Caren West & Chad Shearer / Caren West PR

Caren West PR is an award-winning, full-service lifestyle and entertainment public relations firm. We specialize in fashion, restaurants, music festivals, art galleries, salons and much more. We work with forward-thinking companies, artists, events and brands and are composed of a team of multi-talented insiders, facilitators and influencers ingrained in the entertainment industry and defined by drive, vision and experience. Continue reading

Ryan McCarty / Culture of Good

As the former director of customer and employee relations at TCC, the largest Verizon Authorized Retailer in the nation, Ryan McCarty is no stranger to empowering employees through a powerful cultural movement. Continue reading

Matt Bravo / Syngulet

Matt Bravo is one of the co-founders of LCB Golf Concepts and Syngulet, as well as one of the inventors of Putter Pong. He became an entrepreneur at age 19 while attending Kennesaw State University. Matt was an active fraternity member, philanthropist, and business owner during his career at KSU. Continue reading

Scott Soder / StaffMetrix HR

Scott is the President of StaffMetrix HR – a leader in providing Payroll, Human Resources and Employee Benefits to companies of all sizes. He began his career in the Payroll and HR space 23 years ago while living in Florida, working for a small local Professional Employer Organization (PEO). Continue reading

Charlie Jones / Marshall, Jones & Co.

Charlie Jones is a 1966 accounting graduate of Washington & Lee University. Charlie was for five years an audit senior for Arthur Andersen  & Co. in Atlanta where he was in charge of audits of public companies in the manufacturing  (electronics, steel and paper) and sports (Atlanta Braves and Hawks) industries. Continue reading

Chip Sweatte / Southeastern Body Fat Tests, LLC

Chip is a 1980 graduate of North Georgia College with a Masters Degree from Embry Riddle. He commissioned into the United States Army in 1981 where he served 21 plus years on active duty. After retirement Chip, along with his wife Lynn, owned and operated Chestatee Engineering, a remolding and lawn maintenance business. Continue reading

Mark McKenzie / Docqmax Digital Printing

Mark McKenzie is one of Three Brothers that own and operate Docqmax Digital Printing, Atlanta’s Business Printer since 1975. Mark is passionate about his role as a partner along with his responsibilities of being the face of Docqmax, networking, business development and marketing for his company. Continue reading

Marty Williams / Provident CPA & Business Advisors

Marty Williams is a Business Advisor with Provident CPA & Business Advisors in Tulsa Oklahoma, where he works with business owners to help them achieve financial freedom. Provident is an advisory firm that specializes in holistic business planning for family owned businesses, from minimizing taxes to growing profitably and helping owners exit their business well. Continue reading

Jennifer Hartz / Corporate Hartz LLC

Jennifer Levine Hartz’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) role at The Home Depot, time with McKinsey & Company, experience at iXL Enterprises, and lifelong civic engagement came together in 2000 with the establishment of Corporate Hartz.  The firm has two lines of business: Strategic CSR & Sustainability, and Philanthropy Services for Donor Advised Funds & Family Foundations.  In the former, she leads with her head; in the latter, she leads with her heart. Continue reading

Malory Atkinson / Shear Structural

Malory Atkinson is the co-founder and managing partner of Shear Structural, a women-owned structural engineering firm. In her role as partner, Malory is currently responsible for business development, marketing, finance, and operations. She has a unique business development background based in both the AEC industry and the tech startup world. Continue reading