Schuster will join other business and community leaders in providing the General Assembly with status updates at the end of each calendar year.  

“Todd has distinguished himself as a leader in his community, someone who brings a wealth of private sector knowledge to the issues facing West Georgians,” said Lt. Gov. Cagle. “With his leadership, the River Valley Regional Commission can continue to enhance our transportation infrastructure that will undoubtedly lead to sustained economic growth and opportunity. Todd is truly a pillar of his community and I look forward to his contributions to this invaluable organization.” 

A longtime community activist, Mr. Schuster is the Treasurer of the Columbus State University Foundation as well as the Chairman of Foundation Properties, Inc., the real estate foundation for Columbus State University. He is a dedicated volunteer with United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley, Easter Seals, Feeding the Valley, RiverCenter for Performing Arts and National Infantry Museum.

Mr. Schuster is the Chairman/CEO of Shuster Enterprises, Inc. and has been instrumental in growing their business to include 64 Burger King’s across Georgia and Alabama. He is also the Chairman of the Restaurant Services, Inc., a North American purchasing agent representing the vast majority of products and distribution services used by RSI's members.

The mission of the River Valley Regional Commission (RVRC) is to create and foster orderly growth and economic prosperity of the counties included in the commission. RVRC’s vision is to promote a region where current and future generations succeed at home, at work, and in their communities. Mr. Shuster joins Jerry Carney, Antony Murry and G. Sanders Griffith who presently serve as panel members.

The RVRC serves 35 municipalities and county governments in Chattahoochee, Clay, Crisp, Dooly, Harris, Macon, Marion, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor and Webster counties.