updated March 25, 2013
Wells Fargo Insurance Names David Robertson Managing Director for Atlanta
Press release – March 11, 2013
Alumnus David Robertson has joined Wells Fargo Insurance as managing director for Atlanta. He previously was head of the Atlanta office of William Gallagher Associates.
Community Banks Making More Business Loans
Atlanta Business Chronicle – March 8, 2013
Alumna Carolyn Brown of the Community Bankers Association of Georgia discusses how community banks are meeting the needs of small businesses, the greatest challenges of the past few years and growth opportunities in 2013, among other topics.
United Security Bancshares, Inc. and First United Security Bank Elect New Director
Press release – March 1, 2013
Alumnus A. J. “Lonnie” Strickland, III has been named a director of United Security Bancshares, Inc.
MidSouth Bank Director of M&A Lorraine Miller Expands Role to Treasurer
Press release– February 15, 2013
Alumna Lorraine Miller has assumed more responsibilities at MidSouth Bank. In addition to her role as director of mergers and acquisitions, she will now be treasurer.
Frontier Staffs Up
Financial Standard – February 6,2013
Frontier Advisors, the industry superannuation fund-owned asset consultancy, added five new staff members to its roster including alumnus Ian Yun who serves as an analyst. Frontier said that the hires were part of its plans to provide more specialized skills for its clients.
AHIMA Announces New Executive Appointments
Advance – February 6, 2013
Alumna Deborah Green elected executive vice president of American Health Information Management Association. She will oversee AHIMA’s Advocacy and Policy, Business Innovation, HIM Solutions and Marketing departments.
BrandBank Names Richard Fairey as New President
Press release – February 5, 2013
Alumnus Richard Fairey has been named president and chief operations officer of the Gwinnett County-based bank. In this role, Fairey will oversee all the bank's operations and lead the expansion of its products and geographic footprint.
John Dixon & Associates Adds Tallahassee Office; Plans to Increase Focus on State
Press release– February 5, 2013
Alumnus Buddy Lee has relocated to Tallahassee to increase marketing efforts for John Dixon & Associates, a an auctioneer based out of Georgia.
Charles E. Potts Named President of Banno
Press release – January 29, 2013
Banno a provider of data-enriched transaction marketing services, has announced that alumnus Charles E. Potts has joined the company as president. In addition to his new leadership role, Potts will accelerate the product delivery strategies of the company’s partnerships as well as direct growth within the financial services marketplace.
Chamblee Names New City Clerk
Atlanta Journal-Constitution – January 14, 2013
Alumna Emmie Niethammer is Chamblee’s new city clerk. The position had been vacant since March 2012.
Reluctant Student to Renowned CEO
Atlanta Business Chronicle – January 11, 2013
Alumnus A.W. “Bill” Dahlberg was reluctant to obtain a college degree due to family matters and a full-time job until his boss presented an ultimatum he couldn’t refuse, get a degree or you’re fired! It would be remised to celebrate GSU 100th anniversary without remembering Dahlberg’s contribution to the school, city and his zealous character.
Secrets to Your Success: Kat Cole
Yahoo! – January 9, 2013
Kat Cole, alumna and President of Cinnabon talks about her start as a Hooters girl, "All my bosses were women so they may have thought I was cute, but I can assure you that is not why they coached me and gave me opportunities," and rise in success.
NorthStar Welcomes New Officer with Outstanding Reputation in Healthcare Marketing
Press release – January 9, 2013
Alumnus Adam Lefton joined NorthStar Healthcare as chief marketing officer. Lefton will be responsible for expanding the brand through direct-to-consumer marketing.
Anametrix Appoints Sales Directors Christien Louviere to Lead Southeast Offices
Press release - January 9, 2013
Alumnus Christien Louviere now serves as Southeast Sales Director in Atlanta for Anametrix, cloud-based, real-time digital analytics platform.
Co-Managers Named to Oakmark Select Fund
Press release – January 8, 2013
Alumnus Win Murray has been appointed to the portfolio management trio of the Oakmark Select Fund.
F5 Networks Announces Appointment of Two New Directors
Press release – January 7, 2013
Alumna Sandra Bergeron, an experienced technology industry executive and national expert in computer security matters, was appointed to the board of directors of F5 Networks.
Nine Georgia Business Brokers Named to GABB Million Dollar Club with $40 Million Sold in 2012
Press release – January 3, 2013
Alumnus Loren Marc Schmerler, President of Bottom Line Management, Inc., was named one of nine Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) Million Dollar Club members.
Crawford Names David Repinski CEO of U.S. Property & Casualty
Press release – January 2, 2013 Alumnus David Repinski is now CEO at Crawford & Company’s U.S. Property & Casualty division.