Atlanta, September 13, 2018 – The Georgia Historical Society will welcome Columbus-based TSYS as the newest member of the Georgia Business History Initiative at a ceremony and historical marker unveiling next Thursday, September 20, at their corporate headquarters.
Speakers for the day include Troy Woods, Chairman, President, and CEO of TSYS, The Honorable Teresa Tomlinson, Mayor of Columbus, and Dr. W. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society.
Each year the Georgia Historical Society selects iconic companies in our state to be honored through the Georgia Business History Initiative. By showcasing these companies, GHS seeks to teach Georgia students, citizens and tourists alike about the pivotal role of Georgia’s leading businesses in the economic, cultural and social development of Georgia and the United States.
TSYS is the first company in Columbus to be added to the Business History Initiative. The dedication is open to the public and light refreshments will be served following the ceremony.
What: Business History Historical Marker Dedication
When: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018
Where: TSYS Corporate Headquarters, One TSYS Way, Columbus, GA
For more information about the Georgia Business History Initiative please contact Patricia Meagher, GHS Director of Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 912-651-2125, ext. 153.
ABOUT THE GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER PROGRAM
The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) administers Georgia’s historical marker program. Over the past 20 years, GHS has erected over 250 new historical markers across the state on a wide variety of subjects. GHS also maintains the more than 2,100 markers installed by the State of Georgia prior to 1998. Online mapping tools allow users to design driving routes based on historical markers, and a mobile app helps visitors locate and learn about markers nearby.Visit georgiahistory.com for more ways to use Georgia’s historical markers and experience history where it happened.
ABOUT GEORGIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is the premier independent statewide institution responsible for collecting, examining, and teaching Georgia history. GHS houses the oldest and most distinguished collection of materials related exclusively to Georgia history in the nation.
To learn more visit georgiahistory.com.
TSYS® (NYSE: TSS) is a leading global payments provider, offering seamless, secure and innovative solutions across the payments spectrum — for issuers, merchants and consumers. We succeed because we put people and their needs at the heart of every decision to help them unlock payment opportunities. It’s an approach we call People-Centered Payments®.
Our headquarters are located in Columbus, Ga., U.S.A., with approximately 12,000 team members and local offices across 13 countries. TSYS generated revenue of $4.9 billion in 2017, while processing more than 27.8 billion transactions. We are a member of The Civic 50 and were named one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere magazine. TSYS is a member of the S&P 500 and routinely posts all important information on its website. For more, visit tsys.com.