About Laurel Griffith
Authored 7 articles.
Features, February 05, 2013
Albany business leaders aren’t the only ones asking these questions. A quick Internet search reveals dozens of mid-size cities and small towns working to attract and retain this important group of people. Aaron Blair, Albany’s Downtown Manager, says large companies need qualified people to be successful and that need has created a business trend seen throughout the United States. Today, corporations increasingly follow the young professional.
Features, November 05, 2012
At MillerCoors, brewing beer is more than following a formula. Tim Dill, Vice President of the Albany brewery, explains how new employees join an experienced workforce to create a product the customer desires.
Features, October 08, 2012
Phil Franklin, Colony Bank's Albany Market President, explains how a focus on relationships has been important to the bank’s strong performance.
Features, September 24, 2012
MillerCoors values innovation. The corporation encourages employees to think critically, to turn problems into opportunities and to look past the status quo. Dave Dixon, environmental engineer at the Albany brewery, explains how the corporate emphasis shapes local culture here in Albany.
Features, September 20, 2012
In the second part of this two-part series, you’ll hear from Bruce C. Drennan, Executive Director, Cordele Crips Industrial Development Council. Mr. Brennan is responsible for much of the vision behind Cordele’s inland port and their amazing movement into global trade.
Features, September 19, 2012
In part one of a two part series, regional business leaders gather for the SunTrust Bank Global Trade Forum. Local experts discuss the importance of global trade and answer the question, “How will state ports bring economic gain to Georgia?
Features, August 20, 2012
When Sam Shugart speaks about Georgia Throwdown he sounds like an evangelist. He has a message. He believes it. He wants you to believe it too. He isn’t sure about every detail - after all this is the first time a music festival on this scale has come to Albany - but the organizer is confident about his vision.