About Us
Upcoming Speakers
Past Speakers
Receive Christ
Contact Us

Past Speakers for January-February 2006

JAN 11 Phillip Saxton
President & Owner - MiTowne
MiTowne is a company dedicated to helping small businesses in advertising, marketing and printing.  In addition, Mr. Saxton is Sales Director for Perfect Imaging Printing, one of the top 200 printers in the country, providing offset and digital printing services.  Mr. Saxton formally was Vice President of eBusiness for the Unisys Corporation and has worked for IBM in various sales management and corporate management positions.  He is also a sales consultant and attended Fisk University, Princeton University and Haverford College at the graduate level earning his degree in physics with extensive work in computer science.

JAN 18 Jay Lin
VP & Owner - Forest Builders Group, Inc.
Forest Builders Group is a residential home builder in the metro Atlanta area. Jay Lin has been an entrepreneur since 1989. He was born and raised in Taiwan and immigrated to the United States in 1987. Since then, he has been involved in several business ventures including sporting goods importing, photo finishing, automotive aftermarket parts importing, export auto parts, buying and selling farm land, used car dealership, outdoor furniture retail, granite fabrication, metal recycling, concrete and retaining wall contractor, and most recently home building. Jay gave his life to the Lord in 1997 and serves in the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship International Atlanta chapter leadership team.

JAN 25 Frank Coleman, Sr.
Chief Operating Officer - Visionscapes, Inc.
Visionscapes is a full service commercial landscape company offering professional design, construction, and property maintenance services which has a reputation for award winning, top quality project installation regardless of the project size. Frank began his career in retailing with a regional dime store chain where he worked for 7 years, then moved to JC Penney where he worked for 33 years before retiring in 1997. After a brief retirement, Frank joined his sons in their family-owned landscape company now located in Tucker, Georgia. During the past 8 years, the family business has grown from a small landscpe company serving the small business and upscale residential market into one of the largest commercial landscape companies in America.

FEB 15 Mark Hamilton
Founder/Pres/CEO - H&H Staffing Services, Inc. & Applied Wisdom, LLC
H & H Staffing Services is a staffing firm serving businesses throughout North Georgia, and Applied Wisdom LLC is an executive coaching and consulting firm. In 1999, H & H Staffing was named the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the year. Mark spent 20 years in corporate America in a wide range of sales, management and senior management positions around the country before founding H & H Staffing in 1998, and Applied Wisdom in 2003. Mark is also very active in his community in the Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club and is currently the Republican candidate for the Georgia State House District 23.

FEB 22 Paul Ryden
Founder & Sr. Producer - Ryden Original Productions
Paul has been on both sides of the camera for 30 years. As a feature reporter for Turner Broadcasting, ESPN, Fox Sports, and others he's been all over the world including most of the 50 states. He's been in the field as host of an international golf show produced by PGA Tour Productions, and he's anchored broadcasts in studios from local markets to TBS to CNBC. He has also served as an on-camera spokesman in corporate videos for major companies such as Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, and Georgia Pacific. In recent years, he's taken his entire set of skills (producing, shooting, writing, editing, and narrating) and formed Ryden Original Productions with the goal of traveling wherever necessary to tell stories that need to be told: your stories.