Chapters: Atlanta

About Us

The Atlanta Chapter of the ASP is a community of strategic thinkers dedicated to building individual and organizational effectiveness through planning and execution. Our community includes representatives from most of the top Atlanta area businesses and includes a variety of industries. Members learn from and network with some of the best and the brightest strategic leaders in the Southeast.

Our programs are held in the mornings on the 2nd Friday of each month. We alternate between speaker presentations and interactive roundtable discussions with practical exercises, covering a variety of strategy-related topics. Networking opportunities with the speaker(s) and other attendees are included in all of our meetings.

Opportunities for further involvement, through participation on specific committees and Board membership, provide further opportunities for learning and networking.

The Atlanta Chapter of the ASP has started its own group on LinkedIn (Association for Strategic Planning — Atlanta) to share strategic insights and information, as well as additional information about our upcoming events. Please visit and join us on LinkedIn.

Chapter Advisory Board of Directors



  Lauret Howard
  VP, Chief Risk Officer, NASCO
  Past President
  Sharon R Odom, CPA
  VP Strategic Planning & Performance, Delta Community Credit Union
  Past President
  Laurie Bacopoulos
  President & CEO, Cobblestone Consulting Inc.
  Past President & Strategic Advisor
  Susan Obermeier
  Director and Americas Lead, One Better Programme, Brambles LTD
  Dawn Gregory
  COO and Managing Partner, Synergy Solutions Group
  Chris Hankins
  Manager, Strategic Research & Reporting, Delta Community Credit Union
  Chair - Programs and Events
  Henry Whitlow
  CEO, Hudson Strategic Group
  Chair - Membership
  Joe Coberly
  Georgia Innovation Program Manager, Georgia Technology Authority
  Chair - Social Media

  Ryan Applegate

  Senior Manager, Jabian Consulting
  Kevin Center
  Atlanta Area Developer, PostNet and Owner, PostNet Atlanta (Buckhead)
  Jan Carlson
  President/CEO, Smart Communications, Inc. 
Contact Us

200-411 Richmond Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 3S5
f. 416.929.5256

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