Sander owns and runs Thought Horizon, a B2B social selling consultancy based on principles he learned while working for a major telecom provider for the past 17 years. Sander’s proven approach helps B2B sales and marketing teams work together to create content and engagement with target markets and customers. Sander holds a provisional patent in Social Media and is finishing a book on workplace innovation entitled, “The 30 Year Paycheck”. He has spoken at conferences and on the radio about innovation. Sander loves amateur geology and astronomy. He went to Duke University where he holds a degree in Philosophy and Classical Studies. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and two children.
Mark Donnolo is managing partner with SalesGlobe, a sales effectiveness consulting and services firm that works with leading companies in the areas of sales innovation, sales strategy, sales team coaching and training, and sales compensation. He is the author of “The Innovative Sale” and “What Your CEO Needs to Know About Sales Compensation” and founder of the SalesGlobe Forum, a thought leadership and research group that works with leading business schools.
Mark holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BFA from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He serves on the Board of Trustees of The University of the Arts and the Ludwig Symphony Orchestra.
Greg is the VP of Consulting and Customer Experience at LexisNexis’s Risk Solutions division where he has been a member of the executive team for 9 years. He has held numerous, sales leadership, sales operations, consulting leadership and general operations roles over that time. He has been the driving force with sales and customer facing innovation throughout the organization, while managing execution of the integration of numerous acquisitions and continued global expansion. Prior to LN, Greg spent 16 years in various capacities with EMC Corporation.
Bob Smith / HealthMarkets Insurance Agency
I am a certified Health & Life Insurance Agent representing HealthMarkets, one of the nation’s largest health insurance agencies. I represent insurers on and off the Georgia Federal Marketplace and develop personalized risk adverse strategies to shield clients from out-of-pocket expenses. My work experience is of an entrepreneurial nature with having owned/operated a temporary staffing service, Subway Restaurants, in addition to my years as Sales Coordinator with the manufacturer of Now & Later candies working with our broker sales organization.
Damian Cook / Assurance Financial
With over 9 years of lending experience in Atlanta. Damian Cook has helped over 650 clients achieve the dream of homeownership. Damian graduated with a BS in Marketing from the University of Alabama and an MBA from Mercer University. A Roswell native, Damian has deep roots in the community. He currently is an active member of Dunwoody Baptist Church, serving on the Finance Committee. He also is on the Committee for YoungLife Perimeter. He lives in Dunwoody and is married with three wonderful children. Damian enjoys reading, running and traveling with his wife. He enjoys being part of the growth in Atlanta and loves helping clients put down roots in Atlanta thru homeownership.
Beth Summers / Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce
Justin is responsible for media relations for State Farm Insurance in Georgia and South Carolina. He has worked for State Farm for the past 5 years. Prior to joining the company Justin served as Political Director for a US Senator and Governor of Georgia. Justin received his undergraduate degree from Kennesaw State University and his masters from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Brandon Banks / Human Resources Recruiter
Brandon is a Human Resources Recruiter with State Farm Insurance. He has worked with the company since joining as a College Intern in 2004. He has experienced working in several different departments including claims, public affairs and now human resources during his career. Brandon is extremely excited to be a part of State Farm’s expansion efforts in the Metro Atlanta Market. He feels that the new opportunities will serve as a great addition to our growing community making it a great place to live and work.
Sarah Siedentopf / Attorney
Sarah opened her office in Atlanta in 2012. Before moving to Georgia, she practiced in Northern Virginia and, although she loved her time there, she was thrilled to be able to move back to the South because it is home. She is currently licensed to practice law in Georgia and Tennessee.
Sarah has gained experience in many different areas of law throughout her practice. She is particularly passionate about helping individuals and families with estate planning, elder law needs, probate, will contests, bankruptcy and debt relief.
Sarah understands how important it to maintain communication with her clients and wants to ensure clients are always informed about what is happening in their cases. She recognizes that clients are entrusting her with a very significant part of their lives and need to stay involved with the process.