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Thrive Y'all

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Released on a weekly basis, Thrive Y’all is hosted by Rocket IT Marketing Coordinator, Jessica Clayton. Throughout the series, Jessica showcases organizations in Gwinnett and North Fulton counties that have continued to make positive impacts that ensure our community thrives. In turn, she provides audiences with an inside look at local businesses with truly unique cultures and how innovative thinking has provided their teams with an opportunity to overcome adversities. To learn more about Rocket IT and its community spotlight podcast, we encourage you to visit www.rocketit.com.

Released on a weekly basis, Thrive Y’all is hosted by Rocket IT Marketing Coordinator, Jessica Clayton. Throughout the series, Jessica showcases organizations in Gwinnett and North Fulton counties that have continued to make positive impacts that ensure our community thrives. In turn, she provides audiences with an inside look at local businesses with truly unique cultures and how innovative thinking has provided their teams with an opportunity to overcome adversities. To learn more about Rocket IT and its community spotlight podcast, we encourage you to visit www.rocketit.com.

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United States

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Released on a weekly basis, Thrive Y’all is hosted by Rocket IT Marketing Coordinator, Jessica Clayton. Throughout the series, Jessica showcases organizations in Gwinnett and North Fulton counties that have continued to make positive impacts that ensure our community thrives. In turn, she provides audiences with an inside look at local businesses with truly unique cultures and how innovative thinking has provided their teams with an opportunity to overcome adversities. To learn more about Rocket IT and its community spotlight podcast, we encourage you to visit www.rocketit.com.

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English


Episodes

Using Tech for Community Development | Rich Edinger | Thrive Y’all | Ep 59

2/11/2022
Restoring community areas and local architecture requires a partner who listens as much as they plan. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, CPL Architect's Rich Edinger shares how his team creates high-impact and resilient solutions that activate beneficial change in metro-Atlanta communities.

Duration:00:13:15

Thrive Y’all | Bryan Mulligan | Tech in Transportation | Ep 58

1/28/2022
With more vehicles on the road than ever before, technology has become a key component of motorists' safety. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, President of Applied Information, Bryan Mulligan, shares how his team has begun integrating transportation tech into metro-Atlanta communities.

Duration:00:16:33

Thrive Y’all | Terri Jondahl | Pursuit of Quality Improvement | Ep 57

1/17/2022
When it comes to the manufacturing industry, a keen eye for details is necessary for long-term success. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, we hear how CAB Incorporated CEO, Terri Jondahl and her team have spent over 35 years relentlessly pursuing new concepts for quality improvement.

Duration:00:23:07

Thrive Y’all | Joe Allen | Gwinnett Place Growth | Ep 56

1/3/2022
Known for its internationally diverse communities, Gwinnett County has drawn the attention of businesses from around the world. Now, in an effort to continue this economic development, Executive Director Joe Allen and the Gwinnett Place Community Improvement District share new plans for infrastructure improvements.

Duration:00:15:16

Thrive Y’all | Randy Redner | Creating Family Foundations | Ep 55

12/20/2021
Since 1985, the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia has worked to improve the world through the power of philanthropy. And now, with CEO Randy Redner and his team at the wheel, the organization is determined to address the charitable needs of individuals, families, and nonprofits across Metro Atlanta.

Duration:00:15:28

Thrive Y’all | Karen Cashion | Tech Incubator | Ep 54

12/2/2021
There's no denying that Metro Atlanta is a hub for innovation and the city of Alpharetta is no different. With startup incubator organizations like Tech Alpharetta leading the charge, CEO Karen Cashion and her team have promoted the growth of over 700 local tech companies and counting.

Duration:00:13:47

Thrive Y’all | Deborah Lanham | Big Ideas for Small Businesses | Ep 53

11/9/2021
Since 2013, the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce has served as a resource for leaders looking to partner and expand their businesses. Now, as the organization looks to ensure the city remains an environment in which organizations of all kinds can thrive, President and CEO, Deborah Lanham shares how her team is propelling Alpharetta's economic development.

Duration:00:15:36

Thrive Y’all | Charbel Aoun | Making Mentors | Ep 52

11/4/2021
With a variety of career paths available after high school, students often struggle when making a firm decision in the next chapter of their lives. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT hears how Georgia First Generation Foundation President and Co-Founder, Charbel Aoun, matches students with mentors to provide them with the resources to succeed.

Duration:00:15:37

Thrive Y’all | Jennifer Cantor | Balancing Act | Ep 51

10/20/2021
Balancing extracurriculars alongside school can be difficult. But what if a student's passion didn't have to take the back seat? In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT hears how Rivers Academy Principal, Jennifer Cantor has developed a school that accommodates demanding schedules of students without compromising academic excellence.

Duration:00:21:41

Thrive Y’all | Janelle King | Mundane to Meaningful | Ep 50

9/24/2021
In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on Excel Leadership's Janelle King, to learn more about improving workplace behavior.

Duration:00:17:30

Thrive Y’all | Alex Battle | Community Improvement | Ep 49

9/17/2021
While the North Fulton Community Improvement District aspires to develop communities that are both vibrant and sustainable, scaling with the rapid growth that North Fulton’s economy brings can present many challenges. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on the North Fulton CID‘s Program Coordinator, Alex Battle, to learn about the organization’s upcoming expansions.

Duration:00:14:35

Thrive Y’all | Anthony Rodriguez & Ann-Carol Pence | Artistic Expansion| Ep 48

8/17/2021
Artistic performances highlight home-grown talent, teach life lessons, and offer an opportunity to strengthen the bond between community members. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on Aurora Theatre co-founders, Anthony Rodriguez and Ann-Carol Pence, to learn about the organization's upcoming expansion into the Lawrenceville Arts Center.

Duration:00:17:33

Thrive Y’all | Dana Glass | Safety Net Provider | Ep 47

8/9/2021
With nearly 10,000 individuals needing help from health care organizations, it's become important to reduce as many barriers to care as possible. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on CEO, Dana Glass, to hear how Aspire Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Services is working to meet people where they are. By utilizing social media, Aspire is able to reduce the stigma surrounding addictive diseases and mental illnesses while educating the population.

Duration:00:12:48

Thrive Y’all | Renee Byrd-Lewis | Collective Impact | Ep 46

7/23/2021
With almost 1 million residents, there are always improvements to the well-being and health of residents in diverse communities such as Gwinnett County. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on Executive Director, Renee Byrd-Lewis, to hear how the Gwinnett Coalition is transforming its services to reach all members of the community.

Duration:00:14:09

Thrive Y’all | Darcie Johnson | Philanthropic Foundations | Ep 45

7/15/2021
Through philanthropic efforts, we attempt to make the community around us thrive better. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT speaks with current Chair and founding member of the Gwinnett Giving Girls, Darcie Johnson, about the importance of giving back. Through their philanthropic efforts, community leaders strive to improve upon the environments in which we live, work, and play. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT speaks with current Chair and founding member of the Gwinnett...

Duration:00:14:02

Thrive Y’all | Kali Boatright | The Golden Corridor | Ep 44

7/9/2021
In an economy as diverse as North Fulton's, organizations such as the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce help support businesses of all sizes. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on GNFCC CEO & President, Kali Boatright, to hear about the multitude of services and events available to members.

Duration:00:16:50

Thrive Y’all | Katie Blum | Teaching Tiny Humans | Ep 43

7/1/2021
Teachers work tirelessly to instruct students and face the responsibility of developing the next generation of leaders. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, Katie Blum, to hear about the importance of developing a space where students have a sense of belonging.

Duration:00:15:24

Thrive Y’all | Nicole Hendrickson | Creating A Preferred Community | Ep 42

6/22/2021
In a county as large as Gwinnett, it's sometimes difficult for citizens to get and feel involved in local government. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman, Nicole Hendrickson, to learn all about her efforts to help this community thrive. By creating community outreach programs, gathering citizen input, and putting people first, the Board effectively helps Gwinnett County become better than ever.

Duration:00:17:16

Thrive Y’all | Roslyn Brown & Sherrie Goodman | Career Connections | Ep 41

6/16/2021
In a community as tight-knit as Gwinnett County, institutions such as Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) help provide local businesses with an eager workforce. In this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on the Career Development and Advising Center's Director, Roslyn Brown, and Assistant Director, Sherrie Goodman, to hear how the office created innovative and virtualized services.

Duration:00:19:18

Thrive Y’all | Audrey Arona | Healthy, Protected, & Prepared | Ep 40

6/8/2021
Health departments are a key element of every community's success, providing a multitude of resources to keep the public protected. So in this episode of Thrive Y'all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale Health District Director, Dr. Audrey Arona to hear how her team is keeping the metro-Atlanta area prepared.

Duration:00:13:38