CEO with Roots and Wings

Graham M. Fox has more than 15 years of executive health care experience overseeing the strategic, operational and financial growth of physician practices and health systems. In 2019, Graham joined GI Specialists of  Georgia as COO/CFO and has sage advice for balancing work and family.

SOHO

When Frank Smith opened SOHO in 1997 with his college roommates, he hadn’t considered where his restaurant would be in 20 years.

Rooted in Service  

 Article Joy Conaway | Photography Donna Permell  "Family first. I started this company with the hope that it will allow me to spend more time with my family. I plan to show my two children the value of hard work and dedication and how it can impact not only family but community.” -Richard S. Pristera Jr.  Monster Tree Service is…

If the Shoe Fits

Shoes can become a way of life. To the office, your 50th wedding anniversary celebration, a baby shower or your front door, shoes lead us where we need to go, and they can even tell a story along the way. At Cobbler Union, shoes are the backbone of the business, and they are so masterfully created that each shoe is…

A Doctor with An Artist’s Eye

Dr. Alan Gardner is the Physician Owner of the Gardner Dermatology & Med Spa. He has helped his patients achieve healthy and realistic skin and cosmetic goals since 1985. He treats patients for skin diseases such as skin cancer, eczema and psoriasis. He also performs cosmetic procedures like Age Rejuvenation Laser Treatments, chemical peels, microdermabrasion facials, tattoo removal and skin…

Music to Our Ears

The Music Studio at Vinings offers lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, strings (including cello) and many other instruments. They also offer enrichment classes such as art, dance, chess, "Music Together" infant to Pre-K music program and educational music workshops. With 25 Studio music teachers, all with either college training and/or professional performance experience, there is sure to be the…

Rock your Valentine’s Day!

Union Diamond, sitting in historic Vinings, is among the few jewelry stores whose master jewelers embrace the art of custom jewelry making. They carry pieces that are designed exclusively for each customer. Most jewelers typically choose a more conventional route by offering mass-manufactured jewelry that may be beautiful but are not unique or very special. That is definitely not the…