Kurt and Kyle Sobotka / Prime Technical Services
President and Co-Founder
Kurt Sobotka started Prime Technical Services with his twin brother Kyle in 2014. Prime Technical Services is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small business supporting customers in the private and public sectors. Prime has been selected as a finalist for this year’s Pacesetter Awards in being one of the fastest growing privately held companies in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Jeffrey Stepakoff / Georgia Film Academy
Jeffrey Stepakoff was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He is an accomplished writer-producer and an experienced academic, with a twenty-eight year entertainment industry career that includes sweeping internationally-recognized credits, leadership roles in content creation and production management, and a track record of collaboration, innovation, and success in virtually all forms of commercial media.
After earning a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and then completing his Masters of Fine Arts in Playwriting at Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama, Stepakoff moved to Hollywood and began writing and producing film, television and digital entertainment. He has “written by” or “story by” credits on thirty-seven television episodes, has written for fifteen different series, and has been a writer and/or writer-producer on eight prime time, or first-run cable staffs. He’s been credited on more than two hundred episodes of popular television. TV credits for which he is most known include the Emmy-winning The Wonder Years, Sisters, Wild Card, Hyperion Bay, The Magic School, C16:FBI, Robin’s Hoods, Land’s End, Flipper, Sons & Daughters, Major Dad, The Yakov Smirnoff Show, Beauty & the Beast, Have Faith, Simon & Simon, and Dawson’s Creek, where he was Co-Executive Producer. Until July 2015, he worked as the Co-Executive Producer of Chasing Life for ABC Family.
Chris Butsch / The Millenial’s Guide to Making Happiness
Chris Butsch is Atlanta Business Radio’s “Millennial Correspondent.” Author of The Millennial’s Guide to Making Happiness, Chris educates other generations on how to decrypt and connect with his unique generation.