Forrest Tuff Receives Georgia's Highest Honor

Posted by Lila Newsome on Tue, Feb 22, 2022 @ 9:00 AM

Congratulations to Forrest Tuff, CEO of One Vision Productions. Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger proclaimed Forrest Tuff an Outstanding Georgia Citizen for his on-going service to our state. The award was presented by Dr. Lenora Peterson of Global International Alliance.

The Outstanding Georgia Citizen Award serves as the highest honor given on the state level to any citizen and affords the recipient every courtesy as a Goodwill Ambassador from the state of Georgia in travels to other states and nations beyond the United States. This recognition was awarded based on advocacy and goodwill contributions to the state of Georgia.

Forrest Tuff is the founder and CEO of One Vision Productions, an award-winning multimedia production and branding agency listed since 2015 as one of Atlanta's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.

Active in several organizations, Tuff is a SCORE Business Mentor, 3DE Schools by Junior Achievement Business Coach, FBI Citizens Academy Alumni, and professional member of Georgia Production Partnership, Toastmasters International, and the National Speakers Association.

In 2015, he started a Pay it Forward program that provides financial assistance to nonprofits while also supporting many humanitarian organizations such as the American Heart Association, Care, Inc., and youthSpark, to name a few.

He is recognized among Atlanta's Most Powerful Leaders and previously the Top 100 Transformational Leaders by the John Maxwell Team. Tuff is a recipient of the American Heart Association Lifestyle Change Award, SCORE Distinguished Service Award, and Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Martin Luther King Drum Major for Service Award.

“This award is very humbling,” he said. “It has been an honor to be a public servant to my state, and I want to thank my family, Ambassador Dr. Lenora Peterson of the Global International Alliance for the nomination, the people of Georgia, and my team at One Vision Productions. "The dedication of so many volunteers, partners, and sponsors enables me to receive this recognition."