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Sample traditional Southern cuisine and immerse yourself in our Southern traditions and hospitality. The many flavors of Snellville make it possible to experience this secret gem of the South or you can shop in the 2nd largest shopping area in Gwinnett County, which offers something for everybody — an experience sure to keep you wanting more.
Snellville is an oasis in the Atlanta suburbs, full of rich history and inspiring ideas. Plan your trip today, and leave Snellville viewing your own world in a whole new light.
Barbara moved to Gwinnett County in 1971 and is a 27-year resident of the City of Snellville. She served the City of Snellville on the City Council for six years from 2005 - 2011 and was elected again in November 2013 and became Mayor of Snellville in 2019.
Barbara is a Certified Public Account and owner of Barbara A. Bender, CPA, LLC in Lawrenceville. Previously, she was Vice President of Hamilton Financial, PC in Snellville for 25 years. Her work includes estate and trust taxation, business advisory services, and individual income tax planning and preparation.
Barbara is very involved in the Snellville community and is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of the Snellville Community Foundation, Inc. which is the organization responsible for the Snellville Veterans Memorial. She is a member of the Snellville Tourism and Trade Association and is a frequent volunteer for its many events.
Barbara is a past President of the Gwinnett Municipal Association (2018 - 2019) and has served on the executive board for 6 years.
Barbara is a graduate of Leadership Gwinnett, Class of 2011 (Best Class Ever).
Barbara has been married for 35 years to Greg Bender and has two grown children, Nick and Katie. She is a graduate of Georgia State University with a BBA in Accounting and Parkview High School.