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Gene Norman with WeatherCall, Donna Crawford with the Crawford Law Group and Alan Moise with Thrive Senior Living

John Ray, Gene Norman, Donna Crawford, Alan Moise, Mike Sammond

Gene Norman/WeatherCall

WeatherCall is a personal weather alarm, instantly, accurately and precisely letting individuals and businesses know when dangerous storms or lightning are coming an exact location. Unlike other methods, WeatherCall is unique because notifications are made by both a phone call and a text message.

Gene is a broadcast meteorologist with over 20 years’ experience with a passion for public safety. He particularly enjoys educating a wide variety of audiences on the value of planning and preparing for dangerous weather.

Donna Crawford/Crawford Law Group

Crawford Law Group is a law firm serving small- to medium-sized businesses and individuals throughout Georgia with respect to transactional matters and estate planning. The firm’s transactional practice offers a wide range of legal services, from entity formation to dissolution, and routinely advises clients on the selection of the appropriate type of entity for their business, the preparation of buy-sell and shareholder agreements between co-owners of businesses, and the purchase/sale of existing businesses. The firm also advises clients on various types of business-related contracts, including independent contractor and employment agreements, vendor/supplier agreements, covenants not to compete, leases, etc. Crawford Law also offers estate planning services, including Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Advanced Health Care Directives.

Alan Moise/Thrive Senior Living

Thrive Senior Living is a privately-owned operator of senior living communities in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States.  Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Fulton County, Thrive employs over 600 team members in 8 states.  Thrive has grown exclusively through the development of new properties, and has adopted a unique and disruptive approach to senior care through the use of innovative technology and resident engagement programs to enhance quality of life for residents and their families.  See how Thrive is setting a new standard for senior living by stopping by The Georgian Lakeside, located at 1070 Hardscrabble Rd in Roswell, GA or on the web at

Lesley-Ann Drake with Path to Shine, Dr. Rob Anderson with Fulton County Schools, and Denise Townsend with United Way of Greater Atlanta


John Ray, Lesley-Ann Drake, Denise Townsend, Dr. Rob Anderson

Lesley-Ann Drake/Path to Shine

Path To Shine provides free after-school mentoring and tutoring for under-served, elementary school children once a week. Working with small groups of children, and no more than 2 children per adult volunteer, Path To Shine programs build trusting relationships between adult volunteers and the children. Since beginning in 2010, Path To Shine has grown to 13 programs around the state of Georgia serving 173 children and engaging more than 140 volunteers. Some of our programs are in their 5th or 6th year! The program is a commitment for all concerned but it is a commitment well worth making.

Dr. Rob Anderson/Fulton County Schools

Dr. Rob Anderson serves as Deputy Superintendent of Academics for the Fulton County School system.  As the fourth largest school system in Georgia, Fulton has more than 10,500 full-time employees, including more than 7,500 teachers and other certified personnel, who work in 101 schools and administrative and support buildings.


Denise Townsend/United Way of Greater Atlanta

United Way of Greater Atlanta works to tackle complex issues and drive sustainable positive change. It brings together donors, volunteers, businesses, nonprofits and others to work as a team and make things happen where it is needed most. United Way is the platform that enables individuals, groups and companies to make a difference – individually and collectively – in whatever way they wish to contribute their time, talent and treasure.

Communities can thrive today and reach their greatest potential only if our children are thriving. That’s why United Way’s focus is on creating a community where “all the children are well.” By ensuring that every child in their community has the opportunity to reach his or her potential, they are building a strong future for Greater Atlanta.

MASTERMIND YOUR LAUNCH: Carole Williams & Gina Gentilozzi with

Carole Williams, Stefanie Diaz, Gina Gentilozzi

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Carole Williams comes to 48in48 with six years of experience in nonprofit management. She has worked with large-scale and recognizable nonprofit brands. Most recently Williams worked in Major Gifts with United Way of Miami-Dade while building corporate campaigns in the legal industry. Previously, Williams also worked in nonprofit fundraising and events with the American Diabetes Association. Currently, Williams has moved back to her roots in Georgia and has taken on running the start-up nonprofit, 48in48, as Executive Director, bringing marketing and technology to nonprofits in, now 4 cities across the country.

Gina Gentilozzi has worked in hospitality and entertainment for three decades. Gina has started several small businesses in entertainment management and event logistics. Her most recent launch was Whiskey and Redheads Music, specializing in songwriter resources, brand creation and career management. Gentilozzi has joined 48in48, as Manager of Events and Development, to aid with the worldwide expansion of their mission to impact citizens in need everywhere through the skills of digital/technology professionals. Gina looks forward to working with each new city to make a difference.

Stefanie Diaz/Mastermind Your Launch

Stefanie Diaz has always had a keen ability for developing marketing strategies for entrepreneurs, but it’s her ability to position startups for accelerated momentum through personal branding and content marketing that has become the cornerstone to her professional success. Her background includes being a strategic adviser to CEO’s spanning startup phase to over $100 million in annual revenue. She has led strategic partnerships with global retailers and Fortune 500 companies, as well as facilitated multi-million dollar government contracts. There is something magnetic about the energy of startup founders that draws Stefanie in. They’re hungry, driven, and committed to making positive change for themselves and the greater community. After conducting over 60 interviews to date, Stefanie is excited to bring Mastermind Your Launch to the Business Radio X platform. Learn more at



Kris Cavanaugh Castro with Shift Inc., Derak Rawlings with Roswell Infiniti, and Jessica Onorato and Alvaro Arauz with NorthPoint Executive Suites

John Ray, Kris Cavanaugh Castro, Derak Rawlings, Jessica Onorato, Alvaro Arauz, Mike Sammond

Kris Cavanaugh Castro/Shift Inc.

Kris Cavanaugh Castro is the B.O.S.S. Coach (Helping Business Owners Set bold goals and Secure amazing results to successfully thrive at work and at home!).  Her company, Shift Inc., has been in business since 2007 and her background includes over 20-years of experience training, mentoring, and coaching Business Owners, Senior Executives and Teams in a variety of industries.  She is a certified ICF Coach and expert strategist with an amazing ability to pull her clients through difficult challenges – allowing them to produce more consistent results, increase their effectiveness, and achieve their long-term goals more easily.  To view a short video about Kris and her company – or request a Coffee & Conversation meeting to learn more about her coaching programs – go to /

Derak Rawlings/Roswell Infiniti

As one of the nation’s original Infiniti dealers, they have witnessed the growth of our area and how today’s customers expect and demand more than ever before. Their goal is to exceed your expectations. Their satisfied customers, many of them repeat customers, come from all over Georgia and the Southeast because buying or leasing a new Infiniti from Roswell Infiniti is both a pleasant and rewarding experience.

Jessica Onorato and Alvaro Arauz/NorthPoint Executive Suites 

NorthPoint Executive Suites offers turnkey office and virtual solutions to fit every need.  From start up companies to large corporations, their clients appreciate the flexibility, convenience and affordable solutions they provide. their all inclusive office rentals provide furniture, internet, coffee and conference rooms, and a fantastic community for professionals to network and do business with one another.

Pat Check with Latitude 34 Company Communications, Steve Manley with Manley Land Design, and Lynne Davis with NterNow

John Ray, Steve Manley, Pat Check, Lynne Davis, Mike Sammond

Pat Check/Latitude 34 Company Communications

Latitude 34 Company Communications offers companies senior-level expertise on how to effectively communicate with customers, potential customers, employees, the press, the community, and other key audiences. The company’s team-based approach is unique in that it customizes teams that have specific knowledge and experience to service a particular client. Each team is assembled by Pat Check, an accredited public relations professional, who is the owner and president of Latitude 34 Company Communications. Pat has more than 25 years in the PR industry with work experience in the corporate world, agency side, and non-profit organizations.

Steve Manley/Manley Land Design

Manley Land Design is a landscape architecture and land planning  based in Alpharetta, Georgia. They have been in business since 1989 offering quality land planning and landscape design across the southeast.



Lynne Davis/NterNow

Ever wanted to tour a home in a New Home Subdivision but all you could do is peer in the windows of the locked home? Wouldn’t it be great if you could tour it on the spot without having to bother a Realtor to unlock it for you? Real Estate Entrepreneur Lynne Davis recognized the Do-It-Yourself mode of Homebuyers today and invented a way to do just that! The service, NterNow (pronounced ENTER NOW) is used by dozens of homebuilders in the south today. Here in Atlanta you can DIY tour homes built by Edward Andrews, The Providence Group, Brock Built, Lennar, Pulte and others just by calling in or using the handy app! Easy, convenient and fun!