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The INTERSECTION Quality Development Conference

August 10, 2023 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Collaborate & Compete: Innovative Partnerships and Competitive Housing

The INTERSECTION is the Council for Quality Growth’s Quality Development Conference that annually convenes the public and private sectors for an in-depth discussion of critical issues to our region and how we compare to national trends. The INTERSECTION was developed as a means of education and information for our members, partners, and other industry professionals, with a sharp focus on the most relevant trends and issues affecting the growth and development industry from year to year. The INTERSECTION Conference is a product the Quality Growth Institute, the education arm of the Council for Quality Growth and an established 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the state of Georgia. https://www.councilforqualitygrowth.org/INTERSECTION

Public Policy and Private Investment Leaders

Master of Ceremonies: Doug Hooker, CEO, Atlanta Connector Park

Keynote Speakers: Jonathan Tower, Founder & Managing Partner, Arctaris Impact Investors
Tony Perez, Senior Associate, Opticos Design

Featured Speakers/Panelists:

    • Shaun Adams, Commercial Real Estate Counsel, Parker Poe
    • Matt Bedsole, Director of Housing Innovation Lab, Office of the Mayor, City of Atlanta
    • Mike Carnathan, Manager of Research & Analytics, Atlanta Regional Commission
    • Alan Ferguson, President & CEO, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
    • Sharon Guest, Owner/Manager, Radiant Development Partners
    • Brian Johnson, City Manager, Peachtree Corners
    • Sarah Kirsch, Managing Director of Housing Funds, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
    • Dr. Eloisa Klementich, President & CEO, Invest Atlanta
    • Brian McGowan, President, Centennial Yards Atlanta
    • Tiana McNeil, IoT Lab Program & Business Development, T-Mobile
    • Ashani O’Mard, Senior Vice President of Strategic Housing Investments, Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc.
    • Mayor Rusty Paul, City of Sandy Springs
    • Lejla Prljaca, Executive Director, Gwinnett Housing Corporation
    • Marjy Stagmeier, Managing Director, Tri-Star Real Estate Investment
    • Richard Taylor, Managing Partner, ARRC Capital Partners
    • Greg Voetsch, Partner, I-3 Partners
    • Booker T. Washington, Founder & CEO, South Park Cottages & Techie Homes, Inc.
    • Mayor Vince Williams, City of Union City

Learn More & Register

Approved for 3.5 CM credits for planners.

$95 | Members
$115 | Non-Members
FREE | Elected Officials (RSVP to Joseph Santoro)
FREE | Press/Media (RSVP to Kathryn Jones)


August 10, 2023
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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City Springs Studio Theatre
1 Galambos Way
Sandy Springs, GA 30328 United States
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Council for Quality Growth
(770) 813-3370
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