Fran Dundore on the 60th Governor's Honors Program in Georgia
June 06, 2023
Fran Dundore talks about the 60th year of the Governor's Honors Program in Georgia. Started in 1964, it is the longest running Governor's school in the country. They will gather at Georgia Southern University this summer and represent a selection from more than 4500 applicants.
GEDA's Grant Cagle on How We All Develop Something
June 05, 2023
Grant Cagle of Georgia Economic Developers Association talks about the value of developing throughout life. Grant's mother said she was not raising boys she was developing young men. He has referred to this saying many times as it also relates to economic development.
Chris Clark on Two Upcoming Georgia Chamber Events
June 02, 2023
Chris Clark of the Georgia Chamber talks about the first ever future of sustainability event on July 12th at Coca Cola and another special event on August 8th - the annual congressional luncheon to be held in Athens.
Stuart Countess on Upcoming EV9 Production at Kia West Point Georgia Factory
May 24, 2023
Stuart Countess, CEO of KIA Georgia, talks about being the home of the new EV9. This will be the first EV assembled vehicle manufactured in the US for KIA. The features will include over 20 collision avoiding technologies and faster charging using the latest in EV advancements.
Vanessa Lane of the Georgia Education Foundation on Community Business Development Program
May 22, 2023
Vanessa Lane of the Georgia Education Foundation talks about their focus on training for minority businesses in the state. Small firms like salons, retail stores and so forth need resources and education to help continue to make these businesses even more successful.
Gabe Bennett on Piedmont Occupational Medicine & Helping Businesses
May 17, 2023
Gabriel Bennett from Georgia’s leading occupational medicine provider, Piedmont Urgent Care, discusses how the vision to make an impact in each patient’s life has helped them build a program that can soon help every business in Georgia.
Chris Chammoun of the Georgia Center of Innovation Talks About Upcoming Events
May 15, 2023
Chris Chammoun of the Georgia Center of Innovation talks about the upcoming major events. He discusses the upcoming logistics event and the second annual Georgia AgTech Summit on June 7th.
Chip Blalock of the Sunbelt Ag Expo on Youth Education Program
May 11, 2023
Chip Blalock of the Sunbelt Ag Expo talks about the 2023 upcoming event and the success of the Youth Education Challenges started in 2019. Various competitions allow young students to learn and network in a great environment.
Steve Raines of Colony Bank Talks About Merchant Services
May 09, 2023
Steve Raines of Colony Bank talks about the decision of the bank to take their merchant services in house to service their commercial customers. The bank has a highly qualified staff that will take excellent care of each customer furthering Colony Bank's commitment to service.
Colin Martin on His New Role with AT&T Georgia
May 08, 2023
External Affairs Manager for AT&T Georgia Colin Martin talks about his new role and AT&T's impact on Georgia. He also talks about how AT&T serves Georgia's public safety community and is helping to close the digital divide.
Natalie Sellers on Excellence in Policing Certificate Offered by GMA
May 08, 2023
Natalie Sellers of Local Government Risk Management Services talks about the Excellence in Policing Certificate and program. It's design to maintain current industry standards and improve accountability and transparency.
Jay Markwalter of Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus on New Initiatives
May 05, 2023
Jay Markwalter of Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus talks about the fast start tourism is off to in the first quarter of 2023. He also talks about new initiatives including the partnership with the Carl Vinson Institute.
Christy Kovac of Sheridan Construction on Their Apprenticeship Program
May 04, 2023
Christy Kovac of Sheridan Construction talks about the need for more qualified employees in the construction industry. Sheridan Construction has been selected to participate in Georgia's High Demand apprentice program.
Powell Jones of Secure Records Solutions Reflects on 20 Years in Business
May 02, 2023
Powell Jones of Secure Records Solutions talks about being a start up business in 2003 and how the company has evolved over the years remaining true to core faith values and service to their clients.
Freddie Broome of Georgia Municipal Association on Municipal Leader Program
April 25, 2023
Director of Equity and Inclusion Freddie Broome of Georgia Municipal Association talks about their diversity leadership program. The program teaches emotional intelligence, economic development and human resources among other topics.
Terri Denison of SBA on T.H.R.I.V.E. Program
April 24, 2023
Terri Denison of SBA talks about T.H.R.I.V.E. and how this program helps businesses go to the next level. The SBA Georgia District Office will host a cohort in Atlanta from July to December and registration is open until April 30th.
Maggie Andersen of Cancer Treatment Centers of America on Community Involvement
April 18, 2023
Maggie Andersen is Vice President of Talent with Cancer Treatment Centers of America. She talks about how they engage with people and how it further involves them into the community.
Grant Cagle Invites You to the GEDA 2023 Spring Workshop on May 17th-19th
April 18, 2023
Grant Cagle of Georgia Economic Developers Association talks about their spring workshop in May in Athens. This program will help professionals understand trends while discussing top issues like housing and workforce development.
Paige Pushkin on How Corporations can Support Education Through the PEACH Education Tax Credit
April 13, 2023
Paige Pushkin of the Georgia Foundation for Public Education talks about the unique way Georgians can support educational initiatives important to them using the PEACH Education Tax Credit.
Will Peterson on OneDigital & Resources for Businesses in Georgia
April 11, 2023
William Peterson, MBA, FABC of OneDigital provides an overview of the human resources solutions the company provides to their clients. This includes helping companies save money by outsourcing HR and benefits to one source.
Cindy Eidson of GMA on Economic Development Plans in Georgia Cities
April 10, 2023
Cindy Eidson of the Georgia Municipal Association talks about economic development of limited resources and land within a community. She discusses the need for every community to have a plan so citizens can know where investment, preservation and expansion should occur.
Terri Denison of the SBA Talks about The Upcoming National Small Business Week 2023
April 05, 2023
Terri Denison of the SBA talks about National Small Business Week 2023 which is April 30th through May 6th. This year marks the first in-person award ceremony since the end of the pandemic that will be held in Washington D.C.
Larry Williams of the Technology Association of Georgia Discusses TAG-Ed
March 29, 2023
Larry Williams of TAG talks about the history of the organization and their creation of TAG Education. TAG-Ed recently received a grant made possible by the Build Back Better Act. As a result TAG will be able to further help with bringing resources to diverse members of the community for the goal of job placement.
Powell Jones of Secure Records Solutions on Family Values in Business
March 27, 2023
Powell Jones of Secure Records Solutions talks about the importance of family values in a business. He reflects on his father and grandfather's history in business and how their experiences has been passed on to him today.
Jimmy DeLoach of the Abbie DeLoach Foundation Talks About the #HandsFreeForAbbie Campaign
March 24, 2023
Jimmy DeLoach of the Abbie DeLoach Foundation talks about the history of the organization and how they supported the 2018 passing of the handsfree legislation signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal that has spurred the handsfree pledge.