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Alicyn McLeod / FinLogic, LLC
Alicyn McLeod specializes in tax planning and compliance for closely-held businesses and not-for-profits. She also offers fiduciary services, including serving as trustee, administrator, financial power of attorney, and conservator. She previously ran her own solo practice and brings the same drive and dedication to her clients at FinLogic, along with 15 + years of accounting & tax experience.
Alicyn, a Georgia native, is a graduate of Augusta University where she earned both her Bachelors in Business Administration in Accounting and her Masters of Business Administration. She is an animal-lover who wanted to be a veterinarian as a child and accidentally stumbled into accounting while working her way through school. She quickly appreciated that each day holds its own unique professional challenges and learning opportunities. She enjoys applying her specialized knowledge to her clients’ business and tax situations to help them understand and navigate confusing issues that have a large impact on their finances.
Alicyn resides in Buckhead and is an active member of the Atlanta business community. She contributes her professional skills by volunteering with several organizations including serving as President-Elect of the American Woman’s Society of CPAs – Georgia Chapter, Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta (a German cultural center) as treasurer, Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s finance committee, and Georgia Lawyers for the Arts’ advisory board.
Emma Foulkes / Foulkes Steele Wealth Management
Certified Financial Planner, Managing Partner, Branch Manager
Emma Foulkes is a Certified Financial Planner, Managing Partner and Branch manager of Foulkes Steele Wealth Management. Emma Has been guiding clients to financial freedom for over 15 years. She is a board member & the Past President of the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and Past board member of the Financial planning association. She is a disabled veteran of the U.S. Army – Operation Desert Storm.
Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk (Host) / bbr Marketing
Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk has been a member of the creative and marketing services community for over 20 years and does not appear to be leaving it anytime soon. As president of bbr marketing, she has relished the challenges of entrepreneurship as she worked to grow and nurture a new business. Since the firm’s inception in 2009, Bonnie has led the young company to become widely recognized and respected within the professional services marketing niche, with award-winning client websites and an outstanding history of business success having worked with clients in 23 states and 2 Canadian provinces.