2011-2012 Leadership Announced at Central Atlanta Progress Annual Meeting

March 16,2011

Integral Group Chairman & CEO Egbert Perry to Serve as Board Chairman

March 16, 2011 (Atlanta, GA) - Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) formally announced its 2011-12 leadership at the organization’s annual meeting, held Tuesday, March 15th at Pemberton Place®, in Downtown Atlanta. A full slate can be found here. This year’s Annual Meeting highlighted the organization’s 70th year and illustrated its vision for the future of Downtown Atlanta and the central city.

Egbert Perry, Chairman and CEO of the Integral Group, will serve a two year-term as CAP Chairman. He will be joined by Craig B. Jones, Executive Vice President and CIO at Cousins Properties, Inc. as CAP Vice Chairman and Brad Benton, partner at KPMG, as CAP Treasurer. Twenty-six other prominent individuals, representing a range of companies and organizations, have been named to the CAP Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. CAP’s Board of Directors comprises 70 such individuals.

Perry is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Integral Group LLC. He founded the company in 1993 as a premier provider of sustainable real estate, facility and infrastructure solutions to clients globally. The company and Perry are regarded as innovators in the field of urban development and revitalization. A longtime civic leader, he serves on the Board of Directors for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Board of Councilors for the Carter Center.

“This new slate of CAP officers, Executive Committee members and Board of Directors elected to lead the next two years, is one that can best be described as smart, experienced, and deeply committed to implementing programs that will bring continued growth and development to Downtown Atlanta,” said CAP President A.J. Robinson. “I look forward to the honor of working closely with Egbert Perry as he is someone who epitomizes extraordinary leadership and service in Atlanta.”

New Central Atlanta Progress Executive Committee Members include: Mr. Tom Aderhold, Underground Atlanta; Mr. Paul Bowers, Georgia Power Company; Ms. Susana Chavez, Parking Company of America; Ms. Renee Glover, Atlanta Housing Authority; Mrs. Cloteen Bigger Jasmin, Georgia-Pacific Corporation; Mr. John Reyhan, Skanska USA Building, Inc.; Mr. Jerome Russell, Jr., Russell New Urban Development LLC; Mr. Doug Sinclair, SunTrust Bank, Atlanta Region.

New Central Atlanta Progress Board of Directors Members include: Ms. Kathy Betty, Atlanta Dream; Mr. Martin King, III, The King Center; Mr. Hampton Mallis, Reznick Group; Mr. Robert Patterson, 200 Peachtree.

Sponsors for the meeting included Gold Level: AirTran Airways, Atlanta Business Chronicle, The Coca-Cola Company, DLA Piper, and Troutman Sanders; Silver Level: Cousins Properties, Fulton County Development Authority, Georgia Power, Grady Health System, Kaiser Permanente, Portman Holdings, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Turner Enterprises; Bronze Level: A. Brown-Olmstead Associates, AmericasMart, Barry Real Estate & the W Atlanta Downtown, The Integral Group, King & Spalding, Perfect Image, Post Properties, Resource Real Estate Marketing, The Schapiro Group, Silverman Construction Program Management, and Stites & Harbison PLLC.

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About Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. (CAP) and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (ADID)
Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. (CAP) is a Downtown business association with over 200 members. Its mission is to build a 21st century Downtown as the heart of the Atlanta Region – a vibrant community with strong leadership and sustainable infrastructure that is safe, livable, diverse, economically viable, accessible, clean, hospitable and entertaining. It is governed by a 60 plus-member Board of Directors, including an Executive Committee that oversees the monthly operational decisions on behalf of the Board. The Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (ADID) is a 510(c)(3) non-profit organization created by CAP to make Downtown safer, cleaner and more hospitable.