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Dr. Andrea Bowens-Jones / IDG Vision Consulting & Training
Dr. Bowens-Jones is a high-performance leader and skilled developer of top talent. She spent over 15 years at Procter & Gamble in R&D leadership roles and has held various leadership positions in volunteer organizations. She has served on national and local boards, including the Polymer Division of the American Chemical Society as a Graduate Student Liaison.
Dr. Bowens-Jones has her PhD in Polymer Chemistry and cares deeply about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education and inspiring the next generation of technical leaders. In 2004 she developed the Resident Scholar Program (RSP) while at Procter & Gamble Company. RSP is a unique job-shadowing program for minority youth interested in careers in STEM. It is now a premier program for talent pipeline development at Procter & Gamble for which she received a number of awards. The program expanded to Duracell Company in 2012. She continues to expand the effort through the RSP Corporate Affiliate Program.
As President and Chief Executive Officer of IDG Vision, LLC and Certified John Maxwell Coach, Speaker, and Trainer, Dr. Bowens-Jones passionately uses her gifts, talents, and experiences together with John’s proven leadership methods to inspire, develop, and grow people to become the highest expression of themselves. You can follow Dr. Bowens-Jones’ teachings on her video blog, “Coffee Break w/ Dr. Andrea” or the local newspaper, eMetroTimes, servicing East Metro Atlanta.
Dr. Bowens-Jones and her husband, Chester, have 3 daughters. They reside in Conyers, GA.
Maria Resuta and Jackie Waice / Urban Tree Cider
Owner and Manager
Urban Tree Cidery is a true labor of love crafted by the Resuta Family. Tim and Maria were both certified as Master Cider Makers at the Cider and Perry Academy in Gloucestershire, England before founding Urban Tree out of Tim’s spirited passion for all things cider.