Lou Benjamin is co-chair of the AW75 event and president of Lake Country Arts. He has been active in the community since making Georgia’s Lake Country his permanent home in 2006. He has served as president of his home owners’ community, chaired the Reynolds Lake Oconee Board of Advisors, and is active as an actor in local community theatre. Prior to retirement, Benjamin was the managing partner and founder of a company that specialized in placing junior military officers into civilian careers. He was responsible for all corporate operations including marketing, administration, and strategy, and designed leadership development programs for over 100 major corporations. He is a graduate of Trinity College, with degrees in psychology and political science.