Week of October 20th

October 20th - Caldwell Hall room 304 - Ty Frix & Smith Baggett

We will be be meeting in room 304 of Caldwell hall at 7pm. See you there!

Meet our Speakers:

Ty Frix

Ty walked onto the University of Georgia football team in 2008 and served as the long snapper from 2009-2012, starting 54 consecutive games – a UGA record. He was voted Team Captain as a senior and graduated magna cum laude in Biomedical Engineering in 2012. Ty went on to receive an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Georgia in 2014 where he started Ichor with former UGA Football teammate Andrew Johnson.

Smith Baggett

Smith was born and raised on a cattle ranch in Statesboro, Ga. After attending Georgia Southern University he followed his cowboy roots and became a professional bullrider. After many broken bones and injuries and the better part of a decade he decided to retire and follow his other passions, marketing and entrepreneurship. He has now grown and expanded his portfolio to include his sunglasses line, Grove Eyewear as well as a product placement company and consulting firm that handles national beverage companies.

Focus Group:

Competition team focus group

We are having a focus group regarding our competition product immediately following the meeting. It should only take 10-15 minutes and free product samples will be given out. If you would like to participate take this survey:


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