Fynn Glover founded RootsRated.com in 2012. The company leveraged its origins as a digital publisher to develop content marketing SaaS for small e-commerce businesses and rebranded as Matcha. In 2018, the company raised its Series A from Atlanta-based TechOperators and relocated from Chattanooga to Atlanta. He has a BA from the University of Richmond, where he played soccer and studied international relations and French.
Ravi Venkatesan is a Product and Technology Leader specializing in driving Business and Technology alignment with Bridge2 Solutions. Passionate disruptive new product development and innovation. His top strengths include lateral thinking, being a talent magnet, simplifying complex business problems using technology.
Ravi has 15 years of experience in Consulting, Product Development, and Technology and has worked with industry leaders including 7 years with Accenture deploying large-scale technologies for Fortune 100 clients, and 4 years with Cbeyond deploying technology to power Cloud and Communications products for SMBs.
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Joey Kline is a Vice President at JLL, specializing in office brokerage and tenant representation. As an Atlanta native, he has a deep passion for promoting the economic growth and continued competitiveness of communities in and around Atlanta, as well as the Southeast as a whole. He has completed transactions in every major submarket of metro Atlanta, and works primarily with start-ups, advertising/marketing agencies, and publicly-traded companies. With a healthy mix of tenacious drive and analytical insights, Joey is a skilled negotiator who advises clients on a myriad of complex real estate matters.
With a strategy and business development background, Joey is first and foremost a pragmatic advisor to his clients. Most recently, he was the Director of Business Development for American Fueling Systems, an Atlanta-based alternative energy company. While at JLL, he has become a member of the Million Dollar Club, and has built a reputation as an expert on the intersection of transit-accessibility and urban real estate. With intimate involvement in site selection and planning/zoning concerns, Joey approaches real estate from the perspective of the end user, and thus possesses a unique lens through which to serve his clients.
Joey holds a Master of Business Administration from Emory University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a founder, board member, and the treasurer of Advance Atlanta, and also sits on the Selection Committee for the Association for Corporate Growth’s Fast 40 event. In addition, he is a member of CoreNet and the Urban Land Institute. Finally, he is part of LEAD Atlanta’s Class of 2019.
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