The Atlanta Business League (ABL) has recognized Dr. Eloisa Klementich, president and CEO of Invest Atlanta, with its 2021 Catalyst Award for her ongoing efforts to enhance opportunities for minority-owned businesses.
ABL is Atlanta's oldest minority business development and advocacy organization. Each year it recognizes local chief executives for their outstanding participation in minority vendor development and community activities. Awards spotlight the willingness of busy executives to take on the vital work of establishing and building economic equality for minority enterprises.
John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE, Inc., introduced Dr. Klementich during the ceremony, sharing that “Atlanta is the largest economy in the South because people like Eloisa have run agencies as if it’s their own, as if it’s their home, as if their life depends on it.”