This year marks another promising year in Outstanding Atlanta’s legacy of recognizing outstanding leaders as they honor the city’s top 10 professionals for exemplary leadership and service.

Outstanding Atlanta is the City’s premier honor for community involvement. Formed in 1968, the organization annually recognizes 10 young professionals between the ages of 21 and 40 for distinguishing themselves in their careers and service to Atlanta’s community. For over four decades, Outstanding Atlanta and its honorees have demonstrated extraordinary leadership. Members hold key positions in business, politics, education, non-profit organizations, volunteer, and charitable endeavors.

We are pleased to announce the ten remarkable honorees selected for the Outstanding Atlanta Class of 2023:

  • Ann Hill Bond, Community Engagement Editor, Capital B News Atlanta

  • Paul Larkin, Director of Community Engagement & Education, Clark Atlanta University Cancer Research Center

  • Kelly Lee, Director of Community Impact, Atlanta Dream

  • Juan Mejia, CEO, JCM Ventures

  • Allison Ng, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

  • E. Richard Taylor, Managing Partner, ARRC Capital Partners, LLC

  • Ana Urrego, Managing Partner / HR Manager, GDC Smiles

  • Breanne West, Director of Operations and Finance, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education

  • Christen Wright, Vice President, Product Management, Reseda Group

  • Anqi Zou, SVP, Compliance Analytics Director, Fair & Responsible Banking, Truist

  • Mayor Andre Dickens, City of Atlanta*

*Honorary Member