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AT&T

AT&T

Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty

BRPH, Inc

BRPH, Inc

Conditioned Air Systems, Inc

Conditioned Air Systems, Inc

Delta Dental

Delta Dental

Edgenuity

Edgenuity

Education Elements

Education Elements

Focus EduVation

Focus EduVation

Gas South LLC

Gas South LLC

Geo-Hydro Engineers, Inc

Geo-Hydro Engineers, Inc

Hewlett Packard Company

Hewlett Packard Company

Hogan Construction Group, LLC

Hogan Construction Group, LLC

Horace Mann

Horace Mann

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

IAG Forensics & Valuation

IAG Forensics & Valuation

IntegralGude

IntegralGude

Itelfortune Inc

Itelfortune Inc

Jacobs

Jacobs

Medcom

Medcom

myON

myON

Northside Hospital

Northside Hospital

Nelson Mullins

Nelson Mullins

Nova Engineering

Nova Engineering

Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks

PCG Education

PCG Education

Rush Enterprise

Rush Enterprise

Stevens & Wilkinson

Stevens & Wilkinson

Swofford Construction

Swofford Construction

Triad Construction

Triad Construction

SEI

SEI

Summit Systems, Inc

Summit Systems, Inc

Turner Construction

Turner Construction

Winter Construction

Winter Construction

 

 is bringing it all together for our customers, from revolutionary smartphones to next-generation TV and broadband services and sophisticated solutions for multi-national businesses.  We’re recognized as one of the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to businesses. We also have the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network.* We also have the largest international coverage of any U.S. wireless carrier, offering the most phones that work in the most countries. AT&T owns and operates more than 34,000 Hot Spots at popular locations such as restaurants, bookstores, hotels and more. AT&T customers can enjoy access to more than 1 million Hot Spots globally through roaming agreements.  Please visit www.att.com

 

Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group. We finance, develop, build and maintain innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins daily life, supports communities and enables economic growth.

We provide the essential infrastructure assets societies need to function, develop and thrive. Our teams operate across the full infrastructure lifecycle:

  • We finance
  • We design and project manage
  • We develop and construct
  • We operate and maintain assets

For more information, please visit www.balfourbeatty.com

 

 Whether it’s a complex manufacturing campus or a gravity-defying feat of engineering, BRPH concepts, designs, manages and creates facilities and solutions that help get the job done—beautifully and intelligently. What sets BRPH apart?

For starters, we’re a passionate team of problem solvers. Cleverly disguised as architects, engineers and construction specialists. We have deep knowledge and broad experience in specialized markets. And since all of our architectural and engineering services are in house, we are able to collaborate with our clients (and each other) more effectively. Please visit www.brph.com

 

In 1983, Conditioned Air Systems (CAS) began with eight employees and a determination to lead the way in heating, ventilation and air conditioning for residential, commercial and industrial customers in Northeast Georgia. Having grown ten-fold since then, today CAS will still challenge ourselves daily to maintain this high standard. With expertise in every aspect of HVAC – including design, AC sales, fabrication, installation, service, maintenance programs, energy management and more we are honored that CAS customers have made us among the largest and most successful companies in our field. Please visit www.conditionedairsystems.com

 

 As the first company to specialize in dental benefits, we are passionate about oral health and its importance to future generations. Our core purpose is the advancement of oral health care to our customers, partners and consumers through the dental benefits programs and philanthropic efforts of our 39 independent member companies.  Please visit www.deltadental.com

 

 As a company of educators, we know teachers and administrators work tirelessly to meet the needs of all their students. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to provide schools with the tools and resources they need to leverage technology in ways that improve student outcomes. We’ve seen firsthand that all districts, schools, and students have unique needs that can’t be met with a one-size-fits-all solution. With that in mind, we dedicated our efforts to creating powerful, but flexible products and solutions that give educators more ways to manage and customize their program, and students the personalization and engagement they need to succeed. But it doesn’t end there; we work side by side with our school and district partners every step of the way to ensure they have the support they need to achieve their goals. Please visit www.edgenuity.com/about-edgenuity

 

 We help today’s most innovative school districts nurture the potential of every student by working side by side with districts to create personalized learning environments. We aren’t here to argue semantics – we are here to help your district do something good teachers try to do every day. They adapt lessons to help students learn at their own pace. But without technology, teachers say it’s practically impossible to do this every day for every student. We give districts and their teachers the power to go deeper with every student and personalize learning on a larger scale than ever before. – Please visit www.edelements.com

 

 At Focus EduVation our expert team specializes in creating: assessments, content, graphics, animation, and engaging e-Learning modules. We offer a unique selection of solutions that are capable of educating and training learners of all learning styles and levels. Each customized e-Learning solution includes measurement tools that allow educators to assess the effectiveness of each solution.  Please visit www.focuseduvation.com

 

 Gas South is proud to be Georgia’s fastest growing natural gas provider bringing the heat to over 250,000 residential, business and governmental customers across the state. Based in Atlanta, we are locally owned and operated, with all customer service provided through our Georgia based call center. At Gas South, we are committed to providing you with the best value for your energy dollar and we welcome the opportunity to serve you.  Please visit www.gas-south.com

 

Geo-Hydro understands real-world problems. We’ve made them our business since 1980, using one simple formula for success — gather the right people, employ the latest technology, and work hand-in-hand with owners, developers, design professionals, lenders and contractors throughout the industry.  Please visit www.geohydro.com

 

 We are in a multi-year journey to turn HP around, and we have put in place a plan to restore HP to growth. We know where we need to go, and we’re making progress. We continue to drive product innovation in our core markets, with a focus on cloud, security, and big data. We see big opportunities ahead, and we are well positioned to take advantage of these opportunities with our remarkable set of assets and strengths. We have the people, the plan, and the foundation in place to help us succeed on the next phase of the journey.”  Please visit http://www8.hp.com/us/en/hp-information/index.html

 

Founded in 1998, Paul has gained a reputation as a “Builder’s Builder”………doing it right the first time and not taking short cuts that will reduce the project’s quality.   Hogan Construction Group, seeks an enduring legacy for its people that is bigger than any one individual. This rock solid foundation has had a definite impact on the steady growth and success of Hogan Construction Group and will for years to come.  Please visit www.hoganconstructiongroup.com

 

Horace Mann was founded in 1945 by two Springfield, Illinois, teachers who saw a need for quality, affordable auto insurance for teachers. Since then, we’ve broadened our mission to helping all educators protect what they have today and prepare for a successful tomorrow.  And with our broadened mission has come corporate growth:  We serve more than 4,100 school districts nationwide, we’re publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: HMN) and we have nearly $10 billion in assets. We’re motivated by the fact that educators take care of our children’s future, and we believe they deserve someone to look after theirs.  We help educators identify their financial goals and develop plans to achieve them.  This includes insurance to protect what they have today and financial products to help them prepare for their future. Our tailored offerings include special rates and benefits for educators. Please visit www.horacemann.com

 

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt brings people together—at home, school, work—through powerful solutions that recognize how learning can be exciting for everyone. Since 1832, the tradition of excellence, commitment, and innovation illustrates the company’s rich history of educating the future. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s leadership in education extends across the globe, providing transformational pre-K–12 solutions combining innovative technology and print solutions, research-based assessments, professional development and award-winning materials to educators worldwide. Through a fully integrated suite of products, processes and services, HMH provides schools with a framework for systemic, sustainable change by utilizing the best in textbooks, professional development and innovative technology resources available. HMH has a single mission: to integrate and align all the resources of education – learners, educators, administrative leaders, and content – to improve efficiency, performance, access, and equity for all learners. Please visit www.hmhco.com

 

IAG Forensics & Valuation is a CPA firm in Atlanta, Georgia, that provides financial investigation and expert witness services to attorneys and their clients – businesses, government, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals.  IAG Forensics & Valuation specializes in forensic accounting, fraud investigation, business valuation and litigation support. Our professionals have served clients in many different industries, including wholesale, retail, manufacturing, construction, real estate development, service, hospitality, government, non-profit, high technology, and more.  Please www.iagforensics.com

 

At IntegralGude, sustainability is underlying tenet of all corporate policies geared to long-term success and innovative solutions. This commitment is evidenced by our daily practices as well as participation in numerous initiatives and projects around the world. IntegralGude’s pledge to sustainability is strategic; it is how our company conducts business.  Please visit www.integralgude.com

 

 intelfortune is the brainchild of highly competent and highly motivated individuals who believe that excellence is a journey that becomes meaningful due to the companionship of partners. We are an IT company who partners with organizations so as to enable and enhance their business growth by developing (systems), integrating, and implementing solutions across all industry domains. We specialize in building world-class software solutions, leveraging Internet of Things ( IoTs ) platforms, big data technologies, and using appropriate project management methodologies. We help our clients (partners) to improve their business performance by analyzing, designing, building and implementing the right solutions. We provide Business Intelligence services with both, perspective and predictive analytics. Please visit www.linkedin.com/company/intelfortune-inc

 

Jacobs – Jacobs, with 2011 revenues of over $10 billion, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services. Building strong, long-term relationships with our clients is the key to our success as a company.  Please visit www.jacobs.com

 

Medcom is a leading employee benefits administrator, well-known for specializing in exceptional service offering a variety of products that are designed to help employers meet the challenges of a rapidly changing workforce. With a professional staff of specialists, Medcom offers consulting services relating to ERISA compliance, COBRA administration, Flexible Spending Account administration, Health Reimbursement Arrangement administration, Retiree Billing and Health Savings Account administration.  Please visit www.medcom.net

 

myON is an award-winning personalized literacy environment that incorporates:

  • A state-of-the art learning platform
  • Enhanced digital reading content
  • The Lexile® Framework
  • Cutting-edge literacy tools
  • Embedded metrics to monitor activity and growth

Robust professional development ensures that educators have the support needed to effectively implement myON.

Together, these components power a Literacy Ecosystem that is built upon five pillars: Personalization, Unparalleled Content, Unlimited Access, Collaboration and Success. Please visit www.myon.com

 

 Northside is so much more than just a hospital. It’s an extensive network of state-of-the-art facilities staffed with skilled, caring professionals who are dedicated to the health and wellness of the communities they serve.  Please visit www.northside.com

 

 Established in 1996, NOVA was originally founded to provide Environmental Consulting, Geotechnical Engineering, and Construction Materials Testing and Inspection (CMT) services to the design and construction community in Georgia.   Today we serve the eastern United States as NOVA Group Services with two operating subsidiaries, including NOVA Engineering and Environmental, and NOVA Quality Assurance Consulting Services.  NOVA remains an employee-owned business focused on client service and technical excellence.  Please visit www.usanova.com

 

 As the next-generation security company, we are leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling all applications and preventing advanced threats from achieving their objectives for thousands of organizations around the world. We are the fastest growing security company in the market because of our deep expertise, commitment to innovation, and game-changing security platform focused on bringing an end to the era of breaches by uniquely integrating our Next-Generation Firewall, Advanced Endpoint Protection, and Threat Intelligence Cloud.

Because these capabilities are natively built into our platform and designed to deliver highly automated preventative measures against cyber threats, we ensure superior security to legacy point technologies such as stateful inspection firewalls, UTMs, or endpoint security products. With our platform, organizations can confidently pursue a digital-first strategy as they implement key technology initiatives within the cloud and increasingly mobile networks, while maintaining complete visibility and control, to protect their most valued data assets and critical control systems. Please visit www.paloaltonetworks.com

 

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a management consulting firm that primarily serves public sector education, health, human services, and other state, county, and municipal government clients. Established in 1986 with headquarters in Boston, the firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces, and a growing practice in the European Union. Public Consulting Group (PCG) provides industry-leading management consulting and technology to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Please visit www.publicconsultinggroup.com

 

Founded in 1965, Rush Enterprises, Inc. owns and operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in the United States, representing truck and bus manufacturers including Peterbilt, International, Autocar, Hino, Isuzu, Kalmar, Ford, Mitsubishi Fuso, UD, Workhorse, Blue Bird, Diamond, Elkhart and IC Bus. The company’s dealerships are strategically located in high traffic areas on or near major highways in 11 states throughout the southern United States. These one-stop centers offer an integrated approach to meeting customer needs — from sales of new and used vehicles and equipment to aftermarket parts, service and body shop operations plus a wide array of financial services, including financing, insurance, leasing and rental. Rush Enterprises’ operations also provide vehicle up-fitting, chrome accessories and tires.  Please visit www.rushenterprises.com

 

Transforms client needs into smart design solutions.  Founded in 1919, Stevens & Wilkinson is a full-service Architecture, Engineering and Interior Design (idea|span) firm, with offices in Atlanta, Georgia and in Columbia, South Carolina.  Our approach to smart design offers solutions that are innovative, effective, and culturally significant resulting in environments that have a positive impact on our communities. Our diverse portfolio of work includes projects for Education, Government, Office/Workplace, Historic Preservation, Healthcare, Military, and Mixed-Use/Urban Housing.   Please visit www.stevens-wilkinson.com

 

 Swofford Construction is a commercial contracting firm with over thirty years’ experience, specializing in religious, educational, professional, retail, institutional and industrial facilities. Our reputation as a high-quality, value-based construction company means your project receives the attention it deserves at the right price.  Please visit www.swoffordconstruction.com

 

 Triad Construction is Southeastern Wisconsin’s premier construction organization.

The owners and project managers at Triad Construction Inc. began their careers as journeyman carpenters and as such are adept at discerning true craftsmanship from everyday workmanship. This extensive knowledge and experience is applied to every new construction, building renovation, addition, tenant build out, improvement, and facility maintenance or service project.  Please visit www.triadconstructioninc.com

 

SEI Investments Company is a leading global provider of institutional and private client wealth management solutions, including asset management, investment processing, and investment operations. We help professional wealth managers, institutional investors and private investors create and manage wealth — and enable their long-term success by providing solutions that are both comprehensive and innovative. Please visit www.seic.com

 

 Summit Systems has been providing high quality technology solutions for mission critical communication systems since 1998. From our headquarters in Buford Georgia, providing the highest quality professional services has been the key component to the success of our company, employees, business partners, and customers. We are unique in our offerings, providing complete solutions of Structured Cabling, Audio Visual, IP Communications, IT, Security, and Electrical with one technology provider. It is our dedication to quality and our people that differentiates us in our markets and with our customers. Please visit www.sumsys.com

 

Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community. With a staff of 5,200 employees, the company completes $10 billion of construction on 1,500 projects each year. Turner offers clients the accessibility and support of a local firm with the stability and resources of a multi-national organization. Please visit www.turnerconstruction.com

 

 Winter is more than a general contractor; we strive to be a strategic partner and trusted ally, delivering a good experience and outstanding results and building the foundation for success. Ranked as one of the ENR Top 400 Contractors in the United States, Winter provides a comprehensive range of commercial construction services to the hospitality, retail, government, higher education, K-12, student housing, aviation, religious, healthcare, industrial, multi-family, recreation, and historic restoration market sectors throughout the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions. Privately owned and operated, Winter Construction is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Exceptional building is about more than just great job-site performance. It is about the trust we establish and the positive experiences we build with owners, architects, subcontractors, suppliers, and our employees. This foundation allows us to approach even the most complex projects with confidence, competence, and ingenuity. Please visit www.winter-construction.com