Business RadioX®'s Growth Matters Radio Spotlights Becky Blalock with Advisory Capital and Helene Lollis with Pathbuilders

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Business RadioX®'s Growth Matters Radio interviews Becky Blalock with Advisory Capital and Helene Lollis with Pathbuilders about their businesses and projects, and serving the Atlanta community.

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Becky Blalock, Helene Lollis and Host Michelle Matthews

On January 17, 2014, host Michelle Matthews of Growth Matters on Business RadioX® welcomed to the studio Becky Blalock with Advisory Capital and Helene Lollis with Pathbuilders.

Becky Blalock is the former SVP and CIO of Southern Company where she worked for 33 years before retiring in October 2011. Under her leadership, Southern Company delivered over a billion dollars in new technology initiatives and was recognized as one of the “100 Most Innovative Companies” by CIO Magazine and one of the “100 Best Places to Work in IT” by Computerworld Magazine.

Today, Blalock is a partner with Advisory Capital, where she provides strategic consulting, and is on the board of Computers for Youth, Emory Healthcare, the Georgia Health Sciences University, CSI Laboratories, Verdecco, and the business School of Mercer University.

Blalock also speaks regularly before large audiences. She was Women in Technology’s 2011 Legacy Award winner, Energy Biz Magazine’s 2009 CIO of the Year, the 2009 Chairman of the Board of Leadership Atlanta, Computerworld Magazine’s “100 IT Leaders,” and Atlanta Woman’s 2006 Power Woman of the Year. Blalock is the author of "DARE: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career for Women in Charge."

Helene Lollis is president of Pathbuilders, and guides strategic direction and program development, provides high-level partnership with clients, and represents Pathbuilders in the community. Trained as a chemical engineer, Lollis spent 12 years with Amoco and BP Corporation in plastics process design, product development, marketing, strategic planning and company mergers and acquisitions.

Lollis is frequently invited to speak on the topics of mentoring, women in the workplace and career planning. She has been published in HR Magazine, Diversity Executive, and Talent Management. Extremely active in the community, Lollis serves on the Board of Directors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce; the Advisory Board of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Women’s Leadership Forum as well as the Private Bank of Buckhead; and is on the Board of Leadership Atlanta. She also serves as Chairman for the Executive Committee of Junior Achievement of Georgia.

Lollis was recognized as a Business to Business Woman of Excellence honoree in 2012, a POW! Purposeful Woman in 2010, and in 2007, received the Guiding Star Award from Emory’s Executive Women of Goizueta.

To learn more about these featured guests, listen to the complete interview on Growth Matters.

About Growth Matters:
Michelle Matthews, President of Matthews Consulting Group and an authority on strategic change, hosts Growth Matters. Join our dialogue to learn about ideas and strategies to spark your creativity and increase your ability to create growth for your company in today’s competitive environment. Learn valuable insights from executives and entrepreneurs who have faced the challenges and risks associated with business growth and succeeded. Learn how they have opened doors that have led to professional and personal success. Growth Matters airs each Friday morning at 10am EST.

About Business RadioX®:
BusinessRadioX® interviews dozens of innovative entrepreneurs and successful leaders each week. Its mission is to help local businesses Get The Word Out about the important work they’re doing for their market, their community, and their profession. With a pro-business slant and a long-form interview format, guests don’t have to worry about being ambushed or talking in “sound bites.” Guests have enough time to tell their whole story and to share their insights and experience without interruptions. BusinessRadioX® hosts are business professionals interviewing their peers, drilling down on the critical issues, and delivering practical information to an engaged business audience. Business topics that are frequently covered include: Law, Finance, Healthcare, Technology, Trade Shows, B2B Marketing, Venture Capital, Training and Development and other issues impacting the business community. For more information, visit:

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