First Woman President & CEO, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

Hala Moddelmog became the first female president and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce (MACOC) in January 2014. She has spent the last 20 years of her career in president and CEO roles.  She is a multi-dimensional leader with areas of strength in strategic planning, marketing, brand and product development, and assembling and managing high performance teams.  She is known as a transformation specialist who revitalizes brands.

Prior to joining MACOC, Moddelmog was president of Atlanta-based Arby’s Restaurant Group, an international quick-service restaurant chain. In 2006, she was chosen as president and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world’s largest grassroots organization working to eradicate breast cancer through education, awareness, public policy and science throughout the globe. Moddelmog was the first woman to lead an international restaurant company when in 1995 she was named president of Church’s Chicken, the world’s third largest chicken brand. 

WHO:      Hala Moddelmog, Pres., & CEO, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

WHAT:    Women in Technology Forum

WHEN:    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | 7:30AM – 9:00AM

WHERE:  Westin ATL Perimeter North, 7 Concourse Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328

Erin Wolf, Moderator

Serving as Moderator will be Erin Wolf, a nationally-recognized speaker, executive coach and consultant in the areas of leadership development, diversity, organizational change, and organizational strategy. Erin is the Founding Director of The Coles College of Business Women’s Leadership Center at Kennesaw State University. 

At the Coles College of Business Women’s Leadership Center at Kennesaw State University she develops and implements initiatives and connections to help women students and professionals reach their greatest leadership potential. At KSU, she teaches Leadership, Strategy, Business Plan Development and Change Management in Kennesaw State’s Executive MBA program. She is also the Managing Partner of SuiteTrack, a firm dedicated to helping companies advance their female professionals and future leaders in the workplace.

Erin has more than 25 years of experience and has worked for well-known firms such as Bain & Company, Goldman Sachs, Accenture and Salomon Brothers Inc. Before founding SuiteTrack, Erin was Managing Director at Alvarez and Marsal where she drove business development and content delivery in the Southeast region. Prior to that, Erin was Vice President of Strategy and Executive Team member for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Chief Strategy Officer for ChoicePoint, a $1 billion data services company. 

Women in Technology (WIT), an Atlanta-based organization, passionately supports women at every stage of their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers — from the classroom to the boardroom. WIT enables women to build strong networks, develop leadership skills and advance their careers. WIT is the largest, most active female-centered STEM organization in the metro Atlanta region. WIT has set a goal of making Georgia the state with the highest percentage of women in the STEM workforce by the year 2020.

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