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August 26, 2014
Elesys North America Executive Manager to Serve as Gwinnett Tech Foundation Board Chair
Mike Price Will Lead Gwinnett Tech Trustees
GWINNETT – NORTH FULTON
Mike Price, executive manager of Elesys North America, Inc., is the new chair of the Gwinnett Tech Foundation Board of Trustees.
Price will lead the Foundation trustees in their work to advance support and funding for Gwinnett Technical College's programs and facilities, student scholarships, and faculty and staff development. The board's first meeting of the 2014-2015 academic year was held on campus last week.
Price joined Elesys, located in Suwanee, in 2004 where he has held a broad range of management roles. His diverse background includes expertise in areas such as human resources, information technology and general corporate affairs. Price has a wealth of knowledge in international, hi-tech manufacturing industries. He is a graduate of Executive MBA Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
The Gwinnett Tech Foundation Board received the designation of Role Model Board from the state's Technical College Foundation Association (TCFA) in 2012, honored for their hard work and dedication. The Role Model Board designation recognizes that the Gwinnett Tech Foundation operates at the highest standard of legal and financial standards, and that its trustees are active and engaged in the foundation's development initiatives.
The Gwinnett Tech Foundation Board of Trustees includes:
- Mike Price, Chair
Executive Manager, Elesys North American, Inc.
- Mark Singleton, Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer, COINdata, LLC.
- Dr. Scott Muri, Secretary
Deputy Superintendent for Academics, Fulton County Schools
- Mac Peden, Treasurer
(retired) Senior Vice President, ADP, Inc.
- Dr. Steve Flynt
Chief Strategy & Performance Officer, Gwinnett County Public Schools
- Amy Greiner
Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
- Dan King
(retired) King & Spalding
- Jim McGean
Managing Partner, MobiNue
- Sean Murphy
Chief Executive Officer, Procurri
- Kim Ryan
Chief Executive Officer, Eastside Medical Center
- Sandy Shumate
President, Shumate Mechanical
- Lee Tucker
Mahaffey, Pickens, Tucker, LLP
- J. Alvin Wilbanks
Superintendent, Gwinnett County Public Schools
- Martin Hollis
(retired) SunTrust Bank
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate options that can be completed in two years or less. The college serves more than 20,000 annually through college credit, adult education and continuing education programs. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of the region it serves. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech's service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.