Millennium Magazine_10th Ed

9 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ADVERTISING, MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS NORTH ATLANTA AREA DIRECTOR Christian Leadership Concepts Powder Springs, GA OWNER, PRESIDENT TLC Marketing & Creative Services, Inc. Bonita Springs, FL G. MICHAEL ESCOE Prior to accepting his current role as North Atlanta area director for Christian Leadership Concepts, G. Michael Escoe was internationally recognized as a marketing and communications expert with technology giants AT&T, BellSouth and France Telecom. Accruing over 30 years of expertise in marketing endeavors, he was previously responsible for the execution of all event marketing, branding and communication functions. Since 2011, he has served Christian Leadership Concepts on their board of directors, having served as area director since 2017. In his dual roles, he counsels individuals in becoming better versions of themselves. Additionally, Mr. Escoe sits as chairperson of the Executive Advisory Board of the Brock School of Business at Samford University and is a board member and vice president of the Atlanta Citadel Club. Mr. Escoe draws upon an MBA from Samford University in 1984, from whom he received the 1994 and 2020 Outstanding Alumni of the Year Award. As a testament to his excellence in marketing and communications, he has earned several Telly and Site Awards. Despite his lauded accolades, however, he is especially proud of helping others become better individuals in society. Since 2009, Trish Leonard has excelled as owner and president of TLC Marketing & Creative Services, Inc. Driven by her extensive background in marketing and public relations, she propels the agency forward in such areas as public relations, marketing and branding throughout Southwest Florida. Supported by an outstanding team of professionals, they also offer event planning services for individuals and business owners. Prior, Ms. Leonard served as a marketing and sales director for Adams & O’Reilly, Inc., membership director for the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, and director of Odle McGuire Shook Corporation. Ms. Leonard holds certifications from the Institute of Organizational Management, through which she completed a four-year program. TLC Marketing & Creative Services was recognized for Best of Marketing and Event Planning by the Bonita Springs Award Program in 2020, and Ms. Leonard was honored as Citizen of the Year by the USA Today Network and Naples Daily News in 2016. Additionally, they were named Small Business of the Year by the Estero and Bonita Springs Area Chambers of Commerce. The Welcome Center at the Everglades Wonder Gardens was named in her honor in light of her humanitarian efforts. TRISH LEONARD