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Prominent CAP Members to join Junior Achievement Hall of Fame

February 4,2013

Junior Achievement of Georgia will induct two influential executives into its 2013 JA Atlanta Business Hall of Fame — current CAP Board Chairman Egbert L.J. Perry and Carol B. Tomé.

Perry, founder of The Integral Group real estate company, has been instrumental in building mixed-income communities that often replace traditional public housing projects. Perry has led the firm into a diversified, 300-person organization with projects throughout the Southeast, the Caribbean and Africa. He is also part of the master developer teams for the proposed Georgia Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal (MMPT) and the Fort McPherson redevelopment.

Tomé is chief financial officer of CAP Member The Home Depot Inc. Tomé also is a top leader in the Atlanta business community. She serves as chair of the audit committee of United Parcel Service Inc.’s board as well as board chair for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. She has just completed her year as chair of the Metro Atlanta Chamber.

She has been listed as one of the top CFOs in the country as well as part of Forbes Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women in the world.

The JA Atlanta Business Hall of Fame honors the remarkable men and women who have strengthened Atlanta's economy and aided in its growth to become the world-renowned city it is today. At the 24th annual event, JA of Georgia will celebrate the distinguished careers and philanthropic achievements of Perry and Tome, as they join the prestigious list of laurents who have spanned the history of Georgia.

The annual event benefits Junior Achievement of Georgia and its efforts to impact more than 160,000 local students with lessons that focus on business entrepreneurship and personal finance.