- Beyond The Hype
Resurgence: Building On The Legacy of Atlanta Life
On October 16, 2023, Earvin “Magic” Johnson invited a small constellation of celebrities, business moguls, corporate leaders, financial markets makers and political leaders (including) Mayor Andre to a special celebration in Atlanta. The occasion: the resurgence of Atlanta Life Insurance Company, the iconic Black-owned firm founded by the legendary philanthropic and business titan Alonzo Herndon. Atlanta Life Executive VP Ryan L. Smith joins Beyond The Hype to share how new leadership, infusions of capital and forward-thinking business strategy are being leveraged to build on Herndon’s legacy while advancing the health and wealth of Black communities for generations to come.