Shaping the future of technology


Being the largest technology, networking organization in the Southeast, TAG Young Professionals is an ideal society for people looking to jumpstart their career and network with others doing the same- as well as executives willing to share their knowledge.

TAG Young Professionals creates a place where self-motivated technology professionals can join each other in an environment that fosters networking and the exchange of ideas, as well as aid your professional development by giving you the tools and guidance necessary to succeed. Members can expect top technology executives at TAG Young Professional’s events, who are looking for their company’s next rock star.

TAG Young Professionals is here to help you develop your career and expand your horizons, while making lasting friendships along the way.

Our Mission

To be the preeminent association within the greater Georgia business community for young technology-focused professionals to collaborate, network, discover and share.


  • Organize engaging networking events for TAG members to connect and build social capital in the technology community.
  • Mentor the next generation of young technology professionals and future TAG Young Professional Society members through local partnerships.
  • Coordinate on behalf of TAG members opportunities for philanthropic and community outreach.
  • Develop programming events and forums for TAG Young Professional Society members to share the latest real-world insights and best-practices in the technology community.

Young Professionals Society Board

Ryan Umstead
Board Chair


Brandon Arentson

Cox Enterprises

Ben Huyard
Marketing Lead

Sage North America

Grayson Miller

Goldman Sachs

Sean Nicolas


Recent Young Professionals News

Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business Eliminates GMAT/GRE Requirement

Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has eliminated the requirement for Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores from the admissions process for its MBA and master’s portfolio, effective immediately. GMAT/GRE scores are not necessary to predict classroom success; the tests are a barrier to entry and perpetuate systemic inequities, and test performance is immaterial to career outcomes.

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NXTCOMM Lead RF Engineer Jimmy Strates Named to SSPI ’20 Under 35’ List of Young Professionals to Watch

NXTCOMM announced that Jimmy Strates, lead RF engineer, has been named to Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI)’s fourth annual “20 Under 35” list of outstanding young space and satellite professionals age 35 and under.

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After Its Most Competitive Application Period Yet, Venture Atlanta Reveals Lineup of 2021 Most Innovative Tech Companies

Out of a record-breaking 400-plus applications, 91 companies will present and be showcased with 60 percent of those selected coming from outside Georgia.

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More Young Professionals News at TAGWire

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