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Past Speakers for November & December 2015

NOV 04 Open Mic 
  Testimonies by luncheon attendees.

NOV 11 Chris Barneycastle,
Owner and President of Barneycastle Forestry Services, Inc.,
  an arboriculture and forestry consulting firm. Chris earned a Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia in 1976 and is a certified arborist and a registered forester. He began his forestry career as an urban forester with the Georgia Forestry Commission working in the metro Atlanta area. He began his consulting business in 2002 and has provided advice and assistance to numerous residential, commercial, and municipal clients on shade tree problems, tree value appraisals, tree inventories, and compliance with city and county tree ordinances. Chris has served as Executive Director of the Arkansas and Georgia Forestry Associations and is a member of the International Solciety of Arboriculture, Society of American Foresters, Georgia Urban Forest Council and the Georgia Arborist Association.

NOV 18 Bryan Batson,
President of Atlanta Gas Light, Chattanooga Gas and Florida City Gas, and Senior Vice President, Southern Operations for AGL Resources.
  Bryan oversees all aspects of operations for the three utilities in AGL Resources' southern region, which serves approximately 1.7 million customers in three states. He has 29 years of professional experience with AGL Resources where he previously served as senior vice president of commercial operations for AGL Resources. Bryan has also served as senior vice president, governmental and regulatory affairs, providing executive oversight and coordination of all governmental and regulatory matters that impact the company's regulated utilities, and served as vice president of external affairs from 2004 until 2009. Bryan received his Bachelor's degree of Civil Engineering from Clemson University and is a registered professional engineer. He also holds a Master's degree in Technology from Mercer University.

NOV 25 Lynwood Maddox,
Attorney at Law with Maddox and Maddox.
  Lynwood attended Middle Georgia College, Emory University and John Marshall Law School and was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 1954. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Lee College, was one of the hosts of 700 Club for CBN and served as Int.'l Director and President of the Atlanta Chapter of FGBMFI for more than 25 years.

DEC 02 Open Mic 
  Testimonies by luncheon attendees.

DEC 09 Mike Martin,
President and Owner of Milton Martin Toyota-Scion, Gainesville, Georgia.
  Mike's father, Milton, founded the dealership as a used car operation in 1961 and purchased the Toyota business about nine years later. The fundamental success of the organization is built on the principles of integrity, strong community ties, and a commitment to their associates and clients. Milton Martin Toyota has received the President's Award eight out of the last ten years, which is given for excellence in all aspects of dealership operations. Their vision purpose is to provide a ministry in the marketplace, not only in the community, but to their associates. One of the ways they do this is to offer leadership classes to their staff members, and also financial education workshops and spiritually centered classes including some that focus on marriage.

DEC 16 Mark Pfaller,
Senior Business Development Manager at Panduit.
  Mark is a creative marketing professional with outstanding leadership ability and a strong technical background. His areas of expertise include project management, developing new businesses and programs, creating, implementing, and managing innovative programs, processes and services and driving new sales. In addition, Mark currently holds six utility patents, and industry awards include EC&M Product of the Year. Prior to his current position, Mark was Product Manager for Siemens where he was responsible for Meter Load Center Combinations, Circuit Breakers, Structured Wiring and Home Automation product lines. Mark graduated from Christian Brothers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and has an MBA in Business Administration from Union University.

DEC 23 Testimonies by Luncheon Attendees

DEC 30 Testimonies by Luncheon Attendees
  Happy New Year!

JAN 06 Open Mic 
  Testimonies by luncheon attendees.