- Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Topic: "The Difference: Lessons from Unexpected Places"
Kat Cole serves as Group President at FOCUS Brands, having previously been president of Cinnabon Inc. for four years.
In her role, she oversees the more than 4,000 ice cream shops, bakeries, restaurants and cafés in the United States and 60 countries that FOCUS runs under the Moe’s, Shlotzsky’s, Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, McAllister’s Deli, Seattle’s Best Coffee and Cinnabon brands.
In addition, Cole is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, and is starting a foundation to fund creative, sustainable approaches to education and self-sufficiency. She holds the distinction of being of only two foodservice company leaders listed on CNBC’s Next 25 List Innovators, Leaders and Disruptors for 2014, which is dominated by tech start-ups and a few financial groups and Fortune 50 companies. She is also co-founder of Changers of Commerce, a leading social movements agency.
- Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Jerald Mitchell serves as the director of economic development for Atlanta BeltLine Inc., a position he has held since February 2014. Mitchell plays a critical role in developing and advancing the economic development strategy, in partnership with Invest Atlanta, to implement the Atlanta BeltLine's mission. Previously, Mitchell served as the…
- Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Chris Haack was named the Georgia men's golf coach on July 18, 1996, and has since taken to Bulldogs to unprecedented levels of success. Under his guidance, the Bulldogs have earned two national championships, seven Southeastern Conference crowns, 54 team tournament titles, and several squad and individual records. In 2012, Haack also became UGA…
- Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Terry Third Thursday is a breakfast speaker series for the Atlanta business community and that features influential speakers, as well as special guests from the University of Georgia, who bring local and global perspectives on business and innovation.
- Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Reggie Bradford, an Internet and social media entrepreneur, serves as senior vice president for product development at Oracle. He leads a team responsible for developing applications for Oracle Social Cloud, a service that helps companies manage their relationships with customers on social media. Prior to that role, Bradford…
- Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Dan Amos is chairman and chief executive officer of Aflac Incorporated. Mr. Amos joined Aflac in 1973 and worked in the sales area for 10 years. He was named president of Aflac in 1983, chief operating officer in 1987, chief executive officer of Aflac Incorporated in 1990, and chairman in 2001. During Mr. Amos' tenure…
- Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Bernie Marcus is chairman of the board of The Marcus Foundation, which focuses on Jewish causes, children, medical research, free enterprise and the community. Mr. Marcus co-founded The Home Depot, Inc., the world’s largest home improvement retailer, and served as chairman of the board until his retirement in 2002. …
- Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Jere W. Morehead became the University of Georgia's 22nd president on July 1, 2013, having previously served as UGA's senior vice president for academic affairs and provost since 2010. President Morehead's career covers a wide range of faculty and administrative roles. Prior to 2010, he served UGA in several key administrative assignments, including vice…
- Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Jack Harris is the president of Junior Achievement of Georgia, an organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. JA of Georgia currently reaches over 160,000 students annually, working in partnership with over 500 schools, 200 corporate partners, and 7000 business and community volunteers across the state. In 2013,…
- Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Author and motivational speaker Andy Lipman has built an extraordinary life while living with cystic fibrosis. The director of purchasing at DiversiTech, Lipman has defied all odds to become a college graduate, Olympic-torch bearer, community advocate, husband and father. His experiences dealing with the genetic disorder inspired him to write…
- Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
The Terry Third Thursday Breakfast Speaker Series is held at the Terry Executive Education Center in Buckhead. Come join us each month to hear provocative speakers from the Atlanta business community.
- Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
The Terry Third Thursday Breakfast Speaker Series is held at the Terry Executive Education Center in Buckhead. Come join us each month to hear provocative speakers from the Atlanta business community. As President and CEO of Synovus, Kessel Stelling provides leadership in establishing the overall business objectives, policies and strategic…
- Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
About Allison Karl O'Kelly Allison Karl O'Kelly Founder and CEO, Mom Corps Allison Karl O'Kelly is the founder of Mom Corps and an award-winning entrepreneur. Mom Corps is a WBENC certified professional talent acquisition and career development firm. Since founding the company in 2005, O'Kelly…
- Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
About Pete Van Wieren Pete Van Wieren Former Broadcaster, Atlanta Braves Radio Network Former sports broadcaster Pete Van Wieren called Atlanta Braves games for 33 years, from 1976–2008. A 10-time winner of the Georgia Sportscaster of the Year Award, Van Wieren worked in Binghamton, NY, Toledo, Ohio, and Norfolk, VA, before arriving…
- Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 7:00am – 9:00am
Former NASA astronaut Gregory J. Harbaugh became the president and CEO of the Sigma Chi Foundation in 2006, taking the helm of one of the country’s preeminent collegiate leadership development organizations.