MELT FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN AND CEO VINCE THOMPSON NAMED ONE OF ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE’S 2018 “MOST ADMIRED CEOS”; HONOREE GALA TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 23RD AT THE INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL IN BUCKHEAD ATLANTA.
Atlanta, GA – July 12, 2018 – MELT (www.meltatl.com), the award-winning sports, entertainment and culinary marketing agency announced today that its Founder, Chairman and CEO Vince Thompson has been named by The Atlanta Business Chronicle as a 2018 “Most Admired CEO” in the Marketing, PR and Communications category. The Honoree Gala will be held August 23rd at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead Atlanta.
42 CEOs from 21 industries were selected. Thompson was selected in the “Marketing, PR and Communications” category along with Georgia Public Television CEO Teya Ryan. Other winners this year include Peach Bowl, Inc. CEO Gary Stokan, a long-time Thompson and MELT friend. Past winners have included top-level executive Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy and many others.
The Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Most Admired CEO” Awards recognize established local leaders who have a strong vision for their companies, have shown commitment to culture in the workplace and made significant contributions to the Metro Atlanta Community. Thompson, who founded MELT in 2000, has a strong record of community and industry involvement including the 2018 Cynopsis Social Good Award for MELT University; 2015 ADA Father of The Year in Atlanta; 2015 Wellspring HOPE Award; 2014 Showcase RISE Award and many other cause and community activities including Covenant House, SafeHouse and many others. Thompson and MELT’s corporate motto is “To whom much has been given, much is expected.”
MELT has also excelled in capturing industry awards such as their 2018 Shopper Marketing Effie; 2018 PR News Social Media Awards; 2018 Stevie Marketing Agency of The Year.
“I’m very honored, humbled and proud to be a part of this amazing and prestigious group,” said Thompson. It’s a tribute to all the MELT team members and the value and culture that we attempt to espouse daily.”