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Virtual - Cobb Networking Luncheon

Virtual - Cobb Networking Luncheon

Friday, August 7, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)

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Event Details


GMA is pleased to provide this unique networking event specifically designed to help build strategic alliances between service providers and manufacturers in Georgia. Come enjoy lunch and the opportunity to network with industry professionals that service companies in the manufacturing community.

This event allows only one person per industry to attend and is designed to build strategic alliances, learn best practices from each other, and exchange ideas. You must be a GMA Member to reserve your industry seat and to participate in our Member Spotlight.  You may register as a guest if your business does not compete with the Reserved Seats Listed below to see how you like the group.  

Special Guest This Week:

Mark Echols

Key Topics:

  • Overview of CARES & FFCRA Act incentives
  • What’s Next in the Pipeline
  • Q&A and Takeaways

Mark Echols leads CTI’s Strategic Partnerships department and is involved in all aspects of providing tax credits and incentives services to his clients.

Mark has over 25 years of Big Four accounting firm and tax consulting experience and specializes in federal and state R&D tax credit solutions. Prior to joining CTI in 2013, Mark served as Tax Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP’s (PwC) Southern California R&D practice. He provides R&D services to Fortune 500 corporations and large public companies, as well as medium-sized private companies. Mark has been successful in defending numerous federal (IRS) and state taxing authority audits, saving clients over $200 million dollars.

   Thank you to our event sponsor HLB Gross Collins!

RESERVED SEATS (20 seats available):

  • Accounting/CPA – HLB Gross Collins, P.C.
  • Attorney – Taylor English Duma LLP
  • Business Banking – Bank of America N.A.
  • Business Consulting – Strategies Group
  • Environmental Planning - Terracon
  • Fulfillment – Fulfillment Strategies International (FSI)
  • Industrial Design/Build – CT Darnell
  • Information Technology – Vibrant
  • Insurance – BKS Partners
  • Investing & Benefits Plans – HPL Consulting, LLC
  • LED Lighting - Intelligent Energy Optimizers LLC
  • Lighting Service/Installer - Sprout Lighting
  • Marketing & Branding – id8 Agency
  • Payroll Services - ADP
  • Security Services - Advanced Protective Services
  • Staffing – TRC Professional Solutions
  • Talent Consulting - Talent Stream Staffing
  • Tax Credits – Corporate Tax Incentives
  • Utilities Consulting – Util Auditors


If you have any questions about visiting this group or requesting a reserved seat, please email

For More Information:

Heather Rogers
Heather Rogers
Office Manager/Events Director Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (770)338-0051