Greta Cairns/SCI Companies
SCI Companies is a first in class Human Resource Provider specializing in offering solutions to help companies leverage the full potential of their human capital. SCI offers professional HR and business consultation, Human Resource Information Technology, HR administration in the areas of payroll, benefits, workers’ compensation, performance management, talent acquisition and efficient processes to help maintain compliance with both state and federal regulations. SCI’s professionals maintain expertise in all areas of Human Resources to support companies at every stage of their life cycle. SCI Companies has developed innovative services designed to allow businesses to focus on their core areas of performance in order to fully support the business goals of the organization.
Cindy Southwell/AFR Furniture Rental
AFR Furniture Rental is a national company that provides office, event, trade show and residential furniture. AFR is headquartered in Pennsauken, NJ and has sixteen locations across the United States. The Atlanta location of AFR expanded into a 30,000 square foot facility in January 2013 after purchasing the office division of Aaron’s in September, 2012.
AFR was first introduced to the Atlanta market in 2011 with the Events division and rapidly grew adding on Office, Trade Show and Residential furniture. The success of Atlanta’s growth is due to the leadership skills of Ron Benedit, formally of Aaron’s, and the skilled team he has built.
Lisa Kennedy/Bobby Dodd Institute
Bobby Dodd Institute (BDI) helps people with disabilities and disadvantages gain the dignity of work and the security and purpose that work brings. They fulfill their mission by sustaining good jobs in their mission-based businesses, offering high quality job training, and connecting businesses with talented, committed employees.
BDI employs more than 200 people with disabilities in their own businesses and social enterprises. These deliver critical services for community businesses, such as call centers, packaging and fulfillment services, mail room operations, janitorial services and grounds maintenance.