Congratulations to the Graduates of the Jan-Jun 2019 Small Business Marketing Academy

Posted By: Kathryn Freemon News Releases,

On Wednesday, June 26, the Augusta Metro Chamber graduated twenty-two participants from their Small Business Marketing Academy January through June 2019 program, the largest class to date. The Academy, presented by South State Bank, assembles small business owners/managers to come together one day a month for six months to learn practical advice, best practices from local industry experts, and ultimately develop a customized, actionable marketing plan. The January - June 2019 graduates include:


Ashlie Arsenault, Augusta Sports Leagues, LLC (not pictured)

Betsy Barrow, Stage Front (not pictured)

Jennie Booker, Pine Knoll Farms

Brenda Brown, Patterson-Brown & Associates (not pictured)

TeKay Brown-Taylor, Brownstone Mediation Services

Ann Campbell-Kelly, Walton Options for Independent Living

Laurie Easterlin, Staged to a Tee

Stacey Gordon, ZEL Engineers

Ginger Gray, Fehrman Investment Group

LaShanda Green, Medical Associates Plus

Heather Hill, Mosaic United Methodist Church

Lillian Huber, Marco's Pizza

Orin Jackson, Dryer Vent Wizard of the CSRA

LaBorron Jackson, Universal Carpet Cleaning

Liz Klebba, Closet Play Image

Debbie Kleinbub, Debbie Kleinbub - Meybohm Realtors (not pictured)

Vicky Mistry, Rodeway Inn & Suites (not pictured)

Shannon Mitchell, Augusta GreenJackets Baseball Club (not pictured)

Diamond Robinson, Walton Options for Independent Living

Lawson Dunkin, R6 Industries

Kim Swinson, Integra Business Brokers

Sally Wood, Baby Azur



For more information on the Chamber’s Small Business Marketing Academy and to apply to participate in the July through December 2019 program, visit