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NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Roderick “Rod” McDaniel

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Rod McDaniel Roderick “Rod” McDaniel grew up in the Tony Sudekum housing projects in downtown Nashville, and has grown to become the Chief Executive Officer of the largest Nashville-based electronic recycler, S3 Recycling Solutions. At a time when the City of Nashville is focused on sustainability and environmental stewardship, S3 today is celebrating 10 years in business. S3 services customers across the U.S. and Canada, creating client-specific e-waste solutions to help organizations dispose of surplus equipment in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. Some of S3’s clients include Tennessee Valley Authority, Nissan and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Rod’s mother was a retail sales manager, his [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Alfonzo Alexander

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Alfonzo Alexander Alfonzo Alexander serves as Chief Relationship Officer of NASBA and President of NASBA’s Center for the Public Trust (CPT). As Chief Relationship Officer, Alexander leads the Office of Relationship Development, where he provides strategic leadership to NASBA’s Communications, Marketing, and Meetings Departments. He also oversees the leadership development, employee engagement activities, diversity and ethics compliance for the organization, while facilitating a number of special projects working with the CEO. Alexander became President of the CPT in January 2012. As the CPT President, Alexander leads this ethics and leadership organization’s day-to-day operations and the growing number of CPT programs. Under his leadership, the CPT [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Charles Sueing

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Charles Sueing Charles Sueing, a native Memphian, earned his undergraduate degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and has resided in the Nashville area since 1994. He is owner and President of Sueing Insurance Agency, Inc., which is a full service insurance and financial services agency with Nationwide Insurance & Financial Services. Having begun his career with Nationwide 24 years ago, he moved through the ranks of corporate management before branching out to start his own agency here in Nashville 20 years ago. This full services insurance agency offers insurance solutions and financial services including coverage for auto, homeowners, business and life as well as [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Crystal Joy-Q92

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Crystal Joy "My mission is to creatively teach, inspire and encourage empowerment." “Witty”, “Talented”, “Sincere”, “Multi-faceted”, “Compassionate” are just snapshot of how the many friends, colleagues and audiences describe the one of a kind Crystal Joy. Her resume is as unique as her soul – determined yet comical. Regardless of the circumstances, she is a fighter, not just for herself but all who come in contact with her. She makes application of her unusual attributes through her church, family, career and community by her ability to stand strong with or without a smile on her face knowing the hope that she can never deny in [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Pastor Hewitt Clifton Sawyers

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Pastor Hewitt Sawyers Hewitt Clifton Sawyers was born and reared here in Williamson County—College Grove, Tennessee, where he lived throughout his childhood. He is one of four children born to the late Clifton and Lena Pearl (Claybrooks) Sawyers. At the age of 15, Hewitt joined the Locust Ridge Primitive Baptist Church. He was a very active member, ministering in several areas—junior deacon, choir member, member of the brotherhood, and taught Sunday school. Hewitt graduated from Natchez High School in 1965. Upon graduating from high school, he enrolled at Tennessee State University (TSU). In 1969, he graduated from TSU with a Bachelor of Science Degree in [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Krystal Clark, M.Ed.

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Krystal Clark Krystal Clark, M.Ed., a native of Portsmouth, VA. earned her B.A. in Sociology/Psychology at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA and her M.Ed. in College Student Personnel at the University of Maryland, College Park. Upon graduation she moved to Durham, NC where she served as the Program Coordinator for Fraternity & Sorority Life at Duke University and in 2011 Clark moved to Nashville to take on the role of Associate Director of Greek Life at Vanderbilt University. In 2013, she was selected to be the Associate Director of Student Leadership Development and in 2015 she was promoted to serve as [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: LaTanya Channel

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans LaTanya Wright Channel LaTanya Channel represents SBA as the State Director of U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) Tennessee District Office. With a staff based in Nashville and Memphis, the Tennessee District facilitates loans to small businesses through lending institutions; advocates federal government contracting for all small businesses; and works with local communities in all 95 Tennessee counties on entrepreneurial development and growth opportunities. LaTanya came to the SBA in 2005, after having served at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Washington DC in management advisory roles on human resources, large scale agency reorganizations, and department-wide civil rights and EEO matters. Prior to joining the [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Brittany Irby

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Brittany Irby Brittany Irby, a native of Chicago, IL is an established education, outreach, and community development specialist. With a background rooted in nonprofit management, she currently serves as the Innovation Program Manager for Nashville Public Education Foundation. Her duties include leading and supporting programmatic initiatives that advance NPEF’s Innovation Fund agenda and managing key activities that elevate stakeholder voice in decision-making around public education. Brittany’s passion for community development extends well beyond her career. Utilizing her positions within the Junior League of Nashville and Leadership Donelson Hermitage, Brittany helps to build a better tomorrow for Nashville and the surrounding counties. Brittany has found her [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Daynise Joseph

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Daynise Joseph Daynise Joseph leads Community Impact initiatives for Google Fiber in Nashville, TN and Huntsville, AL. As Community Impact Manager she works with nonprofits, government agencies, and community stakeholders to support efforts to make digital literacy, STEM, and minority entrepreneur programs more widely available to underrepresented communities. Before joining Google Fiber, she was a nonprofit management consultant and nonprofit Executive Director in Nashville and grassroots community organizer working on various quality of life and social justice issues like affordable housing, living wages, public transportation, and education. Twitter: @daynise LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/1daynise Civic + Professional Organizations Center for Nonprofit Management (Board Member); Nashville State Community College [...]