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Creative experts wanted to serve on LEGOLAND Creative Crew

Creative experts wanted to serve on LEGOLAND Creative Crew

ATLANTA -- LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta is seeking new children to serve on its Creative Crew for 2015!

Aries Viera, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta’s Master Model Builder, is looking for fellow creative minds to join his specialized team of junior model builders. Creative Crew members will have access to special events, provide insight on future activities at the attraction and be part of a group of opinion-leaders who will lead LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta into the future.

“This year’s submission theme is 'Miniland Goes Wild,' so we can’t wait to see what animal-themed builds the contestants create,” Viera said. “Our team is always so impressed with the amount of talent and artistic ability our Creative Crew brings to the table, and we can’t wait to meet the newest members to work alongside of in 2015!”

Fulton County Commissioner Joan P. Garner Appointed to Atlanta BeltLine Board of Directors

Fulton County Commissioner Joan P. Garner Appointed to Atlanta BeltLine Board of Directors

On February 4, 2015, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners appointed Commissioner Joan P. Garner, District 4, to serve on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

 

“I am truly honored to have the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta BeltLine,” stated Commissioner Joan P. Garner. “This is an exciting time to be part of an endeavor that will enhance and connect the communities located along the BeltLine in District 4.” 

Members of the Atlanta BeltLine Board of Directors shall initially serve staggered terms of two (2) years and after the initial terms have expired, serve for a term of four (4) years (subject to the concurrent service requirements set forth herein).

 

Paul Share promoted to Managing Director at Conway MacKenzie

Paul Share promoted to Managing Director at Conway MacKenzie

ATLANTA -- Turnaround professional Paul Share has been promoted to a Managing Director at Conway MacKenzie Inc. Based in the firm’s Atlanta office, he specializes in interim management and financial turnaround roles for private equity portfolio companies among a number of other industries.  This announcement was made by Van E. Conway, CEO and president of Conway MacKenzie Inc.

Jim Hansberger named to REP. Magazine’s 'Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors'

Jim Hansberger named to REP. Magazine’s 'Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors'

ATLANTA -- Morgan Stanley Wealth Management announced today that Jim Hansberger, a Financial Advisor in the firm’s Atlanta office was named to REP. Magazine’s annual list of “Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors.”

The list recognizes a select group of individuals who are ranked exclusively on assets under management custodied at their firm. Only advisors for whom 80 percent or more of assets correspond to retail clients were eligible for the list.

“We are extremely proud that Jim Hansberger is representing Morgan Stanley on this list,” said Michael Outlaw, Complex Manager of Morgan Stanley’s Atlanta Office.  “This listing recognizes an elite group of financial professionals who are dedicated to providing clients with exceptional wealth management services.”

Personal Safety Tips

Personal Safety Tips

By Greg Norred, CEO, Norred & Associates

Over the course of your life, the chances of being the victim of a crime are at least one in three, higher if you live in a large city, and higher still if you’re a woman. The criminal’s objective is to maximize gain and minimize risk, and he’ll usually pick the easiest target with the most to offer. Given these odds, it pays to take precautions by following some basic safety rules:

Fire Chief suspended after publishing anti-gay comments

Fire Chief suspended after publishing anti-gay comments

ATLANTA -- Atlanta's fire chief is suspended without pay after publishing a book calling homosexuality "unclean", "a sexual perversion", "vulgar", and "inappropriate".

The book titled Who Told You That You Were Naked? is on sale at Amazon.com. It was authored by Atlanta's Fire Chief, Kelvin Cochran. The summary of the book refers to God's words to Adam in the Bible:

From God's perspective nakedness meant so much more. It meant condemnation and deprivation to his most precious creation-mankind. Though He reconciled Adam's condition by clothing him in coats of lambs' skin, Adam never got over what he had done. Condemnation has dominated ever since. Now we have a more permanent solution. We have been clothed with Christ! Redeemed men who carry the curse of condemnation and deprivation cannot fulfill their purpose as husbands, fathers, community and business leaders-world changers!

Oliver Mincey named Operations Manager for LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Oliver Mincey named Operations Manager for LEGOLAND Discovery Center

ATLANTA -- LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta welcomes industry veteran Operations Manager Oliver Mincey to the team. Mincey’s strong leadership skills and dedication to customer experience made him the ideal candidate for the role.

Oliver Mincey brings a twenty-five-year background of leadership and management with leading world brands such as Coca-Cola, Disney, NBC/Universal and Live Nation Entertainment. The expertise Mincey gained from his impressive history with admired entertainment brands promises to continue elevating LEGOGLAND Discovery Center’s reputation in the Atlanta market.   

As operations manager, Mincey’s goals are three fold. He plans to build a strong operations leadership team; recruit, hire and retain hard-working staff members and elevate LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta’s quality of service for a memorable customer experience.