Mike Feldberg / The Color Spot

An Atlanta native and entrepreneur, Mike Feldberg began his career at Repro Products, Inc. (RPI), an Atlanta area print provider.  After learning various aspects of the printing business, The Color Spot (TCS) was launched in 2003. Continue reading

Jimmy Ellis/ Jim Ellis Automotive Group

Jimmy is the son of Jim & Billie Ellis.  Jim is the founder of the Jim Ellis Automotive Dealerships Group, a family owned and operated business, proudly serving Atlantans for 44 years. Continue reading

Michael Buckner / Audio Intersection

Michael got his start in the electronics industry over 20 years ago selling TV’s at the Canton GA Wal-Mart while attending Cherokee High School.  Soon after, he moved up to commission sales at Circuit City and Hifi Buys. Continue reading

Ben & Sammy Amor / Cloud 9 Smoke & Vape Co.

Ben is graduating in May from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Management, While Sammy is graduating in December of this year in a management major. We are two individuals from immigrant parents that instilled an extreme work ethic and a passion to follow our dreams. Continue reading

Chris Hanks / KSU EC

Christopher C. Hanks is the founder and executive director of the KSU Entrepreneurship Center. Prior to this, Hanks was the founder and director of the entrepreneurship program at the University of Georgia. He has owned multiple businesses, including music, e-commerce, publishing, and export ventures. Continue reading

Tara Murphy / 360 Media

Tara Murphy is the definition of a self-made woman. As founder and president of 360 Media, a leading Atlanta-based public relations boutique, she started on her own and now has a flourishing media and marketing company serving top-name clients. Continue reading

Suprit Patel / The Bestige Group

As CEO, Suprit drives The Bestige Group’s Strategy, Vision, and Growth. Formerly a Management Consultant for leading companies such as Ernst & Young and The Advisory Board Company, Suprit helped Healthcare Providers improve processes, deliver better patient experiences, and sustain improvements through the use of Analytics. Continue reading

Al Meyers / TiE Atlanta

Al Meyers, the Executive Director of TiE Atlanta, is an entrepreneur and media executive with more than 25 years of experience across Fortune 500 companies, for-profit and nonprofit startups.  Meyers has launched two award-winning, sustainable, Atlanta-based nonprofit organizations: TEDxPeachtree and the Atlanta Music Project. Continue reading

Chau Nguyen / Hirewire

Chau Nguyen has been an entrepreneur for over 10 years. In 2005, Chau co-founded Campus Special, which was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US for four consecutive years. Continue reading

Hanuman Nandanampati / SVK Systems

Hanuman Nandanampati came to USA in 1993 as a student to complete his master’s degree at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. After the graduation, he worked in several companies such as Inrange, ADC Telecom, Regions etc., as a Software Engineer for 11 years. Continue reading