Albany, Georgia – The Center for Business Solutions at Albany Technical College and the Albany Tech Foundation is hosting the 2020 Master Lecture Series with special guest speaker Patsy Martin, Wednesday, February 19, beginning at 12:00 p.m. in the Kirkland Conference Center on the Albany Tech campus. Community guests, students, and faculty will be able to enjoy lunch and listen to Patsy Martin speak on “Are Leaders Born, or Are They Made.”

Martin, a realtor and former bank executive, was once named “Albany Realtor of the Year.” She was the first president of the Albany Chamber of Commerce.

  • Other speakers slated for the 2020 Master Lecture Series include:
    Dr. John Culbreath, former Dougherty County School Superintendent, March 11
    Dr. Doug Patten, associate dean Southwest Campus of the Medical College of Georgia, April 1
    Scott Steiner, president and CEO of Phoebe Putney Health System, April 15
    Karla Heath-Sands, 30-year broadcasting veteran, April 29
    Bo Henry, musician, community advocate, and entrepreneur, May 20

Join us to lunch and learn from these celebrated Albany leaders.  Tickets are available for each lecture or the entire series. If you need staff development or a way to motivate and reward your team, purchase a table and let your staff members attend for lunch and professional inspiration. Call 229-430-3867 or visit and search for master lecture.

Sponsors for the event include Albany Area Chamber of Commerce, Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission, Fisher-Crum Foundation, Inc.,  Phoebe Health System, and WALB-TV.

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