Rad Harrell Named ATDC @ Savannah Startup Catalyst

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

The ATDC is excited to announce the hiring Radford Harrell as the new Startup Catalysts in Savannah, Georgia.

In that role, he will manage the ATDC @ Savannah programming and work with entrepreneurs looking to build technology companies and product-based startups in the greater Savannah region.

“We are really excited to be adding a seasoned entrepreneur like Rad to our team,” said Ben Andrews, ATDC’s statewide program manager. “There is a tremendous amount happening in the startup ecosystem in Savannah, and the addition of Rad’s experience and connections in the community are going to be tremendous as we help entrepreneurs and startups in that part of the state.”

Harrell is a serial entrepreneur. His most recent venture was as CEO of TalentSoup.com. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Harrell earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial design from Auburn University, where he was a Dean’s List graduate. He relocated to Savannah from Atlanta in 2009, and has been active with the Creative Coast in Savannah ever since.

“Savannah, one of Georgia’s jewels, is currently known for her port, logistics, the beach at Tybee, and being the hostess city of the South,” Harrell said. “With ATDC’s deepening focus and investment here, I believe we can add high-value technology startups to the list in the future. I’m honored to play a role in this new legacy for my adopted city.”