LIVE from the GNFCC Grand Opening Celebration: Melvin Everson, Gwinnett Technical College (North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 521)
Melvin Everson, Gwinnett Technical College, stopped by to chat with North Fulton Business Radio host John Ray during the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Grand Opening Celebration. Melvin discussed Gwinnett Tech’s presence in North Fulton, recent developments at the college, why Gwinnett Tech is so active in GNFCC, and more.
This show was originally broadcast live from the Grand Opening celebration and ribbon cutting of the new offices of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce at the 10000 Building at Avalon in Alpharetta, Georgia, on August 18, 2022.
North Fulton Business Radio is produced and broadcast by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® inside Renasant Bank in Alpharetta.
Gwinnett Technical College
Gwinnett Tech has been providing career-focused education and training for our region for more than 35 years. Our programs focus on real-world education for real-world jobs and help you gain the knowledge you need to realize your dreams.
We offer more than 140 programs – degree, diploma and certificate options – that you can finish in two years or less. Programs in the fastest growing fields, plus emerging industries and technologies, where employers need a highly skilled workforce and our graduates are in demand.
Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.
Melvin Everson, Vice President, Economic Development, Gwinnett Technical College
Melvin Everson leads the College’s economic programming with a plethora of workforce development programs focused on training and education to grow businesses. He oversees continuing education, career services, and the Launch Pointe Center for Career Experience.
Everson brings more than 30 years of leadership and economic development in both the public and private sectors.
Everson mostly recently served as the College’s Director of Business and Industry Training. Prior to joining the College, he served as the Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development and Executive Director of the Georgia Commission of Equal Opportunity. Everson also served as a Georgia State Representative for House District 106, on the Snellville City Council, and in the United States Army. Everson holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from Albany State University.
Questions and Topics in the Interview:
- Gwinnett Tech
- Recent developments
- Gwinnett Tech’s connection to GNFCC
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Special thanks to A&S Culinary Concepts for their support of this edition of North Fulton Business Radio. A&S Culinary Concepts, based in Johns Creek, is an award-winning culinary studio, celebrated for corporate catering, corporate team building, Big Green Egg Boot Camps, and private group events. They also provide oven-ready, cooked-from-scratch meals to go they call “Let Us Cook for You.” To see their menus and events, go to their website or call 678-336-9196.