Sunday Supper - June 11 (6-9PM)
With Guest: Courtney Knight - Treasurer, City of Atlanta
Sunday Suppers are casual gatherings where new ideas and stimulating conversation are the main fare. The guest speaker leads an informal discussion based on their work or topic of interest. Reservations are open to current Harvard Club of Georgia members and their guests on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to 12 people so that the conversation is more personal and happens around the dinner table.
The dinners are Pot-luck, so please bring a dish that you like that you can share. The Kumars are hosting the June dinner. We will have 12 club members (in addition to the guest speaker).
If you are interested in hosting a Sunday Dinner, please contact Robert ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
You must be fully immunized against Covid to attend.
COST: Free, but you must register in advance.
RSVP: Open to first 12 HCG members
SPEAKER: Courtney Knight
Throughout his entire career, Courtney Knight has followed his family’s longstanding emphasis on community service. He has been a municipal finance professional for more than 30 years, rendering financial advice and investment banking services to state and local governments, their agencies and authorities, higher education, K-12, charter schools and nonprofit organizations across the United States. In 1996, Courtney founded Capstone Municipal Advisors LLC, a widely respected financial advisory firm that found success cultivating relationships with state and local government leaders, helping them solve some of their communities’ most pressing financial challenges.
In 2014, Courtney moved to Atlanta to serve as Managing Director for the City of Atlanta’s development authority, Invest Atlanta. At Invest Atlanta he spearheaded the formulation of capital financing strategies designed to promote economic and community revitalization including funding affordable housing and workforce development projects in some of Atlanta’s most under-resourced neighborhoods. In January 2022, Courtney was selected to serve as Treasurer of the City of Atlanta. In this role, Courtney advises the City’s Chief Financial Officer and mayoral administration on management of the City's $6.3 billion debt portfolio as well as investment of the City’s $2.5 billion investment portfolio. His office also serves as “internal banker” to the City of Atlanta, supporting the movement of all cash, accounts, deposits, withdrawals, and transfers in the City.
Courtney has long focused on advancing the community and economic development of the cities where he lives and works. He has served on the board of the Council of Development Finance Agencies, a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests. Courtney’s volunteer efforts include serving on the board of the Development Authority of Cobb County, chair of the Cobb County Affordable Housing Task Force, president of the Harvard Black Alumni Society - Atlanta Chapter and as a volunteer at the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
Courtney graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in Economics and obtained his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business with concentrations in finance and public sector management. Committee.
6:00PM - 9:00PM Sun 11 Jun 2023, Eastern timezone
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