The Hyatt Distinguished Leadership Speaker Series brings a distinguished leader to campus each fall and spring who can share wisdom and insight with the School's students and the wider Georgia Tech community. It is made possible by the generous support of Kenneth Hyatt, CE 62, MS IM 66.
Spring 2023 Speaker:
Lorraine Green ChE 84, MS EnvE 93
President (Retired), Pond & Company
"Entry Level to CEO: Everything They Never Told Me"
Lorraine Green, PE, MS EnvE 93, is the former President and CEO of Pond & Company, a global A/E/C firm headquartered in Metro Atlanta, Georgia. Under her leadership Pond grew to be the largest A/E/C firm in Atlanta, (ENR #78), successfully leading the firm through a global expansion, opening offices in Canada, Japan and Spain. With a strong business acumen and desire to serve clients, she opened Green Environmental at the age of 27. For the next 18 years Lorraine operated as President, establishing herself in the industry as a leader and expert. In 2008, after a term as a Gwinnett County Commissioner, her firm was acquired by Pond. She was named President of Pond in 2018. She recently was named one of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.