Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat: Jackie Cannizzo, C5 Georgia Youth Foundation
C5 Georgia Youth Foundation aims to open windows of opportunity for high promise teens who come from under-resourced communities. Executive Director Jackie Cannizzo joined Business Beat to share the success stories of the leadership camps they operate for underserved youth. Host Roger Lusby was also joined by Donna Beatty, CPA, a Partner with Frazier & Deeter who also serves as Board Chair of C5 Georgia. Business Beat is presented by Alpharetta CPA firm Frazier & Deeter.
C5 Georgia Youth Foundation
C5 Georgia is a 5-year leadership development program designed by PhDs and youth development experts to serve under-resourced middle and high school youth.
C5’s mission is to change the odds of success for high potential teens from under-resourced communities by inspiring them to pursue personal success while preparing them for leadership roles in college, work, and their communities.
Their curriculum centers on experiential learning activities that empower youth to develop life skills and become C5 Leaders.
C5 offers year-round programming in Leadership, College and Career Readiness, Community Service, and Social Awareness.
Jackie Cannizzo, Executive Director, C5 Georgia Youth Foundation
In 2017, Jackie Cannizzo became executive director of C5 Georgia Youth Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering teens from under-resourced communities. Jackie specializes in nonprofit management, event planning, business development, sports marketing, new business, leadership development, fundraising, activation, and the game of golf.
Other projects include the launch of Dare to Golf, a program dedicated to helping women in business use golf to advance their careers, and helping PGA Junior League Golf go national.
Jackie is also the Founder and President of the Esther Cannizzo Junior Golf Foundation and is a board member of Purple Heart Homes Metro Atlanta.
Frazier & Deeter
The Alpharetta office of Frazier & Deeter is home to a thriving CPA tax practice, a growing advisory practice and an Employee Benefit Plan Services group. CPAs and advisors in the Frazier & Deeter Alpharetta office serve clients across North Georgia and around the country with services such as personal tax planning, estate planning, business tax planning, business tax compliance, state and local tax planning, financial statement reviews, financial statement audits, employee benefit plan audits, internal audit outsourcing, cyber security, data privacy, SOX and other regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions and more. Alpharetta CPAs serve clients ranging from business owners and executives to large corporations.
Roger Lusby, host of Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat, is an Alpharetta CPA and Alpharetta Office Managing Partner for Frazier & Deeter. He is also a member of the Tax Department in charge of coordinating tax and accounting services for our clientele. His responsibilities include a review of a variety of tax returns with an emphasis in the individual, estate, and corporate areas. Client assistance is also provided in the areas of financial planning, executive compensation and stock option planning, estate and succession planning, international planning (FBAR, SFOP), health care, real estate, manufacturing, technology, and service companies.
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