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Daniel Shoy, Jr. with East Lake Foundation and Dan Kehoe with Zobee

Dominick Rainey, Daniel Shoy Jr., Dan Kehoe, Nikole Toptas

Dominick Rainey, Daniel Shoy Jr., Dan Kehoe, Nikole Toptas

Daniel Shoy, Jr./East Lake Foundation

???????????????????????????????Founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone deserves a chance to succeed, the East Lake Foundation provides tools that enable Atlanta’s East Lake residents to build a better future. Through a holistic approach to community revitalization, the Foundation helps possibility take place with three pillars: mixed-income housing, cradle-to-college education, and community wellness. This approach to building a strong community not only helps break the cycle of poverty, but creates a place where people of all ages and incomes choose to live. East Lake has become a model for holistic community revitalization programs across the country.

Dan Kehoe/Zobee

???????????????????????????????Atlanta-based startup Zobee has created Fantasy Coach, the most skill based fantasy sports platform in the industry. Fantasy Coach empowers fantasy sports players to make roster substitutions live during NFL games, fundamentally changing the way the game is played for more active, skill based and competitive players. The company supports multiple non-profits and charities, with initial campaigns focusing on helping our military veterans and their families.

Doug Carter with EQUIP Leadership, Andrew Steinke with BCM One, and Sarah Chandler with Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Nikole Toptas, Doug Carter, Andrew Steinke, Sarah Chandler, Dominick Rainey

Nikole Toptas, Doug Carter, Andrew Steinke, Sarah Chandler, Dominick Rainey

Doug Carter/EQUIP Leadership

EQUIP Leadership is the largest leadership non-profit in the world. Founded by leadership author and internationally-recognized leadership expert John C. Maxwell and his brother, Larry Maxwell , EQUIP exists to mobilize Christian leaders to make a transformational impact in their world. EQUIP is training leaders in 182 nations around the world, impacting more than 5 million pastors, business people and community leaders.

Andrew Steinke/BCM One

At BCM One, they put your business at the center of a process that ensures they’re listening to — and addressing — your needs at every stage of your partnership.

From their initial questions to truly understand your business and goals, to the planning, deployment and support of your custom solution, they work tirelessly to bring you secure, best-in-class solutions from the universe of available options. They leverage their expertise, experience and decades-long industry relationships on your behalf. And because they’re “product-agnostic” and not beholden to a limited set of vendors, the only thing they ever sell is the absolutely best fit for your organization.

One source for truly integrated technology solutions. One call for unmatched service and support. One trusted partner. It’s why business of all shapes and sizes that turn to BCM One tend to stay – and grow – with them for years.

Sarah Chandler/Roswell Cultural Arts Center

The Roswell Cultural Arts Center (RCAC) is operated by the City of Roswell and hosts a plethora of events each year. Built in 1991 as a municipal auditorium, RCAC has gained momentum as a prominent performing arts center in the North Fulton area, housing its resident theater company – Georgia Ensemble Theatre – as well as renting to community businesses and groups for performances throughout the year. In recent years, RCAC has begun its own programming, with its annual Summer Puppet Series and LIVE! in Roswell concert series (hosting Grammy-nominated artists) and its new monthly storytelling event, Story SLAM.


Cory Thompson & Cynthia Jackson with Georgia Piedmont Technical College and Neil Stevens with KeyWorth Bank

Nikole Toptas, Cory Thompson, Cynthia Jackson, Neil Stevens, Dominick Rainey

Nikole Toptas, Cory Thompson, Cynthia Jackson, Neil Stevens, Dominick Rainey

Cory Thompson/Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) is proud to offer two new and exciting career paths that will offer students the opportunity to work in the growing fields of Television, Film and Music. In the fall of 2013, GPTC began offering a Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) and a degree in Design Media Production Technology (DMPT). In the fall of 2014, a degree in Recording Arts Technology (RART) was added to the curriculum.

Design and Media Production Technology prepares students for employment in a variety of media production industries. This program of study emphasizes hands-on production in specialized areas. Graduates of the program receive a Design and Media Production degree with specializations in graphic design and prepress, computer animation, web interface design, or motion graphics.

The Recording Arts Technology degree program prepares students for a career in the audio engineering field including working with live sound, such as for concerts and church services or recording, studio engineering, field recording, production of beats, audio for gaming, sound for film and television and sound for interactive applications such as animation, multimedia and web audio.

Cynthia Jackson/Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Established in 1961, Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) is one of the oldest and most respected of Georgia’s 33 technical colleges. Recognized for their student-centered atmosphere, Georgia Piedmont Technical College prepares individuals with the education, training, and skills to enter the workplace ready to make a difference in hiring companies and in the ever-changing global economy.

Residents of DeKalb, Rockdale, Newton, and Morgan counties have the opportunity to attend classes at one of two campuses and five centers conveniently located throughout the service area. GPTC provides real-world skills for rewarding careers. In fiscal year 2010, the College served 24,590 students and conferred 1,118 awards to graduates earning associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Graduates have a 99% job placement rate with 69% graduate placement in jobs in or related to their program of study or in further education.

Neil Stevens/KeyWorth Bank

KeyWorth Bank is a $400 million dollar community bank headquartered in John’s Creek, GA with locations in East Cobb, Dunwoody, Alpharetta and Duluth. KeyWorth Bank’s main focus is small to medium sized businesses and professionals including physicians and dentists.


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Christian Bollrath with Hera Lighting and Cynthia Pararo with Pineapple House

Christian Bollrath, Cynthia Pararo, Dominick Rainey

Christian Bollrath, Cynthia Pararo, Dominick Rainey

Christian Bollrath/Hera Lighting

Hera Lighting opened its U.S. headquarters in 1991. They design, develop and manufacture high quality lighting solutions specifically for cabinets, furniture and displays. Hera has rapidly become the market leader for display lighting. Today they work with most major retailers and brands in North America.



Cynthia Pararo/Pineapple House

Atlanta’s Pineapple House Interior Design is a think-tank of creative minds with expertise in interior design, architectural design, furnishings and construction. The designers guide clients through any aspect of the design/build process, from decorating an existing home to any degree of construction. Their work has been featured in over one-hundred magazines, a dozen coffee table books, and on 11 television networks. Over fifty Pineapple House projects illustrate college textbooks and professional industry handbooks. They have been recognized professionally with 36 ASID “Design Excellence” Awards and three IIDA “Best of the Best” honors.