A transition of leadership is underway at the Georgia Research Alliance, a pivotal public-private partnership that has catapulted the state into a top place for scientific research and innovation. Susan Shows, president and CEO since September 2020, has been with GRA for 22 years. She made it official Wednesday, announcing that she’ll retire as CEO […]
The Georgia Research Alliance, now more than 30 years old, has been an integral force in developing Georgia’s knowledge-based economy by partnering with the state’s research universities and investing in promising technology ventures coming out of those institutions.
Thirty years ago – on June 6, 1990 – the inaugural board meeting of the Georgia Research Alliance took place – a pivotal moment for universities, the state and businesses.
As published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Feb. 15, 2019
Leaders behind the Georgia Research Alliance are seeking to gain traction under the administration of newly-elected Gov. Brian Kemp.
Atlanta will be losing the headquarters of its largest bank with the announced merger of SunTrust Bank and BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT).
But the deal is so compelling that it was worth losing the headquarters, according to two key leaders of the Atlanta bank.