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Eleni Bafas is the Co-Founder of the Atlanta Social Club. Ash Serrano is the Co-Founder of the Atlanta Social Club. Aside from ASC, Eleni has been practicing law for four years and owns Bafas Law, where she specializes in estate planning, corporate formation, and family law. Eleni belongs to the Atlanta and Cobb County Bar Associations, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers. Outside of the ASC, Ash is a market strategist for the largest architecture firm in the world, Gensler. She is intrigued by the human experience through space which drives her passion for the commercial real estate industry. For seven years, she has led her team inz winning design work around the world, by utilizing marketing strategy, graphic design and the cohesive messaging infrastructure necessary to develop powerful, thoughtful and researchdriven collateral. Ash belongs to Society of Marketing Professionals Association in Atlanta. Eleni has a passion for service. She is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Rotary Club of Dunwoody. Each year, she volunteers with Camp To Belong Georgia, a nonprofit organization that reunites brothers and sisters placed in separate foster, adoptive or kinship homes through summer camp programs and year-round events. A recipient of the prestigious Georgia Tech President’s Scholarship award, Eleni keeps close ties to the Institute to this day and serves as a Regional Coordinator for the GT President’s Scholarship Program’s annual selection process. She is also actively involved in her church and enjoys traveling and playing tennis. Eleni earned a Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University, where she graduated with Pro Bono Distinction, and a Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology & Culture from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she graduated with Highest Honor. Photos by Randmc Photography Ash has a passion for service which is rooted in helping women and children in need. In 2003, she founded CAUSEFEST, a music festival, that benefited Children’s Mercy Hospital Oncology and Hematology patients. The organization raised thousands and earned Ash regional recognition and a full-ride scholarship to college. She has also donated her time to Wellspring Living, which benefits sex trafficking victims in Atlanta. She also enjoys event planning and playing with her dog, Eleanor. Ash earned a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Kansas, with minors in Business and Musical Theatre and a Bachelor of Art in Spanish from the Universidad de Costa Rica. Reveal | Summer 2016 39