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Young Bucks Lunch & Learn: Expanding Your Circle of Influence
Robinson College of Business Buckhead Center
Tower Place 200, 3348 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
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Young Bucks Lunch & Learn

2019 Summer Speaker Series

"Expanding Your Circle of Influence"

Networking is the most searched "how-to" in business. So, how exactly do you create and maintain influential relationships?
Featuring Julie Bailey, Jim Beach, Munir Meghjani & Joanne Hayes
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Robinson College of Business - Buckhead Center
Room 406
Tower Place 200
3348 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

Munir Meghjani - Munir is an associate with the Sands Investment Group and also sits on several boards including The Emory University Alumni Board, as President-Elect; Georgia State’s RIALTO Center for Arts, as Chairman of the Board; Oxford College Alumni Board; Leadership DeKalb; and Interfaith Community Initiatives (ICI) in addition to serving as the Executive Director of HOPE Inc, an Atlanta based nonprofit organization he cofounded.
Julie Bailey - For19 years, Julie Bailey has provided financial advice, guidance and portfolio development to individuals, corporations and foundations. Working at some of the top financial firms including UBS, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, Julie has distinguished herself professionally thorough a myriad of market cycles and also by her team building: founding all-female teams and now a family team with her husband, Jansen Bailey. Outside of her financial practice, Julie runs the Buckhead Business Association as President conducting weekly breakfast meetings with top thought leaders. With over 850 attendees per quarter, Julie chairs the Executive Committee and serves as an Ex-Officio to the Buckhead Coalition comprised of the top 100 CEOs in the Atlanta/Buckhead area. Supporting women is a passion of Julie’s. She runs two Facebook groups geared towards working mothers comprised of over 1,200 members. She facilitates questions from the members and provides a forum to share ideas, encourage growth, improve time management, and discuss work/life balance. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Children’s Shelter reaching out to the homeless community and  providing job-training and placement services to women while offering accredited daycare services to their young children. An active member of Buckhead Church, she has served as a Moneywise Mentor and in the children’s ministry, Waumba Land. An avid skier and scuba diver, Julie enjoys outdoor adventures with her husband and 3 children, ages 6, 4 and 9 months. She lives with her family and rescue dog in Chastain Park.
Joanne Hayes - Joanne Hayes is a 24-year veteran of the publishing industry, having worked for 12 years as an Account Executive for an award-winning Journal Register Company newspaper group, Southern Rhode Island Newspapers, and 3 years as the Marketing Director of SO Rhode Island, a publication of the award-winning magazine company Providence Media, prior to her move to Atlanta in 2009. Simply Buckhead Magazine was conceived by her company, ValueStream Media Group, and began publication in 2010, with Joanne at the helm as Publisher and Founder. The publication quickly became the “must-read” publication for people who live, work, shop, dine, entertain, travel, have families, homes, and pets and participate in philanthropic efforts, and has literally been read online all over the world. Atlanta Pet Life, Atlanta’s premier quarterly pet lifestyle magazine, was acquired in 2018 to add to their portfolio. Joanne is proud to have two regional Atlanta publications serving the most dynamic in-town market. ValueStream Media Group is a media partner and sponsor to CURE Childhood Cancer, No Kid Hungry, Bert’s Big Adventure, and the Atlanta Community Food Bank, and Joanne serves as a Board Member for the Doggies on the Catwalk Foundation.

Jim Beach - Jim has started businesses and taught entrepreneurship around the world. At the age of 25, Jim founded American Computer Experience and grew the company with no capital infusion to $12 million in annual revenue and to over 700 employees, operating in 39 states and in three countries. Jim taught entrepreneurship at Georgia State University for nine years and ranked number one in the business school for 12 straight semesters. Jim Beach’s first book, School for Startups, was published by McGraw-Hill in June 2011 and went to number 9 on the best sellers list. He has been featured in a UPS commercial, CNN called him the "Simon Cowell of small business," and corporations like Wells Fargo, Toshiba, UPS, and SunTrust have hired him as a speaker and consultant. His award winning radio show is nationally syndicated on 24 stations.

The event is free for members and guests.

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