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Corporate Responsibility Award


Global Impact Award

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Economic Development Award

​The City of Peachtree City

Legacy Award 

Marty Turpeau


Small Business Advocate Award

Jay Bailey 
President/CEO, Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE)

Leadership Award

Kerry Armstrong

Former Chair, Atlanta Regional Commission

Cultural Icon Award

Jermaine Dupri

Award-winning American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, entrepreneur, and DJ.


Cheryl Preheim

Anchor, 11 Alive WXIA


Terreta Rodgers

Head of Community Affairs | Atlanta Region, Amazon


Michael Smith

Sr. Deputy General Manager,

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport


Bianca Motley Broom

Mayor, City of College Park


Collie Greenwood

General Manager & CEO, MARTA


Debra Lam

Executive Director, Partnership for Inclusive Innovation

Anna Roach

Executive Director, Atlanta Regional Commission

Roger Tutterow

Director of Econometric Center, Kennesaw State University

Gerald McDowell

Executive Director, ATL Airport CIDs

Shannon James

President & CEO, Aerotropolis Atlanta

Kim Learnard

Mayor, The City of Peachtree City


Balram Bheodari

Aviation General Manager

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport


Georj Lewis

President, Clayton State University


Marci Collier Overstreet

District 11, Atlanta City Council

Ricky Clark

City Manager, The City of Forest Park

Jeff Turner

Chairman, Clayton County Board of Commissioners

Chris Pumphrey

President, Elevate Douglas Economic Partnership


Sarah-Elizabeth Langford

Executive Director, Development Authority of Fulton County


Benjamin Young

Editor & Chief / Publisher, Georgia Trend

Michael Paris

President & CEO, Council for Quality Growth

Cassius Butts

Managing Partner/ Head of Capital, Global Leader Group


Katie Kirkpatrick

President/CEO, Metro Atlanta Chamber


Donnie Beamer

Senior Technology Advisor to Mayor Andre Dickens, City of Atlanta


Carlotta Harrell

Chair, Henry County Board of Commissioners

Paula Hammond

National Transportation Market Leader, WSP


Glenn Halliday

Electronic Transportation Program Manager, Georgia Power


Riley Blount

Vice President External Affairs, AT&T


Darius Broughton

Vice President, HNTB


Meg Pirkle

Chief Engineer, Georgia Department of Transportation


Cheri Hobson-Matthews

County Manager, Henry County


Melvin Coleman

President & CEO, Atlanta Black Chambers


Montina Young Fraiser

Founder, CIA Media Group


Dyan Matthews

President/CEO, South Fulton Chamber of Commerce

Niki Vanderslice

President & CEO, Fayette County Development Authority


Valencia Williamson

CEO & President Clayton County Chamber


Veronica Maldonado-Torres

President & CEO, Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce


Dr. Torin Dailey

Pastor, Friendship Community Church

Angelyne Butler

Mayor, The City of Forest Park

Dr. C. Harrison Braddy

Chairman & Interim Chief Executive Officer, Development Authority of Clayton County




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