The original article is featured in the Saporta Report of the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Hala Moddelmog, President and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, will receive the 2020 Lifetime Achievement
Award from the Turknett Leadership Group on October 28, 2020 at the Georgia Aquarium.
The Lifetime Achievement recognition is the top award given by the organization, and the luncheon is expected to
be attended by 600 or more, according to Tino Mantella, president and CEO of the Turknett Leadership Group.
“Hala will be an exceptional addition to the list of distinguished previous lifetime achievers,” Mantella wrote in an
email listing previous winners: Frank Skinner in 2012; Alana Shepherd in 2013; Oz Nelson in 2014; Frank Blake in
2016; and Andrew Young in 2018.
“When I think of Hala, I think ‘impact,’ ” Mantella continued. “Whether in her corporate business career, leading
Susan G. Komen for the Cure or becoming the first woman President and CEO to run the Chamber, Hala has made a
Moddelmog said she is “obviously flattered” to be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. “When you look at
the past winners, I’m honored to be in their company, “ Moddelmog said.