Entrepreneur Mark A. Wilson is the President and CEO of Atlanta-based eVerifile Inc., a privately held company specializing in delivering fast, web-powered workforce screening solutions and support systems for organizations across the globe. Founded in 1999, the company serves organizations in a number of industries, including healthcare, gaming, pharmaceuticals, transportation and utilities. Mr. Wilson acquired eVerifile in early 2012 along with an impressive team of investors.
Wilson has over 25 years of experience in the business information services industry, and has held senior level sales and operations management positions with companies such as D&B, ABF Freight Systems and Whirlpool Corporation.
In 2001, Wilson founded RYLA Teleservices Inc. a true start-up, launched in his basement and named after his two children Ryan and Lauren. As President and Chief Executive Officer, he established RYLA as a nationally-recognized customer support and contact center with more than 3,000 employees and revenues in excess of $100 million. Over the years, Wilson continued to grow the business, serving Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations while adding call center locations around the country and creating thousands of full-time and seasonal jobs. The company’s many accolades include Wall Street Journal’s top workplaces, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2009 fastest-growing company, and the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for four consecutive years. RYLA was acquired in 2010.
Wilson’s vision and leadership has earned a number of prestigious honors, including Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award ® for 2010 and TiE Atlanta’s 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year.
A native of Arkansas, he earned his degree in Business Administration and Management at Wilberforce University. Wilson and his family now live in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kim Anderson/Families First
Kim Anderson is Chief Executive Officer with Families First. Kim is responsible for the implementation and success of the Families First mission while guiding a staff of over 100 employees in 10 locations with an annual budget of $10 million.
Prior to joining Families First, Kim was Senior Director for BoardWalk Consulting providing strategic planning, board enhancement, organizational management and executive leadership for numerous non-profit organizations. Kim previously served as Executive Director of AID Atlanta, the southeast’s largest AIDS services organization. Before that, Kim enjoyed an extensive legal career in the healthcare arena. After service with the law firm of Alston & Bird, she became the first General Counsel of Grady Health System, and subsequently served as Vice President & Assistant General Counsel for Magellan Health Systems, a publicly traded behavioral healthcare company, and senior legal counsel for the Atlanta Housing Authority.
Kim is a graduate of Oberlin College and Columbia University School of Law.