Anthony “Spark Plug” Thomas is the Publisher of People You Need to Know Magazine, Atlanta’s official magazine uplifting women business owners. His inspirational publications have become a part of metro Atlanta’s business landscape. He is also the creator of Atlanta’s Business Superstar Awards and Helping Women Succeed in Metro Atlanta: A Spring Empowerment Summit.
There’s probably no other man in the world who promotes women entrepreneurs so passionately, courageously and boldly. He’s known as Atlanta’s #1 promoter of women business owners. The Mayor of Atlanta called him “A pillar of exemplary strength in our community”.
Because of his energy and enthusiasm, ACDelco crowned him as their “Human Spark Plug” and hired him to inspire thousands. And because of his willingness to put others first, New America Media honored Spark Plug at their Atlanta conference by presenting him with the coveted “Best Promoter” Award.
Spark Plug is a distinguished graduate of Mercer University, and a celebrated graduate of Duke University’s Innovative Leadership Program. Recently, he completed his certification course and officially became a women’s empowerment coach.
Spark Plug is the recipient of the Phoenix Award, Atlanta’s most prestigious award for community service. He is a frequent and popular advertising and marketing guest speaker at Georgia State University, a decorated U.S. Navy veteran, author, radio talk show host, humanitarian, world traveler, tennis player, snow skier, fitness enthusiast, and a husband to his beautiful wife, Jacqueline, for 18 years.