BUSINESS BRIEFS: LongHorn honors local managing partner

Solomon Bazuaye

Solomon Bazuaye


Camille Chang Gilmore

LAWRENCEVILLE -- LongHorn Steakhouse is recognizing Solomon Bazuaye on his 15th anniversary with the company. He currently leads the Lawrenceville team at 800 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road.

Bazuaye has been with LongHorn since 1998.

"LongHorn Steakhouse has a proud history of being a place where people can fulfill their professional goals and career aspirations, and we are especially proud of Solomon's growth and development within the company," said John Alexander, regional vice president of operations for LongHorn. "Because of his business acumen and ability to connect and motivate his team to always serve expertly grilled steaks and provide memorable, genuine service, he is the right person to lead our Lawrenceville team; we wish him many more years of success at LongHorn."

"I'm excited every day to have the opportunity to lead such a great team of people in Lawrenceville and to serve guests in the community," said Bazuaye. "I've learned a lot during my career in the restaurant industry and I feel so fortunate to be able to celebrate this personal milestone with my LongHorn family."

In addition to his duties at the restaurant, Bazuaye is also active throughout Lawrenceville, supporting various charitable events throughout the year for the Kiwanis Club of Lawrenceville, the American Cancer Society and the Lawrenceville Division of Family and Children Services. Born and raised in Benin City, Nigeria, Bazuane currently resides in Dacula, Ga., with his wife and son.

Gilmore joins GGC School of Business board

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Camille Chang Gilmore of Buford has joined the board of visitors for the Georgia Gwinnett College School of Business. She serves as director of Human Resources Interventional Cardiology for Boston Scientific Corporation.

Gilmore gained more than 20 years of HR experience at Exxon, FedEx, IBM and the governor's office for the state of Oregon before entering the medical device industry.

Founded in 2012, GGC School of Business board of visitors is a consortium of prominent business and civic leaders selected from prestigious regional, national and international entities. Board members partner with constituencies outside academia to build private support for the scholarships, professorships and internships that bring outstanding students, faculty and programmingtothe college.

Board members serve three-year terms as connectors, advocates and representatives of the School of Business, articulating its mission and vision. Membership is by invitation only.

Layson is named Top Advisor Under 40

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has announced that Lance Layson was named as a recipient of its prestigious Top Advisors Under 40 award for 2013.

The award recognizes excellence and achievement in the insurance and financial services field, measuring production, years in business and community involvement.

Candidates consisted of insurance and financial professionals throughout the Atlanta area, nominated by their peers or business associates.

BrandsMart USA to be open Easter Sunday

ATLANTA -- BrandsMart USA has confirmed that all store locations will be open Easter Sunday.

Local locations include 2918 Buford Drive, Buford.

Easter Sunday is March 31.

For more information, visit www.brandsmartusa.com.


kevin 2 years, 6 months ago

Congrats to these folks. Not many can stay at one place that long. Keep up the good work.


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