ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Feb. 1, 2023 — Tech Alpharetta, the nonprofit organization helping the City of Alpharetta lead in tech innovation, announces the official launch of its new Tech Studio. The new initiative features technical training and leadership development courses powered by Turknett Leadership Group and WrightNow Solutions.
“The development of talent is one of the tenets of Tech Alpharetta’s value proposition. Given the ongoing talent war, we’ve been working closely with our board companies for several months to ideate our Tech Studio initiative and identify the courses most desired by the corporate community,” states Karen Cashion, President and CEO of Tech Alpharetta. “Thanks to our partnership with WrightNow Solutions and Turknett Leadership Group, our Tech Studio course providers, we’re excited to begin offering technical and leadership development courses this month, both to companies and individuals.”
“Tech Studio enables companies to easily enroll their team members in our virtual, technical upskilling programs that help companies to meet their tech talent needs, while providing their employees with opportunities for career advancement within the company,” shares Valarie Mackey, President and CEO of WrightNow Solutions and a Tech Alpharetta board member.
Tech Studio’s leadership development and coaching courses, powered by Turknett Leadership Group, can help companies to secure their leadership pipelines while enhancing retention. Likewise, management development courses can help transform managers into leaders, providing companies with a coordinated leadership development initiative
“In today’s competitive market, employee retention is key, and effective management and leadership skills are essential to retaining both leaders and their team members,” adds Tino Mantella, President and CEO of Turknett Leadership Group and a founding member of Tech Alpharetta’s board. “Turknett Leadership Group is proud to partner with Tech Alpharetta to help meet the talent development needs of the business and tech communities.”
Tech Alpharetta is offering a free Tech Studio Information Session on February 15, at its Tech Alpharetta Innovation Center. To register for the Tech Studio Information Session, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-alpharetta-presents-tech-studio-tickets-514371177037. For details about Tech Alpharetta’s Tech Studio course offerings, go to: https://techalpharetta.com/tech-studio-courses/.
About Tech Alpharetta
Tech Alpharetta (previously the Alpharetta Technology Commission), the first organization of its kind in Georgia, was established in 2012 by the City of Alpharetta and is an independent, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization today. The organization, whose mission is to help grow technology and innovation in Alpharetta, includes a strategic advisory board of Alpharetta’s leading technology companies, technology thought leadership events for area tech executives, the Tech Alpharetta Women’s Forum’s STEAM Mentoring Program for high school students, Tech Studio, and the Tech Alpharetta Innovation Center, a flourishing tech startup incubator that is home to dozens of tech startups. Learn more at https://www.techalpharetta.com.
About Turknett Leadership Group
Turknett Leadership Group (TLG) is a leadership development firm located in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by Bob and Lyn Turknett in 1987, TLG has been providing timely leadership development services for 35 years. The Turknett Leadership Character Model creates the foundation for all TLG service offerings. TLG has worked with thousands of individuals, teams, and companies to help them unleash their full potential. To learn more about Turknett Leadership Group and what we do, please visit www.turknett.com.
About WrightNow Solutions
WrightNow Solutions (WNS) is a talent development firm helping companies win the war on talent and helping individuals elevate to their next level of success focusing on the key challenges of professional development, employee retention, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, and other mission-critical people initiatives. Starting with the youth population, WNS orchestrates STE(A)M programs providing career awareness and life skills and continue with college students ensuring they understand how to navigate the corporate landscape. The strongest focus at WNS is working with organizations to orchestrate programs that upskill/reskill talent equipping them with the technology and business acumen skills needed to launch, maintain, excel, and ultimately, advance their career. By creating customized programs and providing high-quality instruction on the latest high-in-demand technologies and leadership skills, WNS allow companies to “reskill in” instead of “restructuring out” while also providing non-traditional talent an opportunity to go from survival to success. To learn more about WrightNow Solutions, please visit www.wrightnowsolutions.com.