Members

The Circuit is home to startups, entrepreneurs, and others looking for a collaborative space to create. Below you will see some of our current members.

Abdel Altamimi
Abdel is Managing Partner at Balco, helping Erick build and grow this innovative cloud startup. Abdel has years of experience in accounting and small business solutions and entrepreneurship runs through his blood. He is a valued part of our startup community.
Andy Meredith
Andy Meredith is an aspiring photographer, high school senior (Woodstock), mountain biker, lacrosse player, and eventual public speaker. He also happens to have an extra twenty-first chromosome (Down syndrome).
April Wier
She helps individuals and business become the best versions of themselves. This may come in the form of a new, or better, web site, or coaching to break through self-imposed limitations. She specializes in helping high-performers reach their goals online.
Ben Carter
Ben is the founder of Grow ROI, a consulting firm that helps entrepreneurs make quicker and better decisions through value proposition design, business modeling and customer discovery.
Charles Davis
Charles is the CFO and Founder of Easy Vote Solutions.
Clarke Monroe
Clarke is the founder and president of Goodbit Designs, an energetic company that develops custom embedded systems (smart electronic and electromechanical devices) for a wide range of clients across various industries.  We work closely with clients to provide everything from simple proof-of-concept prototypes to commercial products ready for mass production.
David Priddy
David is the business development leader for ClimeCo, an advisor, developer and transaction facilitator of environmental commodities in the renewable energy and environmental sustainability markets.
Drew Davis
Co-Owner at Half Machine; a strategic storytelling film production company. | People have sadly become pixels and algorithms. As an experienced marketer, Drew focuses on “story + film” to help brands redeem trust and move people to meaningful action. The other half? “The human element”, which is what’s missing from most business strategies.
Erick Rivera
Erick Rivera is the founder of Balco: online business solutions. We provide online business solutions for the businesses that want an updated service experience.
Gerald Griffith
Since founding VoiceoverCity in 2012, VOC Media has worked to provide quality services and resources to the Atlanta area. In 2018 our services were expanded to formally serve the needs in a variety of media and audio-visual equipment.
Greg Patten
Greg Patten is VP of Sales/Producer for Creative Muscle Studios. Greg Patten is a creative producer and sales professional with a background in broadcast media production and marketing. Greg’s constantly looking for new ideas to tell stories and has a passion for writing scripts and collaboration with other innovators in their field of choice.
Irina Hall
Irina, CEO/Director of Creative Muscle Studios, is a creative film director and producer. Irina’s background in theatre acting and dance as well as marketing makes her a great people director who enjoys helping businesses visually tell their stories and connect with their audience in a compelling way. Irina can help even the most camera shy individuals […]
Jim Nichols
Co-Owner at Half Machine; a strategic storytelling film production company. | People have sadly become pixels and algorithms. As an experienced marketer, Jim focuses on “story + film” to help brands redeem trust and move people to meaningful action. The other half? “The human element”, which is what’s missing from most business strategies.
Judy Mod
Judy Mod is a chemical engineer, entrepreneur, innovative problem-solver and is Founder, President and CEO of Innovations Domain, a problem incubator.
Justin Meredith
Founder of Canister Studio – designer, photographer and father to three kids including Andy Meredith of andymeredith.com.
Malcolm Foss
Malcolm Foss is a local entrepreneur and the President and Principal engineer for Erudite Engineers. Erudite Engineers, Inc. is a professional engineering, consulting, and design firm providing unparalleled service to discerning clients.  We distinguish ourselves by offering knowledgeable and decisive solutions characterized by technical excellence.
Mark Kunzman
Mark is Business Development Manager for Shootsa: an Australian based video startup specializing in four key offerings includingpurpose-builtilt camera kit and training, an intuitive cloud-based video management platform, professional editing service with a 24-hour turnaround and a team of on-demand camera operators by request.
Michelle Edwards
Michelle is the owner Magnetize.ME, a digital marketing agency, and has expertise in search engine optimization for local business. She loves collaborating with other visionaries that enjoy pushing boundaries and building community through long term relationships with clients & colleagues.
Pat Batchelor
Pat is the President/Founder of Engineering Search Partners, a civil engineer and focuses on the recruitment of Architectural, Engineering & Construction Market. He is a great asset to our community, loves getting to know people and finding ways to encourage them and add value.
Ron Davis
Ron is CEO of Easy Vote Solutions. His passion is taking ideas and converting them into business reality. His obsession is reducing the time it takes to get work done. There are too many routine business tasks used every day that take too much time and labor to complete. Ron has heard “this is how we […]
Thien Dang
Thien is CEO and Co-Founder of Titan Autonomous, developers of VRdical— a MedTech VR powered platform for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. He resides in Woodstock with his wife and two teenage children who can often be found around town peddling wares from their youth-operated small businesses.
Vincent Maglione
As Blue Bench, my wife and I provide UX design, development, and consultation services to in-house teams and agencies, with a focus on user-centered design and development. I’m the development half of our team–you can usually find me building a web interface or experimenting with code as a medium for creative expression.

Alumni Community

April Gilbert
April Gilbert is Account Executive at Blackairplane. She has business development and sales experience and earned her degree in Business Administration and Management from Chattahoochee Technical College.
David Baker
David Baker is a developer for Blackairplane. He hales from Cartersville, is a KSU student, a data scientist, software developer, web developer, and children's advocate.
David Bowman
David Bowman is Co-Founder and Creative Director at Commotion Engine. Commotion Engine helps brands, marketers, and business owners communicate and promote ideas, products, and services to target audiences through compelling videos, animation, and content.
David Leggett
David Leggett is Managing Partner and Lead Design at Blackairplane. Blackairplane partners with inspiring companies to craft world-class websites and apps. As product experts, they quickly deliver products that empower businesses. Blackairplane helps organizations build the right product.
Eric Velji
Eric Velji is Founder of Forerunner Foods. Forerunner Foods is a local produce distributor specializing in seasonal vegetables, fruits, nuts, herbs, and more. We work with small farms in the Metro Atlanta area as well as nation-wide distributors to source all your restaurant needs.
Gabe Arronte
Gabe Arronte is Development Lead at Blackairplane. Blackairplane partners with inspiring companies to craft world-class websites and apps. As product experts, they quickly deliver products that empower businesses. Blackairplane helps organizations build the right product.
Jason Davis
Jason is the Founder of Ridgeview Digital and a remote, full stack engineer specializing in JavaScript, AngularJS, Java 8, My SQL and more. He has a wife and five kids, is fascinated by blockchain technology and interested in learning more about startups.
John Howard
John Howard is Design Lead and Founder of Blackairplane. Blackairplane partners with inspiring companies to craft world-class websites and apps. As product experts, they quickly deliver products that empower businesses. Blackairplane helps organizations build the right product.
Micah Neidhart
Micah Neidhart is Co-Founder and Content Strategist at Commotion Engine. Commotion Engine helps brands, marketers, and business owners communicate and promote ideas, products, and services to target audiences through compelling videos, animation, and content.
Michael Caldwell
Michael Caldwell is Managing Partner at Blackairplane. Blackairplane partners with inspiring companies to craft world-class websites and apps. As product experts, they quickly deliver products that empower businesses. Blackairplane helps organizations build the right product.
Sean O’Brien
Sean O’Brien is the CEO/Founder of Affordable College. Affordable College is the Marketplace Solution for Community College Success. Helping more community college students afford and attain a high-quality degree, certificate or credential.
Shalakay Gibbs
Shalakay is a CLOUD SOFTWARE PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION SPECIALIST with years of experience conceptualizing and spearheading projects, related to NetSuite as well as other SaaS and Cloud Software systems.
Will Marple
Will is the newest team member and a developer at Blackairplane and has years of experience in IT solutions. Will is a welcome presence at The Circuit and everyone loves his positive spirit and awesome ponytail.
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