(July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018)

Click the link below to access the
2017-2018 Corporate Sponsor Package

If you have any questions about sponsorship,
please contact Stan Whitlock
Tel: (404) 558-1079
Thank you!

GISA truly appreciates the following Corporate Sponsors
and all they do to support our Member Schools! 

Be sure to contact them to assist you with any of their fine products and services.




EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

Offering a depth of industry expertise across key lines of insurance, including commercial property and casualty, employee benefits, unique  specialty program insurance, and private client services, EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants is fast becoming one of the top retail insurance brokers in the U.S.  With its southeast region office (formerly The McCart Group)  based in Atlanta, 25 locations across 12 states, and corporate headquarters in San Francisco, EPIC has a nationwide presence. This year’s Business Insurance magazine ranks EPIC as the 23rd largest broker of U.S. business and is also ranked #6 in this year’s Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Top P&C Brokers and Agents List.

Pete Smith, VP & Principal
Tel: 678-475-5755

 Lighthouse Logo 122208 Lighthouse Counsel

Lighthouse Counsel partners with independent schools to increase mission awareness, organizational effectiveness and philanthropic support. Its core services include fundraising counsel (from campaign studies and counsel to advancement plans) and strategic planning.

Jeff Jowdy, President

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Aleisa Howell, Partner
Tel: 770-980-2364

 parker-uniforms-x300  Parker School Uniforms

Parker School Uniforms has been providing superior uniforms for 85 years. We service over 1000 schools, with 6 convenient retail locations in Georgia. We partner with our schools to create the brand they want. We do our best to be the best …. to every customer, every day.


Barbara Cohen
Sales Representative
Tel:  404-668-9668




SchooLinguist, a cloud-based digital recording solution, assists K-12 schools in improving student communication and collaboration skills. By providing an innovative two-way platform, SchooLinguist’s provides experiential learning opportunities by allowing students to record, listen, re-listen and submit audio of any nature to teachers any time. Teachers can listen, re-listen and respond any time. And it all takes place within the same application! No extra emails or files to transfer. SchooLinguist is currently used in Foreign Language, Fine Arts, and Debate programs, but the use of SchooLinguist is limited only by your imagination.

bt Bennett Thrasher, LLP

Bennett Thrasher Technology Services offers powerful and flexible managed services that deliver the reliability and performance your school demands, as well as defend against the loss of productivity due to unplanned interruptions. We work with your to develop a technology road map and master plan customized to fit your school’s needs.

Jim Dougherty, Director
Tel:  678-672-2242

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For 30+ years, EdwardsCo has worked with independent day and boarding schools to develop and launch meaningful brand strategies, compelling communications, and beautiful design to ensure your institution STANDS OUT. We specialize in increasing demand, selectivity, and alumni engagement through exceptional educational branding and strategy, enrollment communications, and advancement communications.

Maria Kadison 
President & CEO
Tel:  617-651-0522



FACTS | RenWeb
FACTS | RenWeb is committed to enhancing the financial stability and affordability of educational institutions. FACTS | RenWeb offers a comprehensive suite of services that includes tuition management, financial aid assessment, a learning management system, donor management, and online application and enrollment.Jana Kane
Regional Vice President
Tel:  404-433-0911
Firestorm is the nationally recognized leader in school preparedness, crisis planning, crisis management, and consequence management. Firestorm has provided hundreds of schools support both onsite and virtually, since 2005. Preparedness is an continuous improvement process, not a budget constraint.


Jim Satterfield
Tel:  678-892-4100

Gilbane Building Company Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction-related services — from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services — for clients across various markets. Gilbane, a family-owned company, is ranked the #1 K-12 Builder by Building Design and Construction (2016).

Brian Steed
Tel: 678-282-1313

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For 18 years we have provided global and domestic student tours that are designed to open a student’s heart through service and to expand their global worldview. Our tours include Cultural and Language Immersion, US/World History, Senior Class Adventures, Global Missions and International Student Travel.Michael Mauk, Director of Business Development
Tel: 469-261-4376
Matific K-6 Math

Matific K-6 Math is conceptual and rigorous interactive learning. Embedded alignments allow for flexible use within any curriculum and teacher guided instruction individualizes the content for each student’s particular need. Learners explore and discover leading to real understanding.


Joseph DuLaney, Regional Vice President
Tel: 615-673-4155


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Our Fundraising Search
The mission of Our Fundraising Search is to assist non-profits with their fundraising needs in order for them to have a lasting impact on those they serve. Comprehensive services include: annual fund counsel, board training, capital campaign counsel, development assessment, planned giving basics, and development search. 


Dr. Linda McNay, Consultant
Tel: 404-875-6754

SchoolGrowth School Growth

School Growth is a global K-12 education training and services company that leverages learning as a competitive advantage for schools. We believe talented, energized, engaged educators change the world, and that such an ideal team can be achieved through more strategic human resources and professional development.

Tammy Barron, Senior Partner
Tel: 770-713-2027


Smith & Howard

Smith & Howard, PC
With an unusual mix of technical expertise, business savvy and private school knowledge, Smith & Howard fulfills dual roles of accountants and business advisors to private schools. Providing information and guidance on trends and fundamentals for governing and operating your organization, we can help you see the big picture, while working with you to make the best day-to-day business decisions.

Misty Olive, Marketing Coordinator
Tel:  404-874-6244
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Southern Teachers Agency is the premier placement agency for independent schools in the South. Our mission is to help schools in the south hire talented teachers and leaders so that our member schools may offer the best possible education to their students.


Carey Goodman, Director
Tel: 434-295-9122

State Bank & Trust 
State Bank is one of Georgia’s best capitalized banks, serving businesses and educational institutions in greater Atlanta and Middle Georgia with the perfect combination of high tech solutions and high touch service.

Alvin Holston

Tel:  404-266-4348 
Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is designated as the “Official Ball Supplier of the GISA.”

Craig Kalb, Territory Manager
Tel: 678-428-4489 


 gsfc_logo_2009 Georgia Student Finance Commission

GSFC assists Georgia student in achieving their educational goals by administering financial aid, state aid, and advocating for Georgia students. We also administer HOPE Scholarship along with other state aid.

Darryl Watson
Associate Vice-President of Outreach
Tel:  404-309-5822

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Law Firm


Benjamin J. Brooks, Partner
Tel: 404-815-3705


Event Calendar


August 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Appeal Board
  • SB/XC/VB/CHEER/CTS: 1st Regular Season Meet Allowed
  • FB: 1st Regular Season Game Allowed
  • SECIS Football Classic
  • GISA Informational Meeting
  • WORKSHOP: Action Research
  • NEW Heads Orientation
  • NEW Athletic Directors Orientation
  • NEW Heads Orientation
  • NEW Athletic Directors Orientation

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