My Conversation With Antonia Felix, Author Of Elizabeth Warren: Her Fight. Her Work. Her Life.

Click Here To Listen Antonia Felix Elizabeth Warren's rise as one of America's most powerful women is a stirring lesson in persistence. From her fierce support of the middle class to her unapologetic response to political bullies, Warren is known as a passionate yet plain-speaking champion of equity and fairness. In the wake of one fellow senator's effort to silence her in 2016, three words became a rallying cry across the country: Nevertheless, she persisted... In this breakthrough biography, bestselling author Antonia Felix carries readers from Warren's hardscrabble roots in Norman, Oklahoma, to her career as one of the nation's most distinguished legal scholars and experts on the economics of working Americans. Felix reveals how [...]

My Conversation With Dr. Steven Curley, Author Of In My Hands: Compelling Stories From A Surgeon And His Patients Fighting Cancer

Click Here To Listen Steve Curley In IN MY HANDS, surgical oncologist Dr. Steven Curley shares the empowering lessons he's learned over 25 years from his cancer patients' unique stories of struggle, perseverance, and triumph.As Chief of Surgical Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Steven Curley has worked with cancer patients for over two decades. While his life's work has been to help his patients live longer lives, he found that they helped him in ways he never could have expected. IN MY HANDS is a rare, often emotional look at some of Dr. Curley's real patients and real situations in modern cancer care. These stories of resilience, hope, and determination changed and inspired [...]

My Conversation With Brian Abrams, Author Of Obama: An Oral History

Click Here To Listen Brian Abrams-Obama The first ever comprehensive oral history of President Obama’s administration and the complex political machine that created and powered a landmark American presidency. In this candid oral history of a presidential tenure, author Brian Abrams reveals the behind-the-scenes stories that illuminate the eight years of the Obama White House through more than one hundred exclusive interviews. Among those given a voice in this extraordinary account are Obama’s cabinet secretaries; his teams of speechwriters, legal advisers, and campaign strategists; as well as lawmakers on both sides of the aisle who fought for or against his agenda. They recall the early struggles of an idealistic outsider candidate and speak openly about [...]

My Conversation With Benjamin Carter Hett, Author Of The Death of Democracy: Hitler’s Rise To Power And The Downfall Of The Weimar Republic

Click Here To Listen Benjamin Carter Hett A riveting account of how the Nazi Party came to power and how the failures of the Weimar Republic and the shortsightedness of German politicians allowed it to happen. Why did democracy fall apart so quickly and completely in Germany in the 1930s? How did a democratic government allow Adolf Hitler to seize power? In The Death of Democracy, Benjamin Carter Hett answers these questions, and the story he tells has disturbing resonances for our own time. To say that Hitler was elected is too simple. He would never have come to power if Germany’s leading politicians had not responded to a spate of populist insurgencies by trying [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Diversity, Training & HR 2018 Recipient: Rick Duvall

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR Rick Duvall Rick Duvall is a seasoned educator with extensive experience in both adult education and higher ed. He currently works for Workforce Essentials where he oversees an ABE/ASE/ESL instructional program in Williamson County. in collaboration with the Adult Education leadership team, Rick takes the lead to ensure an educational atmosphere where adult learners are provided the opportunity to fulfill their potential. Rick earned his Master of Arts in English from Belmont University; his Master of Science in Management from Southeastern Institute of Technology; and his Bachelor of Science from the University of North Alabama. He is deeply passionate about developing and maximizing the [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Diversity, Training & HR 2018 Recipient: Marcus Tunstall

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR Marcus Tunstall Marcus Tunstall has worked in Healthcare IT for most of his career. He was born and raised in Memphis, TN and later moved to Nashville, TN to attend Tennessee State University. He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems and currently serves as Director of Customer Success at Syus, Inc. In this role, Marcus leads the implementation of Syus’ Operating Room analytics tools and is responsible for ongoing account management of hospitals and health systems across the US. Before joining Syus as Director of Customer Success in June 2015, Marcus served as a project manager at Hospital Corporations of America (HCA). [...]

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NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans Of Music City 2018 Recipient: H. Beecher Hicks III

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans H. Beecher Hicks III H. Beecher Hicks III’s professional experiences have included work in both the private, public and non-profit sectors where he has focused on building enterprises as a consultant, banker, investor and operating executive. Henry is now the president and CEO of the National Museum of African American Music (, also known as NMAAM, which is scheduled to begin construction this year (2017) and open in 2019. From Africa to hip-hop, the 56,000 sq. ft. experiential museum will highlight the many contributions African Americans have made to American music and culture. Henry is also a partner with Red Clay Capital Holdings, LLC (, [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Diversity, Training & HR 2018 Recipient: Herman Smith

Herman Smith serves as Assistant Director of Employee Relations for the Tennessee Department of Human Resources. In this role, he oversees and manages several employee relation enterprise-wide programs and functions, including reduction in force, gross misconduct, exit surveys, the employee suggestion program, and service awards. He also serves as the administrator for the Tennessee Employees Charitable Campaign, which over the last 3 years has totaled donations of approximately $775,000 to worthy charitable organizations in Tennessee that support health, medical research, human services, and social and environmental issues. In addition, Herman created the “Employee Relations Roundtables”, a monthly platform were employee relations managers enterprise-wide engage in important conversations that increase knowledge and share best practices related [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Diversity, Training & HR 2018 Recipient: Nerissa Rollins

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR Nerissa Rollins Nerissa Rollins received her bachelor’s degree in human resources management from Middle Tennessee State University and is currently working as a Senior Regional Recruiter for a Global RPO firm in a virtual capacity. Nerissa is also Founder and CEO of Mimi Jo’s Fruit Tea, a Southern Gourmet Fruit Tea Company. Her beverage company provides beverage catering services in the restaurant and hospitality industries in Nashville, Memphis and Phoenix, AZ and more to come. She has worked in various HR capacities for organizations such as Nissan, Verizon, Vanderbilt, Calsonic Kansei and Bridgestone Americas. Nerissa’s entire career has been in the field of HR. [...]