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February 22, 2020
Crosstown Concourse Theatre
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2020 Speakers

Jennifer Alessandra

SVP and Chief People Officer
Frontdoor

Jennifer Alessandra

Alessandra has significant experience as a performance-driven leader and an impressive track record of helping businesses and employees navigate change.
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Rhonnie Brewer

CEO
Progeny Place

Rhonnie Brewer

Rhonnie is a community-minded professional who has a passion for building strong relationships
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Austin Crowder

Educator
Soulsville Charter School

Austin Crowder

Austin is a two-time finalist in the National Civil Rights Museum’s "Drop the Mic" Poetry Slam competition and an original cast member of “Union: the Musical”.
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Ariana Glantz

Educator
University of Memphis

Ariana Glantz

Ariana works at the University of Memphis as a part of the University Schools team that helps to oversee the youngest Tigers.
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Chloe Hakim-Moore

Director
NEXT Memphis

Chloe Hakim-Moore

Chloe is an internationally acclaimed social designer, artist, and humanitarian.
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Shamichael Hallman

Manager
Cossitt Library

Shamichael Hallman

Shamichael has helped organize over 25 faith-inspired hackathons across the world.
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Emilee Herrington

After a horrific attack, Emilee shares her journey of faith and healing to bring hope to anyone who needs to know they’re not alone.
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Danielle Inez

Chief of Staff
Shelby County Mayor's Office

Danielle Inez

Danielle is the Chief of Staff to Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris.
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Dan McCleary

Founder
Tennessee Shakespeare Company

Dan McCleary

Dan is on a mission to bring Shakespeare to the masses.
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Justin Miller

CEO
Slingshot Memphis

Justin Miller

Justin joined Slingshot Memphis in September 2016 and currently serves as its CEO.
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Archie Moss Jr.

Principal
Shelby County Schools

Archie Moss Jr.

Archie is the youngest Shelby County School principal and the first Teach For America Memphis Alum to lead a SCS school.
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Jani Radhakrishnan

Director
Regional One Health

Jani Radhakrishnan

Jani is the Director at the Center for Information and Analytics (CIA) at Regional One Health.
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Tom Shadyac

Filmmaker

Tom Shadyac

Tom's films, including Ace Ventura:Pet Detective and The Nutty Professor, have earned nearly 2 billion dollars at the box office.
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Candace Steele Flippin

EVP and Chief Communications Officer
First Horizon

Candace Steele Flippin

Candace is a nationally-recognized multigenerational workplace scholar and speaker.
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Sridhar Sunkara

CEO
eBiz Solutions

Sridhar Sunkara

Sridhar helps businesses innovate and build efficient processes, paving the way to create new opportunities.
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Taylor Tagg

Senior Business Services Coordinator
City of Memphis

Taylor Tagg

Taylor has 25 years of experience in accounting, training, speaking, writing and coaching.
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Michael Ugwueke

President and CEO
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System

Michael Ugwueke

Michael oversees a workforce that provides care to 1.2 million people in the Mid-South.
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Nubia Yasin

Co-Founder
NuJas

Nubia Yasin

Nubia is an artist who uses her craft to tell honest stories about what it means to be Black in America.
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