Atlanta Business Chronicle Honors Atlanta Leadership at the 2021 Most Admired CEO Awards

The 2021 Atlanta Business Chronicle Most Admired CEO Awards was hosted Thursday evening, August 19, at the Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre. 30 honorees were recognized for their leadership in shaping the Atlanta Metro community. The Council congratulates all those recognized for their “strong record of innovation, outstanding financial performance, a commitment to diversity in the workplace and making significant contributions to the metro community.” Congratulations to each of our Council for Quality Growth members and partners who were honored last night at the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2021 Most Admired CEO Awards. Thank you for setting a high standard for leadership in Atlanta. We are proud to have you all as members and partners of the Council.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Doug Hooker
Executive Director of the Atlanta Regional Commission

Leadership in Commercial Real Estate

Jeff Pollock
Owner and Managing Principal of Pollock Commercial

T. Dallas Smith
President and CEO of T. Dallas Smith & Company

Leadership in Engineers, Architects, and Contractors

Kevin Edwards
President and CEO of Eberly & Associates, Kevin Edwards

Family-Owned Business

Doug Hertz
Chairman and CEO of United Distributors

Leadership in Financial Services

Palmer Proctor
CEO of Ameris Bank

Kessel Stelling,
Synovus’ Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Leadership in Residential Real Estate

Eugene Jones Jr.
President and CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority

Leadership in Transportation

Clyde Higgs
President and CEO of the Atlanta BeltLine Inc.

Leadership in Utilities and Energy

Kevin Greiner
President and CEO of the Gas South

Music & Film

Ryan Millsap
Chairman and CEO of The Blackhall Group