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by developing business leaders through Networking and Education with an emphasis on Community.

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  • Business Education and Development
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Member Spotlight: September


Tammara Austin

Branch Manager
LGE Community Credit Union

Tammy Austin is the East Cobb branch manager for the Lockheed-Georgia Employees Community Credit Union. LGE provides full-service, federally insured banking to more than 100,000 people in northwest Georgia. LGE offers both personal and business accounts, including SBA loans. Members enjoy full federal insurance along with higher earnings on deposits, lower interest on loans, lower fees, and more caring service than is typically found at a bank.

Allison Milligan

CPA, Partner
Van Whipple Milligan PC

Allison Milligan is an experienced CPA and founding partner of the Atlanta public accounting firm of Vann Whipple Milligan, P.C. At VWM, Allison and her team of experts provide high quality tax and accounting services to valued individual clients and businesses. In addition to her 20 plus years of public accounting experience, Allison brings to the table an in-depth knowledge of business planning, financial structuring and revenue growth. In addition to being an ECBA member, she is involved in the Rotary Club of East Cobb and belongs to the Episcopal Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.



Marsha Lake

Cobb County State Court Judge
Marsha Lake was elected to the Cobb State Court Bench in August 2012, and took office January 1, 2013. Judge Lake previously served as an Assistant Solicitor General for the Cobb County Solicitor General’s office from 1997 to 1998 and as an Assistant District Attorney for the Cobb County District Attorney’s office from 1998 to 2000. Judge Lake opened her own law practice in Marietta in 2000. She states that as a judge, “my purpose is to make a positive impact on my community, serve Cobb citizens with impartiality, protect and uphold the law, defend the Constitution, as well as, educate our next generation about the law and how it affects them.”

Doug Krueger

Health: Community Outreach Coordinator
WellStar Health System

Doug Krueger is principal and chief financial officer of Connex Commercial Financing in East Cobb, providing business and commercial real estate financing for small- to mid-sized companies and investors. Connex offers businesses and commercial real estate investors with financial consulting and loan advisory services throughout the commercial lending life cycle, from capital planning to funding the loan to document management to loan disposition. Services include analyzing clients’ financials, quantifying credit and cash flow, identifying goals, developing capital plans and preparing a loan package and sourcing funding.