Scott Woodall / Woodall & Broome

Scott Woodall has served as the President and CEO of Woodall & Broome since the start of the company in 1994. Prior to that, he spent many years in law enforcement in the states of Florida and Georgia. After being accepted into the police academy at the age of 19, he worked as a uniformed police officer. Continue reading

Chris Tuff / The Millennial Whisperer

Chris Tuff is a partner at the advertising agency 22squared in Atlanta, GA where he took a team of millennials from an “investment” to a major profit center in short order. He started his career as one of the first marketers to focus on helping startups, including Facebook in 2005. Continue reading

Nick Salpekar / Highland Fine Wine

Nick has been running retail and restaurant wine programs in the Virginia Highland neighborhood for the past 13 years.  Recently he completed the Level 2 Certified Sommelier Exam from the Court of Master Sommeliers and is a Certified Specialist of Wine from the Society of Wine Educators.   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

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