For 17 years, Chandra Farley has directed special event and program operations for companies and nonprofits including Varsity Spirit Corporation, Spark Networks, TEDx, Architecture for Humanity and her family’s restaurant and catering business. In 2009, Chandra joined Southface Energy Institute to develop the facility rental and tours program as well as manage trainings, meetings and events at the award-winning Southface Eco Office. Over 150 corporations, nonprofits and government entities have hosted green meetings and events at the Eco Office including Coca-Cola, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy and Xerox. Currently, as Special Projects Manager, Chandra directs program development and management for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Energy and Water Efficiency pilot program as well as the Grants to Green Initiative that funds metro Atlanta nonprofits to develop best practices in sustainability and implement cost-effective energy-, water- and resource-efficient upgrades. In addition, Chandra manages sustainable event metrics for Southface special events including the annual Greenprints conference and Visionary Dinner fundraiser.
As a volunteer, Chandra is currently President-Elect of the Green Meeting Industry Council-Atlanta chapter, Communications Director with Architecture for Humanity Atlanta and Facilities Coordinator for TEDxYouth@TheBeltline.
Felicia Phillips / Pink Power: A Mastermind Conference for Women
Melvin Brewer / 108B Events – Catering LLC
Melvin Brewer is the owner of one of Atlanta’s fastest growing Event Planning and Catering Companies. He has been in business for over 12 years and the growth has been extremely exciting! At 108B Events- Catering you’re sure to have a refreshing dining experience tailored to fit your affair. They are truly a force to be reckoned with! They live by the motto “Whatever It Takes, Whatever the Party calls for!’ Service in the Spirit of Excellence!”
Kimberly Miller / Emory University Woodruff Health Sciences Development