Kim Guthrie is President of Cox Media Group (CMG), an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company and a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc., based in Atlanta, GA. As President, Kim oversees all content, sales and operations for 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; 4 daily newspapers and more than 80 digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. CMG also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions, Cox Health Marketing, Cox Custom Research and Ideabar businesses.
Previously, Kim was Executive Vice President of National Ad Platforms and President of CoxReps, based in New York City. Prior to that role, Kim was EVP of Radio where she was responsible for all programming, operations and sales for CMG’s radio division.
During her Cox Media Group career, Kim has held the titles of Senior VP and Group VP for CMG, overseeing multiple Cox television and radio properties. Guthrie first joined Cox in 1998 as VP/General Manager for its Long Island, New York group of radio stations. Guthrie’s stations have won multiple honors for programming excellence and outstanding community service including several Marconi awards, Emmy awards, Edward R. Murrow awards, Crystal Awards, New York Air Awards, and Gracie Awards.
Kim serves on the executive board of directors for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), and serves on the board of directors for the Broadcasters Foundation of America, the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF), and the Metropolitan College of New York. Kim also serves on the Advisory Council for the Greenlee School of Journalism at Iowa State University.
Kim is a multi-year honoree as Radio Ink magazine’s “Most Powerful People in Radio,” “Most Influential Women in Radio” and was named “Woman of Distinction” by the March of Dimes and “Humanitarian of the Year” by the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Kim started her career as a journalist, having spent several years as a television news reporter and anchor and she holds a degree in journalism from Iowa State University. Kim and her husband Todd have three daughters.
As President, CEO of Dale Carnegie of Georgia, Wendy Johnson, is responsible for the general management of the delivery, sales and administration for the full range of products and consulting services offered by the Company. These services include customized professional development training programs offered to such firms as Genuine Parts, Noramco, NAAEI, Centers for Disease Control, Porsche, Mercedes, Federal Reserve and a host of companies ranging in size from 25 to more than 350,000 employees. On an annual basis, Ms. Johnson is responsible for continued professional growth of more than 2,500 workers in Georgia.
Prior to her current position, Ms Johnson represented Carreker Corporation (now Fiserv), a consulting firm specializing in the financial industry. As the Global Sales Manager, Risk Management Group she facilitated sales of all Risk Management Consulting and Software Products worldwide. In the her eight years with Carreker, Ms. Johnson provided Risk Management solutions to a client base for Carreker that included 60 of the top 100 banks in the United States, such as Chase, Citibank and Bank of America. Internationally she opened the International markets in England, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa and Australia.
Prior to Carreker, Ms. Johnson has worked in the financial and medical industries for over fifteen years, assuming several management and consulting positions along the way.
Educated at the University of California, Ms Johnson is a golfer, tennis player and pianist. Ms. Johnson has one daughter, Alexandra, who works with her in the business. Ms. Johnson serves on the Board of Trustees for the MS Society, the Advisory Board of AIESEC (a Georgia Tech International Student Organization) and served as Vice President of the Women’s Commerce Club. Ms. Johnson also was one of the inaugural participants in the Girl Scouts of Atlanta’s Camp CEO (serving three years) and Chairwoman of SHRM-Atlanta’s Link with a Leader Signature Event.
CEO & Founder
Jenny Pruitt, a third-generation Atlantan, is revered as a community advocate and philanthropist and respected nationally as a visionary real estate leader. Her strong business acumen has led to more than four distinguished decades of success in the Atlanta residential real estate arena.
Jenny began her real estate career in 1968 before establishing Jenny Pruitt & Associates in 1988. In 2007, she and her business partner, David Boehmig, opened Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty. The company’s 430 agents are among the most accomplished real estate professionals in Metro Atlanta, with more than $2.4 billion in sales in 2017.
She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including the Atlanta REALTORS® Association’s E.A. Isakson Award; the Sally Washburn Lifetime Achievement Award; and REALTOR® of the Year – 1980; the Georgia Small Business Person of the Year; and is an inductee of the Business Hall of Fame at Georgia State University, the YWCA Academy of Women Achievers and the Junior Achievement Hall of Fame. Jenny was the 2016 recipient of the Four Pillar Award from The Council for Quality Growth, which recognizes the pillars to be quality, responsibility, vision and integrity and celebrates her philanthropic endeavors as well as significant contributions to economic development in Metro Atlanta.
Jenny is committed to helping Atlanta maintain its exceptional quality of life through her philanthropic service, humanitarian support and volunteer commitments. She is active with Habitat for Humanity, and serves on the Board of Councilors for the Carter Center and the Board of the Directors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. She is also a Director of the Buckhead Coalition. In October 2015, Jenny released her book, Beneath His Wings, which follows her walk of faith in the marketplace, while offering guidance and inspiration.
Jenny and her husband, Bob, have been married for 51 years. They have two daughters and seven grandchildren.