Truist to unveil new name for SunTrust Park on Tuesday

Truist Park? Truist Financial Field?

The answer will come next week.

Truist Financial Corp. and the Atlanta Braves plan to unveil the new name of SunTrust Park at a joint press conference on Tuesday. The announcement will come just a little over a month after SunTrust Banks Inc. and BB&T Corp. completed a $66 billion bank merger to create Truist.

Braves president Derek Schiller will be joined by Truist chief marketing officer Susan Somersille Johnson, chief digital and client experience officer…


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Truist to unveil new name for SunTrust Park on Tuesday

Energy infrastructure firm closing Atlanta office along with Houston HQ move

Summit Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: SMLP) will move its corporate headquarters from The Woodlands to downtown Houston on March 1, according to a press release.

The company also is closing its Atlanta office, located at 2300 Windy Ridge Parkway, Suite 840N, in Atlanta. Summit’s finance and accounting functions currently are located in Atlanta, where the company was founded.

The midstream energy infrastructure company will occupy the 41st and 42nd floors of One Shell Plaza, at 910 Louisiana St.…


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Energy infrastructure firm closing Atlanta office along with Houston HQ move

BIP Capital backs Atlanta cancer treatment planning software startup

OncoLens, an Atlanta-based cancer treatment planning software startup, has raised $2.5 million in a Pre-Series A round led by local VC firm BIP Capital. Previous investors Atlanta Technology Angels and the Robbins Fund also participated in the round.

Using software solutions, OncoLens helps cancer centers conduct cancer case reviews and achieve accreditations from several cancer fighting organizations. The company serves integrated delivery networks and hospitals across the country.

“With the…


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BIP Capital backs Atlanta cancer treatment planning software startup

Georgia Southern athletic director steps down after 8 years

Georgia Southern’s athletic department will have a new leader in 2020.

Tom Kleinlein has stepped down as the school’s director of athletics after leading the department for the last 8 years. He will pursue other opportunities, according to a release.

The university said it will begin a national search for a new athletic director and expects to announce an interim athletic director soon. Kleinlein’s resignation is effective on Jan. 21.

“I would like to thank Georgia Southern University as…


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Georgia Southern athletic director steps down after 8 years