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Sue McCart with HFI Event Services, Gavin McGuire and Rashad Cain with Usher’s New Look Foundation and Monty Hamilton with Rural Sourcing

Sue McCart/HFI Event Services

Gavin McGuire and Rashad Cain/Usher’s New Look Foundation

Monty Hamilton/Rural Sourcing Inc.

Rural Sourcing Inc. (RSI) provides a competitive onshore alternative to the traditional answers of IT outsourcing. Mr. Hamilton is the CEO responsible for leading the strategic direction and the growth of RSI to launch 15 new high-tech hubs with 200 colleagues in each center across the US. He is a sought after speaker on the outsourcing topic having recently been featured on CNBC, NPR radio and at various industry conferences. In addition, recent articles depicting RSI’s innovative outsourcing model have appeared in Business Week, CNN Money magazine, CFO magazine, and CIO magazine.

Hamilton began his IT career in 1988 with Accenture. In 1995 he joined four other colleagues to build their own consulting firm – Clarkston Consulting. He was instrumental in growing Clarkston into a global strategic and systems integration firm with offices across the US and Europe. After Clarkston’s acquisition of RSI he became the CEO in 2009.

Mr. Hamilton holds an M.B.A. from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and a B.B.A. in business from Millsaps College.




Garth Lyerly and Chris Merkle with RAZUR, Danielle Jackson and Nicole Williams with Little PINK Book, and Mike Bautsch with PomumPro

Garth Lyerly and Chris Merkle/RAZUR 

Born as a digital agency in 2008, RAZUR advises clients on digital strategy across social, mobile and web channels. By analyzing hundreds of thousands of user events across these channels, RAZUR is able to help clients make better marketing decisions through global insights. Unlike traditional ad agencies or marketing firms, RAZUR not only offers strategy and consulting, but can also design and develop interactive applications in-house.

Danielle Jackson/Little PINK Book 

Danielle Jackson serves as the Client Relationships and EventManager of Little PINK Book – America’s #1 digital resource for career women. In this role, she is responsible for managing and nurturing current and future business relationships for the company. She also facilitates and manages all the company’s events.

Nicole Williams/Little PINK Book 

Nicole Williams is the Senior Editor at Little PINK Book, America’s leading resource for leading women into a beautiful career and a beautiful life, where she manages content strategy and development and interviews some of the top women in business. She also appears on CBS Atlanta’s Women Working segment regularly.

Mike Bautsch/PomumPro 

At PomumPro, their technical staff consists of skilled Apple Certified Technicians who are capable of handling any problem a client may encounter. From the full array of Macintosh computers and iDevices, to server and networks, their consultants can assist clients at every level. Whether in need of repair or regularly scheduled preventive maintenance, PomumPro can keep Macs and iDevices running at optimum speed.




Sandra Wright with Moaney Wright and Associates, Alice and Kyu Park with Alice Park Photography, Diane Bloodworth with Competitive Sports Analysis and Michael Farris with The Aspire Group

Dr. Sandra Wright/Moaney Wright and Associates

Dr. Sandra Wright is CEO of Moaney Wright & Associates, LLC which is a boutique consulting firm specializing in performance improvement, professional development and business/life coaching. Its subsidiary, Possibilities Unlimited for Women is a forum for women that want to grow globally through business and personal ventures. Possibilities Unlimited for Women offers coaching, assistance with starting new businesses (i.e. business plans), and a quarterly event that includes presenters that speak on various topics such as finances, healthcare, that are thought-provoking with cutting-edge content. Jointly, the two companies offer one-stop shopping for improving performance within the workplace.

Alice and Kyu Park/Alice Park Photography 

Kyu and Alice Park founded The National Association of Professional Child Photographers (NAPCP) in 2009 with hopes of building a community to promote and support child photographers. One of the most well-respected child photography teams in Atlanta, Kyu and Alice started their journey in the industry by founding Alice Park Photography in 2005. Although many organizations existed to support the general art of photography, Kyu and Alice noted that the child photography industry lacked its own resources that could help its professionals develop their unique skills, their artistry and their business. To help fill the void, they decided to create a formal association for professional child photographers.

In founding and maintaining NAPCP, Kyu’s and Alice’s main goals have always been to help their fellow child photographers and to serve as a valuable resource for their parent readers. Kyu and Alice agree that their favorite aspects of the association center around their members and the community – Kyu most enjoys seeing their Image Competition winners receive the recognition they deserve, and Alice loves to plan the annual retreats for their photographer members. As NAPCP continues to grow, Kyu and Alice strive to continue to raise industry standards, provide useful information to parents and support child photographers around the world.

Diane Bloodworth/Competitive Sports Analysis 

In 2010, Diane Bloodworth founded Competitive Sports Analysis (CSA), a cutting-edge sports analytics company, and subsequently launched leading fantasy sports tool, scoutPROTM. Diane is a serial entrepreneur and previous founder of an IT process improvement consulting firm that was acquired in 2003. She has more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry with experience at Fortune 500 companies, government and small businesses. Through CSA she is able to combine her love of sports and expert knowledge of technology to make the sports industry more competitive and efficient into the future.

Recently, Competitive Sports Analysis (CSA), creator of one of the sport industry’s most accurate predictive tools for fantasy football players, selected The Aspire Group to develop its go-to-market strategy and research for its highly analytical fantasy sports tool – scoutPROTM. The two Atlanta companies are currently conducting an innovative study that will expand current research in the $1 billion fantasy sport industry that has largely focused on participation elements and spending habits of fantasy users. The research will support CSA’s sales approach and provide insights into how predictive analytics can make the sports industry more competitive into the future.

Michael Farris/The Aspire Group 

As Manager of Strategic Consulting and Market Research with The Aspire Group, Michael is chartered with creating unique and innovative research solutions catered to client needs that will drive incremental revenue while teaching key decision makers how to utilize data to further the growth of their brand. He is responsible for all client servicing and acquisition relative to research initiatives. Within this role, Michael utilizes Aspire’s research skill set to design and implement research solutions focusing on Consumer Research (profiling), Strategic Plan Analysis, New Business Development, Yield Management Studies, Brand and Fan Identification studies, and CMR Evaluations.

Michael received his bachelor’s in Sport Business from the Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University and received his MBA and Master’s in Sport Business Management from the DeVos Sport Business Management Program at the University of Central Florida. Before joining Aspire, Michael was the Research and Innovation Coordinator at Game Day Communications where he implemented research design and benchmarking methodologies to address client needs. He has presented research on fan identification at NCAA Division II institutions at the Sport Marketing Association Conference and has worked on diverse research initiatives across a wide range of the sport industry including the Arnold Palmer Invitational, ESPN Wide World of Sports, the Flying Pig Marathon, and the University of Central Florida Athletics Association.




David Duncan with The Entrepreneurs’ Organization and George Mashini with Catavolt

David Duncan/The Entrepreneurs’ Organization 

Never satisfied with the status quo, David is constantly seeking new experiences and learning opportunities. In 2004, his desire to learn and grow led him to the Atlanta chapter of The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a dynamic, global network of more than 8,000 business owners in 40 countries. After only one year of membership, his natural leadership ability earned David a role on the chapter’s board of directors. For the last eight years, David has served in various leadership roles at the local, regional and global levels for EO, and has been instrumental in building EO Atlanta to be one of the organization’s benchmark chapters. David was voted president of EO Atlanta for the 2007-2008 term, and then appointed as the Area Director for the Southern US, from 2008 to 2010, where he chaired the Eastern U.S. Presidents Summit, a leadership conference for EO presidents and presidents-elects. Ever the trailblazer, David went on to address problems for other small businesses in growing economic uncertainty as one of the three founding committee members of EO’s Global Policy Summit. This annual, three-day summit in Washington, D.C. focuses on opening dialogue between EO members and top political figures to discuss the needs of the entrepreneurial community. In 2010, David was appointed as a Global Communications Committee Co-Chair, where he was the principle architect in developing a comprehensive communications plan that addressed the language and cultural sensitivity needs of members in more than 40 countries, speaking 13 different languages. David accepted his second nomination as EO Atlanta’s chapter president and recently has begun his term for the 2012/2013 year.

George Mashini/Catavolt 

George has been in the enterprise software field for 13 years with experience in software development, project management, professional services organizations, product management and executive management. In his previous leadership role at Paragon Software, George experienced all phases of enterprise software growth as part of the core management team. In 2005, George was part of a core team at Paragon that led the company to a successful exit for its investors via a sale to Infor Global Solutions. George has helped establish Catavolt as a market innovator in the areas of hybrid cloud computing and mobile business applications by creating software that leverages existing systems along with new technology. As Chief Executive Officer, George is focused on applying new techniques and technologies in innovative ways that bring business value to Catavolt’s customers.



Clarissa Bradstock with Any Lab Test Now, and Danielle Jackson and Nicole Williams with Little PINK Book

Clarissa Bradstock/Any Lab Test Now 

Clarissa Bradstock is the COO with ANY LAB TEST NOW, the first direct access lab testing services company, allowing individuals to take control of their health.  On September 20, 2007, Any Test Franchising, Inc. acquired the rights to franchise the ANY LAB TEST NOW concept.  They are 150+ stores strong across the U.S. and growing.

Clarissa has served as a VP of Client Services, COO, VP of Operations and CEO of both private and publicly held organizations. She has extensive experience with healthcare related organizations focused on physicians, insurance carriers, nursing professionals and dental practices. In addition to managing operations, she has also served as a senior executive managing the acquisition and integration of over 30 companies within an 18 month period.

From 2007 to the present, Ms. Bradstock has served as Chief Operating Officer, located at Any Test Franchising, Inc.’s primary business location in Alpharetta, Georgia. She and her team are responsible for making the franchisees successful in reaching their operational and financial goals.

Danielle Jackson/Little PINK Book 

Danielle Jackson serves as the Client Relationships and EventManager of Little PINK Book – America’s #1 digital resource for career women. In this role, she is responsible for managing and nurturing current and future business relationships for the company. She also facilitates and manages all the company’s events.

On May 13, 2013, America’s most successful and fascinating women owners will convene in Atlanta to celebrate rising entrepreneurs at the Spring Into Ownership Event. Participants will learn from educational, inspiring and hands-on breakout sessions on topics ranging from motivating your staff, social media, marketing and the five things that keep owners up at night!

Registration is still open – listeners to today’s show can use the code RADIO for a special discount!

Nicole Williams/Little PINK Book 

Nicole Williams is the Senior Editor at Little PINK Book, America’s leading resource for leading women into a beautiful career and a beautiful life, where she manages content strategy and development and interviews some of the top women in business. She also appears on CBS Atlanta’s Women Working segment regularly.



Special Edition: Divorce Money Matters

Lisa Decker/Divorce Money Matters 

Lisa C. Decker – referred to by her clients as Miss Money Matters® – is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and the CEO and founder of Divorce Money Matters®, and Speed Divorcing Workshops, as well as the soon to launch online community,

Ms. Decker is a frequent radio show guest and has also been interviewed by CNBC, NY Times,, Business Week, and Oprah magazines. Lisa is an expert in divorce financial matters, and a discreet problem-solver who guides her clients to “Divorce Your Spouse, Not Your Money®.”

She is also a Breast Cancer Survivor, married for more than 30 years and mom to three daughters, and a new granddaughter, as well as, an active volunteer in her community.

Marquita Johnson/HOPE Counseling LLC 

Marquita is a graduate of Mercer University with a M.S. in Community Counseling and a Master of Divinity. Marquita has almost seven years’ experience in the social services fields. She received her undergraduate degree from Georgia State University in psychology & sociology. She believes in counseling the “whole” person. Integrating the physical, mental, and spiritual taking into account the life paths and showing how they connect. She is very dedicated about working within the community and bringing awareness about the importance of tending to mental health needs. Marquita creates an atmosphere for healing to take place. Marquita enjoys working with those in transition and helping to discover that healing can occur if we are willing to reach deep within ourselves. She invites others on a journey to discover ways to become “whole” again.

Eric John/ECJ Tax & Financial Services

Damon Bivek/Bivek Brubaker & Prescott LLC

Damon is a founding partner of Bivek Brubaker & Prescott LLC. Damon has clerked for the Supreme Court of Georgia, and is trained as a Guardian Ad Litem. He recently served, from 2010- 2011, as the President of the Family Law Section of the Cobb County Bar Association, and has also served on the Cobb County Bar Association’s Board of Trustees. When Damon is not in the courtroom or serving the legal community, he enjoys spending time with his wife, golfing, traveling, and playing with his Labrador Retriever, Cocoa.

Suzanne Prescott/Bivek Brubaker & Prescott LLC

Suzanne T. Prescott is a founding partner of the family law firm Bivek Brubaker & Prescott LLC. Suzanne is trained in Collaborative Law, and handles all types of family law cases throughout Georgia. Suzanne grew up in Connecticut, but headed south for college where she graduated cum laude from Emory University before graduating from University of Georgia School of Law. When Suzanne is not advocating for her clients she is an avid runner with 2 marathons and countless half-marathons under her belt. She is a food and wine enthusiast who enjoys cooking, and she reserves her Fall Saturdays for Bulldog football and tailgating in Athens. Suzanne and her husband Ryan live in Smyrna, Georgia with their son, Conner, and their black lab, Bailey.