Aubriana Alvarez Lopez / Location Based Marketing Association
Aubriana Alvarez Lopez is the Lead Strategist for Wireless, Hyperlocal and Mobile at Digital Element, the leader in the IP geolocation space, where she leads all mobile initiatives. As Lead Strategist, she oversees all things mobile- business, partnership and product development.As the world-leader in IP geolocation, Digital Element’s customers include Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo!, ESPN, eBay, DoubleClick/Google’s ad network, Microsoft, Apple, Cars.com, Lowes, The New York Times and more.Prior to Digital Element, Aubriana worked with Proximus Mobility, a leader in location-based proximity marketing. At Proximus, Aubriana worked with clients such as General Growth Properties, Cousins Properties and the Ace Golf Classic. During Aubriana’s tenure, Proximus Mobility was named One of 25 Hottest Georgia Companies and a TAG Top 10 Innovative Technology Company.
Aubriana also serves as President to the Atlanta chapter of the Location Based Marketing Association (LBMA) guiding the efforts to educate, share best practices and establish guidelines for growth and to promote the services of member companies to brands and other content-related providers. The LBMA is an international group dedicated to fostering research, education and collaborative innovation at the intersection of people, places and media, where she works with retailers, agencies, advertisers, media buyers, software and services providers, as well as wireless companies.
Faye Sykes / Peachtree Financial Group
Faye Sykes is a Wealth Manager at Peachtree Financial Group, Certified Long Term Care Specialist and author. She has a special commitment to assisting retirees navigate options, a traditionally underserved group in financial advisory service market. With an extensive design background, Faye now focuses on designing workable long-term financial solutions for closely held businesses, families and individuals.
Steve & Leila Karp / Endurance House
Steve and Lee Karp are co-owners of Endurance House Atlanta, a specialty retail store catering to triathletes, marathoners, IRONMAN competitors and runners and walkers of all abilities. Endurance House focuses on building relationships with people to help them “Redefine Their Possible,” providing the knowledge, gear and motivation to meet and exceed their personal performance goals. Both Steve and Lee are themselves endurance athletes, having competed in multiple triathlons and IRON-distance events. In addition to his role in running the business, Steve is a project director at McCarthy Building Companies, overseeing multimillion-dollar commercial construction projects. Lee recently left a full-time career with Guess!, where she most recently was a retail recruiting manager, The Karps plan to open three locations in the Greater Atlanta market over the next few years. Their first store opened in May in Alpharetta.