Congratulations to Matt Bozzelli, ACE’s Board Chair-elect, and Theia W. Smith, ACE Advisory Council Member, for being named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle‘s 2017 40 Under 40 list!

The list consists of Atlanta metro area rising stars, forty young movers and shakers who have scaled the ranks, are making a mark in their industries and leading in their communities.

Matt currently serves as associate general counsel and assistant secretary at The Southern Company, and as practice group leader of the business development, M&A, innovation and integration legal team. He is charged with advising, supporting and executing on the company’s strategic initiatives and transactions.

Theia serves as the Executive Director of the City of Atlanta’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI). This initiative provides opportunities for entrepreneurial advancement and small business sustainability for women entrepreneurs in Atlanta. She oversees the totality of services offered by WEI, including the development and operational structure of its incubator – a best-in-class collaborative work space designed to house and curate young businesses, and empower them with the resources needed to fortify their growth, longevity and success in Atlanta’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

We are very excited for Matt and Theia and appreciate all they do to support ACE.  They will be honored at the ABC’s 40 Under 40 awards celebration at The Foundry at Puritan Mill on Thursday, Nov. 9th.



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