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The East Cobb Business Association seeks to transform East Cobb by developing business leaders through Networking and Education with an emphasis on Community.

  • Network with Business and Community Leaders
  • Business Education and Development
  • Community Involvement

Taking Nominations

Nominate a Deserving Citizen of the Year

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Citizen of the Year Awards!
The Citizen of the Year Awards are presented to extraordinary individuals for the work they have done in Cobb County and whose impact through the years will be recognized and regarded as a role model. Qualified candidates should demonstrate definable, exceptional deeds that showcase a dedication to making Cobb County or one of its areas a better place to live, work and play.

Awards are given to deserving individuals based on local area nominations in the following areas: Acworth, East Cobb, Kennesaw, Marietta, Smyrna and West Cobb.
Click here to complete a nomination.

All nominations must be submitted by Friday, Oct. 2.

For more information, contact Ashley Warner at or 770-859-2346.

Lunch and Learn (10/13)

October 13, 2015
11:30AM to 1:00PM 
Free Event
East Cobb Library
4880 Lower Roswell Rd. Suite 510-B
Marietta, GA  30068


drew tonsmeire
Drew Tonsmeire
Area Director
The University of Georgia SBDC at Kennesaw State University

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Drew Tonsmeire serves as the Area Director with the University of Georgia SBDC at Kennesaw State University. In 2014, the KSU SBDC was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as the Southeastern United States winner of the SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award, (similar to the Small Business of the Year award).

Drew is also a certified instructor for Google, eBay University, and GrowSmart. Mr. Tonsmeire was a recipient for the Project of the Year Award for 2011 for his team contributions in the Google training and consulting initiative. Drew was also recognized as the 2004 Consultant of the Year by the Georgia SBDC Network. He serves as Chair for America’s SBDC conference, which brings together over 1500 SBDC professionals from across the U.S. for advanced training.

Lunch Sponsored By
Jennifer Mashburn
LGE Community Credit Union
 Retail Sales Manager

October Haunt

October Haunt After Hours
October 27th
Supported by over 19 local business organizations.
4:30 to 8:00PM
ECBA will have a table. we are looking for volunteers to represent ECBA
contact a board member if you can help out.

After Hours

Monthly After Hours 
5:30PM to 7:00PM

September 22nd
4475 Roswell Rd Suite 1700

This is a FREE event!





Members - please be sure to login before registering for lunch to ensure you get the member rate.


Holiday Party
Parc at Piedmont
December 8th, 2015
Holiday Event
Parc at Piedmont
99 Hood Road
Marietta, GA 30068
 (770) 565-8828

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September Outreach

Constitution Day
September 17th, 2015

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2015 Gold Sponsors

Gold Sponsor - Allison Miligan
Allison B. Milligan CPA [more...]

2015 Silver Sponsors

Silver Sponsor - Susan Hampton 
Susan Hampton [more...]

Bob Cooke [more...]
Greg Cavellier [more...]

Location Information


Monthly, 3rd Tuesday

4001 Clubland Dr, Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 971-2605

Monthly, 4th Tuesday
Different Locations