Joey Womack’s passion lies in helping to equalize socio-economic disparities in communities all over the world. His goal: To positively impact 1 billion people by the year 2039.
He is the founder and CEO of nonprofit Goodie Nation whose initiatives are designed to close the relationship gap for tech-focused social entrepreneurs and diverse founders. Joey has received multiple industry accolades for his commitment to and work in bridging socio-economic disparities. He is the recipient of awards from SOCAP Global, the Technology Association of Georgia and Startup Atlanta. He was named to Atlanta Magazine’s list of 500 Most Influential Business Leaders and Huffington Post’s Top 20 Innovators in the Atlanta Tech Startup Scene. He serves on the boards for Startup Atlanta, Venture Atlanta, and the Georgia Social Impact Collaborative as well as advisory boards for SXSW and SOCAP’s Spectrum Conference. Joey earned his master’s degree in business at Florida A&M University.
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