Charles Garrett (Garry) Betty

 President and CEO of Earthlink, an Internet Service Provider

Born:March 4, 1957, Huntsville
Died:January 2, 2007, Atlanta, GA


•  Attended Georgia Tech where he received a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering in 1979.

•  Died January 3, 2007 at the age of 49 from complications of adrenal cortical cancer

•  "In the final analysis, what really matters is people. That people have the power to be themselves, to express themselves. To be individuals." - Garry Betty

•  "Betty joined EarthLink in the heyday of dial-up Internet access, competing with companies like AOL, CompuServe and Prodigy. He grew the company from a small regional, Internet service provider to one of the largest nationwide, with more than 5 million subscribers and $1.29 billion in 2005 revenue." - Forbes

•  " Before joining EarthLink, he was president and CEO of Digital Communications Associates and had previously worked for IBM." - Forbes

Related Links:

•  CNN Money - Obituary

•  Daily Wireless - Photo (Originally found at

•  Forbes - Article when Garry died

•  The Garry Betty Foundation - Description of his foundation with some biographical connections to the foundation. (Originally found at

•  Georgia Tech development office - Article about the Garry Betty Scholarship for International Studies (second half of this page) (Originally found at

•  The Free Library by Farles - Garry Betty Speaks at Congressional Hearing On Spam. (Originally found at

•  Sports Business Journal - Interview with Kathy Betty (Garry's wife) about becoming the managing partner of Atlanta Dream after the death of husband, Garry. (Originally found at