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In 2015 Justin was voted as a "HOT ACT" by Campus Activities Magazine and in 2008, Justin was named one of Ebony Magazine's "30 Young Leaders Under 30 On the Rise." He is an author, an award-winning, entrepreneur and a professional speaker. He is the author of two books, the most recent focusing on Values Bases Success.
11:45 am - 12:45 pm | Grand Ballroom (Salon I, II, and III)
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A Georgia native, Chris Clark, is the President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He received his bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University and his master’s degree in public administration from Georgia College and State University. Prior to joining the Georgia Chamber, Chris served as Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and as Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Economic Development. Before his state service he was the President of the Fayette County Development Authority and CEO of the Hawkinsville-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce.
Chris serves on the Board of Directors for Council of State Chambers and sits on the boards of the Georgia Allies and the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. He is also a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Council of 100 and the Political Affairs Committee.
Thursday, May 30
8:30 am - 9:30 am | Grand Ballroom (Salon I, II, and III)
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The Workplace TherapistTEDx Speaker, coach, consultant, professor, and radio host, Brandon Smith brings an upbeat, witty approach to the challenges of workplace health and dysfunction.
Brandon Smith is a leading expert in leadership communication and curing workplace dysfunction. Known as "The Workplace Therapist," Brandon is a sought-after speaker and executive educator. A TEDx speaker, Brandon has delivered keynotes for organizations ranging from for-profit corporations to non-profit institutions and associations. In addition to his speaking, Brandon is the founder of The Worksmiths LLC (www.theworksmiths.com), a boutique executive coaching and consulting firm that helps clients craft top-performing, dysfunction-free workplaces. Many of Brandon's clients include numerous Fortune 100 "Best Companies To Work For." He is also the creator of www.theworkplacetherapist.com- a resource dedicated to helping each of us eliminate dysfunction at work, improve workplace fulfillment and restore positivity in the workplace. Brandon combats workplace dysfunction regularly on his podcast, "The Brandon Smith Show." When he is not fighting workplace dysfunction, Brandon teaches at Emory University's Goizueta Business School on topics related to leadership, communication and healthy workplace dynamics.
9:30 am - 10:30 am | Grand Ballroom (Salon I, II, and III)
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