TECH ALPHARETTA APPOINTS FOUR NEW MEMBERS TO ITS STRATEGIC BOARD
Executives from AT&T, Global Payments, RestorePoint and Taylor English Join 39-Person Board
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (April 30, 2021) – Tech Alpharetta, the nonprofit organization helping the City of Alpharetta lead in innovation, announces its appointment of four new members to its Strategic Board of Directors. These new additions further enhance Tech Alpharetta’s relationships with the area’s leading technology companies and businesses.
Tech Alpharetta’s Board, which focuses on ideating and implementing strategies for growing the local tech community, features local c-suite and senior executives, along with city leaders and community partners. Tech Alpharetta’s newest Board members include:
- Rich Johnson, AVP, External Affairs, AT&T
- Scott Carter, CTO, Issuer Solutions, Global Payments
- Dave Albano, President & CEO, RestorePoint
- Allen W. Nelson, Co-Founder, t|e General Counsel (powered by Taylor English)
“We’re excited to continue our momentum into the second quarter of 2021 with the addition of our new Board members,” shares Karen Cashion, CEO of Tech Alpharetta. “It’s a true honor to have representation from these leading brands to provide their insights and expertise as we work together to bolster the local technology community.”
Since its establishment in 2012, Tech Alpharetta and its Board have advised the city of Alpharetta on tech infrastructure and ecosystem. The Board’s recommendations led to the launch of Tech Alpharetta’s Innovation Center, the creation of the city’s economic development website www.growalpharetta.com, and other notable accomplishments.
For more information about Tech Alpharetta, its mission and programs, or for information about the Tech Alpharetta Innovation Center, visit www.techalpharetta.com.
About Tech Alpharetta
Tech Alpharetta (previously the Alpharetta Technology Commission), the first organization of its kind in Georgia, was established in 2012 by the City of Alpharetta and is an independent, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization today. The organization, whose mission is to help grow technology and innovation in Alpharetta, includes a strategic advisory board of Alpharetta’s leading technology companies, a technology events for area tech executives, and the Tech Alpharetta Innovation Center, a flourishing tech startup incubator that is home to nearly 50 tech startups.