About Thressea Boyd

Authored 18 articles.


  • University of Georgia Offers Accelerated JD and MBA Program 

    Features, July 20, 2016

    To help meet the growing demand for lawyers with business acumen, the University of Georgia now provides an opportunity for students to graduate with both a law degree (JD) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in only three years.

  • Center of Innovation for Manufacturing: Developing Partnerships to Grow Georgia’s Industries

    Features, April 27, 2016

    In an increasingly competitive global environment, Georgia’s manufacturing industry is using cutting-edge technology to develop new products for commercialization and increase the number of manufacturing-related jobs throughout the state. The Center of Innovation for Manufacturing, a program of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, is using university-led research to help the manufacturing industry throughout Georgia develop new products and processes.

  • Georgia’s Aerospace Industry Reaching New Heights

    Features, March 08, 2016

    The Centers of Innovation, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, is focused on helping industries and small businesses connect, compete, and grow globally. This is the first in a series of articles focused on the Georgia Department of Economic Development Centers of Innovation, which has six centers located throughout the state: Aerospace, Agribusiness, Energy Technology, Information Technology, Logistics, and Manufacturing.

  • GMSDC Celebrates 40 Years of Helping Minority Businesses Develop and Grow

    Features, January 27, 2016

    The Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council is celebrating 40 years of advocating on behalf of Georgia’s minority businesses. Serving as the state’s leading small business development and supplier diversity organization, the GMSDC advances business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises. At their 33rd Spirit of Alliance Awards gala, they named Paul Bowers of Georgia Power Executive of the Year.

  • UGA Law Students Gain Valuable Work Experience in the Atlanta Market

    Features, January 22, 2016

    Students at the University of Georgia School of Law can now earn full-time professional experience in the Atlanta market while continuing to work toward a degree from the state’s flagship institution. The Georgia Law Atlanta campus is located at the Terry College of Business Executive Education Center, across from the Lenox Square Mall in Buckhead.

  • How to Improve Cash Flow; Enhance Productivity and Efficiency

    Features, December 08, 2015

    Managing cash while increasing efficiency and productivity are critical success factors for today’s business managers. State Bank offers a suite of treasury services to help companies of all sizes manage financial transactions securely and efficiently.

  • John Stemlar with Sage Offers Advice in Navigating the Atlanta Real Estate Market

    Features, December 07, 2015

    Metro Atlanta CEO talked to John Stemlar, co-founder of Sage Real Estate Advisors, who offered his insight into the Atlanta real estate market and provided advice to prospective homebuyers and sellers. Stemlar, along with his partner, Jeff Muller, established Sage in 2007 to bring fiduciary agency to residential brokerage, and have built a team of professionals with backgrounds in real estate, law, business and consulting.

  • Newnan-Coweta Chamber Recognized as National “Chamber of the Year’

    News, November 11, 2015

  • Interview With Newly Appointed Chairman & CEO of SunTrust Banks Atlanta Allison Dukes

    Features, October 23, 2015

    SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced that Allison Dukes, Atlanta Division president has been named the Atlanta Division chairman and CEO, succeeding Jenner Wood, who has been named corporate executive vice president, reporting to Mark Chancy, SunTrust Wholesale Banking executive. Both appointments were effective Oct. 22.

  • Graham Clark Discusses NIIT Technologies Digital Services in Atlanta

    Features, October 22, 2015

    Atlanta CEO discusses with Graham Clark, executive vice president and head of NIIT Technologies Digital Services in Atlanta, about the focus of his new job responsibilities, benefits of having its U.S. headquarters in Atlanta, and future development in digital services.

  • Predikto Streamlines Operations with Predictive Analytics

    Features, October 09, 2015

    When a large European railroad network needed assistance in predicting the probability of train delays caused by mechanical malfunctions, they contacted Atlanta-based Predikto, Inc., a predictive analytics software company.

  • Georgia Continues to Create New Jobs and Strengthen Economic Investments

    Features, October 06, 2015

    Georgia continues to strengthen its economic growth and employment opportunities through the creation of new jobs. According to a press release issued by the Global Commerce division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), a total of 26,951 new jobs were created and generated $4.75 billion in investment during FY15.

  • Blanchard Forum Focused on Changing Leadership Culture

    Features, August 27, 2015

    More than 1,200 people packed the Columbus Convention & Trade Center for the 10thannual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum Aug. 24-25. Hosted by the Leadership Institute at Columbus State University, this year’s forum featured an acclaimed group of best-selling authors, leadership experts, and a social entrepreneur.

  • PGi CEO Boland T. Jones Shares His Entrepreneurial Insights

    Features, August 11, 2015

    Boland T. Jones shares his entrepreneurial insights on how PGi (Premiere Global Services, Inc.) has expanded into the world’s largest dedicated provider of collaboration software and services. Jones, who serves as PGi’s Founder, Chairman and CEO, supports a visionary leadership approach.

  • Savannah Logistics Lunch Presents Regional Focus on Growing Trade in Perishables

    News, August 11, 2015

  • Guardian Pharmacy of Atlanta Impacting Long-Term Care in Georgia

    Features, June 25, 2015

    According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, almost 70 percent of people turning 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives. To meet the expanding needs of long-term residential care, Guardian Pharmacy of Atlanta is developing partnerships with assisted living, skilled nursing, and behavioral health facilities.

  • Georgia Credit Unions Affiliates Host Business Leaders from Dominican Republic

    Features, June 22, 2015

    Georgia Credit Union Affiliates will host a group of business leaders from the Dominican Foundation for Social and Cooperative Development (FUNDESCOOP) in Atlanta June 22-24. The visitors represent financial and non-financial cooperatives in the Dominican Republic. Established in 2007, FUNDESCOOP is a non-profit group devoted to finding solutions to social and business needs in the Dominican Republic.

  • Georgia GROW Green Promotes International Trade Development

    Features, May 12, 2015

    The Georgia Department of Economic Development welcomes representatives from international companies as part of the GROW (Georgia Reaching Out Worldwide) Green program. International buyers from Israel, China, and Brazil are in Savannah and Atlanta, to meet with state exporters.