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Explore Columbus with our Connectors – local ambassadors who share insider knowledge to enhance your newcomer experience. Connect today for a personal guide to all things Columbus.

Amy Bryan

CEO of Direct Services

Ask Me About: Weekend activities with or without children, community involvement opportunities, schools, & where to get the best espresso martini

Ashley Becker

Columbus Chamber of Commerce

Ask Me About: Leadership development, Young Professionals program, Partners in Education, community service organizations, business connections

Becca Zajac

Dragonfly Trails, Inc.

Ask Me About: Running, biking, Dragonfly Trails, best places to grab a beer or cocktail, dog-friendly restaurants

Ben MacMinn

StartUP Columbus

Ask Me About: Starting a business, outdoor activities, restaurants & bars, woodworking, how to get involved

Brantley Pittman

TSYS, A Global Payments Company

Ask Me About: Nightlife, arts & culture, outdoor activities, careers in FinTech

Fred Maglione


Ask Me About: Moving to Columbus with young children, schools, startup culture & entrepreneurial ecosystem in Columbus, Catholic churches

Hayley Tillery

Columbus GA Convention and Trade Center

Ask Me About: Events in Columbus, restaurants, Columbus State University, churches, volunteer opportunities

Haley Ramey

United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley

Ask Me About: Hosting & entertaining visitors, philanthropy, military life, daycare, family activities, fitness

Joseph Brannan

PMB Broadcasting, LLC

Ask Me About: Radio, neighborhoods, private schools, youth sports & activities, government relations, dining & entertainment

Kaitlin Moore

The W.C. Bradley Co.

Ask Me About: Living in Columbus as a non-local, making connections, tennis & CORTA, best daycare, schools, places to take your kids on the weekends

Kat Cannella

Coldwell Banker KPDD

Ask Me About: International cuisine, where to sweat: Max, CrossFit CSG, Rumble, & Novo, midtown living near Lakebottom Park

Katherine Hamilton


Ask Me About: Running/cycling the Riverwalk or Fall Line Trace, local gyms, best Uptown restaurants for date night, ladies’ night, weekend brunch

Katie Bishop

Yalla Public Relations

Ask Me About: Outdoor recreation, places to chill on the Riverwalk, best places to dine, our music scene

Oz Roberts


Ask Me About: Arts scene in Columbus, Rivercenter for the Performing Arts, Riverside Theatre, Uptown Columbus, pageants

Rawley Greene


Ask Me About: Music & art events, nature, trails, restaurants & bars

Riz Newman

StartUP Columbus

Ask Me About: Art & music scene, yoga & wellness studios, hiking at Providence Canyon, Latin dance scene, best restaurants for multicultural cuisine

Sarah Maglione


Ask Me About: Benefits of Columbus from an Atlanta native, neighborhoods, schools, fitness, ways to meet new people & get involved

Scott Sullivan

Bridgepath CFO Solutions

Ask Me About: Starting & scaling a business, Green Island Country Club, sports cars, scenic routes, hiking, where to find the best red wine

Shea Spencer

TSYS, A Global Payments Company

Ask Me About: Public schools, barbecue, literature, equity, baseball, financial well being, culture & history

Sherricka Day


Ask Me About: Public art, volunteer opportunities, community growth & development, young entrepreneurs, networking

Stephanie Woodham

Yalla Public Relations

Ask Me About: Family activities, outdoor adventure, dining out, county living, festivals & events

Tiffany McBride

Columbus State University

Ask Me About: Civic organizations, Urban League, Junior League of Columbus, faith-based organizations, education opportunities, arts & entertainment

Wes Kelley

Brasfield & Gorrie

Ask Me About: Uptown and its importance to the city, regional workforce, construction & development opportunities, raising a family in Columbus

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