About Tom's Amusement


History of Tom's Amusement

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A Partnership with Tom's Amusement is a Partnership with Emily Dunn

Emily Dunn

Emily Dunn became the CEO of Tom’s Amusement in 2002 and is a well-known name in the U.S. amusement industry, as well as in the Georgia business community. Her many accolades include:

  • Board Member of the COAM Advisory Board, 2014 – present, current chairman

  • 9th Congressional District Representative to the State Transportation Board, 2011-present, Current Vice Chair

  • Board Member of the Amusement and Music Operations Association, 2004-present, Past President 2019-2020

  • Voted to the list of 100 Influential Women to Know by Engineering Today in 2018, 2019 and 2020

Additional Affiliations

  • Georgia Amusement Operators Association, Member, Board of Directors, 2004-2019

  • Fannin Literacy Action Group, 2005-Present, Chairman, 2005-2015

  • Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race, Chairman, 2009-2016

  • Fannin Regional Hospital, Board of Trustees, 2010-2017

  • Fannin County Board of Education, Board Member, Chairman, 2000-2010, Chairman 2000-2001


  • Fannin County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Chairman (2008), 2006-2009

  • Chamber Member of the Year Award, 2010

  • Georgia Academy for Economic Development, Regional Economic and Leadership Development, 2008

  • North Georgia Technical College, Board of Directors, 2009-2012

  • Distinguished Female Leader Award from the University of North Georgia, 2018