A highly sought after speaker, consultant, and leadership expert, Randy Walton has been challenging the norms of business thought for over 20 years. Randy is a pioneer in developing compelling and profitable market strategies through the use of a unique, core value assessment and ideation process. He has extensive experience in corporate strategic planning, operations management, marketing, technology operations, business consulting, and organizational leadership. As President of The Walton Group, Inc., Randy works and travels extensively throughout North America and Western Europe mentoring and advising senior leaders and executive teams.
Randy also serves as an Elder at North Point Community Church, an advisory board member for GlobalX Global Missions, on the advancement team for Ambassadors for Christ (AFCI), and is heavily involved in coaching and supporting two thriving local churches in Barcelona and Sevilla, Spain.
Brian currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for Ronald Blue & Co., a nationally recognized fee-only financial and investment consulting firm, serving 5,000 clients throughout the U.S. and managing approximately $4 billion in investment assets on their behalf. In addition to providing senior leadership for RB&Co.'s corporate financial matters, Brian oversees the firm's Tax and Business Services offering and consults on various client related matters, including strategic business planning and corporate ownership succession. Brian is a Principal of RB&Co. and a member of the firm's Management Committee. Prior to joining RB&Co., Brian served for over 10 years in various roles in the financial services industry, primarily in the investment banking and private equity sectors.
For over 12 years, Brian has been involved in helping high capacity individuals clarify their Kingdom vision and move toward active engagement in ministry. He is passionate about equipping others to steward their time, talent and treasure for maximum Kingdom impact. Following several years as a Board member of Halftime of Georgia, Brian helped launch The Barnabas Group Atlanta in 2008 and currently serves as Chairman of the Board.
Brian and his wife, Cindy, are active members of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia. Brian serves on FBC's stewardship committee and leads the church's stewardship education efforts. He and Cindy are joyfully raising three children, Katherine, Clayton and Sarah Caroline.
Mr. Allman is Owner and Chairman of Regent Partners, a real estate development company based in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1976 Magna Cum Laude, as a Rufus Choate Scholar and with Distinction in Economics.
Prior to founding Regent Partners in 1988, Mr. Allman was with Allman & Company, a commercial real estate brokerage company he founded; Albritton Development Company and Cushman & Wakefield of Georgia.
Mr. Allman has been involved in the development, acquisition, sale, and marketing of all major real estate product types. Notable projects include the acquisition and redevelopment of the 2+ million square foot Tower Place complex in the Buckhead sub-market of Atlanta, including the 50-story 3344 Peachtree mixed-use tower; the acquisition of a RTC portfolio consisting primarily of prime land tracts in Atlanta and selection by the U.S. Army as developer and asset manager for its first privatization of military housing. Since 1993, Regent has developed or acquired more than $1.5 billion in real estate assets throughout the U.S.
Current civic involvements by Mr. Allman include Chairman of the Buckhead Community Improvement District (CID), Chairman of the Livable Communities Coalition (LLC), Executive Committee of the Buckhead Coalition, Board of Directors for Buckhead Community Bank, Governor appointee to Board of Governors for the Georgia World Congress Center, Board of Directors of FCS Urban Ministries and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Atlanta Christian Foundation and Board of Governors for the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. Allman also serves on Opportunity International’s Board of Directors for its Community Development pilot project in Nicaragua.
Husband, father of four, grandfather of eight, Holy spirit-filled, retired computer executive.
Mark J. Alvarez is a high-energy executive with proven growth & turnaround expertise.
Mark was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Microtek Medical (Nasdaq:MTMD), a $178MM global healthcare manufacturer of infection control products with 1,900 employees across 5 business units with Manufacturing facilities in US, Europe, Dominican Republic, Mexico, & China since August 2005.
Prior to joining Microtek Medical and since 2002, Mark served as the President of Recall North America, a $240MM document management solutions company with 2,000 employees across 150 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Prior to joining Recall North America, Mark served in progressively more senior positions with GE from 1983 to 2002, initially with GE Medical Systems and thereafter in more senior leadership positions within GE Corporate Marketing and Sales with responsibility across all of GE’s Industrial and Capital businesses.
Mark earned his BA from the University of Louisville and his MBA from Illinois State University. Mark has Advisory Board positions with Nioxin Research Laboratories in Atlanta & The Barnabas Group of GA. Mark & his wife Greta live in the Atlanta area with their 2 sons Austin & Andrew. Austin is currently a junior at Clemson University, Andrew a junior at Alpharetta High School.
Scott is a Principal with Convergence Recruiting Solutions, Inc., an executive search and advisory services firm he founded to serve emerging and mid-cap companies. His recruiting experience spans more than a dozen years and includes engagements for industry-leading, companies such as BellSouth, Cingular Wireless, Coca Cola Enterprises, Cousins Properties, Cox Communications, Deloitte Consulting, Invisible Fence, Kilpatrick Stockton, Morrison Homes, and Southern Company. Scott has also had the privilege of recruiting for national non-profit organizations, including Apartment Life, FamilyLife, The National Science Center, and Prison Fellowship, as well as Georgia-based non-profits like the Athens Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Family Council, North Point Community Church, and TAPPI.
Scott is an active member of Perimeter Church; a long-time participant with High Tech Ministries; the former volunteer Executive Director for Half Time of Georgia (a non-profit ministry that equips business professionals on their journey from “success to significance”); and a member of the Executive Advisory Council for DBM. Scott earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Georgia. He and his wife of 20+ years live in Atlanta, Georgia (Alpharetta) with their two teenage children and two dogs (lab mixes). Scott is a competitive tennis player who enjoys outdoor and family activities, including hiking, camping, and skiing…as well as reading and politics.