ATL Career Journey

ATL Career Journey

Are you not sure what your next steps are beyond high school or college? Have you started your career but are thinking about a potential change? If so, then welcome to the ATL Career Journey podcast! I'm Paul Varnedoe and I started this podcast to help Atlanta-based individuals connect with successful professionals and learn practical mentoring advice. Whether you are college, military, or trade school bound, this podcast will help share life lessons and experience that can help you succeed in your personal career journey. I hope you enjoy it and would love to hear your feedback!

Recent Episodes

Episode 55 - Jacqui Chew, Innovation Enthusiast, TEDx

Aug. 22, 2021

My guest for the 55th episode of the ATL Career Journey podcast is Jacqui Chew, who is known as an innovation enthusiast and has been a successful presence in the Atlanta start up community. She has more than two decades of…

Episode 54 - Amanda Anderson, Owner and Executive Producer, Circa Twenty Four Pictures

Aug. 15, 2021

My guest for this episode of the ATL Career Journey podcast is Amanda Anderson, who is the owner and executive producer at Circa Twenty Four Pictures. I first met Amanda when she was in IT recruiting and she had already exp…

Episode 53 - Laura Hunnicutt, User Experience Lead, EY

Aug. 8, 2021

My guest for Episode 53 of the ATL Career Journey podcast is Laura Hunnicutt, who is a User Experience Lead at EY. I met Laura at Manheim but we also spent time at Delta Air Lines. We talked about how her college experienc…

Episode 52- Jackie Hoffman, Founder and Managing Director, CMB Associates

Aug. 1, 2021

My guest for Episode 52 of the ATL Career Journey podcast is Jackie Hoffman, who is the Founder and Managing Director of CMB Associates. I worked with Jackie at Manheim on some projects in their digital space and saw her wo…

Episode 51 - Steven Julian, Financial Advisor, Radio Host

July 25, 2021

My guest for Episode 51 of the ATL Career Journey podcast is Steven Julian, who is an Independent Financial Advisor as well as a Radio and Podcast Host. I met Steven through a mutual friend and he gave me some great advice…

Episode 50 - Missy Pitcher, President, CMIT Solutions

July 18, 2021

Welcome to the 50th episode of the ATL Career Journey podcast! Today's guest is Missy Pitcher, who is Co-Owner and President of CMIT Solutions of Atlanta Northeast. I've worked with Missy twice in my career at EarthLink an…

About the Host

Paul Varnedoe

Paul Varnedoe is the host of the ATL Career Journey Podcast where he interviews successful people to share their career journey experience. With more than 30 years in the IT industry and consulting space, Paul has seen his share of career changes, pivots, and detours along the way! He has mentored high school and college students about their career path and was eager to share those experiences to a broader audience. In addition to hosting this podcast, Paul works for a large cloud provider to help organizations migrate their applications and services to the cloud. Paul earned a bachelor's degree in business from Georgia Tech and is also on the board of the Georgia Tech Business Network. When he's not working or podcast, you can usually find Paul hiking, golfing, or following his favorite sports teams.