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All in the family - Alumni Profiles
March 2014 Issue
Dinner at the dean’s house was an event that Richard W. Courts IV enjoyed while attending UGA. Former Terry College of Business Dean Al Niemi would invite Courts (BBA ’95) and a few other students to his home a couple of times a year for what Courts calls “meaningful adult conversations.” “It meant so much to me as a student at the time,” says Courts, principal at Atlantic Realty Co., an Atlanta privately held real estate investment company his great-uncle founded in 1936. “I’ve encouraged each of the deans that I’ve had relationships with to do the same type of thing.” Now, Courts says he is going back to school in his new role, as an advisory trustee of the University of Georgia Foundation. As the only one of his siblings to attend UGA, Courts is continuing a family legacy that began with his late great-uncle, Richard W. Courts Jr. (AB ’18), who was a Foundation member 1945-1970. Courts’ father, Richard …
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