On Friday, James M. Wood III will be presented the Walter Malcolm Shackelford Distinguished Alumnus Award at LaGrange College.
Wood, a 1978 graduate, received a math degree from the school.
A former director of market analysis and planning for Atlanta Coca-Cola Bottler, today he is vice president for Enterprise IT Business Support and Planning for AT&T.
Currently, he is managing more than 400 projects with budgets totaling more than $750 million. c