Sustain your purpose.  
Scale your impact.


It has been a year of sustaining your purpose. Now it’s time to accelerate your impact. You are the people who are addressing the needs of our communities, and the work to be done is never ending. That is why we want to help.

Join us for a one-day event on April 27, 2023 to hear from world changing leaders and participate in capacity-building sessions on topics such as building boards, strategic marketing, preventing burnout, scaling your impact, and more.

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2023 Speakers

Stage Speakers

Dan Pallotta

World Renowned Author, Speaker, + Humanitarian

Nzinga "Zing" Shaw

Chief DEI Officer, The Recording Academy

Mark Miller

VP, High Performance Leadership, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Carlos Whittaker

Author, Podcaster, Global Speaker

Brent Fielder

Sr. Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Carol Waddy

Director, CSR Community Affairs, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Jeff Shinabarger

Founder, Plywood People

Angelyn Liu

Lead Advisor, CSR Community Affairs, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Lab Speakers

Finance & Fundraising

Karen Houghton

Founder and CEO, Infinite Giving

Jenn McEwen

Senior VP of Operations, Westfall Gold

Jay Bailey

President and CEO, Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Staci Walker

Independent Consultant

Amy Clarke

Program Director, Cousins Foundation

People & Culture

Ted Vaughn

Brand and Culture Strategist

Peter Greer

President + CEO, HOPE International

Dori Pap

Institute for Leadership + Social Impact, Georgia Tech

Catherine Johansson

Senior Career Coach, Employer Liaison for Nonprofit, Arts, Social Impact & Sustainability

Innovation in Programming

Marcus Hollinger

Chief Marketing Officer, Reach Records

Kristina Jaskyte

UGA Professor, School of Social Work and Institute for Nonprofit Organizations

Becky Endicott

Co-Founder, We are For Good

Dr. Avina Gupta

Senior Principal: Leadership Development, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Branding & Marketing

Blake Howard

Creative Director & Co-founder, Matchstic

Brittany Thoms

President and Co-Founder, See. Spark. Go.

Andrea Jaron

Executive Director, Second Helpings Atlanta

Nia Price

Service and Hospitality, Marketing, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

David Rissier

Service and Hospitality, Marketing, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

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