Anchor Investors

MAX Anchor Investors work to continually help shape MAX’s organizational direction, and we are honored to serve beside them. Anchor investors can join MAX through an annual contribution at three levels: Champion ($25,000), Catalyst ($10,000), or Advocate ($5,000).

Champion Anchors


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[/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]The Technical College System of Georgia’s Office Workforce Development is the administrator of WorkSource Georgia, the state’s federally-funded employment and training system, working to connect talent with opportunity. These federal funds are part of a grant program made possible through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns]


[bsc_columns structure=”33|67″][bsc_col position=”a”][/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) delivers a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety and well-being for all Georgians.[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns]


[bsc_columns structure=”33|67″][bsc_col position=”a”][/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]WorkSource Metro Atlanta serves as the workforce system for the 10-county metro region. It represents the collective efforts of five local Workforce Development Boards within the 10-county metro region.[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns]


Catalyst Anchors


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[/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]CareerRise advances economic mobility and regional prosperity by creating and strengthening partnerships that meet employer needs for skilled talent and connect metro Atlanta residents to sustainable wage careers. [/bsc_col][/bsc_columns]


[bsc_columns structure=”33|67″][bsc_col position=”a”][/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]Goodwill of North Georgia has a simple mission: we put people to work.  At career centers throughout North Georgia, Goodwill offers job-search resources, helps with writing a professional résumé and cover letter, provides access to employment opportunities, delivers hands-on skill training, and so much more.[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns]


[bsc_columns structure=”33|67″][bsc_col position=”a”][/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) is a 160-year-old organization that today represents businesses, colleges and universities, and nonprofits across the 29-county region that makes up the nation’s ninth largest market.  MAC works to position metro Atlanta as a top-tier global region by focusing on three key areas: economic development, public policy and promotion.[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns]


Advocate Anchors


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[/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]Accenture delivers on the promise of technology and human ingenuity, helping clients become the next and best versions of themselves.[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns][bsc_columns structure=”33|67″][bsc_col position=”a”]

[/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]Bobby Dodd Institute (BDI) empowers people with differing abilities to maximize their potential by securing economic self-sufficiency, independence and inclusion within their communities. BDI offers a continuum of support for all ages, stages and levels of need for people with disabilities and their families.[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns][bsc_columns structure=”33|67″][bsc_col position=”a”]

[/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]First Step Staffing is the largest nonprofit light-industrial staffing agency in the United States with offices in GA, PA, TN and Southern CA. Founded in 2007 in Atlanta, First Step currently employs over 5,000 individuals, and is on a mission to provide a path out of homelessness through work experience. First Step is a financially independent and self-sufficient social enterprise.[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns]

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[/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]Georgia Express Link Partners (GEP) is led jointly by Cintra, Macquarie Capital and John Laing as Lead Project Developers and Equity Members. We are international leaders in developing and delivering successful private-public partnership (P3) projects with expertise on critical issues such as traffic management, stakeholder engagement, environmental compliance and right-of-way acquisition.[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns]

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[/bsc_col][bsc_col position=”b”]Saving Our Sons & Sisters International (SOSSI) provides consultation, technical assistance, donor engagement, training, and program development for children, Opportunity Youth (ages 16-24), parents, adults, and youth serving organizations. Using a 2 GEN Approach and with our COMPASS partners, SOSSI upskills, transforms, and improves the lives of individuals, families, and communities.[/bsc_col][/bsc_columns][bsc_columns structure=”33|67″][bsc_col position=”a”]


For more information on joining MAX as an anchor investor, please email: office@metroatlantaexchange.org.