Author: Brian Lee

Perimeter Area: Belief and Betterment

Competition drives the economy, but collaboration builds – and sustains – community. One side effect of the difficult pandemic year in the Atlanta metro is people coming together, in a mostly socially distant but still meaningful way. This is especially…

2021 Economic Yearbook: Central

The heart of Georgia will play a major role in the recovery of the Peach State, which will exceed the national average in employment growth and inflation-adjusted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2021, according to the Georgia Economic Outlook. The…

2020 Economic Yearbook: Southeast Georgia

There’s big business, and then there’s the big business of global trade. Combine the longest economic expansion in U.S. history with Georgia’s major port in Savannah, and it’s no surprise things have been looking positively peachy in the southeastern part…

100 Most Influential Georgians: Visionary Forces

“There are no secrets to success,” said former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell. “It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” His description could apply to the individuals included in Georgia Trend’s 22nd annual listing…