Georgia Trend - January 2020

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…

An Aura of Excellence

In 1980, Doug Hines, a Detroit native, was a freshman at Eastern Michigan University. An advanced student who had been programming professionally in several computer languages prior to starting college, he turned in his first computer programming class assignment expecting…

Lodging Disrupters

Hotels offer travelers – both business and vacation – consistency, convenience and the general feeling of knowing exactly what you’re going to get from a booking. But what if you dream of staying in a treehouse or a tiki hut,…

Cobb County: An Economic Gem

Cobb County is an economic behemoth in Georgia. With a population exceeding 750,000, more than 20,000 businesses, a convention center, professional sports teams and one of the best educated workforces in the state, Cobb seems to truly have it all.…