The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Corporate Development Society is pleased to announce the appointments of new leadership and members to their 2021 Board of Directors.

  • Ned Hill, continues as Chair. Mr. Hill is Managing Director of the Technology – Venture Banking Group at Signature Bank.
  • Christy Brown appointed Vice–Chair. Ms. Brown is President of LaunchPad2X, a nonprofit supporting female entrepreneurs. Christy has 20 years of executive leadership as a founder, venture capital investor and executive leader spanning multiple geographies and industries. Most recently, she led the Atlanta expansion of venture capital investment platform Loeb Enterprises.
  • New Directors (4)
    Greg Gossett at Deloitte; Chad Harris at BIP Capital; Bess Hinson at Morris, Manning & Martin; and Maria Velissaris at SteelSky Ventures. The complete list of the 2021 Board can be found here – TAG Corporate Development Society

2020 Highlights
The Corporate Development Society had another successful year with a record nine (9), high-quality, live webinars with senior executive participation nationwide. Programs provided insights on timely topics to include: Royalty-based financing for SaaS companies; Intellectual Property with the Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance (GIPA); Healthcare technology investing; Black founders & funders; and SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company).

The Society’s annual ‘CXOs’ signature event featured SaaSOptics, an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing company and a TAG ‘Top 10’ innovative company, which raised over $18M in Venture Capital.

TAG also recognized 2 former Society Chairs and current Board members: Jim Forbes (2020 Society Impact Award Honoree); and Marc Borelli (2020–2021 Chair Emeritus Council ‘CEC’).

About TAG Corporate Development
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Corporate Development Society is a C-level forum for industry thought leaders to share the latest real-world insights and best-practices to scale technology startups and enterprise companies. Learn more at: TAG Corp Dev; follow us on Twitter: @TAGCorpDev; and join our LinkedIn Group: TAG Corp Dev.