Augusta Technical College President Dr. Jermaine Whirl selected as 2023 Georgia Titan 100 Honoree

Congratulations Dr. Whirl!

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Augusta Technical College President Dr. Jermaine Whirl
selected as 2023 Georgia Titan 100 Honoree

Original Press Release | AugustaCEO Article

Augusta, GA - January 13, 2023

Dr. Jermaine Whirl wearing a black sweater with a silver gray suit jacket and the Augusta Technical College logo pin on his left lapel.Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP are pleased to announce Dr. Jermaine Whirl, President of Augusta Technical as a 2023 Georgia Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes Georgia’s Top 100 CEO’s & 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.

Dr. Whirl is a nationally sought-after, award-winning, thought leader in workforce and community college education. He was recently recognized as a Top 500 Influential Leader in Georgia Trend Magazine and his impact is felt in Augusta and beyond.

“I’m so honored and humbled to be included in this star-studded group of CEOs serving the great State of Georgia. This award is a direct reflection of the faculty, staff, and students at Augusta Technical College who strive everyday to fulfill our mission of being a nationally recognized academic institution that transforms lives, organizations, and communities through excellence, innovation, and partnerships,” said Dr. Whirl.

Dr. Whirl will be honored at the Titan 100 awards on April 27, 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.


About Augusta Technical College

Augusta Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a public postsecondary institution that provides academic and technical education, customized business and industry training, continuing education, student support, economic development, and adult education services to its service area (Burke, Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Richmond Counties) at a competitive financial value. Associate of Science Degrees, Associate of Applied Science Degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit are provided through traditional and distance delivery methods. For more information, visit

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About Titan 100

The Titan 100 is a national program that recognizes the top 100 CEO's and C-level executives in a region. Representing both the private and public sector, these Titans of Industry demonstrate exceptional leadership, vision, passion, and influence in their field. The Titan 100 are recognized at an annual awards event, published in the Titan 100 book and given the opportunity to connect multiple times throughout the year with their fellow Titans. The Titan 100 is one of the fastest growing, most powerful communities of executives across the nation. Titans must be nominated and selected annually with the pinnacle achievement of being recognized as an elite Hall of Fame honoree in their third year. Learn more at

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