ProWIN May Luncheon: #AtlantaIsNow

May 16, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dunwoody Country Club
1600 Dunwoody Club Dr
Atlanta, GA 30350
Members $40 / Non-Members $55

How has metro Atlanta evolved into a tech mecca and digital hub? From business climate to quality of life, the region is leveraging all the right resources to attract top brands and fresh startups along with the talent they all need.

Hala Moddelmog will share how Atlanta’s business community is laser-focused on innovation and collaboration to position our region as a top-tier global competitor.

During this luncheon presentation, the ProWIN audience will:

– Learn how Atlanta is becoming a digital hub and tech mecca
– Understand the importance of talent recruitment and retention for Atlanta
– Learn how diversity and inclusion are playing a crucial role in Atlanta’s growth





About the Presenter

Hala Moddelmog is a business and civic leader with more than 20 years in president and CEO roles. She also serves as a corporate director for two NYSE companies – FLEETCOR Technologies and Lamb Weston – and as a board member of several blue-chip nonprofit organizations.

As the first female president and CEO of the nearly 160-year-old Metro Atlanta Chamber, Hala works on behalf of FORTUNE 500 companies and SMEs in the country’s ninth largest metro region. Prior to joining MAC, Hala was president of Arby’s Restaurant Group, president and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and the first woman to lead an international restaurant company as president of Church’s Chicken.

Hala’s current nonprofit boards include Georgia Public Broadcasting appointed by the Governor of Georgia, Woodruff Arts Center, The Alliance Theatre co-chair for 2017-2019 and Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business.

Hala has a Master of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Georgia Southern University. She has attended executive education programs at Harvard Business School and Kellogg School of Management. Georgia Southern University awarded Hala an Honorary Doctorate of Letters.

Prior to founding the United Capital Atlanta office — formerly Sanders Financial Management, Inc. — Emily served as Assistant Treasurer at BellSouth Corporation for nine years where she and her staff of 14 managed $1 billion in corporate and pension fixed income investments, as well as the International Finance group, handling foreign exchange, mergers and acquisitions, and global banking. She has visited 40 countries and was an internal auditor in South Africa. She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in International Economics and from New York University with an MBA in Accounting.

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Media Contact: Anita Henderson, VP Marketing ProWIN

Help Us Spread the Word!

Please help ProWIN promote this event to your network. Here are some ideas:

  • Have a Twitter account? Post one (or more) of these:

    • Can’t wait to attend this upcoming ProWIN event, “#AtlantaIsNow.”  Learn some useful insights and meet some great professionals. Wednesday, May 16th.

    • Are you familiar with metro-Atlanta’spremiere business women’s networking organization? Well, you should attend this event to find out what you’ve been missing! #prowinatlanta @prowinatlanta
  • Have a LinkedIn, Facebook, or Google+ account? Post this: Subject: Women and LeadershipProWIN, the Professional Women’s Information Network, is hosting Hala Moddelmog, first female President and CEO of  Metro Atlanta Chamber as she teaches “#AtlantaIsNow.” Join me there Wed., May 16th. Register here:

Or just send an email to your friends and colleagues:
Subject Line:  May 16th ProWIN Luncheon

Dear friends and colleagues:

As you may know, I’m a member of ProWIN, Professional Women’s Information Network. This group offers invaluable professional development, networking, and mentoring opportunities for women who own small business and for career professionals with an entrepreneurial mindset.

On May 16th, ProWIN is hosting a luncheon: #AtlantaIsNow hosted by Hala Moddelmog.

I always walk away with insight and knowledge, not to mention meeting several dynamic women professionals.

Please check it out: I hope you will consider joining me



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