Terry Third Thursday is a breakfast speaker series for the Atlanta business community featuring influential speakers and special guests from the University of Georgia who bring local and global perspectives on business and innovation.

Event Details

Registration is required due to limited seating. Ticket cost includes breakfast and parking — $15 of your registration may be considered a tax-deductible gift to support the Terry College of Business.


Breakfast: 7 – 7:45 a.m.
Program: 7:45 – 8:30 a.m.
Networking: 8:30 – 9 a.m.

Ticket Prices

Single Event Ticket: $30
Season Ticket: $215


Terry Executive Education Center
Live Oak Square
Second Floor, Lobby Level
3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA 30326


Complimentary parking in the Live Oak Square deck on Kingsboro Road. Kingsboro intersects with Lenox Road one block south of Peachtree Road. Walkway access to the building is on parking level 4.

Upcoming Speakers

Interested in hearing from past Terry Third Thursday speakers?

Next Speaker

March 21, 2024
Jeff Small

Jeffrey Small

Co-Founder & CEO, MDH Partners

Jeffrey Small is the co-founder and CEO of MDH Partners, a private equity real estate firm managing multiple funds, totaling more than $2.5 billion of assets under management.
Small’s responsibilities include leading the company’s strategic direction, underwriting its new acquisitions and developments, and managing its relationships with its investors. MDH’s current portfolio comprises more than 35 million square feet in more than 30 cities for a combined value exceeding $3.5 billion.
Before founding MDH, Small was president and CEO of MD Hodges Enterprises, an Atlanta-based industrial development company founded by his grandfather in the 1950s. Starting in his family business in 1993, Jeff took over the company in 1997 and later sold it in 1999 to Blackstone. He ran the business for Blackstone for five years before selling it a second time in 2005 to Clarion Partners, after which he started MDH with Michael Pelt, his former CIO.
Small began his career as an attorney with King & Spalding from 1992-93. He graduated with a BA in political science from Yale University and received his law degree from the Harvard University School of Law. He also earned a master’s degree in religion from Oxford University.
He serves on the board of trustees of the Westminster Schools in Atlanta and the Episcopal Advisory Board of Candler School of Theology at Emory University, where he has also taught as an adjunct professor. Prior board memberships include serving as a trustee of the General Theological Seminary in New York and Trinity School in Atlanta.

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