Today’s episode shines the spotlight on LEAD Atlanta and Members of the LEAD Atlanta Class of 2013.
An entrepreneur, Anna Ruth Williams founded AR|PR in 2012, having previously managed communications for national and international B2B and B2C accounts as well as high-profile political figures.
She has a proven record of executing strategic online marketing campaigns and securing media coverage in some of the nation’s biggest outlets, such as Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Fast Company, Forbes, GigaOM, Hispanic Business and Industry Week.
Anna Ruth graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama where she won four national championships in public speaking events. She’s completed post graduate coursework in strategic public relations at George Washington University.
Active in the community, Anna Ruth is a Kate’s Club Ambassador, helping children who have lost a parent. Her work as co-chair of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Atlanta Chapter has been recognized by Simply Buckhead Magazine and earned the nonprofit consecutive national awards for “Outstanding Chapter PR.” She is a member of the LEAD Atlanta Class of 2013, the Public Relations Society of America and the Technology Association of Georgia.
Kashi Sehgal is Co-Founder and CEO of Gigabark, a mobile messaging company specializing in phone, text, and survey broadcasts and custom solutions. She serves as a Board Member of Georgia’s WIN List, and as a member of the Fulton County Career & Technical Education Advisory Council. A co-founder of two non-profits , Music For Tomorrow and Mentor Walk, Kashi serves as Executive Vice President of the Campus Community Partnership Foundation and CEO of KTrain, her consulting company. She earned her undergraduate degree from The George Washington University and a graduate degree from Georgia Tech.
Brad is the President and co-owner of Whiter Image, LLC, an international manufacturer and distributor of professional and consumer teeth whitening products for the dental and beauty industries. He is on the board of Achievers International, a non-profit focused on educational outreach through international business in high schools and co-founded an annual charity that supports the Breast Cancer Survivors Network. A native of Atlanta, Brad earned his undergraduate degree in Finance and Marketing from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.