GNFCC Year in Review and Leadership Transition: An Interview with 2020 Chair Alan Najjar and 2021 Chair Lindsey Petrini (GNFCC 400 Insider, Episode 54)
On this edition of the “GNFCC 400 Insider,” GNFCC CEO Kali Boatright is joined by Alan Najjar, GNFCC’s 2020 Chair, and Lindsey Petrini, GNFCC’s 2021 Chair. Alan and Lindsey offer a GNFCC Year in Review for 2020 and discuss their leadership transition. “The GNFCC 400 Insider” is presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®.
Alan Najjar, Director of Business Development, Smith & Howard
Alan Najjar has overseen the business development efforts of Smith & Howard since 2011. He started his career in banking after graduating from the University of Georgia. A veteran of the Atlanta banking and business community, Alan has held executive level leadership positions at SunTrust Bank and other Georgia financial institutions. Prior to joining Smith & Howard, he was the EVP and Chief Operating Officer of an Atlanta-based financial services company.
Alan is the outgoing Chair of the Board of Directors for The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and is a trustee emeritus for Georgia Gwinnett College Foundation and Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia. He is active in numerous civic, social, and academic organizations. Alan and his wife, Donna, are long-time residents of Gwinnett County, and when away from the office, Alan most enjoys sunrises on the lake and time with his family.
Lindsey Petrini, Chief Operating Officer, Wellstar North Fulton Hospital
The hospital is recognized for its accredited cancer program, trauma and primary stroke center designations, and for providing a continuum of services through its centers and programs, including neurosciences, pain management, cardiology, women’s services, rehabilitation, surgical services, and oncology. For more information click here.
About GNFCC and “The GNFCC 400 Insider”
“The GNFCC 400 Insider” is presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) and is hosted by Kali Boatright, President and CEO of GNFCC. The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit, member-driven organization comprised of over 1400 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals. Their service area includes Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Roswell and Sandy Springs. GNFCC is the leading voice on economic development, business growth and quality of life issues in North Fulton County.
The GNFCC promotes the interests of our members by assuming a leadership role in making North Fulton an excellent place to work, live, play and stay. They provide one voice for all local businesses to influence decision makers, recommend legislation, and protect the valuable resources that make North Fulton a popular place to live.
For more information on GNFCC and its North Fulton County service area, follow this link or call (770) 993-8806. For more information on other GNFCC events such as this North Fulton Mayors Appreciation Lunch, follow this link.