The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel was named a Best of 2015 winner in the Atlanta Pet Kennel & Boarding Industry on Kudzu, the leading source of local business information and consumer reviews. More than 5 million businesses competed across 30 categories, and winners were awarded based on the highest number of votes and reviews received on

The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel offers pet boarding, doggie daycare, pet grooming, and dog training. The Ark is a “free play” facility. Each pet is assessed by Ark staff to ensure they are able to play in supervised, size, and temperament appropriate playgroups. Pets are only in a room/kennel to eat and sleep. Pet owners can watch their pets on The Ark’s Pet Cams, which are accessible online or on a mobile app.


Dunwoody resident Kimm Lincoln will be the new agency president for Nebo, a human-centered agency headquartered in Atlanta.

Lincoln, a graduate of Georgia Tech, started as an intern with Nebo in 2006 and was most recently the vice president of digital marketing at the agency. Brian Easter, formerly the company’s CEO, and Adam Harrell, formerly president, are staying with the agency and each assuming the title ‘co-founder.’

During Lincoln’s tenure as vice president, she led Nebo to a 350 percent increase in overall revenue growth since 2010 with a 500 percent increase for digital marketing specifically. During this time under Lincoln’s leadership, Nebo was named an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing company for five consecutive years and won more than 100 awards in 2015 alone. 

To learn more about Nebo and its services, visit


Amanda Robbins of Dunwoody has been named the director of field marketing for Church’s Chicken.

Robbins joins the team as a results-driven marketing leader, boasting over 14 years of experience managing global, quick-service, and fast-casual brands. In her new role, Robbins will handle marketing strategy of company owned restaurants and operate as an integral business partner of a cross-functional team that is responsible for driving profitable sales and traffic in the Church’s portfolio. She reports to Robyn Bailey, vice president of field marketing.

Previously serving as the senior field marketing manager for Schlotzsky’s, Robbins managed teams serving 200 franchisees and 360 restaurants. She served as the department lead for market specific media buyers, working in collaboration to create media strategies based on national goals. Seasoned in the franchisee communication and field marketing, Robbins is well-versed in creating brand level initiatives including value message strategies, catering loyalty programs and product roll out campaigns.

Robbins is responsible for the analysis of marketplace trends, such as menu performance, pricing trends, consumer activities, competitive activities, and promotional performance.


The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) announced Josh Rosenberg as the first recipient of the Steven and Janet Cadranel Biennial Young Leadership Award. This award will fund Rosenberg’s travel to Baltimore to represent the MJCCA at the JCCs of North America Biennial Awards Ceremony, being held in Baltimore in May.

“I am honored to be the recipient of the Steven and Janet Cadranel Young Leadership Award at the MJCCA,” said Rosenberg, a principal with Bessemer Trust. “I look forward to attending the Biennial and using the knowledge I gain there to enhance our JCC. Being a board member of the MJCCA is a privilege for me and a responsibility I take very seriously. I commend Steven and Janet for their visionary gift and for investing in the future leadership of the MJCCA.”

Rosenberg currently sits on the MJCCA’s Board of Directors and is co-chair of the MJCCA’s Erwin Zaban Leadership Development Program. As well at the JCCs Biennial, Rosenberg will be a part of the JCCA’s prestigious Esther Leah Ritz Emerging JCC Leaders Institute. These Emerging JCC Leaders are crucial to the JCC Movement, and the Biennial is considered a starting point in a long-term relationship among the future leaders of the movement.

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