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MARTA Chairman To Speak at the Atlanta Press Club

Wednesday, 08.29.2018

11:30 am - 1:15 pm

The Commerce Club

49th Floor, 191 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Robbie Ashe, chairman of the board for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), will speak to the Atlanta Press Club during a Newsmaker Luncheon on Wednesday, August 29.

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Robbie Ashe is a partner at Bondurant Mixson & Elmore where he represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts. He focuses on issues involving politics, governments and governmental authorities throughout Georgia, particularly the City of Atlanta, metro Atlanta governments and the Georgia General Assembly.

In 2010, Robbie was appointed by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and the Atlanta City Council to serve on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). Robbie was elected by his colleagues to serve as the Chairman of the Board for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.


Wednesday, August 29
11:30 a.m. – Registration
Noon – Remarks and Q&A
1:15 p.m. – Adjourn


The Commerce Club
49th Floor
191 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Dress at The Commerce Club is business or business casual attire.

The ticket price does not include parking. Parking is available in the 191 Building parking deck with entrances on Ellis Street and Peachtree Center Avenue. Discounted parking vouchers for this deck will be available for $10 at the event. Guests must bring the ticket they receive upon entering the deck to receive a discount. The Peachtree Center MARTA station is also conveniently located nearby.


The Atlanta Press Club offers sponsorship opportunities and promotion for your company with this event. Please contact Dawn Lasusky at or 404-523-1318 for details and benefits.


This luncheon is open to the public.

Working journalists who wish to cover this event but not partake in lunch may attend for free. Reservations are still required and can be made by calling 404-577-7377 or emailing

APC Member Prices
General admission ticket – $30
Table of 10 – $300
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $325

Nonmember Prices
General admission ticket – $40
Table of 10 – $400
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $450

Not a member? Click here for more information.

Tickets and tables may be purchased here or by calling 404-577-7377. Payment must accompany reservations and there is a 48 business-hour cancellation policy.