Friday, March 15, 2013
"Opportunities have come along that wouldn’t have come along," GGC President Dr. Daniel Kaufman told Lawrenceville Patch as he reflects on his tenure at the college and his decision to take the position of President and CEO of the Gwinnett Chamber.
The news is still new to Georgia Gwinnett College and the Lawrenceville community. GGC’s charter president, Dr. Daniel Kaufman, announced late Thursday afternoon he is stepping down. His last day will be June 30th. On July 1st, Kaufman begins his new role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. Lawrenceville Patch spoke with Kaufman via phone Friday morning about his decision to leave GGC before he left on a pre-planned trip. Kaufman said it was by no means an easy decision to make. “Opportunities have come along that wouldn’t have come along. As the opportunity at the Chamber became known to me, I thought ‘well, would I be interested?’ and I said ‘no,’” said Kaufman thinking about the educational …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Listing of events for the entire month provided by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.
Saturday, March 2
This month's events include presentation of the Valor Awards March 22 and the Movers and Shakers Awards March 28. The calendar of events is compiled by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. Click on the date in the calendar for a list of events occurring that day. Click on the event for details, locations, and directions. The Gwinnett Chamber recently welcomed several new, relocated and expanded Lawrenceville businesses.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Chamber President and CEO has led chamber through tough economic times.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Jim Maran plans to retire as president and CEO of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce at the end of this year, according to a press release issued Sept. 7 by the chamber. Maran has served the chamber in this position since 2003. “Jim and his team have built one of the most outstanding and influential chambers not only in the Southeast, but in the nation,” said Gwinnett Chamber Chairman Raymer Sale in the press release. “He has effectively guided the organization through one of the toughest economic climates in recent decades, demonstrating extraordinary leadership abilities and dedication and has positioned the chamber on a solid financial foundation. His team exemplifies this same drive and commitment that has made the chamber the success it…
Saturday, December 17, 2011
The Gwinnett State Court appearance is over his arrest in Suwanee in August.
Gwinnett Chamber VP Nick Masino is scheduled to appear in Gwinnett State Court in Lawrenceville on Tuesday in a case arising from his DUI arrest in Suwanee in August. Masino, a Suwanee resident and former Suwanee mayor, is to appear before Judge John Doran, according to Gwinnett court records. The case was moved from Suwanee Municipal Court. Masino was arrested after his vehicle was spotted swerving by Suwanee Police on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road the night of Aug. 3. Earlier, an off-duty officer saw Masino's vehicle swerving on I-85 and contacted Suwanee Police, according to arrest recors. Masino declined to complete a field sobriety test at the arrest scene and was taken to the Gwinnett Detention Center, where he was released on bond. …
Friday, August 5, 2011
Masino, a former Suwanee mayor, was arrested for DUI late Wednesday.
Gwinnett Chamber VP Nick Masino apparently was back on the job Friday, after an arrest on DUI charges late Wednesday in Suwanee. Masino's Twitter account (@nickmasino) contained several posts dated Friday related to Gwinnett business. He could not be reached for comment via phone or email relating to the arrest by Suwanee Police. Masino, mayor of Suwanee from 2000-07, was jailed at the Gwinnett Detention Center late Wednesday; Suwanee Police observed his vehicle swerving on I-85 and later Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road before he pulled over to a Zaxby's restaurant. He did not complete a field sobriety test and was handcuffed and taken to jail. He was released on bond shortly after. The next stop for the arrest matter would be either Suwanee …