Chattahoochee Nature Center gains two 10under40 nods

Roswell, Ga – Two of Roswell Magazine’s top 10 leaders under 40 are associated with Roswell’s Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC), a leader in environmental education.

Roswell Magazine announced the 10 winners of its inaugural 10Under40 recognitions, dubbed its “Roswell Millennials Project,” in early March. This is the publication’s first time honoring local young professionals under forty who have made significant impacts in their careers and in the Roswell community. The ten winners represent individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, professions and experiences, all of whom are both accomplished professionals and servant leaders.

Among the 10 leaders was Carli McDonald, a partner in the accounting firm Aprio and board member of CNC. She says her entire life is her four-and-a-half year old daughter Dylan Rose. Outside of that, she is the partner-in-charge of Aprio’s national R&D Tax Credit practice, with a specialty in the manufacturing and technology industries. She also works with the State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, American Bar Association, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Zoo Atlanta, and Grady Hospital Foundation.

Also in the list was CNC’s Marketing Manager, Jon Copsey. Beyond working with CNC on its marketing and communcaitons, Jon sits on the boards of STARHouse and Historic Roswell Kiwanis, and works with the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s Talent Coalition Education Committee. 

Those awarded with Roswell Magazine’s 10U40 recognitions are (in alphabetical order): Jon Copsey, Michael Curling, Gisele Holloway, Alex Kaufman, Randy Mallard, Carli McDonald, Ryan Pernice, Jennifer Peterson, Pat Rains, and Lisa Stevens.

About the Chattahoochee Nature Center

CNC is a private non-profit environmental science center that is one of North Atlanta’s major attractions. CNC’s 127 acres along the river in Roswell includes a Discover Center with the only Nature Exchange in the SE that serves as the interpretive center for the river; plus garden, woodland and river boardwalk trails featuring rehabilitated native wildlife. We server over 140,000 visitors annually and provide education programs for over 40,000 students. Our mission is to ‘connect people with nature’ which we do daily through summer camps, canoe trips, evening concerts, and community programs for all ages. Our Unity Garden provides nearly 5 tons of fresh produce to North Fulton Community Charities Food Pantry each year. 

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For more information or questions, please contact Jon Copsey, Marketing Manager.