Local Students Excel in Gwinnett Chamber Shark Tank
Two area students nearly took home the top prize in the Gwinnett Chamber Shark Tank Tuesday. Emma Hearn and Morgan Hongkham, both of Brookwood High School, placed second and third respectively in the countywide competition that rewards students for their entrepreneurial prowess. Hearn pitched her photography business, These Moments... Read more
City of Suwanee Wins IMPACT Award for Hospitality
On Wednesday, May 10, the Gwinnett Chamber recognized the City of Suwanee as the leading organization in the Hospitality Category at the IMPACT Regional Business Awards, presented by Contemporary Marketing Group. "The city works hard to plan quality events that people want to attend, as well as work closely... Read more
United Community Bank Recognizes Sales and Service Champions for First Quarter
United Community Bank recently recognized employees for their outstanding performance in meeting customers needs throughout the first quarter of 2017. This acknowledgement is part of the banks quarterly Sales and Service Champion program. The following individuals and team were recognized as top producers in their respective areas for the... Read more
Dev Khosla Joins Piksel as U.S. Based Solutions Architect
Pikseltoday announced Dev Khosla has joined their organization in the U.S. and will take the role of Senior Solutions Architect. He will focus on leading the technical expansion of product opportunities for Piksel as it continues to build its successful online video business in the North American region. Dev... Read more
The Gold Standard Legal Representation
Best of Gwinnett winner Margaret Gettle Washburn, P.C. has been practicing law for more than 35 years. She and her firm, located in Lawrenceville and serving clients throughout Gwinnett County and surrounding areas, provide every client with the highest level of legal experience and expertise. Specializing in family law,... Read more
Where There's a Will
"It gives people peace of mind. It's something they don't have to worry about anymore." Most people know they should prepare a will, but estate planning is one of those tasks people keep putting off. "People who die without a will typically do so just because of procrastination," said... Read more
Experience Teaches
"Litigators must think on their feet, process lots of information, and make split-second decisions." If C. Carlton Folsom has learned anything from 27 years as an attorney, it's that "you just can't beat experience" as a teacher. "I would like to think I was a good lawyer when I... Read more
Justice for All
"We see a difference when you involve people in what is happening, rather than allowing them to be victims." Attorney Rebeca E. Salmon, Esq. created a unique business model that pairs a for-profit law firm with a nonprofit organization that provides legal services for vulnerable individuals, including children throughout... Read more
Who to Call When You Need a Lawyer
Most of us think about attorneys about as often as we do our spare tire: we know we may need to use that tire someday, but we don't check the air pressure in it as much as we should. It's not until we have a blow-out on the side... Read more
Leading With Principle
"I spend fifty percent of my time talking our customers out of spending money if I don't think it's a good idea." "I'm not naturally good at anything," says 34 year-old Mike Jarrell, "But I'm able to work hard enough to kinda figure it out." What this Snellville-raised entrepreneur... Read more