About TAG

Overview

 

It's a new world for tech, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has emerged as a world-class membership organization and an engine for economic development for the state of Georgia. TAG's mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances Georgia's tech-based economy.

TAG TODAY:

  • 35,000+ Members
  • 2,000+ Member Companies
  • 200+ Events per year
  • 27 Societies

Membership in TAG puts you in good company: a who's who of tech leaders and pioneers. With over 35,000 members representing over 2,000 tech and tech-enabled companies, TAG is a leader in the technology industry, connecting you to thought leaders, executives of FORTUNE 500 companies, investors, government and civic leaders, service providers and entrepreneurs. TAG membership also provides you with instant access to our specialized groups that focus on a broad cross section of industries and topics. Our 27 societies encompass more than a dozen disciplines, including international business, mobility, entertainment technology, project management and even offshore development solutions.

When you join TAG, you support the economic development of Georgia's technology industry. In addition to our more than 200 educational and networking events each year, TAG is as an advocate for positive public policy change. We work with government leaders to develop and enact the policies and legislation that will bolster the growth of our technology community.

We further support economic development efforts throughout the state by partnering with city, regional and state chambers of commerce and other growth-oriented organizations to promote the great companies and people that comprise our technology community. 

Join TAG today...because the strength of our membership builds value in TAG and will ultimately help us impact the future of technology in Georgia.

 

Sincerely,
Larry Williams
President

 
The History of TAG:

TAG launched in January 1999 as a merger of three of the state's largest technology organizations: the Southeastern Software Association, the Business and Technology Alliance, and Women in Technology. At its launch, TAG became one of the largest technology organizations in the country.

TAG is headquartered in Atlanta and has chapters in Greater Augusta, Columbus, Middle Georgia, Savannah, and Athens. The organization is part of the Technology Councils of North America.

Meet the TAG Staff

To learn more about a Staff Member, click on their name below to visit their profile. Staff are listed in alphabetical order by first name.

Avi Mayerhoff

Director, Corporate Development

Aysia Rivers

Director, Individual Membership

Cara Turano Snow

Chief Development Officer

Caroline Benefield

Director, Corporate Development

Emily J. Miller

Director, Corporate Events & Society Engagement

Errika Moore

Executive Director, TAG Education Collaborative

Heather Maxfield

Vice President, Government Affairs and Statewide Economic Development

Joseph Santoro

Director, External Affairs

Julie Bryant Fisher

Chief Experience Officer

Katie Klein

Vice President, Executive Engagement & Global Events

Kellie Jackson

Associate Director, Accounting

Kenyetta A. Parks

Director, Corporate Development

Kristina Forbes

Director, Business Development

Kyle A. Ross

Senior Director, Sponsorship Relations

Larry Williams

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mary Kay Boler

Director, Development, TAG Education Collaborative

Natalie Y. Asanti, CPA

Vice President, Finance

Rebecca Brubaker

Chief of Staff

Rebecca Markusson

Senior Director, Corporate Events & Society Engagement

Reginald Turner, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Partnerships, TAG Education Collaborative

Shanice Saunders

Manager of Programs and Student Engagement, TAG Education Collaborative

Sherita Martin

Director, Internal Operations & Event Support

Sydney Knowles

Director, North Metro Office

Tiffany Stewart

Director, Corporate Events

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Leadership Council

2018 TAG Leadership Council

Raj Verma, Executive & VP Procurement Services

GoProcure

Business Process Management

Reid P. Eastburn, Owner

Eastburn Associates

CFO

David Flannery

Cloud

Chris Carter, VP Market Development

Neudesic

Cloud

Marc Borrelli

Kaizen Solutions LLC

Corporate Development

Georgi Gullia, Director of Business Development

Cherry Bekaert

Corporate Development

Lisa Fiondella, CEO

reFocus Analytics

CRM & CX

Melanie Siewert

Worldpay

CRM & CX

Ken Viciana, Operations Leader- Business Analytics

First Data

Data Governance

Spencer Taft, Director of Analytics/BI

Cox Enterprises

Data Science & Analytics

Tony Verde

eHire

Data Science & Analytics

Dorren Schmitt, Director of Technology Engineering

The Weather Channel

DevOps

David Lieberman

The Anigraphical Etudes

Digital Media & Entertainment

Sean M. Banks, Partner

TTV Capital

FinTech

Michele Madison

Morris, Manning and Martin, LLP

Health

Jacqueline Plair Rushin, Managing Principal

Rich Rush Enterprises, LLC

Diversity and Inclusion

Roy Hadley

Adams and Reese LLP

Information Security

Steve Laufersweiler, VP Business Development

Ascent LLC

Infrastructure

Troy Gautier, CEO

Alliances Progress

International Business

Tina Guldberg, Director of Strategic Partnerships

Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute

Manufacturing

Bryan Stewart, Associate

Morris, Manning and Martin, LLP

Manufacturing

Scott Williford, CEO

Vlinksolutions

Marketing

Bob Klein, CEO

Digital Scientists

Mobility

Nitin Mahindrakar, Principal - Product & Strategy

Fiserv

Product Management

Ronnie Bratcher

Arete Alliance, LLC

Recruiting

Kyle Tothill, Partner

eHire

Sales Leadership

Barb Giamanco

Social Centered Selling

Sales Leadership

Ron Steiger, Sr. Solutions Director, IoT COE, Americas

Software AG

Smart Energy

Brian Benn, Sr. Director of Information Technology

MCIC Vermont

Southeastern Software Association

Cindi Hane, Vice President, Product Management

Elemica

Supply Chain & Logistics

Dennis Bruce

Tangonet Business Solutions

TransTech

Sandy Welfare, Executive Director

Women in Technology

Women in Technology

Kayce Denson, Business Analyst

Cisco

Young Professionals

Board of Directors

2018 TAG Board of Directors

Don Addington, President

NPI

Claire Arnold, CEO

Leapfrog Services

Ben Balsley, CEO

Onepath

Jeffrey Buzzelli, SVP, Central Division

Comcast Business

Tim Callahan, SVP, Global Chief Security Officer

Aflac

Dallas Clement, EVP & Chief Financial Officer

COX Enterprises

Christina Critzer, Senior Vice President, Intelligent Automation

SunTrust Banks, Inc.

David Dabbiere, Board Member/Legal Advisor

OneTrust

Ravi Damodaram, President & CEO

Sun Technologies, Inc.

Christopher Downing, Vice President, Enterprise Innovation Institute

Georgia Institute of Technology

Scott Eason, Global Vice President

Verizon Enterprise Solutions

Justin Eggart, GM Engineering

General Electric Power

Ryan Esparza, Chief Information Officer

Jackson Healthcare

Jay Ferro, Chairman of Board, Acting CIO

Apptega

Gina Gallo, President and CEO

Stratix Corporation

Sandeep Gauba, President & CEO

Metasys Technologies, Inc.

Chad Gold, Chief Financial Officer

Rubicon Global

Stacie Hagan, SVP & Chief People Officer

SecureWorks

Andrew Hamilton, CTO

Steady

David Hammond, President

Abel Solutions, LLC

Simone Harrison, Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Camelot Global

David Hartnett, Chief Economic Development Officer

Metro Atlanta Chamber

Steve Hassett, Chief Operating Officer

GT Software

Robert Hendricks Jr, President Technology Solutions

Integra Connect

Patrick Hiller, CEO and Co-founder

Cumberland Group

Bryson Koehler, CTO

Equifax

Christopher Lindner, VP & CIO

Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Barry McCarthy, EVP & Head (Division President), Network & Security Solutions

First Data

Danielle McPherson, General Manager, IT Digital Transformation & Program Delivery CoE

Delta Air Lines

Ryan Millsap, Chairman & CEO

Blackhall Studios and Irinda Capital Management

John Minutaglio, CTO

Strategic Link

Mike Morris, Co-Founder and CEO

Broadgreen Solutions

Allen Moseley, Managing General Partner

Noro-Moseley Partners

I. Sigmund Mosley, Jr., Managing Partner

Mosley Ventures, LLC

Mike Neumeier, Owner, Principal & CMO

Arketi Group

Dawn Patrick, Managing Partner

Cherry Bekaert LLP

Kevin Petersen, SVP Wireless Product Marketing

AT&T

Phil Regnault, Principal & CRM/CX Advisor

PricewaterhouseCooper LLP

Mike Reidenbach, EVP and Worldwide CIO

EVO Payments International

Jacqueline Rushin, Managing Principal

Rich Rush Enterprises

Leigh Segall, CMO

Smart Communications

Susan Shows, Senior Vice President

Georgia Research Alliance

Michael Sullivan, VP & CIO

Southern Company Gas

Julie Talbot-Hubbard, Supply Chain of Data Executive

Magellan Health

Fred Tanzella, IT Entrepreneur, Director, Investor

Mark Taylor, SVP, Global Software Channels

Pitney Bowes

Martin Tilson, Chairman

Southeast Investor Group

Sanjeev Tirath, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Pyramid Consulting, Inc.

Brooks Tobey, Head of Tech Strategy & Business Operations

Turner Broadcasting System

Kyle Tothill, Partner, Co-Founder & Managing Director

eHire

John Trainor, CIO

Aaron's Inc.

Brian Valeyko, IT Partner to Software and Global Professional Services

NCR Corporation

Bill VanCuren, SVP & CIO

NCR Corporation

Jason Wellman, Regional Operations Manager

Google Inc.

Nancy Williams, CEO/Owner

ASAP Solutions Group, LLC & WeFresh LLC

John Yates, Partner

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Dennis Zakas, Managing Partner

Zakas & Leonard LLP

Nigel Zelcer, Partner/Co-founder

Jabian Consulting

Michael Zeto, Vice President, Internet of Things

AT&T

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