Meet Our Summit Team
David Valle, VP of Marketing & Business Development, AGORA
David Valle is the VP of Marketing & Business Development for AGORA Summits. Prior to his work with the Summits, David was a Sr. Research Analyst and the Director of Business Development with ZPRYME Market Research & Consulting. With over 12 years of Management, Marketing and Business Development experience, David brings a young perspective to an ever changing Industry.
David received his Bachelor of Science in Geography, with a Minor in Business Administration, from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. David is a Native Texan living in Alpharetta, GA and enjoys playing golf during his time off.
Danielle Myers, Director of Sales and Marketing Administration, AGORA
Danielle Myers is the Director of Sales and Marketing Administration for AGORA. Danielle has over 10 years of experience in Contract Administration and Customer Service. She joined the AGORA team in January of 2015.
Danielle was raised in Indiana and now resides in Greenville, SC. She has two beautiful, bright daughters and enjoys traveling and spending quality time with friends and family.
Amy Jarrell, VP of Summit Operations & Guest Relations, AGORA
Amy Jarrell is the Vice President of Summit Operations & Guest Relations for AGORA. Amy is a seasoned Operations and Sales Support Administrator. She brings over 14 years of experience in complex and demanding Financial Services, Wealth Management and Investment Advisory environments.
Amy was born and raised in Atlanta and now resides in Johns Creek, GA. She has two sons and enjoys spending time with family and friends, interior design and decorating, and outdoor activities.
James Wingate, Director of Utility Engagement, AGORA
James Wingate is the Director of Utility Engagement for AGORA. James has spent the past eight years in various customer service and management positions in the hospitality and restaurant industry. He joined AGORA in October of 2016.
James was born in Virginia but was raised in Alpharetta, GA and now resides in Cumming, GA. He is married, has two children and enjoys spending time with his family and friends, watching football on weekends and playing golf in his spare time.
Megan Fonger, Director of Marketing & Business Development, AGORA
Megan Fonger is the Director of Marketing & Business Development for AGORA. Megan is a recent graduate from University of North Georgia with a BA in communications. While in school she worked in the medical field gaining customer service and communications skills. Megan joined the AGORA team June of 2017.
Megan was raised in Jefferson, GA and now resides in Cumming, GA with her husband and dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as watching football on the weekends.
Brigette Gleason, Strategic Marketing Manager, AGORA
Brigette Gleason is the Strategic Marketing Manager for AGORA. Brigette received her Bachelors in Communication with a focus in Public Relations and a Minor in Environmental Studies from Kennesaw State University. While in school, Brigette interned at the Chattahoochee Nature Center where she gained data management and graphic design experience. Brigette joined the AGORA team in June of 2017.
She now resides in Alpharetta with her two dogs and family. In her free time, Brigette enjoys hiking, walking her dogs, spending time with her family and friends as well as reading.
Charles B. Bagwell II, Principal & General Manager, AGORA
Chuck Bagwell is the Founder and General Manager of Agora LLC the production company and parent organization of the AGORA Summits. Chuck, is a seasoned sales and marketing executive with over 30 years of senior management sales and marketing experience in the technology industry. Prior to the founding of Agora, Chuck, served as the Founder and CEO of Technology Associates Marketing Company, (TAMCO) an independent sales and marketing organization whose clients included; Microsoft, Apple Computer, Intel Corporation, Micron, Sony and IOMEGA among others.
Early in his career, Chuck, held senior sales and marketing positions with NCR, Ingram Micro and Apple Computer.
Chuck received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1977 from The Ohio State University where he was a member of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity and Beta Gama Sigma National Business Honorary. Chuck is married with three children (two grown daughters and a son in college) and two grandchildren. He is an avid College Football Fan and of course follows The Ohio State Buckeyes. Go Bucks!
Sashien Godakandae, Business Development Officer, CABA
Sashien is the Business Development Officer of CABA. Prior to his work with CABA, Mr. Godakandae served various roles in sales management and program management within the experiential marketing industry working with several Fortune brands such as Gillette, MLB, and Samsung. He brings over 8 years of experience in Business Development and Marketing and is passionate about disruptive technologies.