Goshen CEO Named Georgia Titan 100

Goshen Valley CEO, Zach Blend, named a recipient of the 2023 Georgia Titan 100

Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP are pleased to announce Goshen Valley CEO, Zach Blend, as a 2023 Georgia Titan 100.

The Titan 100 program recognizes Georgia’s Top 100 CEOs & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that includes demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion.  Collectively the 2023 Georgia Titan 100 and their companies employ upwards of 118,000 individuals and generate over $36 billion dollars in annual revenues. This year’s honorees will be published in a limited-edition Titan 100 book and profiled exclusively online. They will be honored at an awards ceremony on April 27th, 2023, and will be given the opportunity to interact and connect multiple times throughout the year with their fellow Titans.

“The Titan 100 are changing the way that business is done in Georgia. These preeminent leaders have built a distinguished reputation that is unrivaled and preeminent in their field. We proudly recognize the Titan 100 for their efforts to shape the future of the Georgia business community. Their achievements create a profound impact that makes an extraordinary difference for their customers and clients across the nation.” says Jaime Zawmon, President of Titan CEO.

Zach Blend has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Goshen Valley Foundation since January 2016. 

Zach has 12 years of experience working for Goshen Valley within all aspects of the organization. Under Zach’s executive leadership, the Goshen Valley Foundation has grown to include four operating agencies (Goshen Valley Boys Ranch, Goshen New Beginnings, Goshen Homes and Goshen Therapeutic Services) that are all focused on a specific demographic within the Georgia state foster care system. Zach has a BA in Sociology from Rollins College, a Graduate Certificate in Christian Studies from Fuller Seminary, and an MBA from Reinhardt University. 

“I certainly appreciate the opportunity to be recognized by Titan 100 as one of Georgia’s Top Senior Executives. My ability to lead successfully is in large part due to the amazing team I have the privilege to work alongside at Goshen Valley. Through their sustained efforts, Goshen’s influence and ultimate impact on the state’s foster care system has risen steadily in recent years. We work diligently to ensure that best business practices are in place, resulting in our overall effectiveness when considering the scale and sustainability of our growing mission.” – Zach Blend, CEO

Blend will be honored at the Titan 100 awards on April 27th,2023 at Zoo Atlanta: Savanna Hall.  One of the city’s most treasured historic buildings, the 1921 building has been revitalized by Zoo Atlanta for its new life today.  As home of the Atlanta Cyclorama for more than 90 years, the building is famous for its grand scale and neoclassical architecture. This unique cocktail-style awards event will gather 100 Titans of Industry and their guests for an evening unlike anything that exists in the Georgia business community.

“On behalf of all the partners and associates at Wipfli we congratulate all the Titan100 winners. It’s an honor to recognize this diverse group of leaders in the Atlanta community. We appreciate the lasting impact each leader has made, and continues to make, in building organizations of significance both in Atlanta and abroad. Your ingenuity and creativity have set you apart, and the honor of being seen as an industry Titan is richly deserved,” says Bill Boucher, Partner at Wipfli.