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TAG Excalibur Awards 2017


ATLANTA, GA -- August 29, 2017-- The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today announced that Joseph (Trey) M. Loughran III, President, U.S. Information Solutions, as its keynote speaker for Excalibur Awards, which recognizes businesses throughout the state that have taken advantage of technology to conquer the competition.

Loughran will speak at the October 20, 2017 Excalibur Award's breakfast, held at the Georgia Aquarium with Platinum sponsor ASAP.

"TAG is honored to have such a distinguished keynote speaker," said Larry Williams, president of TAG.

"Trey Loughran has a wealth of experience leading corporate transformation in the world of financial technology. We are excited to hear the insights he has to share with us.”

Trey Loughran leads the company’s United States Information Solutions (USIS) business, which includes U.S.-based services that provide businesses with consumer and commercial information and insights related to areas of risk management, identity and fraud, marketing and other industry-specific solutions.

Prior to being named to this role, Loughran served until July 2017 as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer, leading all core global marketing functions including product management and innovation, data and analytics, brand, communications, pricing, and strategic marketing.

Previously, he was president of the Equifax Personal Solutions business (now Global Consumer Solutions), which provides credit monitoring and identity management services to consumers across the U.S., the UK, and Canada. Loughran also served as senior vice president of corporate development and led the company's global mergers and acquisitions, and emerging markets activities.

Loughran joined Equifax in 2006 from BellSouth Corp., where he held a number of leadership positions, including managing director of corporate strategy and planning.

Before joining BellSouth, he helped launch Global Food Exchange, an internet-based software company, and was its chief financial officer and head of corporate development. He also served as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, an attorney with King & Spalding, and an investment banking analyst with Lazard Frères & Co.

Loughran is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a Morehead Scholar (now Morehead-Cain Scholar). He currently serves as the chairman of the national board of directors of the Be the Match Foundation and vice chairman of FinTech Atlanta.

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About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 35,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 33 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

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