The 2017 Georgia Minority Business Awards held their annual awards gala on March 16. Included among the honorees were Airport Area Chamber of Commerce’s Board Member, Dr. Gary A. MaGaha, President of Atlanta Metropolitan State College; AACOC’s Platinum Corporate Partner, Georgia Power’s Pedro Cherry, Executive Vice President Customer Service & Operations; and Chamber member Aerotropolis Atlanta CID’s Gerald McDowell, Executive Director.
The Awards Committee recognized Dr. MaGaha as “Educator of the Year”. Mr. Cherry received the “South Atlanta for Progress” award; and Mr. McDowell was awarded the “Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport CID of the Year” recognition. The Awards Committee recognizes the superior qualities of performance, citizenship, leadership, ethical behavior, diversity and teamwork. The award recipients share their philosophy for putting customers first, increasing the value of their companies and organizations, which make their workplace a great place to work and have had a tremendous impact on the City of Atlanta and the State of Georgia.
Congratulations to all!