Conference Participants

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Oscar and Grammy Award-winning artist, actor, activist and New York Times Bestselling author
Dr. Reuben G. Alexander
Dr. Reuben G. Alexander
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist and Interventional Pain Management Physician
Center for Wellness & Pain Care of Las Vegas
Marcel Anderson
Marcel Anderson
CEO, Executive Director
Accelerating Men, Inc.
Selby Artis
Selby Artis
First Gentlemen
Benedict College
Karen Baynes-Dunning
Karen Baynes-Dunning
Interim President
Southern Poverty Law Center & President
Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis
Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis
President & CEO
Benedict College
Xernona Clayton Brady
Xernona Clayton Brady
Founder, President and CEO
Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc.
Chris Broussard
Chris Broussard
NBA Analyst
Fox Sports
Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant
Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant
Pastor
New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette
Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette
President & CEO
Huston-Tillotson University
Anne-Marie Burton
Anne-Marie Burton
Vice President, Programs
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.
William “Bill” Campbell
William "Bill" Campbell
Former Mayor
City of Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Neville Campbell
Dr. Neville Campbell
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist and Interventional Pain Management Physician
Center for Wellness & Pain Care of Las Vegas
Alvin Cavalier
Alvin Cavalier
100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Andrew Conton
Andrew Conton
Mentee of the Year
100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Curtis Battles
Curtis Battles
Founder
Craft Beer Insights
Dr. Omar K. Danner
Dr. Omar K. Danner
Chief of Surgery
Grady for MSM
Rory T. Edwards
Rory T. Edwards
Educator, Author, Transformational Speaker & Coach
Rory T. Edwards Group
Scott Evans
Scott Evans
Host
NBC's World of Dance/Access
Dr. Charles Flippen, II
Dr. Charles Flippen, II
Vice Chair of Education Dept. of Neurology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Dr. Terrence “Terry” Freeman
Dr. Terrence "Terry" Freeman
Director, Youth Activities
100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Jimmy L. Gillespie, Jr.
Jimmy L. Gillespie, Jr.
LEDA
State Farm
Shantae Gilmer
Shantae Gilmer
Public Relations Partner
Premier Choice Group, LLC
Mark Godoy, Jr.
Mark Godoy, Jr.
Fine Artist & Motion Designer
Markgodoyjr.com
Virginia W. Harris
Virginia W. Harris
National President
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.
Judge Glenda Hatchett
Judge Glenda Hatchett
Founder
The Hatchett Firm, P.C.
Atty Nathaniel Haugabrook
Atty Nathaniel Haugabrook
Lawyer
Copeland, Haugabrook, & Walker
Dr. James E.K. Hildreth
Dr. James E.K. Hildreth
President & CEO
Meharry Medical College
Shanae D. Hill
Shanae D. Hill
CEO
Premier Choice Group, LLC
Mark S. Jackson, II
Mark S. Jackson, II
Author
Read Me or Stay Broke
Quinnie Jenkins
Quinnie Jenkins
Regional Leader of Community Affairs & Grassroots
Southwest Airlines
Jessica Johnson
Jessica Johnson
Founder and Executive Director
The Scholarship Academy, Inc.
Jeff Johnson
Jeff Johnson
CEO
JIJ Communications
Dr. Zelda Johnson
Dr. Zelda Johnson
DNMc MSPH MA
The Natural Hypertension Institute
Dr. Paul A. Jones
Dr. Paul A. Jones
President
Fort Valley State University
Darnell Joseph
Darnell Joseph
Senior Academic Technology Officer
Texas Southern University
John S. Kendall
John S. Kendall
President
Law Office of John S. Kendall, P.C.
Rhyan LaMarr
Rhyan LaMarr
President
Red Guerrilla Entertainment LLC
Ashla Lane
Ashla Lane
Business Initiatives Consultant
Wells Fargo Advisors
Dr. Kase L. Lawal
Dr. Kase L. Lawal
Chairman
Camac International Corporation
Bernice Lawrence-Watkins
Bernice Lawrence-Watkins
Principal Attorney
B. Lawrence Watkins & Associates, PC
Andrew McKinley
Andrew McKinley
Communications Consultant
Houses of Parliament United Kingdom
James Miller
James Miller
Vice President - Retail Division (Retired)
First Tennessee Bank
Willie Moore, Jr.
Willie Moore, Jr.
Panelist
Willie Moore Jr. Show
DeMarco Morgan
DeMarco Morgan
Correspondent
CBS News
Dr. Lester C. Newman
Dr. Lester C. Newman
President
Jarvis Christian College
Omarosa Manigault Newman
Omarosa Manigault Newman
Author
#1 New York Times Best Seller, Unhinged
McGhee Williams Osse
McGhee Williams Osse
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Burrell Communications Group
Ola Oyalegan
Ola Oyalegan
Security Consultant and Solutions Architect
Dr. Thomas A. Parham
Dr. Thomas A. Parham
President
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Kylan Patterson
Kylan Patterson
Premier Banker
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Gaybriel Payton
Gaybriel Payton
President
Collegiate 100® of Jackson State University
Regina A. Petty
Regina A. Petty
Chief Diversity Officer & Partner
Fisher & Phillips, LLP
Dr. William F. Pickard
Dr. William F. Pickard
Chairman and Founder
GAA Maufacturing and Supply Chain Management
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Actress, Singer, Author, & Philanthropist
The D.I.V.A Foundation
Quentin Roach
Quentin Roach
Chief Procurement Officer
Merck & Company, Inc.
Dr. Zachary Scott Robbins
Dr. Zachary Scott Robbins
Principal
Cheyenne High School
Dr. Larry Robinson
Dr. Larry Robinson
President
Florida A&M University
Dr. Kevin A. Rolle
Dr. Kevin A. Rolle
Chief of Staff
Alabama State Univeristy
Dr. F. Olivia Shakir
Dr. F. Olivia Shakir
Founder, Executive Director
The Goddess Commune
Reed LoRenzo Shannon
Reed LoRenzo Shannon
Actor, Singer, Dancer, & Speaker
Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton
Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton
President/Founder of NAN & Host of Politics Nation on MSNBC & Keepin' it Real Radio Show
Chef Alexander Smalls
Chef Alexander Smalls
Chef, Restaurateur, Author, Musician, & Guru
Alexander Smalls & Company, LLC
DeLois Jordan Smith
DeLois Jordan Smith
Educator
Tommie Smith Youth Initiative, Inc.
Dr. Tommie Smith
Dr. Tommie Smith
Olympian
Tommie Smith Youth Initiative, Inc.
Susan Taylor
Susan Taylor
Founder & CEO
National CARES Mentoring Movement, Inc.
Shawn Taylor
Shawn Taylor
Vice President, Business Initiatives Consultant
Wells Fargo & Company
Larry P. Thomas
Larry P. Thomas
Founding & Managing Director, Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program
American University
Chef Daniel W. Thomas
Chef Daniel W. Thomas
Celebrity Chef, Cookbook Author, & Philanthropist
Juan R. Thomas
Juan R. Thomas
Of Counsel
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.,
Mashonda Tifrere
Mashonda Tifrere
Singer/Songwriter/Philanthropist
Mashonda
Dr. Adewale Troutman
Dr. Adewale Troutman
Associate Dean for Health Equity and Community Engagement
USF College of Public Health
Stephen Vault
Stephen Vault
VP of Business Development and Strategy
WellStar Health System
Reggie Walker
Reggie Walker
Retired NFL Football Player
San Diego Chargers
Dr. Harry L. Williams
Dr. Harry L. Williams
President & CEO
Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Dr. Richard Allen Williams
Dr. Richard Allen Williams
President & CEO
Minority Health Institute, Inc.
Amir Windom
Amir Windom
Grammy Award Winning Record Executive & Film Producer