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LittlePINKBook.com invites women to join conversation Nov. 12 with top female executives

LittlePINKBook.com invites women to join conversation Nov. 12 with top female executives

ATLANTA -- LittlePINKBook.com, America’s No. 1 digital platform for career women, will host its 9th Annual Fall Empowerment Event on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Top-level female executives will share their experiences with rising through the corporate ranks to an audience of like-minded, successful women motivated to get there.  

Executives on the panel will be asked questions from the event’s moderator, Carol Costello, anchor at CNN Newsroom, Little PINK Book’s CEO and Founding Editor Cynthia Good as well as attendees. Panelists include:

UHY taps Lauren Oxley as Consulting Manager in Management & Technology Consulting group

UHY taps Lauren Oxley as Consulting Manager in Management & Technology Consulting group

ATLANTA -- UHY LLP Georgia today announced the appointment of Lauren Oxley as a Consulting Manager in the firm’s Management & Technology Consulting department, with a focus in Enterprise Optimization. Based in the Atlanta office, she will be serving UHY clients nationwide, bringing exceptional experience in management and professional consulting in the technology, media and telecommunications industries. She reports to UHY LLP’s Managing Director in the southeast, Frank Fenello.

“Lauren Oxley adds great depth and strength to our management consulting group, particularly her media and telecom experience,” said Frank Fenello, managing director for UHY LLP in the Southeast. “Not only does she have skills that our clients will love, her international work experience gives her an added perspective that provides greater strength to our team."

Oxley’s professional skills include:

2013 Suzi Awards nominees revealed

2013 Suzi Awards nominees revealed

ATLANTA -- The nominees for the 2012-13 Suzi Bass Awards were announced Monday.

This year's Suzi Nomination Party was held at 7 Stages Theatre in Little Five Points and was hosted by past Suzi winners Ingrid Cole and Glenn Rainey.

RELATED | See last year's Suzi nominees
RELATED | See last year's Suzi winners

The Suzi Awards are named for Suzi Bass, a well-loved Atlanta actress who died of cancer in 2002. Every year, they honor some of the best theater productions in metro Atlanta.

Kasim Reed kicks off reelection campaign

Kasim Reed kicks off reelection campaign

ATLANTA -- Popular Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed kicked off his 2013 reelection campaign with a rally on the front steps of City Hall.

The 44-year-old mayor said he held Monday's event mainly to reassure everyone he has no other political ambitions despite receiving several offers.

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"I've got my dream job," the former Democratic state lawmaker said. "Sorry if people think I don't aim high enough ... my mother thinks I should be a senator by now."

"I think I make the mayor's office look sexy," Reed added with a laugh.

When asked about his plans four years from now, he said he wasn't sure.

Atlanta-based Cardlytics appoints CFO

Atlanta-based Cardlytics appoints CFO

ATLANTA -- Atlanta-based Cardlytics, the leader in Card-Linked Marketing, today announced a key addition to the leadership of the company. The company named Jim Morgan as its first Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Morgan will lead the finance and accounting teams at Cardlytics, and will be based in Atlanta.

“Jim comes at a pivotal point for Cardlytics,” said Scott Grimes, CEO of Cardlytics “His global financial management expertise - and depth of experience in navigating significant growth - is exactly what we need to take the company to the next level.”

Morgan Stanley’s Michael Merlin joins Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors

Morgan Stanley’s Michael Merlin joins Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors

ATLANTA -- Michael Merlin, an Executive Director at Hansberger & Merlin of Morgan Stanley in Atlanta has recently been named to the 2013-2014 Board of Directors at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO).

“We are excited and pleased that Michael Merlin will be joining our Board of Directors,” said Atlanta Symphony Orchestra President & CEO Stanley E. Romanstein, Ph.D. “Michael has been a tremendous supporter of the ASO, and we look forward to having his superb leadership and business expertise help shape the future of this renowned Orchestra.”

Mr. Merlin commented, “I am both honored and humbled to have the opportunity to be a part of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Board.  The dedication that the ASO has to music education for all members of our community is inspiring.  I look forward to working with my fellow board members and the ASO to increase the impact of this great organization.”

Conway MacKenzie Inc. builds litigation support services as Glen Jenkins joins as Director

Conway MacKenzie Inc. builds litigation support services as Glen Jenkins joins as Director

Conway MacKenzie Inc. has recently added Glen Jenkins as a director to its Atlanta regional office. Jenkins will help build the firm’s commercial and bankruptcy litigation support services in the Southeast and provide his expertise in forensic accounting. This announcement was made by Greg Charleston, senior managing director of Conway MacKenzie and leader of the turnaround and restructuring firm’s Atlanta office.

As consultants to counsel or as expert witnesses, Jenkins and other Conway MacKenzie experts analyze and present the economic issues, bringing order and clarity to the financial evidence. “Our firm’s commitments to rigorous analysis and preparation have earned us a reputation for providing credible and effective expert testimony,” stated Charleston. “Ultimately we transform abstract notions into recognizable processes to help decision-makers comprehend the issues. I know Glen will develop creative solutions to difficult problems to help serve our clients.”