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Georgia Tech (Bill Moore) Student Success Center

225 North Avenue NW

Press Room A

Atlanta, GA 30332

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Join the Greater Atlanta Pricing Professionals Network for conversation and refreshments! This is a great opportunity to help you learn from pricing experts and your peers about the latest in pricing and how things are done in other organizations. Here’s what you can expect:

  • 60 minute talk from Lee Halverson, Vice President, Pricing & Profitability at Highline Aftermarket

  • 30 minute talk from Tim J. Smith, Founder at Wiglaf Pricing

  • 90 minutes of networking and refreshments with Greater Atlanta Pricing Professionals

You will meet pricing professionals, pricing recruiters, pricing consultants, and pricing software providers, as well as peers in sales, marketing, finance, and more.

All are welcome!



Featured Speakers


Lee Halverson

Lee Halverson

Vice President, Pricing & Profitability at Highline Aftermarket

Lee Halverson is a Pricing Leader with over a decade of successful experience in designing, developing and implementing pricing strategies. Lee is currently the Pricing Leader for Highline Aftermarket, a leading distributor of automotive supplies. Lee has been successful in leading pricing transformations for industry leading distribution organizations including Grainger Industrial Supply and SiteOne Landscape Supply.

Lee earned his MBA from the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University, his BS in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University and is a holder of a CPA certificate.



Tim Smith


Tim J. Smith

Founder and CEO, Wiglaf Pricing
Adjunct Professor of Marketing, DePaul University

At Wiglaf Pricing, Dr. Smith is helping executives manage price better through consulting, workshops, books, and other media. He provides productized and actionable consulting services for firms of many sizes and across many industries. He has been a keynote speaker and workshop leader on a variety of pricing topics to professional audiences across the globe. Along with his work at Wiglaf and teaching at DePaul, he is the author of Pricing Done Right (Wiley 2016) and Pricing Strategy (Cengage 2012) and editor of the Wiglaf Journal.

Smith began his career as a research scientist in quantum mechanics before his interest in transferring technological advances to societal implementations led to pursuits in business strategy. His focus on pricing is a natural culmination of his deep love of mathematics and his orientation toward capturing profitable customers.

As well as serving as the Academic Advisor to the Professional Pricing Society’s Certified Pricing Professional program, Dr. Smith is a member of the American Marketing Association, Business Marketing Association, and American Physical Society. He holds a BS in Physics and Chemistry from Southern Methodist University, a BA in Mathematics from Southern Methodist University, a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Chicago, and an MBA with high honors in Strategy and Marketing from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.



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Wiglaf Pricing

Wiglaf Pricing is a boutique consultancy for your organization's pricing strategy. Executives seek out Wiglaf Pricing to make core pricing decisions in the face of uncertainty. We deliver results that matter. Wiglaf Pricing is Helping Executives Manage Price Better.™


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The Professional Pricing Society’s mission is to nurture a growing community of pricing professionals committed to disseminating pricing expertise throughout the business world. We do this by providing a multi-platform forum through which exceptionally talented and creative experts can exchange cutting edge pricing strategies, tactics and technology. In short, we connect great ideas with great people.



Parking Instructions

These instructions are pulled directly from the Georgia Tech website (https://www.ssc.gatech.edu/gps).

The physical location for the Bill Moore Student Success Center is 225 North Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30332. Please note this is not a valid mailing address for the U.S. Postal Service nor will this get you to Area 1 Visitor Parking. This address is best used as GPS walking directions.

The Area 1 Visitor Parking Lot address is 176 North Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA.

Please note that the NW or Northwest is extremely important when entering the approximate address into GPS; entering simply the street will result in a different location away from the Georgia Tech campus.

Once parked in Area 1 Visitor Lot please follow the Sky Bridge Directions below to get to the Student Success Center.

Sky Bridge Directions

  1. From the top of the parking deck, proceed across the pedestrian bridge to safely cross North Avenue.
  2. Once you have crossed the bridge walk down the ramp to your right and then veer left up the sidewalk toward the Success Center.
  3. The Success Center is the large brick building at the end of the sidewalk right and is attached to the west side of the football stadium.

*Please Note: There is also an automated pedestrian cross walk located on the street level just south of the parking deck. For your safety, please do not cross the street at any point outside of a crosswalk . North Avenue is extremely busy and our campus police may issue tickets for jaywalking.

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225 North Avenue NW

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Atlanta, GA 30332

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