Meet our Judges

Applications received go through a two-step vetting process. All applications received are vetted by faculty in the Coles College of Business. They pare their selections to the top 5 in each category.

Those final 5 are then sent out to our panel of judges who, after meeting and discussion, decide the winners and finalists are in each category. These judges are:

Michael J. Coles - Serial Entrepreneur and Benefactor of the Michael J. Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

Morgan Law - Senior Vice President of Community and Economic Development, GA Chamber

Christopher Nunn - Commissioner, Department of Community Affairs

David Rubinger - Market President and Publisher, Atlanta Business Chronicle

Kat Schwaig - Dean Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

David Smith - Executive Vice President, Regions Bank