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Ric Zampatti / The Barter Company

Ric is a career Georgia business owner and entrepreneur and has been a leader in the barter industry for more than 20 years. In 1996, Ric started The Barter Company in Kennesaw, GA.  Since that time, Ric has grown the company into the leading force in the barter industry throughout the Southeast Continue reading

Parish Kohanim / Parish Kohanim Photography

Parish Kohanim has been intimately involved with professional photography for over 25 years. Parish, who is a renowned commercial photographer, is now devoting his efforts towards his first love, fine art photography. Parish’s passion for the subtle beauty of life is apparent in his photographs. He has focused on many exquisite subjects, and is able to bring them out of the frame and into the live imagination of the viewer. Continue reading

headshotTerry “Doc” Dockery PH.D. / The Business Psychology Company

Terry “Doc” Dockery, Ph.D. (yes, Dr. Doc Dockery) is a licensed Business Psychologist, speaker, and writer who is President of The Business Psychology Company in Atlanta, GA. Since 1993 he has helped business leaders double their revenues and happiness at a minimum Continue reading

belmanprofileJohn Belman / Own Accord, LLC

John Belman is CEO of Own Accord, LLC, a CEO coaching and advisory firm serving the great Atlanta area.  John also serves as a CEO Group Chair with Vistage Worldwide, facilitating advisory groups of high-performing CEOs and business owners. Continue reading

mark-fonseca-headshotMark Fonseca / Fonseca Clothiers, Inc.

Mark B. Fonseca – President of Fonseca Clothiers is a Executive Image Consultant and Professional Clothier to leading Executives and Entrepreneurs
– Wardrobe Consultant to CNN / Turner Broadcasting – Conducts Seminars for Fortune 500 Companies Continue reading

shawn-headshotShawn Vernimo / Greystone Consulting Group

Shawn Vernimo is the expert in solving roofing problems and applying an investment approach to all roofing portfolios. An engineer by training and roofer by choice, Mr. Vernimo’s clients have included 3 of the top 5 property management firms and the largest pension fund in the United States. Continue reading

cody-hick-headshotCody Hicks / Bread n Butter Productions & Atlanta Eats

With over ten years of experience working with some of the world’s largest and most recognizable brands, Cody Hicks was at the helm of the brand integration and content marketing movements long before they became industry buzzwords. Continue reading

high-resAshley Carestia / Bark Fifth Avenue

Ashley Daniele Carestia is a Florida native and has been a successful fashion model since age four.  She is currently signed with CLICK models and has been making headlines and covers with her new business venture, Bark Fifth Avenue LLC, a luxury dog boutique in Buckhead Atlanta. Continue reading

Photos by Blane Marable Photography. www.blanemarable.com

Richie Knight / HW Creative Marketing

Richie Knight is a driven entrepreneur who has spent years honing the art of marketing and management. His affinity for people helps him turn professional thinkers into spirited experts.  Continue reading

cliff-oxfords-bio-headshot2Cliff Oxford / The Oxford Center

As the founder of the Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs, I encourage economic development by helping business owners survive the pitfalls of fast growth by focusing on what to know, how to grow and when to exit businesses successfully. Continue reading