Jeff Spaccio/Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center and Shulas 347 Grill
Jeffrey Spaccio As Regional Director of Sales & Marketing, Jeff responsible for overseeing all revenue aspects of the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Shula’s 347 grill. Spaccio arrived in Atlanta 6 months ago from Las Vegas and Miami, where he spent the 3 years with Pyramid Hotel Group – overseeing multiple properties revenue operations and a number Hotels and Resorts in Las Vegas and South Florida. Previously, Spaccio held an array of sales management positions at hotel and resort properties within Florida. He was Area Director of Sales & Marketing at Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront and Doubletree Guest Suites Melbourne Beach Oceanfront; and Director of Sales & Marketing at Doubletree Hotel Coconut Grove and Doubletree Grand Hotel-Biscayne Bay. He got his start in the hospitality industry as a Sales Manager for Hilton Melbourne at Rialto Place back in 1997. A native of Central Florida, Spaccio earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.
Chris Schroder/Schroder PR and The Atlanta 100
After working as a publisher, editor and reporter in the newspaper business for 25 years, Chris Schroder decided to explore the other side of media … serving clients who want to raise their public profile or protect themselves while facing a crisis or redeem themselves after one. Guided by his media background, he founded his own PR firm in December 2002 to provide clients the necessary techniques to ensure they deliver “Clear Messages in a Cluttered World.” By adding other media, PR, legal and personal counseling professionals to the team, Schroder PR now helps businesses present their stories in the best possible manner to meet strategic goals and reach targeted audiences – including clients, prospects, the media and their own employees. With years of counseling experience in the three areas of crisis management – image, HR/legal and personal – Chris and his team is able to provide urgent expert advice when clients most need it. Specialties: Schroder PR is a full service communications firm offering a wide range of crisis management with capabilities designed to help clients achieve their corporate public relations and marketing objectives.
Ken Scroggs/Health Works Solutions
Health Works Solutions Ken Scroggs is the founder and CEO of Health Works Solutions a Risk Management/Wellness company. Health Works provides “Pre-claims” Risk Management services to companies by providing programs that will identify and control the risks the drive healthcare costs. Unlike most benefits experts, Health Works goes beyond mere cost shifting within the plan design or increasing deductibles. Instead, they solve the problem. Founded in 2009 Ken founded Health Works Solutions in response to requests from his client companies’ need to control their health care costs. To accomplish this goal, Ken launched a strategic plan with three crucial components. These three components are data analysis, coordinated services alignment, and leadership through employee engagement. Ken has over 40 years experience in both the military and civilian life creating successful healthcare programs. He was a Captain in the U. S. Army serving at Ft. Hood Texas where he helped coordinate all available human services. During his military career he also initiated numerous programs to coordinate healthcare programs including mental health services for cardiac care, PTSD, Leadership Development and Child Abuse Prevention to name a few. Ken has earned degrees in Psychology and Social Work, and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1972. He has provided services to the US Army, Navy, NASA, Oglethorpe Power Co., EMS Technologies, Gwinnett County Government, Scientific Atlanta, IBM, The Torrington Company, Atlanta Business Women’s Association, Gwinnett Leadership, Emory University, Race Trac, Resurgens and other centers of influence. Ken is also a facility member of WELCOA, the Wellness Counsel of America.
Atlanta native now resides in Decatur, GA. Rob launched BumFloat in 2012 along with two business partners. While not “bumming it” on the lake or rivers, Rob is also part owner of MOCK, the agency a Midtown, Atlanta advertising, graphic, and digital design company. Creatively-driven work to help solve marketing challenges. Personal relationships drive better ideas, and we apply them to every client and project, no matter how big or small. Talk directly with the people doing the work. That just makes sense.
Buckhead Business RadioX 07-01-14 Wall of Fame