Atlanta CEO

Merrick Furst: Entrepreneurs – Bold Visionaries or Bean Counters?

Are entrepreneurs bold visionaries who make their dreams a reality or bean counters who test and adjust details to fit their customer’s needs? Merrick Furst, Georgia Tech Distinguished Professor and founder of Flashpoint will share his unique approach to start up success as part of our OneBigIdea Series on May 19, 2014 at 5:45 pm. […]

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Grand Opening of JA Discovery Center

Great opening day for Junior Achievement Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center. 500+ people in attendance, including many of the StArTLe sponsors. Dan Cathy, Clark Howard and others talked about the critical need to educate our students about entrepreneurship, business and financial literacy and the difference this new Center will make.   [print_gllr id=4389]

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What You Missed July 8

It was a terrific crowd at the July 8 Executive Reception. Check out a few of the faces that showed up in the Atlanta Business Chronicle Insider Section. Attendees heard Savannah College of Art and Design Dean of the School of Digital Media Tina O’Hailey discuss some of the groundbreaking work students are doing in digital media […]

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The Porsche Test Drive

I had never won any raffle/drawing in my life, so to have my name drawn at the last CEO Council meeting on May 13th for a Porsche for a weekend, was a stunner.  My friends had suggested that I immediately go and buy a lottery ticket as my luck had changed. My luck continued because […]

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Winner of March Porsche Driving Experience

Peter Baron’s note to our sponsor, Jim Ellis Porsche: Thank you for the wonderful treat of letting me drive a Porsche for the weekend.  This was the first time I’d ever driven a Porsche and I must say that I’m converted!!  This was a pleasurable experience from start to finish – from the moment I […]

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