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

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR Kalandrian Davis Kalandrian Davis has been employed with Vanderbilt Health since June 2014 and is currently a Senior Talent Consultant within the Human Resources department. In her role she serves as a recruiting subject matter expert for research, clinical, and administrative positions. Kalandrian credits obtaining her Bachelors of Science in Organizational Communication and Human Resources Management from Middle Tennessee State University as a great part of her success. As a personal advocate for diversity and inclusion, Kalandrian brings her passion to Vanderbilt Health, local, national and international community service organizations. In 2016 she was appointed to serve on the Diversity and Inclusion Board at [...]

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

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR Chandria Harris Recently featured on Black Enterprise, Madame CJ Walker’s Legacy Foundation, Women on Topp Magazine and the Cool Soror Podcast, Mrs. Chandria Harris is committed to helping young professionals understand who they are and how they would like to impact the world. Committed to training and developing young professionals to become exceptional leaders in the workplace, Chandria is an adult learning, change manage and skill building young professionals performance coach who excels in creating programs and opportunities to unleash young talent potential. Chandria Harris, AskChantheHrLady, is a leading young professional performance consultant. She consults businesses on recruitment and retention and train and develop [...]

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

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR Scott Lindsey Scott Lindsey is currently Executive Director of Employee Relations for Metro Nashville Public Schools. In that capacity he is responsible for the following: employee/labor relations, EEO related investigations, sexual harassment investigations, supervision of the workplace safety office, background checks, and training district leaders on how to execute all management functions pertaining to employee relations. He has also been the lead investigator in all of the district's high-profile investigations. Mr. Lindsey has significant experience in providing written case summaries and making sound recommendations to management in employee relations matters. He is also noted for his leadership skills and strategic thinking. In addition to [...]

My Conversation With Elaine S. Povick, Author Of John McCain: American Maverick

Click Here To Listen Elaine Povich This lavishly illustrated volume—featuring a foreword by award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns—provides a compelling look at the life and career of Senator John McCain from his early years to today, exploring his legacy, his impact, and his place in American history. As of January 3, 2018, John Sidney McCain III, one of the most influential statesmen of our time, will have served as a US senator for 31 years—11,324 days. This unofficial retrospective honors and pays homage to Senator McCain’s astonishing journey—a story of courage, resilience, and leadership; irrepressibility, determination, and grit. Written by acclaimed journalist Elaine Povich, it covers his childhood as the son and grandson of admirals, his [...]

My Conversation With Jeff Burger, Editor Of Dylan On Dylan: Interviews And Encounters (Musicians In Their Own Words)

Click Here To Listen Jeff Burger In a 1969 conversation with Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner, Bob Dylan proclaimed, “I don’t give interviews.” But in truth, he has spoken at length with print publications large and small and with broadcast media around the world, given numerous press conferences, and even answered listeners’ questions on call-in radio shows. Dylan can be as evasive and abstruse as he is witty; he can also be cranky and sarcastic. But in the right moments, he offers candid, revealing commentary about his groundbreaking music and creative process. These engrossing provide glimpses into the mind of one of the most important performers and songwriters of the last hundred years. Dylan on [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services 2018 Deborah Varallo

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Deborah Varallo One of thirteen children born to a stay-at-home mom and a white collar working father, Deborah had her first job when she was about thirteen years old. Being in a large family, most of the siblings were working after school so their personal needs would not be a burden to their parents. A native Tennessean, Deborah Varallo worked full-time in a part-time job so she could help pay for and graduate from Baylor University in Texas. After college, she was employed in marketing and sales positions. During this period, she became active in a multitude of charities where she developed a [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services 2018 Bobby Edwards

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Bobby Edwards Born and raised in the Ozark Mountains in Northwest Arkansas, I graduated from Springdale High School and attended the University of Arkansas. My first banking job was at a local bank, First National Bank of Springdale. I filled whatever spot they needed in my two years with the company. At the time, I wanted to be able to focus in on one area, but in hindsight now see how valuable it was to be able to learn each area of the bank and what their role is. It helped me to become a better partner in my future roles. I moved [...]

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NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Banking, Legal & Professional Services 2018 Brock Kidd

Brock Kidd is one of the founding partners of Pinnacle Asset Management and manages investment portfolios as a private wealth manager with Raymond James Financial Services, member FINRA/SIPC. Kidd began his career in financial services in 1994. In 2009 he received the Nashville Emerging Leader Award for Top Leader in Financial Services. Kidd was also recognized in 2010 as one of Nashville’s “Top 40 Nashvillians under 40” by the Nashville Business Journal. In 2013, Kidd was featured as a Top 50 Investment Bank Rep in the United States by Bank Investment Consultant magazine for the fifth year, and was most recently named Number 1 Bank Advisor in the Country by Bank Investment Consultant Magazine. Brock [...]

My Conversation With Sam Kleiner, Author Of The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story Of The American Pilots Who Waged A Secret War Against Japan

Click Here To Listen Samuel Kleiner The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation’s desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific Sam Kleiner’s The Flying Tigers uncovers the hidden story of the group of young American men and women who crossed the Pacific before Pearl Harbor to risk their lives defending China. Led by legendary army pilot Claire Chennault, these men left behind an America still at peace in the summer of 1941 using false identities to travel across the Pacific to a run-down airbase in the jungles of Burma. In the wake [...]