The Southern Exchange Ballrooms Sales and Operations Team!

We are here to serve you!

Photo Credit: Nicole Chatham.

Drew Tull

President and Owner

200 Peachtree City Center & Southern Exchange Ballrooms



Drew has over 20 years’ experience in hospitality ranging from stops at The Greenbrier, Georgia Aquarium/Wolfgang Puck, Chateau Elan Winery & Resort in an executive management roles.  Drew has been with 200 Peachtree City Center/Southern Exchange Ballrooms for almost 5 years. Drew currently serves as President of 200 Peachtree City Center which includes the oversight of all tenants and self-operated businesses including Southern Exchange Ballrooms.

Jesse Lirette

General Manager/ Director of Sales & Marketing



Jesse has been in the event industry for over 30 years.  Prior to rejoining Southern Exchange Ballrooms for a second time, Jesse opened Sky View Atlanta and held various positions with Walt Disney World resorts, Live Nation, Tabernacle and Compass Group during his executive career. Jesse currently serves as the General Manager/Director of Sales & Marketing for Southern Exchange Ballrooms.

Ryan Powell

Assistant Director of Sales



Ryan has been recently promoted to Assistant Director of Sales for Southern Exchange Ballroom after spending 5 years as a Corporate Sales Manager.  Prior to joining the team at Southern Exchange Ballrooms, Ryan held the same position at Ventana’s.

Rebecca Dey

Sales Manager – Social



Rebecca has been a social sales manager with Southern Exchange Ballrooms since January 2017. Prior to joining the team at Southern Exchange Ballrooms, Rebecca is owner/operator of Rebecca Nicole Weddings and was the rep for Grammy U.

Amanda Cable

Sales Manager – Social



Amanda is the social sales manager for Southern Exchange Ballroom after spending the past few years as sales manager for Jekyl Island Resort.

Joe Kosciolek

Sales Manager



Joe is a corporate and social sales manager for Southern Exchange Ballroom after spending the past few years at Main Event Entertainment.

Julie Foanio

Director of Operations



Julie joined Southern Exchange Ballrooms nearly three years ago as beverage manager where she served in the same capacity for Georgia Aquarium/Wolfgang Puck Catering for many years prior to joining Southern Exchange Ballrooms.  Julie was elevated to Director Operations for 200 Peachtree in January of 2017 after serving as the interim Director of Operations for all of 2016.

Kim Blake

Director of Event Planning & Services



Kim has over 15 years of hospitality experience from stays with Omni Hotel @ CNN Center and Georgia Aquarium/Wolfgang Puck Catering prior to joining Southern Exchange Ballrooms over three years ago.  Kim was hired as an Event Coordinator and for the last year has served as Director of Event Planning and Services for Southern Exchange Ballrooms.

Ronshalee Sparks

Sales & Event Planning Assistant



“Lee” is the sales and event planning assistant for Southern Exchange Ballrooms where she is the first point of contact on phones and assists Kim Blake with detailing and diagramming our events.