Meet the 20 Rising Brand Stars Who Are Bringing Global Attention to Atlanta

From Delta and Coca-Cola to doughnuts and craft beer

Atlanta has long been home to iconic brands like Coca-Cola, but the city’s roster of highly admired companies continues to evolve rapidly—as does the talent driving them forward.


Today, Atlanta is becoming known not only for its global powerhouse corporations, but also for its vibrant, tech-driven startups like MailChimp and booming regional brands like SweetWater Brewing.

Their businesses may be well known, but the same isn’t always true of the people driving this success. So Adweek’s editors have selected 20 of the rising brand stars who are energizing and elevating Atlanta. Check them all out below: