(July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020)
If you have any questions about sponsorship,
please contact Stan Whitlock
Tel: (404) 558-1079
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.
|PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSORS|
|ATHLETIC JUNCTION, LLC
Athletic Junction provides an online event platform to enhance the branding of scholastic and athletic events. They provide apparel and branded merchandise for all scholastic and athletic partners.
|BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESTATE CO.
Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies is dedicated to being the best Workers Compensation company. We provide compassionate care to injured workers, and access to effective, timely treatment and support. The combined strengths of our specialized in-house service teams, tailored risk management services, return-to-work programs, proactive claim management and fraud prevention, help contribut to our superior claim outcomes, and set us apart from the competition.
|EPIC INSURANCE BROKERS & CONSULTANTS
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has nationwide presence with 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 is a unique and innovative retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty, and sustains a high level of customer service excellence.
After spending 20 years as an independent school educator, we now focus on helping schools achieve clarity in decision-making by using analytics to support administrators in making data-driven conclusions. Expertise spans the entirety of the independent school paradigm: institutional advancement, admissions, college counseling, and strategic plans. We are poised to analyze and answer questions that arise in pedagogy, school administration, and school communities
|INVICTUS CONSULTING, LLC
Invictus Consulting is in the business of controlling risk. Everything we do, from risk analysis to mock OSHA audits to drilling, has our overarching goal in mind – to create a safter environment. Our long-term vision is where all work environments are safe places to work, where employees feel secure, and where there are safety protocols solidly in place, drilled regularly, and understood by everyone.
Lighthouse Counsel partners with respected nonprofits to develop and implement strategies that increase mission awareness, organizational effectiveness and philanthropic support.
|MAULDIN & JENKINS, CPA’s
Mauldin & Jenkins is a full-service accounting firm specializing in the educational nonprofit industry. As auditing, compliance, and 990 tax preparation and planning experts, we understand there is more to business than just the bottom line — it’s about helping people and improving communities. We are committed to supporting the causes of nonprofits by employing a group of professionals who specialize in the educational not-for-profit industry.
|METZ CULINARY MANAGEMENT
Culinary Dining & Environmental Services
|POWER WEB VIDEOS
Power Web Videos produces short content marketing videos to be placed throughout a school’s website and other social media channels to increase recognition and enrollment. We write, shoot, edit and provide all post-production work to ensure each video meets the strategic need of the school. We consult on video distribution.
A cloud-based digital recording solution assists K-12 schools in improving student communication and collaboration skills. How can you use SchooLinguist in your school? 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.
|Wilson Sporting Goods Co.|
|ZELIFF & WATSON
Serving the legal needs of Georgia businesses, Gina is often referred by her clients as their outside “in-house” counsel. She is retained to provide daily advice on issues such as labor and employment laws and regulations, landlord-tenant relations, contract drafting and review, and corporate formation and compliance. Gina also assists clients with their civil litigation needs in pursuing or defending claims.
|GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS|
Since 1952, clients throughout the U.S. and across more than 40 countries have trusted Aprio for guidance on how to achieve what’s next. As a premier, CPA-led professional services firm, Aprio delivers advisory, assurance, tax and private client services to build value, drive growth, manage risk and protect wealth. With proven expertise and genuine care, Aprio serves non-profit organizations, individuals and businesses, from promising startups to market leaders alike.
Athens Micro has been a premier leader in the information technology services field since 1983. Our staff can assist your school with anything from cabling and network infrastructure to deploying new software, hardware and cloud solutions. Through our highly proactive unlimited support plan, our company aims to simplify your IT experience and save you money.
|BE THE VOICE®
Be THE Voice® provides schools with a unique character building initiative using real life experiences to help students understand the power of the bystander. Our innovative approach directs students to bypass the bully and support the target allowing them to make a difference in a safe and non-confrontational way.
|THE BUDD GROUP
For over 50 years, The Budd Group has developed and executed facility solutions for clients in education, medical, government, corporate, manufacturing, commercial, retail, religious and hospitality facilities. Because our solutions are carefully customized to the needs of each customer and facility, the following provides only a sample of our capabilities. Whatever your facility needs, contact us today and let us develop a customer solution for you.
|CENTER FOR THE COLLABORATIVE CLASSROOM
Collaborative Classroom, a non-profit organization, improves the school experience of children across the globe by providing teachers with engaging curricula and ongoing progressional learning that support the academic as well as the social and emotional development of students we all serve.
Dr. Janet Cumbee
|CHAPMAN COYLE CHAPMAN ARCHITECTS
Chapman Coyle Chapman has specialized in Private Education and Campus Planning for over 35 years. We approach every client as a unique design opportunity to create a campus and learning environment which reflects each programs unique philosophy, mission and vision. Our goal is to “listen,” “create,” and “guide.”
Michael Mascheri, Jr.
|COMMUNICATIONS & ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
CEI is an AV company that provides the following services and technologies:
HVAC company servicing Southeast for all mechanical and building automation services. We perform service, maintenance, repair, retrofit and installation of HVAC equipment and building automation systems.
Ethos is a virtual school, provided by Greater Atlanta Christian School, designed to transform online education through engagement. We partner with schools to expand their own course offerings in a cost-effective way, while providing increased value to their students.
FACTS is committed to making educational dreams possible through service and technology. FACTS serves more than three million students and families at over 11,500 schools, and manages $9 billion in tuition funds annually. FACTS offers a comprehensive suite of services including tuition management, a student information system, payment administration and processing, financial needs assessment, and online admissions/enrollment solutions.
|FLYNN O’HARA UNIFORMS
Flynn O’Hara Uniforms is the largest privately-owned supplier and retailer of high-quality school uniforms, gym wear, and medical attire in the United States. Since 1972 we have remained family owned-and-operated, providing industry leading quality and customer support to over half a million students each year. We are honored to be a sponsor of Georgia Independent School Association!
|FUJITSU AMERICA, INC.
Fujitsu America is a leading information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider for organizations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Fujitsu enables clients to meet their business objectives through integrated offerings and solutions, including high-quality Client Computing Devices featuring Intel® Core™ Processors. Be it LIFEBOOK® Notebooks, STYLISTIC® Tablets, or other client computing devices, these offerings can be configured to your individual needs.
|HPS GROUP PURCHASING
Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) to lower costs on everything from food to supplies to building materials. Achieve double-digit savings on products you buy every day — foodservice, housekeeping, office supplies and business equipment, facilities (maintenance, repair and operations), administrative and human resources.
|JE DUNN CONSTRUCTION
JE Dunn exists to enrich lives through inspired people and places. Our education specifi group of talented, experienced professionals understand the unique challenges of working on K-12 projects, especially for Independent Schools. We build inspired places to learn and look forward to an opportunity to work with you!
Lee Jarboe, FSMPS, CPSM
|J.F. SMITH GROUP, INC.
The J.F. Smith Group is a fundraising project management firm that assists with advancement assessments, feasibility studies and capital campaigns across the country. Our mission is to enable our clients to fulfill their dreams through a unique, educational, professionally-directed development partnership.
Jerry F. Smith
Magnus Health is the most innovative way to collect, track, and manage student health information.
|MILLS UNIFORM COMPANY
For three generations, Mills Uniform Company has delivered stylish uniforms and consistently superior quality and service to the nation’s finest schools. We specialize in creating programs that reflect our schools’ identities and we source the highest quality products through our production facilities and our domestic and international partner suppliers.
|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.
Linda W. McNay, Ph.D.
|PRESENTATION SYSTEMS SOUTH, INC.
PSS supports educators on their journey to improve the way they engage their visual learners. Our Learn OnDemand Systems help those who are visual or kinsethetic type learners. We offer an array of products including our Learn OnDemand Poster Maker System, Awards & More System, Cold Laminator, and more! We offer the perfect tools to help Instruct, Inform, and Inspire!
Whether your goal is to increase enrollment, fundraising, academic quality, board performance, campus safety, or all of the above, you’ve come to the right place. We grow schools and the people who have the courage to lead them. We do this through organizational audits, professional development, and consulting (design) services.
Scott E. Barron
|SG CONTRACTING, INC.
SG Contracting is an Atlanta-based general contracting and construction management company. Our principals and employees have extensive project experience collectively spanning over a century in several markets throughout Georgia and the Southeast. Our accomplishments include the construction of high profile education projects throughout the metro Atlanta area — earning us the reputation for world-class quality and excellence.
|SMITH & HOWARD
With the unusal 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.
Soil³ organic compost is OMRI Listed for certified organic gardening. Our Let’s Grow Together™ fundraising program provides a sustainable way for groups to generate funds while introducing the benefits of gardening to a new audience in an affordable way.
|SOUTHEASTERN SECURITY PROFESSIONALS, LLC
K-12 and upper education campuses meet and exceed security and life safety expectations with the technical expertise offered by SSP. Access control and smart cards for security and debit and video surveillance and virtual guarding keep students, visitors and personnel safe. Thorough, one-on-one consultations address everything from communications to lockdowns and active shooter scenarios.
|SOUTHERN TEACHERS AGENCY
Southern Teachers Agency is the premier placement agency for independent schools in the South.
|UTILITY MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC.
UMS is the largest and most successful firm of its type in the Southeast. Since 1998, our professionals have audited over 500,000 accounts for more than 10,000 customers and have identified over $160 million in cumulative savings for our customers. In addition to the auditing process, UMS acts as a consultant, offering our recommendations to our customers. Our goal is to make their organization or business more energy efficient and cost-effective, with little or no changes to their operations.
SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS
|GEORGIA STUDENT FINANCE COMMISSION
GSFC is proud of its long history of helping students access higher education by providing financial aid options and programs to make college more affordable.
As the state’s single higher education finance agency, our mission is to promote and increase access to education for Georgians. We accomplish this by administering numerous scholarship, grant, and student loan programs and providing outreach and education services statewide.
Spend time on what matters.
|BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS|
Veritas Collaborative is a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders, with locations in Durham, NC, Atlanta, GA, and Richmond, VA. Veritas provides a range of services for individuals ages 8 and older, including inpatient, acute residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels of care.