Fayette Forward

Fayette Forward

Fayette Forward – March 7, 2016

What an amazing event!  Below are the PowerPoint presentations and videos from Fayette Foward. If you would like to join our newsletters, click below to register for our Main Newsletter, or any of the Committee Newsletters.

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For the Agenda, Click on the link below:

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Dan Cathy opened the event with “Why Are We Here Today?”
His PowerPoint opens with an overview of Chick-Fil-A Mission and growth trends. His “Think Cool” discussion begins in “Deck 2”.

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First Panel: “Planning for the Growth of Millenials”
The first panel discussion brought together Mike Alexander, Chief of Research, Atlanta Regional Commission
Dave Williams, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Former Mayor, City of Suwanee, GA
Marty Allen, City of Suwanee, GA, City Manager.

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Second Panel: “What Moves Millenials?”
The second panel discussion was moderated by Kyle Hood, City Manager, Town of Tyrone, GA and consisted of:
Ogechi Oparah, Principal Consultant, Amadi Leadership Associaltes, Inc.
Trey Roth, Founder, Yaystack App
John Paul Rowan, Executive Vice President, SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design)
Ebrahin Zakaria, Marketing Analyst, Aventure Aviation.

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Dhiru Thadani, AIA, Architect and Urbanist discussed “Seaside As A Model”

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Dr. G.P. “Bud” Peterson, President, Georgia Institute of Technology discussed “New Generations” and how they differ.
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Third Panel: “Economic Development in Fayette County”: Setting the Stage of the Movies and Moving Beyond
The third panel discussion was moderated by Chris Carr, Executive Director, State of Georgia Department of Economic Development. His panel included:
Jeremy Hariton, Senior Vice President, MBS Media Campus
Joel Marrow, Head of Transportation, Marvel Studios
Emily Poole, Director, Corporate Sponsorships, Clayton State University
Jeffrey Stepakoff, Executive Director, Georgia Film Academy

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Final Panel: “Daring to Dream”: How Fayette County Can Move Forward
The final panel brought together the mayors of Fayette County’s five municipalities and was moderated by Steve Rapson, County Manager, Fayette County, GA. His panel included:
Eric Dial, Mayor, Tyrone, GA
Vanessa Fleisch, Mayor, Peachtree City, GA
Ed Johnson, Mayor, Fayetteville, GA
Gary Laggis, Mayor, Woolsey, GA
Dan Langford, Mayor, Brooks, GA

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Andy Andrews was the final speaker and described “Next Steps”
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The Reverend Ed Johnson, Pastor, Flat Rock A.M.E. Church and Mayor, Fayetteville, GA, closed the event with his thoughts on “Where Does Fayette Go?”.

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