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Commerce Club Speaker Schedule

Upcoming Speakers:

The Snellville Commerce Club meets at noon on the first Tuesday of each month in the Multipurpose Room of Snellville City Hall, 2342 Oak Road in Snellville. Each meeting includes a catered lunch. Speakers from throughout our business community come and inform us each and every meeting.

2020 Schedule
February 4th

P.K. Martin Georgia State Senator


P.K. Martin first took his office in the state senate in 2015. He represents the 9th district, which includes portions of Gwinnett County.

Senator Martin formerly served as a member of the Lawrenceville City Council, is a Lawrenceville native and an active participant in his community. He received his Bachelor's degree in International Affairs from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Senator Martin has been the Administration Floor Leader of the Georgia Senate since 2017. He is the Chair of the Education and Youth Committee, Vice-Chair of the Insurance and Labor Committee and is an active member of the Senate's Transportation Committee, the Regulated Industries and Utilities Committee and Higher Education Committee.

Recently, he was honored with the 1849 Friend of Medicine Award from the Medical Association of Georgia and named as a 2016 Powerhouse Policymaker by Georgians For A Healthy Future for successfully sponsoring S.B. 302, a new law to improve accessibility and accuracy of healthcare provider directories.

A small businessman, he works at Hood Insurance Agency in Lawrenceville. He and his wife, Amanda, have two children, Charlotte and Kuhl.

Previous Speakers

Shelly Schwerzler Development Manager - Gwinnett County Library
Jason West Director of Programming Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center
Nicole Hendrickson Community Outreach Program Director & Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners
James W. Cofer Jr. Snellville Historian and Author of "200 Years of Snellville History"
BJay Pak - United States Attorney
Carole Townsend - Author
Lisa Platt and Kathi Gargiulo - Snellville Parks & Rec
Brett Harrell - State Legislature
Rebecca Pool - South Gwinnett High School
Stan Hall - Gwinnett Sports Commission
Mayor Tom Witts - Veteran's Memorial talk & video
Regina Miller - Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services
Kristina Blum - Gwinnett County Court Judge, Guest Speaker
Jamie Jordan - Georgia Department of Workforce Development
State Senator Josh McKoon - Legislative Preview
Chief Roy Whitehead - Snellville Citizen's Police Academy
Clyde Strickland
Kelly McAloon and STAT The Cat
Kelly Greer - Eagle Ranch
State Rep. Brett Harrell
Dr. Markus Porkert - Cardiology Director of Eastside Medical Center
John Sours - Administrator of the Governor's Office of Consumer Protection
Valerie Garner - Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Richard Steele - Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner
State Senator Renee Unterman talks about child exploitation in Georgia
Rob Woodall - 7th District Congressman
David Martin - Georgia Council on Economic Education
Dr. Dan Kaufman - Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
Michael Hinton - Gwinnett County Schools Community Based Mentoring program
Charlie Harper and Eric Harrison - PolicyBEST
James Touchton - Council for Quality Growth
Stas Preczewski - Georgia Gwinnett College


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