This community-wide speaker series, held annually in February, is designed to spark passion to build a strong, more resilient Sandy Springs and central Perimeter area
"Transformational Leadership in a Changing World"
with top executives from Georgia State University, Cox and UPS. Hear how these transformational leaders have repositioned their core businesses in times of change and disruption to create new growth and performance and motivate employees to reach their leadership potential.
In the past three years we have hosted:
- Peter Kageyama, internationally-recognized community development expert discussed how to build an emotionally engaged city
- Dr. Jim Johnson, University of North Carolina, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, discussed profound demographic trends and the major implications for our community and its economic development
- Lee Fischer, President and CEO of CEOs for Cities, who shared ideas for connecting urban leaders as well as how to build and activate cross-sector teams called "clusters" to make real progress happen.
- Hon. Saxby Chambliss (retired US Senator), Teya Ryan (CEO of GA Public Broadcasting) and Lee Rhyant (retired VP of Lockheed Martin) sharing their thoughts on civil discourse.
State Representative Wendell K. Willard and Vicki Willard