Josh Bernstein / Josh Bernstein Media
Josh is a trusted digital marketing professional specializing in driving results through multichannel programs including paid search, search engine marketing, display ads, YouTube marketing and Facebook promoted advertising. Josh has helped clients for over 12 years with the last 8 years focusing on paid search marketing. Past clients include: JCPenney, Scoutmob, Vanilla Visa, Meda Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Mister, Performance Bike & other local businesses.
Chris Burley/ Quantum Tech Solutions
Chris Burley is the Vice President of Sales for Quantum Tech Solutions. Chris has been in the IT and Telecommunications industry for over 10 years and has served in sales and project management capacities for industry powerhouses such as Verizon, AT&T and IBM.
At Quantum Tech Solutions, we provide innovative and reliable mobile, voice, data, and network technology solutions to businesses around the globe. We have over two decades of experience designing and deploying solutions to streamline business processes, optimize workforces, improve work flow, and help fuel growth. Our operations team is lean, concentrated, and understands customer relationships. This means dedicated project management, a much faster turnaround time for our clients, and more personalized service during all phases. Quantum’s nationwide sales force works with businesses of all sizes, industries, and geographical locations. We maintain a comprehensive and concentrated infrastructure of resources to meet client demands for architecting, implementing, and managing the end-to-end solution lifecycle process. Innovation happens daily. Learn how Quantum Tech Solutions can help you take advantage of technology and deliver benefits to your business.
Littie Brown/ SpeedPro Imaging Marietta
SpeedPro Imaging specializes in producing high quality graphic images for our customers that convey a message, attract attention and reinforce their brand. Our products ranges from a small yard sign to attract attention to a vehicle wrap reinforcing their brand. If you can imagine it we can print it.
Jason Rockman, VP Branding at CAN Capital
CAN Capital, Inc., established in 1998, is the pioneer and market share leader in alternative small business finance, having provided access to $5.0 billion in capital for hundreds of thousands of small businesses in a wide range of locations and different business types.
As a technology-powered financial services provider, CAN Capital uses innovative and proprietary risk models combined with daily performance data to evaluate business performance and facilitate access to capital for entrepreneurs in a fast and efficient way.
CAN Capital, an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing company, makes capital available to businesses through its subsidiaries: Merchant Cash Advances by CAN Capital Merchant Services, Inc., and business loans through CAN Capital Asset Servicing, Inc. (CCAS). Business loans obtained through CCAS are made by WebBank, a Utah-chartered Industrial Bank, member FDIC.
Michael Flock / FLOCK Specialty Finance
Michael R. Flock is the Chairman & CEO of FLOCK Specialty Finance. Michael has been involved in the credit, collections, debt buying, and outsourcing businesses for over 20 years beginning with being President of Dun & Bradstreet’s Receivables Management Services. In 2007, he founded Flock Advisors, an M&A and capital provider to these industries. In a move to provide capital and expertise to more industries underserved by traditional financial services, this company changed to FLOCK Specialty Finance in 2013. Michael earned his BA from the University of Virginia and a MBA in finance from Fordham University.
Rich Munroe / Resolution Services Group, LLC
Rich Munroe has built over 25 years of experience in the distressed debt industry and has been involved in over 400 portfolio acquisitions of different asset classes, totaling in excess of ten billion dollars serving as Vice President of Acquisitions for Outsourcing Solutions, Inc. (OSI) and as the President of Capital Financial Group, Inc. Resolution Services Group, LLC was founded in March, 2013 to purchase delinquent real estate tax liens in Georgia, Maryland and District of Columbia. Mr. Munroe has been a frequent speaker at industry events and has been an active long-term member of DBA International serving as President of the association during 2013-2014. Mr. Munroe also serves as Board Advisor for Lend Street Financial, Inc a lending platform that helps distressed consumers restructure debt and enable investors to buy the debt from creditors at a discount.
Dr. Brittany Valmond/ Chiropractic Specialists
Dr. Brittany Valmond was born on the tropical island of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. In high school she became fascinated with biology, specifically the anatomy and physiology of the body. After graduating from high school, she decided to pursue her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. Upon completing two years of her studies at the University of the Virgin Islands, she decided to embark on her journey of becoming a Chiropractor after developing a growing passion for holistic healthcare. Dr. Brittany transferred to Life University in Marietta, Georgia to finish up her undergraduate studies and then matriculated into the chiropractic program. Four years later, she graduated Cum Laude with her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree. Today she is part of the Chiropractic Specialists team of Smyrna, GA and she loves serving others with her hands, heart, and voice. Dr. Brittany lives by this motto: Once there is life, there is hope!
1154 Concord Rd SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
Alix Moore/ Blue Equinox
Blue Equinox is a Nashville-based nationwide collaborative IT and communication services consulting firm with a growing customer base here in Atlanta. Our customers rely on Blue Equinox to provide consultation around leveraging cloud, managed IT services, and network services that best solve their business needs. With our own master agency and carrier, we are able to deliver custom-tailored solutions to businesses needing to streamline their telecommunications services and products. Our proven industry leaders conduct extensive research analysis, keeping in mind your business goals and budget, to present you with multiple options for a consolidated solution to best support your business.
Company website: blueequinox.com
Contact info: 678-842-3063, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk / bbr Marketing
Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk has been a member of the creative and marketing services community for over 20 years and does not appear to be leaving it anytime soon. As president of bbr marketing, she has relished the challenges of entrepreneurship as she worked to grow and nurture a new business. Since the firm’s inception in 2009, Bonnie has led the young company to become widely recognized and respected within the professional services marketing niche, with award-winning client websites and an outstanding history of business success having worked with clients in 23 states and 2 Canadian provinces.
She is excited about the publication of her first book earlier this year, Take Your Marketing Online! Proven Ways to Grow Your Firm in the Digital Age. She was recognized in 2012 and 2013 as one of AccountingToday’s Top 100 Most Influential People and is in great demand as a consultant, speaker and leader at various industry events. She is a founding member of the Atlanta Independent Women’s Network and is the Atlanta chapter president of the Association for Accounting Marketing. She is also a regular contributor to a variety of websites, including Social Media Today, Accounting Today and other industry-related publications and has been quoted in Entrepreneur, U.S. News & World Report, CPA Practice Advisor, and others. She was recently invited to join the CPA Consultants’ Alliance and is excited about being a part of this influential group.
David Klanac / Trustfuel
David has made a career in local Atlanta tech businesses. He led tech entrepreneur David Cummings’ first company, Hannon Hill, for several years and most recently headed up the European expansion for another one of Cummings’ portfolio successes, Pardot, in London before returning stateside to found Trustfuel.
Stephanie Anderson/ The Anderson LawPractice, LLC
Stephanie Anderson is the managing attorney of The Anderson Law Practice, LLC, a boutique law firm focusing on estate planning, elder law, probate, trust administration and business succession planning.
Stephanie is a member of WealthCounsel, a nationwide collaborative of estate planning attorneys who utilize cutting edge techniques to provide sophisticated planning for the individuals and families they serve. Stephanie has also been designated as a Personal Family Lawyer by the Family Wealth Planning Institute further demonstrating her commitment to provide the very best services to families.
Stephanie is a native of Decatur, Georgia and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law and a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism and Communications (magna cum laude) from Hampton University.
The Anderson Law Practice, LLC
3355 Lenox Road, Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30326
K.P. Reddy / Softwear Automation, Inc.
K. P. Reddy is a nationally recognized speaker for entrepreneurs and Fortune 5000 companies. His expertise in building companies for over 20 years has made him a sought-after speaker and advisor. A wealth of knowledge in multiple areas, K.P. is a globally recognized expert on advanced technologies including BIM, collaborative communications, AI, semantics database, mobile applications, cloud computing and innovation.
Currently, he is CEO for SoftWear Automation, pioneering robotic automation in the textile industry. As a general partner with CTW Venture Partners, he invests in innovative startups such as: ReelLife a video sharing social media app and Gauge.ly a speaking management app. He is also a managing partner with AMPIRIX, an analyst-researchconsulting firm that recommends innovative solutions, launches new products, directs strategic acquisitions and forges corporate relationships. Prior to his role at SoftWear, K.P. lead the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), one of the top 10 incubators in the world and more than doubled their membership.
Hans Utz / The Combine