Celebration dinners around Atlanta were attended by numerous politicians and business leaders, including former Republican US Senator Kelly Loeffler and her husband Jeffrey Sprecher, chief executive officer of the Intercontinental Exchange and former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange; Democratic US Representative Nikema Williams, who represents Georgia’s 5th congressional district; Chick-fil-A Inc. Chairman Dan Cathy and Joe Lonsdale, founders of Palantir Technologies Inc. and Addepar Inc. Fellow Georgian, Republican Newt Gingrich, the former Speaker of the House, virtually appeared at one of the events in a video address.


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