Marcello Banes

ChairmanChairman Marcello Banes

Office Phone: 678-625-1201

Mobile Phone: 404-805-5094

Email: click here to email

Physical Address: 1124 Clark Street Covington, Ga 30014

Elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2016.


Marcello Banes is a life-long resident of Newton County with three daughters and a graduate of Newton County High School. He is an ordained minister, active member of Springfield Baptist Church and the Operations Manager of Banes Transport, LLC.

He has been a business owner and community leader for more than 15 years who wants to work to keep citizens first.

As a business owner and community leader for more than 15 years I have the knowledge and proficiency need to be an effective Chairman of the Board of Commissioners,” Banes said. “Equally, as an ordained minister, I have worked closely with the community and am highly accustomed to working directly with citizens and county employees to support in resolving problems. From a managerial and leadership standpoint, my education has provided me with exceptional business and critical thinking abilities and skills.

Boards & Accomplishments

Banes is a board member of  the following boards and committees:

  • The Board of Health and the Northeast Georgia Regional Council
  • Joint Development Authority of Newton, Walton, Jasper and Morgan counties
  • Newton County Tomorrow
  • Solid Waste Management Authority
  • View Point Health
  • ACCG Certified County Commissioner
  • 2017 Newsmaker of the Year
  • Leadership Newton County Graduate