A local entrepreneur and district attorney are slated to speak to students at Clayton State University’s fall 2019 commencement ceremonies on Dec. 6 and 7.
President and CEO of Atlanta-based Chime Solutions, Inc. Mark A. Wilson will speak to graduates in the College of Health, College of Business and College of Information and Mathematical Sciences at 9 a.m. on Dec. 7.
Wilson is a 25-year veteran in the business information services industry and has held senior level sales and operations management positions with companies such as D&B, ABF Freight Systems and Whirlpool Corporation. Wilson’s success as an entrepreneur has been highlighted by his leadership of eVerifile, a contractor screening company he acquired in 2012. He drove double-digit growth while making significant technology changes within the company.
Prior to acquiring eVerifile, Wilson founded RYLA Teleservices Inc., a true start-up launched in his basement and named after his two children Ryan and Lauren. As president and chief executive officer, RYLA grew to become a nationally recognized customer support and contact center with more than 3,000 employees and revenues in excess of $100 million. Wilson sold the company in 2010.
Wilson has earned a number of prestigious awards, including Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award ® for 2010, TiE Atlanta’s 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year and induction into the Hall of Fame for the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University in 2014.
Tasha Mosley, district attorney for the Clayton County Judicial District, is scheduled to speak to students in the College of Arts and Sciences at 12 p.m. on Dec. 7.
Prior to her appointment by Gov. Brian Kemp, Mosley served as solicitor general in the State Court of the Clayton County Judicial Circuit beginning in 2009 until 2019, representing over 259,000 citizens to prosecute misdemeanor crimes, including domestic violence offenses, driving under the influence and theft, while leading an office of 38 attorneys, investigators, victim advocates, legal assistants and legal secretaries.
Mosley previously served as Assistant Solicitor General from 2006 to 2008 in Henry County as well as master assistant solicitor general from 2004 to 2006 and assistant solicitor general from 1998 to 2004 in the Clayton County Judicial Circuit.
From 1996 to 1998, Mosley was the sole practitioner of the Tasha Mosley Law Firm in Jonesboro.
Dr. Peter Fitzpatrick
Dr. Peter Fitzpatrick, retired Clayton State University professor and former head of the department of healthcare management, will speak to students at the graduate ceremony at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6.