At each of our bi-weekly meetings, professional guests are invited to speak on variety of interesting topics. The club also offers leadership seminars to club directors in conjunction with our sponsoring Rotary club and sister clubs in the district. The club also plans outings to museums and cultural events.

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Stephen Pair is the CEO and co-founder of BitPay, the world’s leading provider of bitcoin payment technology. He has over 20 years of experience building software systems in the financial and telecommunications industries.

If you are a first time guest, attending a club meeting is a great way to get to know the club and its members! As always, you are welcome to bring friends to the meeting.

Dress Code: Professional

Where: All our club meetings are held in the conference room on the 10th floor of the Terminus 2 building on the corner Peachtree and Piedmont roads. Click here for detailed directions. Free parking is available in the Rooms to Go lot across the street.

When: See above for date. The meeting will start promptly at 6.45pm and will last approximately 1 hour, followed by dinner at a restaurant nearby.

Free parking is available in the Rooms To Go parking lot across the street. The entrance is located in between the 2 Terminus buildings (200 bldg on left). Look for a Rotaract rep in the lobby or kindly ask security to let you up to the 10th floor.

Event Time
Wednesday March 01, 2017
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

Alec Fraser has had two very unique careers. He has been the Commanding Officer of two United States Navy ships and has been the President of Turner Global Properties, a division of Turner Broadcasting. He has also been an on-air military analyst for CNN.

He is currently giving speaking presentations and completing a book entitled Damn the Torpedoes! Applying the Navy’s Leadership Principles to Business. The book is based on lessons learned from his business, military, and television experiences.

At Turner Broadcasting, he was responsible for overseeing the global facilities and security of Turner’s over 30 locations worldwide. Duties as the President of Turner Properties included strategic real estate planning and management, supervision of building design and construction, engineering support, security protection, supervision of property management services, oversight of technical facilities, and coordination of more than 450 Turner Properties employees worldwide.

Alec has been on-air with CNN and CNN International numerous times as a military analyst on national and international security related events. These interviews included an appearance on the Larry King Live show.

Prior to joining Turner in 1996, Alec completed 24 years in the United States Navy, serving the captain of a destroyer and cruiser.  His last command, the cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), earned the Arizona Memorial Trophy for being the most combat-ready ship in both the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets. USS Cape St. George is a guided missile cruiser that has the latest AEGIS radar, can guide 24 missiles simultaneously, carries two helicopters, and has a crew of 500.

He was commissioned in the Navy following graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy. He later earned a Master of Science degree in systems management from the University of Southern California and graduated from the National War College in Washington, D.C.

Alec has been an active member of the Atlanta community, participating in numerous community and civic organizations. He has been President of the 500 member Rotary Club of Atlanta, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Riverside Military Academy, Vice Chairman of the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District, a member of the Executive Committee of Central Atlanta Progress, a member of the Atlanta Police Foundation Board, President of the Capital City Club in Atlanta, and an elder at the Peachtree Presbyterian Church.

He has been a speaker at dozens of events on topics such as decision making, character development, ethics and civic issues.

He and his wife Sheila live in Atlanta.

Dress Code: Professional

Where: All our club meetings are held in the conference room on the 10th floor of the Terminus 200 building on the corners of Peachtree and Piedmont roads. Click here for detailed directions. Free parking is available in the Rooms to Go parking lot across the street.

When: See above for date. The meeting will start promptly at 6.45pm and will last approximately 1 hour, followed by a drink or two in a bar or restaurant nearby.

Free parking is available in the Rooms To Go parking lot across the street. The entrance is located in between the 2 Terminus buildings (200 bldg on left). Look for a Rotaract rep in the lobby or kindly ask security to let you up to the 10th floor.

Event Time
Wednesday March 15, 2017
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

Wonya Lucas is President and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta which includes NPR
station WABE, Atlanta’s PBS station, PBA, and several associated online properties including Arts
& Culture site, Atlanta Planit. Prior to this appointment, Lucas led the Lucas Strategic Consulting
Group with a focus on media start-ups. Previously, Lucas was President and CEO for TV One
where she was responsible for all strategic decisions and daily operations. Prior to joining TV
One, Lucas held several positions at Discovery Communications including Executive Vice
President and Chief Operating Officer for Discovery Channel and Science Channel and Global
Chief Marketing Officer with responsibility for marketing in 210 countries and over 130 networks.


Prior to joining Discovery Communications in 2008, Lucas served as General Manager
and Executive Vice President of The Weather Channel Networks, where she was responsible for
daily operations, programming development, corporate strategy and development, strategic
marketing for The Weather Channel and weather.com. Before joining The Weather Channel in
2002 as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Lucas held several positions at Turner
Broadcasting System, including Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing for cnn.com and CNN
Networks Worldwide, Vice President of Business Operations and Network Development for Turner
Entertainment and Vice President of Entertainment Marketing for TNT. Her other experience
includes brand management roles for The Coca-Cola Company and The Clorox Company. Lucas
began her career with Westinghouse Electric as a Product Engineer.


Lucas currently serves on several boards including the Georgia Tech Advisory Board,
Georgia Tech Alumni Association Board of Trustees, National Environmental Education
Foundation, Girl Scouts USA, and the Children’s Museum of Atlanta.


Lucas is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Industrial and Systems
Engineering and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A in Finance
and Marketing.

If you are a first time guest, attending a club meeting is a great way to get to know the club and its members! As always, you are welcome to bring friends to the meeting.

Dress Code: Professional

Where: All our club meetings are held in the conference room on the 10th floor of the Terminus 2 building on the corner Peachtree and Piedmont roads. Click here for detailed directions. Free parking is available in the Rooms to Go lot across the street.

When: See above for date. The meeting will start promptly at 6.45pm and will last approximately 1 hour, followed by dinner at a restaurant nearby.

Free parking is available in the Rooms To Go parking lot across the street. The entrance is located in between the 2 Terminus buildings (200 bldg on left). Look for a Rotaract rep in the lobby or kindly ask security to let you up to the 10th floor.

Event Time
Wednesday April 05, 2017
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

TBD

Dress Code: Professional

Where: All our club meetings are held in the conference room on the 10th floor of the Terminus 200 building on the corners of Peachtree and Piedmont roads. Click here for detailed directions. Free parking is available in the Rooms to Go parking lot across the street.

When: See above for date. The meeting will start promptly at 6.45pm and will last approximately 1 hour, followed by a drink or two in a bar or restaurant nearby.

Free parking is available in the Rooms To Go parking lot across the street. The entrance is located in between the 2 Terminus buildings (200 bldg on left). Look for a Rotaract rep in the lobby or kindly ask security to let you up to the 10th floor.

Event Time
Wednesday April 19, 2017
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

Wonya Lucas is President and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta which includes NPR
station WABE, Atlanta’s PBS station, PBA, and several associated online properties including Arts
& Culture site, Atlanta Planit. Prior to this appointment, Lucas led the Lucas Strategic Consulting
Group with a focus on media start-ups. Previously, Lucas was President and CEO for TV One
where she was responsible for all strategic decisions and daily operations. Prior to joining TV
One, Lucas held several positions at Discovery Communications including Executive Vice
President and Chief Operating Officer for Discovery Channel and Science Channel and Global
Chief Marketing Officer with responsibility for marketing in 210 countries and over 130 networks.


Prior to joining Discovery Communications in 2008, Lucas served as General Manager
and Executive Vice President of The Weather Channel Networks, where she was responsible for
daily operations, programming development, corporate strategy and development, strategic
marketing for The Weather Channel and weather.com. Before joining The Weather Channel in
2002 as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Lucas held several positions at Turner
Broadcasting System, including Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing for cnn.com and CNN
Networks Worldwide, Vice President of Business Operations and Network Development for Turner
Entertainment and Vice President of Entertainment Marketing for TNT. Her other experience
includes brand management roles for The Coca-Cola Company and The Clorox Company. Lucas
began her career with Westinghouse Electric as a Product Engineer.


Lucas currently serves on several boards including the Georgia Tech Advisory Board,
Georgia Tech Alumni Association Board of Trustees, National Environmental Education
Foundation, Girl Scouts USA, and the Children’s Museum of Atlanta.


Lucas is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Industrial and Systems
Engineering and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A in Finance
and Marketing.

If you are a first time guest, attending a club meeting is a great way to get to know the club and its members! As always, you are welcome to bring friends to the meeting.

Dress Code: Professional

Where: All our club meetings are held in the conference room on the 10th floor of the Terminus 2 building on the corner Peachtree and Piedmont roads. Click here for detailed directions. Free parking is available in the Rooms to Go lot across the street.

When: See above for date. The meeting will start promptly at 6.45pm and will last approximately 1 hour, followed by dinner at a restaurant nearby.

Free parking is available in the Rooms To Go parking lot across the street. The entrance is located in between the 2 Terminus buildings (200 bldg on left). Look for a Rotaract rep in the lobby or kindly ask security to let you up to the 10th floor.

Event Time
Wednesday May 03, 2017
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

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