ATLANTA (April 9, 2024) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s largest tech-focused industry association, is proud to announce the 2024 TAGit Golf Tournament taking place on June 24, Monday, at TPC Sugarloaf Country Club. Supporting the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed), TAGit provides a rare and unique opportunity for members of the technology community to enjoy networking throughout the day.

“TAGit is more than just a day on the golf course, it’s an exclusive event for our TAG members and industry executives to come together.” said TAG President & Chief Executive Officer, Larry K. Williams. “In celebration of TAG’s 25th anniversary, I couldn’t think of a better way to start off this summer than by joining us for a day at Sugarloaf, one of the South’s premier golf courses.”

Sponsorship opportunities are available, including executive foursome packages to play a round of golf with a chosen C-suite leader. The 2024 Executive Golfers for the TAGit tournament include:

  • Jason Sankey – CIO, City of Atlanta – TAGit Golf Chair
  • Dane Bamburry –  Senior Director of Enterprise Architecture, Cox Enterprises
  • Donnie Beamer – Senior Tech Advisor, City of Atlanta
  • Brian Benn – Vice President & CIO, Clark Atlanta University
  • Kristin Cornish – Global Director of Cybersecurity Risk, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Terry Francis – Director of User Experience Engineering, BlackRock
  • Kevin Gowen – Chief Information Security Officer, Synovus
  • Dustin Johnson – Head of IT – US Operations, UCB
  • Daniel Mikkelsen – VP & Gas Technology CIO, Southern Company Gas
  • Laura Miller – CIO, Macy’s
  • Krish Shetty – CTO of Payments & Merchant Services, Deluxe
  • Ian Stuttard – Head of Product & Innovation, Elavon
  • Mike Toplisek – President, EarthLink
  • Scott Waid – SVP and Head of Technology Services, Atlanta Braves
  • Dwain Wilcox – VP & Chief Information Officer, J.M. Huber Corporation

“It’s an honor to serve as this year’s TAGit chair for an incredible day supporting TAG-Ed and all the good work happening for workforce development,” Sankey said. “I encourage anyone from our tech community to join us TAGit for the only opportunity to play in a foursome with a tech executive you want to meet.”

TAGit is made possible thanks to partnerships from Masters Sponsor, Honeywell. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities and to register, visit

About the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) drives innovation among Georgia’s technology and fosters inclusiveness through four foundational pillars: connect, promote, influence and educate. TAG serves more than 30,000 members statewide through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG hosts more than 150 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 18 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at