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After School

Ask any business owner or manager what keeps them awake at night, and somewhere on the list – near or at the top – is finding enough qualified workers. Georgia’s riding the national boom with an unemployment rate of 3.2…

2019 Notable Georgians

David Allman Owner & Chair Regent Partners Atlanta Peter Berg Rabbi The Temple Atlanta Atlanta Kenny Blank Executive Director Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Atlanta Mike Boyce Commission Chair Cobb County Board of Commissioners Marietta Ben Chestnut CEO & Co-founder MailChimp…

The Biggest Game in Town

For a city that routinely experiences sports heartbreak – looking at you, just about every team except Atlanta United – Atlanta often finds itself at the center of the sports universe. Basketball Final Fours, college football playoffs and championship, Major…

2019 Hall of Fame: Lasting Influence

Michael Cassidy Director of Emory Biomedical Catalyst The landscape of technology-based economic development – engaging business, higher education and government; attracting top-tier researchers; and capitalization of that research in Georgia – would have looked very different if the Georgia Research…

Making Art Accessible and Relevant

Doug Shipman assumed leadership of Atlanta’s 50-year old Woodruff Arts Center in July 2017. The center, founded in 1968 as a tribute to arts patrons who died in a plane crash at Orly Airport in Paris, houses the Atlanta Symphony…

Treating Georgia's Children

When her daughter was seven years old, Lee Ann Liska, now the CEO of Augusta University (AU) Medical Center, home of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, found herself living every parent’s nightmare. “She was diagnosed with leukemia and treated for…