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Annual Open House

Congratulations to the Four Athens community 2015 Annual Award Winners:   Volunteer of the Year: Richie Knight, HW Creative Productions Startup of the Year: umano Founder of the Year: Brandon Checketts, RoundSphere   Thank you to St.Udio for creating the stunning awards this year.   Monday, January 25, 2016 10 am...

Meet Jami Mays

  Name: Jami Mays Occupation: Self-taught Wordpress extraordinaire and designer  Links: Facebook | Twitter | Website How long have you been in Athens? This Summer makes 3 years. My sister lives here, and our kids are the same age. I moved here because I was looking for a family focused community, I also fell in...

Meet Vitamin C

Website | Blog | Twitter | Pinterest | GitHub Tell us a little bit about your company: Leaving the doctor's office as a patient can be complicated. You oftentimes have a several things to do and to remember and it is hard to stay motivated and keep track of it all. And for doctors, it's...

Meet Chris Henseler

Name: Chris Henseler Company: Pylon Alma Mater: University of West Florida Major: Psychology Currently pursuing his Masters at The Terry College of Business. Fun facts: Born and raised in Germany, travelled all across Europe and to Africa. How long have you been in Athens? I've been in Athens for a couple...

Meet Ryan Thornton

Name: Ryan Thornton Alma Mater: University of Georgia Major: Political Science and French with a Study Abroad program in Lyon, France. Hometown: Tucker, Georgia Website: InvitePilot How long have you been in Athens? I've been in Athens for the past 5 years, but I've been working here through previous jobs since 2005. Why Athens? Quality of...

Meet Josh from the Hackyard

Name: Josh Marsh Profession: Teacher, animator, maker and creator. Alma Mater: University of Georgia Major: English with MFA in Computer Animation (currently working on a Ph.D. in Theatre) Social Media: Hackyard | Facebook | Project Blog | Twitter How long have you been in Athens? My father grew up here, and as a...

Meet Cali Brutz

Name: Cali Brutz Occupation: Owner/Partner of (once like a spark) Photography & Borrowing Magnolia Alma mater: University of Georgia Major: English Social Media: (once like a spark) Photography | Borrowing Magnolia | Personal Blog | Facebook | Twitter Fun Fact: I can do a very good impression of Louis Armstrong's "Hello Dolly". How long have you...

Meet Matt D. Smith from Studio Mds

Name: Matt Smith Occupation: Graphic Designer Alma mater: University of Georgia Major: Graphic Design Social Media: Blog | Twitter | Dribbble | Instagram | GitHub | Facebook | LinkedIn Odd fact: I'm african-american. No seriously. My dad was born and raised in South Africa as a full-blooded South African citizen and moved to the states when he was 16. He...

Meet Laura Leidner

Name: Laura Leidner Occupation: Copywriter at Picobarn Hometown: Tifton, Georgia Alma mater: University of Georgia Major: English and Russian Social Media:  Twitter Fun Fact: When I was 16, I was the National Champion of Poultry Judging. How long have you been in Athens? What do you like about it? I've been in Athens since 2007. I came here to...

Meet Mattox Shuler

  Name: Mattox Shuler Occupation: Typeface Designer Alma mater: University of Georgia Major: Marketing Hometown: Columbus, GA Social Media:  Twitter | Dribble | MyFonts | Hold Fast Foundry What do you do? I sell fonts. I started out making free fonts. After awhile, one of them got some good traction (Moonshiner). From there, I decided to develop it into a...