Cobb Executive Women to feature Kim Gresh at September luncheon

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Cobb Executive Women (CEW) a group within the Cobb Chamber, issued the following press release:

ATLANTA (August 27, 2021) — Join the Cobb Chamber’s Cobb Executive Women (CEW) on Friday, September 10 for CEW’s September Luncheon featuring Kim Gresh, President of S.A. White Oil Company and 2020 Woman of Distinction Award winner. Gresh will share the history of her company, how she got into her role as president and how she overcame the initial challenges in assuming the role.

Today, only 15 percent of the current oil and gas workforce is female, a number that drops in half when it comes to higher-paying technical jobs. As president of S.A. White Oil Company, fuel supplier for the greater Atlanta area and Georgia’s first supplier of biodiesel, Gresh has made a name for herself in a male-dominated industry. She was the first female board member for both the Georgia Oilmen’s Association and Conoco Phillips National Marketer Council.

Also dedicated to serving outside the workplace, Gresh is a tireless community servant who has made a tremendous impact on the community. She is actively involved with and serves on the Board of Directors for the Earl & Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, LiveSafe Resources, Cobb Community Foundation, Gateway Marietta CID, Sweetwater Mission, Boy Scouts of America Atlanta Area Council and the Wellstar Foundation Board of Trustees. Gresh has additionally received numerous awards and recognitions, including Cobb Citizen of the Year, Marietta Citizen of the Year, YWCA’s Woman of the Year, Rotarian of the Year, Siegel Institute’s Phenomenal Woman of the Year and Marietta School’s Alumnus of the Year.

Registration is open until September 7 at www.cobbchamber.org/events. The luncheon begins at 11:15 a.m. at the Cobb Chamber and is sponsored by Yearlong Presenting Sponsor, Northside Hospital, and Program Sponsor, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

For more information about Cobb Executive Women, contact Rebecca Chadwick at rchadwick@cobbchamber.org.

About the Cobb Chamber

At the Cobb Chamber, we believe in the power of ambition. Through our wealth of programming and partnerships, we unite the region’s most innovative, informed, and determined people so that they can achieve more. And through our advocacy and initiatives, we ensure that our county is a healthy place to do business. While our members span industry, background, and experience, we share a common desire: to see Cobb County flourish. For more information, visit www.cobbchamber.org.

About Cobb Executive Women

CEW is a group within the Cobb Chamber dedicated cultivating mutually beneficial and supportive professional relationships among executive women in Cobb County. Monthly luncheons highlight the key roles Cobb’s women leaders play in the economy and inspires women to achieve success personally, professionally and within their community. In addition, the program explores how women-owned and managed businesses continue to thrive in the pro-business environment fostered by the Cobb Chamber.

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