Joanne Hayes / Simply Buckhead Magazine

Joanne Hayes is a more than 20-year veteran of the publishing industry, having worked as an Account Executive for an award-winning Journal Register Company newspaper group, Southern Rhode Island Newspapers, and as the Marketing Director of SO Rhode Island, a publication of the award-winning magazine company Providence Media. Continue reading

Javier Galeano / Galeano, Li, Lei & Villegas LLC CPA

Javier Galeano is managing partner at Galeano, Li, Lei & Villegas LLC CPA. He got his Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering at University del Norte. Then completed his Masters in Business Administration at Kennesaw State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia since 2003. Continue reading

Josh Whitlock / Trackter

Josh Whitlock grew up on a farm in Coweta County. He has worked in agricultural startups for the last decade and developed growing, harvest, and packing operations from Delaware to Mexico.

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Trey Humphreys / The Fur Bus

Trey, an Atlanta native, is the founder and president of The Fur Bus. He graduated from Auburn University and was the mascot for the Atlanta Falcons for 12 years. Always the entertainer, he currently owns The Pool Hall which is the oldest and most frequented bar in Buckhead. Continue reading

Daniel Puder / My Life My Power

Daniel is an advocate for public education and he believes that his purpose in life is to inspire youth of all ages to lead significant and purpose driven lives!He is an author, professional speaker, and professional athlete, all of which play a key role in his unique approach to working alongside youth, parents, educators, community members and business leaders in order to provide long term and sustainable results within our schools and communities. Continue reading

Tim Ray / United Intentions Foundation

After receiving his degrees in Business Management and Psychology, Tim began his career as an entrepreneur in the senior care industry and eventually opened his own business. Continue reading

Nathan Pearson / Independent Dealers Advantage, LLC

Nathan Pearson is the COO of Independent Dealers Advantage, LLC (IDA), a subprime automobile finance company. IDA is committed to helping subprime customers reestablish credit and get out of the bad credit cycle. Continue reading

Joe Ferrari / UPS Store – Canton, GA

Joe Ferrari is a franchise owner of The UPS Store in Canton, GA. Joe wanted to be back in the small business space after his last company sold to a global organization. Once he was removed from working hand in hand with his customers, Joe knew he wouldn’t be happy and turned to The UPS Store franchise to find a new opportunity. Continue reading

Jennifer Miotke / Eight at Eight Dinner Club & One on One Matchmaking

Jennifer Barnes Miotke brings a true passion for bringing people together and has worked in the dating industry for over 11 years in Atlanta. What makes her unique as a matchmaker is that she was an experienced dater and used dating services, dated online and met her husband through a matchmaker. Continue reading

Matthew May / Acuity

Matthew May is the Founder and COO of Acuity, an innovative accounting services company that builds scalable accounting processes for growing businesses. On a mission to translate accounting and bookkeeping for entrepreneurs, Matthew has helped over 1,000 companies through a full range of financial solutions Continue reading