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Police Officer, Soldier, Advocate

John King became Georgia’s insurance and safety fire commissioner just over a year ago, named by Gov. Brian Kemp. He took over a department that was reeling from the indictment and subsequent departure of its head, Jim Beck, an insurance…

Empowering the Underdog

Mailchimp’s creation story begins with layoffs, as many entrepreneurial tales do. Co-founders Ben Chestnut, CEO, and Dan Kurzius, chief customer officer, lost their jobs in 2000 and started a web design company that has become a marketing platform for small…

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…