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CED Alumni Recognized Among the 2023 Bulldog 100

Bulldog 100

Bulldog 100 celebrates the top 100 fastest-growing organizations owned or operated by UGA alumni. This year, five College of Environment and Design alumni had their businesses recognized for their achievements.


Join us in congratulating the CED Bulldog 100 honorees!


Altamont Property Group      |      Asheville, NC

HONOREE: Collin O’Berry, BLA ’08

Altamont Property Group, led by Collin O’Berry, is a top-producing, full-service real estate group with offices in Asheville and Pisgah Forest. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or invest, the Altamont Property Group team offers a premier level of service to accomplish your real estate goals throughout Western North Carolina.

Visit the Altamont Property Group Website


Backyard Escape Inc.      |      Grayson, GA

HONOREE: Charles button, BLA ’10

Backyard Escape is a full-service custom design build company with a specialization in pools, unique garden landscapes, designer stone patios with (or without) pergolas, home barbecue centers and more.

Visit the Backyard Escape Inc. Website


Fiddleheads Garden Center      |      Dalton, GA

HONOREE: Sam Brown, BLA ’03

Fiddleheads is a unique destination garden center for the North Georgia area. They bring a creative and rustic atmosphere that not only provides customers with the products that they desire, but also educates, inspires, and brings them back time and time again.

Visit the Fiddleheads Garden Center Website


Smith Planning Group      |      Athens, GA   &   Hartwell, GA

HONOREE: Bob Smith, BLA ’87

Smith Planning Group is an award winning land design and civil engineering firm that has served Georgia for over 30 years with four main goals: community enrichment, environmental sustainability, client collaboration, and creativity.

Visit the Smith Planning Group Website


UCW Logistics      |      Greenville, SC

HONOREE: Evan Cramer, MHP ’05, MBA '11

UCW Logistics provides customized logistics solutions with outstanding communication and customer service. 

Visit the UCW Logistics Website



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