Mark McGraw / Sandler Training

Mark McGraw is the owner of Sandler Training | Sales Engine, LLC. After climbing the corporate ladder for 17 years, Mark got the itch to start his own business and become an entrepreneur by providing sales training and coaching to companies. Continue reading

Kevin Sullivan / Paragon Alarm Systems

Kevin Sullivan is the Chief Operating Officer of Paragon Alarm Systems and Central Station Monitoring.  Paragon Alarm Systems installs and services security, fire, camera, and access control systems.  Central Station Monitoring provides call center monitoring support for 98 security and fire alarm installation companies located throughout Georgia. Continue reading

Neil Mirchandani / Luxury Lounge & Lighting

Neil Mirchandani is the Founder and CEO of Luxury Lounge & Lighting.  He started as a teenager in the special events industry, DJing parties and renting small audio systems.  Throughout his college days at KSU, he continued growing his knowledge in the event industry and founded LLL. Continue reading

Janell Stephens / Camille Rose Naturals

When Janell Stephens initially planted the seeds of what would eventually grow into the Camille Rose Naturals brand, her needs were simple; she merely wanted a product that would work well with her family’s sensitive skin. Continue reading

Kenny Lumpkin / Newton Federal Bank

Highly successful community banker with 24 years experience building relationships in Northeast Georgia. How many people do you know that can build a company brand, successfully market to a targeted segment, inspire lenders and leaders to action, take the fear out of “selling” company-wide, all while creating relationships internally and externally in a sustainable way? Continue reading

Angela Rehkop / Golf for the Kids

Angela Rehkop started golfing about 13 years ago, and soon founded Golf for the Kids in 2007 as a one time event to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. They had so much fun and did so well that once was not enough for the Sponsors, and it became an annual event. Continue reading

Clint Crowe / Elite Event Rental

During his Freshman year of college, Clint Crowe Co-Founded Elite Event Rental. Elite is a full service tent and event rental store located in Marietta, Georgia. What started as a college side hustle quickly grew into one of Atlanta’s premier sources for tents, temporary structures, and event equipment. Continue reading

Darrah Brustein / Author & Founder of Life by Design

Darrah Brustein is an author and two-time founder with a payment processing company spanning 38 states and a networking events company which serves 30,000+ people. She contributes to Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Thrive Global on networking, entrepreneurship and creating a life of your own design Continue reading

Dr. Steven Palmer / The Cottage School

Dr. Steven Palmer’s professional experience includes serving at every level – teacher, principal, Executive Director and Superintendent. Prior to joining The Cottage School, Steve was Superintendent in Michigan. Steve led major efforts resulting in increased student achievement and significant improvements in teaching, learning and school status. Continue reading

Melissa Long / Ground: News from the Source

Melissa Long is an Emmy Award winning broadcast and digital journalist. She’s currently a founding member of Ground – an innovative, artificial intelligence powered global news platform. Continue reading