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

Travis Reid / Square 1 Art

Travis Reid  is the owner and President of Square 1 Art, a Family Run arts based fundraising company located in Norcross, Ga. Founded in 1999, Square 1 Art works with schools nationwide and has raised Millions in revenue for their art programs. A native Atlantan, Mr. Reid is a graduate of the University of Georgia 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

Rachel Eisaman / Joli Residential

Rachel (Johnston) Eisaman is owner and principle director for Joli Residential.  She grew up shadowing her father, a contractor, in his workshop and in and out of houses he was building.  It was in these early days that she learned to appreciate the work put behind the walls to make a house a home and developed a keen understanding for the importance of maintaining all elements of a home from foundation to roof and all the systems in between. Continue reading

Mark Allen / Lazy Guy Distillery

Mark Allen is a Georgia native and local entrepreneur. After working in the entertainment, technology and alcohol industries for many years he was seeking a bigger challenge. With the increased popularity of bourbon and the explosive growth of artisan distilleries across the county he decided it was time for a new venture and in 2013 Lazy Guy Distillery was founded. Continue reading

mark-fonseca-headshotMark Fonseca / Fonseca Clothiers, Inc.

Mark B. Fonseca – President of Fonseca Clothiers is a Executive Image Consultant and Professional Clothier to leading Executives and Entrepreneurs
– Wardrobe Consultant to CNN / Turner Broadcasting – Conducts Seminars for Fortune 500 Companies Continue reading

Zach Zelner HeadshotZach Zelner / Penny Delivers

In 2012, Zach dropped out of his freshman year at Florida State University and launched a cookie delivery startup out of his apartment with $124 in capital. In the years following, Zach independently bootstrapped company growth to 3 retail locations across Florida and over 100 employees making 30,000+ deliveries/month.  Continue reading