Peter Stoddard, Ambassador of the Athens Chamber of Commerce on KrowdFire
April 12, 2023
Peter Stoddard is an ambassador of the Athens Chamber of Commerce. He discusses the start of KrowdFire and how it works to help business startups. KrowdFire is a different way for companies to gain the funding needed to grow their business.
Mark Madison of United Way of Northeast Georgia on Grant Applicant Training
April 11, 2023
Mark Madison of United Way of Northeast Georgia talks about grant applications being open in May and how they train other nonprofits to apply for grants.
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.
Chris Huskey On Helping Individuals with Different Disabilities Connect with Horses
April 07, 2023
Chris Huskey of Butterfly Dreams Farm talks about the power of horses to help individuals with various abilities connect with horses.
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.
Myung Cogan Talks About Athens' Small Business and Creative Community
March 27, 2023
Myung Cogan of the ACC Economic Development Department talks about the creative community in Athens and how these professionals are an amenity in the region for tourism.
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.
Pam Walley on the Growth of Georgia Options
March 24, 2023
Pam Walley of Georgia Options talks about the organization's 31 year history serving those with disabilities that decide to live at home and have an independent life. She discusses their growth and how people around the state have heard of the organization and providing support.
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.
David Bradley of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce on Being in the Right Place at the Right Time
March 23, 2023
David Bradley of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce talks about looking forward at all the opportunities that lay ahead for the region. He talks about his role and how excited he is to be right here, right now.
Joe Marinelli on Attracting Larger Conventions to Savannah
March 22, 2023
Joe Marinelli of Visit Savannah talks about the exciting expansion of the convention center set to be complete in time for 2024. The new center will be double in size and includes a 900 space parking garage.
Telling the Story of Agriculture for Over 50 Years
March 21, 2023
Jennifer Parson of Georgia Farm Bureau talks about what you can expect when you tune into the Farm Monitor each weekend. From compelling farm features to the latest in Georgia ag news, the Farm Monitor helps you learn more about your food and the people who grow it. The Farm Monitor airs on Georgia Public Broadcasting, RFDTV as well as select broadcast stations.
Matt Bishop on the Youth LEAD Georgia Program
March 17, 2023
Matt Bishop of the J.W. Fanning Institute talks about the recent announcement of a new program called Youth LEAD Georgia, which is funded and sponsored by Chick-fil-A.
Paige Pushkin Gives an Update on the PEACH Education Tax Credit
March 15, 2023
Paige Pushkin of the Georgia Foundation for Public Education talks about the PEACH Education Tax Credit and how individuals around the state can support the workforce of tomorrow by directing taxes owed to educational initiatives and institutions.
Dr. Neil Woodall Discusses the Get Ahead of Stroke Campaign
March 14, 2023
Partner at Georgia Neurological Surgery & Comprehensive Spine Dr. Neil Woodall talks about working to improve stroke awareness across Georgia through the Get Ahead of Stroke campaign.
Larry Hanson Discusses a New GMA Initiative Focusing on Civility
March 14, 2023
Larry Hanson of the Georgia Municipal Association talks about the growing problem of incivility in government. GMA has created a new program that provides resources to help city officials learn about civility and how all can better achieve common goals to benefit the communities served by being more present and tolerable in these dealings.
Justin Douglas of Athens Cleaning Company on Communications
March 09, 2023
Justin Douglas of Athens Cleaning Company talks about why you should know what narrative your firm is projecting.
Britton Richardson of Raymond James on the Secure Act 2.0
March 08, 2023
Britton Richardson of Raymond James talks about all the aspects and strategies that should be considered with Secure Act 2.0 by employers.
Erin Barger of the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia Talks About the Upcoming Empty Bowl Event
March 07, 2023
Erin Barger of The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia talks about their signature Empty Bowl event that will be held on March 30th.
Chris Clark on the Georgia Chamber's Upcoming Future of Talent Event
March 06, 2023
Chris Clark of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce talks about their upcoming 'Future of Talent Event' to be held on March 13th, at the GTRI Conference Center on the Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta.
Dr. Feroze Afzal of St. Mary's Health Care System Talks About Stroke Care
March 02, 2023
Dr. Feroze Afzal of St. Mary's Health Care System talks about the commitment the hospital has to having the best technology to treat strokes.
Stuart Countess of Kia Georgia on Set Shift Changes in 2023
March 01, 2023
Stuart Countess of Kia Georgia talks about thinking differently, as a result of the pandemic. One such change at Kia Manufacturing Georgia is adjusting their staffing for shifts to a set-shift model.
Terri Dennison on New Veterans SBA Program
February 28, 2023
Terri Dennison of the SBA talks about changes for veteran business owners in the administration of services in 2023.