I was born in Stockholm, Sweden (not Swedish) and spent the majority of my childhood moving around the United States - my parents had the travel bug. We finally settled down in Hotlanta 8 years ago, and I truly call this place home. I graduated from Georgia College in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication. I know, a true millennial. A few of my hobbies include anything adventurous/active, reading and finding... Read More »
I was born in Seoul, South Korea, and I grew up here in Atlanta. I moved out at 15 to attend a private high school in New Hampshire followed by another 11 years overseas. I felt called to become a Catholic Priest at the time, and that vocation took me to several countries including Ireland, Spain, Italy and Canada. I returned home at 28 years old after realizing that wasn’t what I nor God wanted.... Read More »
Brad is an Atlanta native and lives in Sandy Springs with his daughter Ella and wife Cindy who is an inspiring third grade teacher. He is the CEO of Entreholic and is a lifetime entrepreneur having helped build multiple million dollar+ businesses in numerous domestic and international markets including B2B, B2C, physical products, software and professional services. He also serves on the board of the Global Entrepreneur’s Organization and co-chairs... Read More »
Born in Davenport, Iowa, Bob lived in Atlanta for 28 years (following 18 frozen years in Minneapolis). He’s married to a truly amazing woman who runs Beats the Streets, the non-profit she founded to help homeless people gain self-sustainable lives. His family consists of two adult sons & spouses, two adult daughters with one fiancé & one boyfriend, 8 grandchildren, a nearly human white Labrador retriever and a cat who thinks she’s a dog.... Read More »
Beth lives in Alpharetta, Georgia with her husband and two children. She is involved with her community through her children’s sports teams and schools. She likes to spend her leisure time hiking, gardening and planning vacations with her family. One goal is to visit every national park before both children graduate from college. Over their most recent spring break, her family added El Yunque rain forest in Puerto Rico to the list.
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Born in North Carolina, I have spent the last 20 years in Atlanta. For 16 of those years, I have been married to Susan, and we have two boys: Thomas (10) and Bo (6). I graduated from Furman University in 1997. I spend a lot of time around baseball—- watching, coaching, and throwing in the backyard. I also love cooking, a good book and a round of golf.
About Radical Mentoring
Radical Mentoring provides churches with a... Read More »
I grew up in Dayton, Ohio and attended The Ohio State University where I pursued a bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications. After college I moved to Los Angeles where I took a sales position that ultimately lead me to the idea for my business. I now reside in Atlanta, Georgia and our clients reside all over the nation.
About VaVa Virtual Assistants
VaVa Virtual Assistants is a full-service virtual assistance provider, serving... Read More »
I grew up in Austin, TX but left for Athens to attend UGA where I met my now husband. We both moved to New York City after college. We moved to Atlanta last year for my husband’s job, and I am currently still working remotely for my company in NYC, Bustle.
Bustle is an online publication for women (we also have an awesome app) and I am on the design... Read More »
I am a native of Atlanta and I have three sisters. The four of us all played collegiate sports so we thank our parents for the athletic genes. I attended Duke University for my undergraduate education where I also served as captain on the football team. I am currently in my first year of business school at Emory University and I’ve been with the SpeedTracs team for 5 years.
SpeedTracs is... Read More »
Believer, married to middle school sweetheart, father of 3 very happy little souls, twin, pianist, incurable audiophile, hack schooled, made popular growing up only by our epic rope swing, innovator, entrepreneur, big risk taker (ask my wife), focused, committed, resilient, grateful.
Yaystack rewards sharing. It is a great way for sellers to thank their buyers for sharing about them. The iOS and web platforms provide offers that are redeemable only when shared... Read More »
Sales Guru. Entrepreneur Mindset. Servant Leader. Ginger. Spent my adolescent and college years in Cincinnati. Attended Northern Kentucky University and studied communication and business leadership. Moved to ATL 5 years ago. Married to a supermodel. A son on the way this fall. Enjoy my wife, my labradors, basketball, reading, fishing, ministry, music, and a glacier cold beer.
Understory is an interactive learning platform that helps you go below the surface to understand... Read More »
I’m a Partner at GiANT Worldwide and spend most of my time in the world of marketing and new product creation. I have the heart of an entrepreneur. When people ask me what I want to do with the rest of my life, the only confident answer I have is this: I want to build businesses with friends while having fun. I live in the Atlanta area with my fun-loving, blonde haired,... Read More »
Born and raised in Kennesaw, GA, I completed my undergraduate in Marketing from Auburn University in 2014. Desiring to pursue a career with nonprofit marketing, I joined the team at Water Mission in 2014. After a year of working in Water Mission’s international headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina, I married Andrew Collins in August and now enjoy being a newlywed in Roswell, GA.
About Water Mission
Water Mission is a Christian engineering nonprofit that... Read More »
About Amy Balog
Amy is an organizational and leadership consultant, coach, speaker, and writer. Before launching ConnextionPoint, Amy spent seventeen years working in the information technology and the management consulting industry selling complex project services and providing delivery oversight. Amy worked with CEOs to front line managers in Fortune 500 corporations. From this work, Amy authored in depth case studies outlining the behind the scenes leadership and engagement challenges that blocked or empowered change. Amy is... Read More »
About Kelly Kimberlin
Kelly is originally from Raleigh, NC where she also attended North Carolina State University. She is married to Chad and they have three adorable children who look like carbon copies of them! The Kimberlins live in Atlanta, and Kelly has been working from Roam for the last year and a half.
Kelly has served with the non-profit organization Cru for over 20 years in various roles. Presently, she is a Major Donor Representative... Read More »
About Joe Garcia
Joe leads Root Radius as its President and thrives on building authentic, personal relationships with nonprofit and business leaders. For over 12 years, Joe has helped build organizations in the for profit and nonprofit sectors. He is the former president of an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization and is a passionate cause and business investor. Joe is the chairman of the board for The Kula Project, husband to his wonderful wife Kristin and lucky dad... Read More »
About Steve Kaloper
Steve Kaloper is a consultant to Christian non-profit organizations and high net worth families. Steve has nearly 20-years experience in marketing, developing strategic relationships, and consulting in the private, public and non-profit sectors. As Founder and President of DSG, Development Services Group. Steve offers ministry fundraising strategy for donor marketing & communications with an emphasis on donor cultivation and development—- The New Wave of Philanthropy. Born and raised in... Read More »
Randy Hain, a longtime resident of Roswell and active servant leader, has been happily married for over 20 years and is the proud father of two teenage sons. He is a 1989 UGA graduate and a sought-after speaker and award-winning author with seven published books and dozens of blog posts and articles for various publications to his credit.
About Serviam Partners
Serviam Partners offers decades of experience in leadership, executive coaching, recruiting, management... Read More »
Born in NYC, Melissa has been in the Atlanta for 18 years, following a stint in New England. Her first career was as a Producer of branding films for big companies. She is a cyclist, aspiring vegan, dog-lover, Buckhead Church member and Mom of recent high school grad Natasha. Melissa is passionate about developing young people.
EchelonCommunicate, LLC, is the leader’s communication company. Headquartered in Atlanta, Echelon offers training, facilitation and coaching services... Read More »
About Stanton and Music To Light The World:
Stanton is the creator of “Scripture inspired piano to refresh your spirit℠” and has released nine albums. Following a Georgia Tech chemistry degree, an MBA from the University of Georgia, and a fifteen-year business career, he followed his true calling to offer God’s peace, rest, hope and healing to listeners around the world. Stanton is also the Founder of the non-profit ministry... Read More »
Foojee is passionate about Apple technology and people. If it’s got an Apple logo on it, Foojee makes it work in business and education. Lucas has been converting Windows users since 1993 (at the age of seven). He met his wife, Cristina, when he was three, but realized he was far too young for a long-term commitment. However <... Read More »
Flood exists to cultivate servant hearts in students by providing local mission opportunities for students to saturate their communities with hearts and hands of Christ. Kimberly is an Atlanta native who loves the city she grew up in. She received a BA from Berry College in Rome, GA and her Masters of Education from West Georgia. Kimberly is the Executive Director for Flood, which she founded in 2007. Kimberly resides in Alpharetta with her husband of 20... Read More »
About eXp Realty, a cloud-based real estate company:
eXp is the first and only agent owned cloud-based real estate firm. With the use of avatars, they collaborate and meet in a second-life type environment. The organization is a few years old and currently spans 30 states and Canada. Meetings are held in a cloud office and have avatars that look like the employees. There are no brick and mortar offices, making spaces like Roam... Read More »
Kimberly, a native of Boston, moved to Atlanta in 1989 to work for FM Global. Shortly thereafter, she was recruited away to work for ING. Kimberly enjoyed contributing to launching ING America Life University. In 1992, she launched her own coaching and consulting practice, The Kare Group, at the urging of her mentor, Dr. Stephen R. Covey. In 2013, the company rebranded to Coach Kimberly International. CKI supports Fortune 100 companies, Executives and their teams. In 2014 Kimberly launched UberPreneur... Read More »
Fred grew up in Massachusetts and has one brother and two sisters. He graduated from Boston University with a Broadcasting & Film degree and one year later moved to Atlanta to work for Turner Broadcasting. He now resides here in Atlanta with his wonderful wife and 3 children. He loves to mountain bike, play hockey, play games and is committed fully to health and fitness.
98toGo is an Internet marketing agency from Atlanta that helps businesses... Read More »
Chris serves as the Executive Director of Lighthouse Family Retreat, an organization that serves families living through childhood cancer, where families have an opportunity to laugh, restore relationships and find hope in God. Chris received both his Bachelors degree in Education and Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia. He currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife Jan and three children.
For more information about Lighthouse Family Retreat, please visit their... Read More »
Ken has been working for Juice Analytics for 7 years. He is the COO, Chief Operations Officer. He is from Atlanta and received his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He lives in here in Atlanta with his wife and 3 kids.
For more information about Juice Analytics, please visit their website at http://www.juiceanalytics.com/ or follow them on Twitter: @JuiceAnalytics.
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Joey has been a member at Roam for 8 months. He has been in sales for many years, first working for Fox Five and then for Cox Media Group. He attended the University of Georgia and then proceeded to complete his MBA at Georgia State University. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and 3 kids.
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Home Roam: Roam Dunwoody
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Corporate Cowboys and the Frontier of the Future
Gunpowder, papermaking, the printing press, and the compass. I may recruit you for trivia if you can guess what they have in common. These are the Four Great Inventions of Ancient China, produced hundreds of years before their European counterparts. Eric Johnson mentions the Four as one aspect of Chinese culture that fascinated him during his visits. Eric spent almost three months in China during 2012 while he... Read More »
Somewhere in the North Atlanta suburbs today, a third-grader is turning nine. A month from now, the dozen or so presents that he so enthusiastically unwrapped at his birthday party will lie unused around the house, relegated to basement corners or bedroom crates, their novelty worn off. What if the money used to purchase these toys ($100? $200?) went instead toward putting a roof on an animal shelter, or supporting a family in crisis, or some other... Read More »