About North Atlanta's BizLink on Business Radio X
"North Atlanta's BizLink" is the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce monthly radio show that links you to local business leaders. You'll meet successful entrepreneurs and business leaders and learn how they got to where they are, and also find out "what matters most" to them.
Kevin Bray/Deputy Deputy is a social business and productivity platform that enables any organization to get the most out of their most important asset – the people that work for them every day. Their platform is 100% built on the Amazon Web Services cloud stack, and offers a low-cost approach to managing work schedules, employee tasks,
NORTH ATLANTA’S BIZLINK: Ralph Pasquariello with Snellings Walters Insurance Agency and John Mamon with mPowered IT
Ralph Pasquariello CLCS, Snellings Walters Insurance Ralph is dedicated to many things; Cyber/Data/Network Liability Insurance is one of them. For the past 5 years Ralph has been hosting, moderating, and speaking at dozens of conferences on Cyber Liability & Data Breach Risk Management. Ralph is the committee Chairman for the Tech Forum’s annual Cyber Symposium,
Maxine Cain/STEM Atlanta Women STEM Atlanta Women is a non-profit 501c(3) organization created to Enlighten, Educate, and Empower Underrepresented, Disadvantaged, and Under-served women and girls to take advantage of the global opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and the future skills needed to compete and succeed in 21st Century. STEM offers hands-on after school, STEM
Tosha Marks/Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce The mission of the North Fulton Chamber is to be the catalyst for economic development, business growth, and quality of life in North Fulton. The GNFCC promotes the interests of their members by assuming a leadership role in making North Fulton an excellent place to work, live, play and stay.
Fern Johnson/CSI Laboratories CSI Laboratories is a specialized cancer diagnostics laboratory focused specifically on meeting the unique needs and challenges of pathologists and the patients they serve. CSI Laboratories is independently owned and operated by medical professionals and has provided reliable and expert diagnostic testing to pathologists across the United States since 1997. Cheri Windeler/Pineapple
MARY HESTER/LAN SYSTEMS Mary Hester is the CEO of LAN Systems, which provides IT solutions in the Greater Metro Atlanta Area. Mary is an electrical engineer who believes her greatest strength is in her ability to connect with people and understand their unique technology needs. Through her leadership, LAN Systems has dedicated itself to providing
NORTH ATLANTA’S BIZLINK: Senator Brandon Beach, CEO/President of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
Senator Brandon Beach/Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce The mission of the North Fulton Chamber is to be the catalyst for economic development, business growth, and quality of life in North Fulton. The GNFCC promotes the interests of their members by assuming a leadership role in making North Fulton an excellent place to work, live, play and
Todd Peneguy/TAG It’s a new world for tech, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has emerged as a world-class membership organization and an engine for economic development for the state of Georgia. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and
North Atlanta’s BizLink The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce linking you to Business Leaders Guest: Peter Stewart/Cyviz Peter Stewart serves as President of North America for Cyviz, a global provider of high performance visualization, collaboration and command & control environments. Peter brings 20 years of relevant experience with positions in technology strategy, sales, alliances and product
Deborah Lanham is the Vice President Business Development for the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Her duties include overseeing all day-to-day functions of the Chamber including Membership Services, Sales, Marketing, Events, Programming and Finance. She provides leadership and support to Staff and Business Members including Executive Board, Board of Directors and Committee Chairs. She also works closely with Progress Partners to develop greater opportunities for new member growth through economic development.
Studio Operator & Talk Show Host
Longtime Atlanta resident and veteran broadcaster Mike Sammond is the owner and operator of the Business RadioX studio in North Fulton – known as the Roswell Infiniti studio. He is also the co-host of the weekly program “North Fulton Business Radio” which airs every Tuesday at 11:30 AM.
Mike also owns and operates the Business RadioX studio in Gwinnett. Since opening that studio in the Fall of 2012, over 1,200 local business leaders have come through his doors to talk about the great work they are doing in their community.
A graduate of Milton High School in Alpharetta, Mike began his broadcasting career in radio while attending the University of Georgia. He has worked as a sports director at radio and television stations throughout the Southeast including three years at WRBL-TV in Columbus and three years as a sports anchor at CNN Headline News.
Mike is also an award-winning play-by-play announcer with extensive experience announcing high school, college and professional sports including baseball, basketball, hockey and football. Over the years, he has announced for the University of Georgia, Atlanta Braves, Gwinnett Braves, International Hockey League and Arena Football League among others.
On the international sports stage, Mike serves as an announcer for Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS). He has covered the Winter Olympics in Vancouver (2010), Youth Olympics in Singapore (2010), Summer Games in London (2012) and soon the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. He also announced basketball and table tennis at the 2015 European Games in Azerbaijan.
In addition to managing the Business RadioX studio in North Fulton, Mike is a weekend sports talk show host for Sports Radio 92.9 The Game in Atlanta.