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Ironman 70.3 fuels Augusta economy for seventh year

...the race are already 98 percent booked, while Friday and Sunday nights are filling up quickly, said vice president and general manager Darryl Leech.The 372-room riverfront hotel typically sells out for the event, with some guests making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-09-19/ironman-703
Virginia TV staffers killed on air; co-worker suspect now dead

...Wednesday in stable condition.Flanagan, 41, who was fired from WDBJ in 2013, was described by the station's president and general manager, Jeffrey Marks, as an "an unhappy man" and "difficult to work with," always "looking out for people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-26/virginia-tv-staffers-kille
Scuttlebiz: 'Inc.' magazine ranks local tech companies on growth

...virtual network. It brought in $118 million last year.KEEPING TRACK OF CONVENTIONS: Darryl Leech, the vice president and general manager of the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, reports 38 events for this year with four more tentatively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-17/scuttlebiz-inc-magazine-ra
Joe Gibbs Racing desperately wants its first Sprint Cup title since 2005

...just one victory apiece, and all three drivers felt TRD's engines were not up to par.As David Wilson, president and general manager of TRD, collected the Michigan Heritage Trophy given to the winning manufacturer, he insisted this surge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-17/joe-gibbs-racing-desperate
ADP to add 450 jobs, expand campus in Augusta

...competition for the ADP expansion, beating out Texas for the additional personnel.Dave Brendza, ADP's vice president and general manager in Augusta, said the construction will take 18 to 24 months from the groundbreaking. ADP should begin the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-15/adp-add-450-jobs-expand-ca
Penalties against Clint Bowyer are upheld

...find additional sponsorship.The announcement also included a switch from Chevrolet to Toyota in 2016, team president and general manager Joe Garone said."As we continue our quest to be a contender for this year's Sprint Cup championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-09-30/penalties-against-clint-bo
Housing market has changed home staging business

...Smith said she has seen homes sell within a day to a month after being staged.Doug Reese, senior vice president and general manager of Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Co., said he believes that larger metro areas see more home staging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-05/housing-mar
Bill hurts state's hotels

...legislation to rescind this tax/fee as it will be a large barrier to hurdle for our industry.(The writer is vice president and general manager of the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center. Hotel owner Augusta Riverfront LLC shares management with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-02/bill-hurts-states-hotels
Batters pay for not being in box on time

...a conference call with PCL officials. Alessio had a dry run during a college game at Principal Park.Cubs president and general manager Sam Bernabe, a member of the Professional Baseball Playing Rules Committee, said he doesn't care for clocks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-02/batters-pay-not-being-bo
Scuttlebiz: Convention center had $11 million impact in 2014

...Augusta Marriott released the annual report on the Augusta Convention Center for 2014.Darryl Leech is vice president and general manager of the hotel that also manages the convention center, which is attached. The convention center had 44 events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/convention-center-had-11-m