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Mar 3, 2020

Deke Copenhaver currently serves as Principal of Copenhaver Consulting, LLC, a niche consulting firm in Augusta, Georgia serving the needs of businesses, nonprofits and local governments. In May of 2019 he published his first book “The Changemaker: the Art of Building Better Leaders” with Advantage|Forbesbooks.

Deke served as Mayor of Augusta, Georgia from 2005 through 2014. Since leaving office Deke has served as the host of “There it is With Deke Copenhaver”, a daily call-in radio show on WGAC New Talk Radio, as well as Managing Consultant for the Augusta Economic Development Authority.

Deke became the first American mayor to complete all three legs of a sanctioned Ironman event and has subsequently completed four more Ironman 70.3’s.

Enjoy this conversation between Deke and Lou Diamond on the Bedside Reading’s Authors That Thrive podcast.