NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Candi Flowers

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Candi Flowers Candi Flowers is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and Certified Personal & Executive Life Coach. For over 25 years, she has worked in the Human Resources field with many successful organizations where she has had the opportunity to provide strategic leadership and functional oversight. She is currently leads the human resources function for a technology sales organization in Nashville, TN. While she has enjoyed working in various industries, her overall passion is to equip and empower others to reach their fullest potential in their personal and professional lives. As a Coach, Speaker & Trainer she has had the opportunity to work with [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Joyce Lavery

Click Here To Listen Joyce Lavery has served as CEO of Safe Haven Family Shelter (SHFS) since 2009 and since her tenure, has more than tripled the budget, overseen a capital campaign to build a new shelter, and has introduced new models and thinking around ending family homelessness. In 2011, she and Safe Haven received the Center for Nonprofit Management’s Marvin Runyan Leadership Award for the agency’s turnaround success. Recently, Safe Haven was awarded with the Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Partnership Award providing high-level leadership training to the CEO and one emerging leader. In 2015 she was a finalist for CNM’s CEO of the year and in 2016 was one of Nashville Business Journal’s [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Emily Layton

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Emily Layton Emily has worked in the nonprofit sector her entire career. She has served as the Development and Community Relations for Waves for the past five years. Waves is a 45-year-old nonprofit serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Williamson County. She is a wife to Forrest and a mother to Jackson and Charlotte. Three years ago, she became a parent in the Waves Early Learning Program when her daughter was born weighing only 1lb 10oz. Through her time as an Early Learning parent, she gained a better understanding of the need for Waves’ services in our community and has used that [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Dottie Northam

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Dottie Northam Dottie Northam is a native Tennessean. She grew up in the suburbs surrounding Memphis. In 1973, Dottie, fresh out of High School, married Doug Northam and started her career in the Memphis office of Bankers Life of Des Moines, IA (now known as Principal Financial Group). While working on her career and starting a family, she attended The University of Memphis, taking business related courses. In 1985, she became the first outside Service Representative nationwide for Principal, and helped the company establish protocol for servicing Employer Sponsored Retirement Plans. Dottie’s life was changed for the better when in 1999 she was asked to move [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Lisa Patterson

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Lisa Patterson Lisa Patterson is the President of PHB CPAs, primarily responsible for managing the daily operations of the firm. Lisa has experience in valuation services, auditing, fraud examination and litigation support, with a special interest in working with small businesses and local non-profits. Lisa has more than thirty years of in-depth experience in public accounting and has been recognized twice as a Power Leader in Accounting by the Nashville Business Journal. She has supervised and performed audits, reviews and compilations of many different sizes and types of entities. She has served as the primary provider and consultant for special-project engagements such as internal control studies [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Linda Crockett

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Linda Crockett Linda has dedicated her life to service, beginning at age 14 as a candy-striper at Williamson County Hospital and reading to the blind after school. She served as a volunteer police officer for the City of Franklin for 9 years, and an arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau. While serving as council leader for the Telephone Pioneers of America she: Instituted computer training in preschools, fund-raised for WAVES, St. Jude's and the Statue of Liberty restoration. In 1993 Linda focused her efforts to help women and children who are victims of Domestic Violence. She began volunteering with the local Shelter and Domestic Violence Program. [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Women 2018: Kara Turrentine

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Kara Turrentine As the face of the award winning agency, Turrency Political, Kara B. Turrentine serves as Chief Political Strategist to current and future public figures. Kara has 11 years of national corporate marketing experience and is an expert in creating exceptional moments of connection and relativity with audiences. By executing winning strategies and curating customized experiences and messages that move people to action, Kara's firm helps clients cast their visions to build real movements within the community. In the 2016 cycle, Kara ran a field office in Michigan for the Hillary Clinton for America campaign where her team exceeded President Obama's 2012 turnout. She has [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Women 2018: Debby Rainey

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Debbie Rainey Debby has lived her entire life in Tennessee. She attended UT Martin married a Fairview native and moved there 36 years ago. She and her husband were married 32 years before his death in 2006. Debby has two grandsons, Brenden and Deven. Debby was involved with the Franklin High School Marching Rebels as a volunteer, served on the Family Selection Committee of Habitat for Humanity Williamson County, Chair of the first Habitat build in Fairview, served on several church boards at Westview United Methodist Church, and most recently is working with the Williamson County Long Term Recovery Committee. Debby worked 14 years as the [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com: 100 Leading Women 2018: Elaine Whitney

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Elaine Whitney Elaine is happily married to Chris for 31 years, mother of 3 girls, 2 sons-in- law and 4 grandchildren, with #5 on the way. Elaine has worked at One Generation Away for over 6 years. Elaine’s heart for people is unmatched. She never meets a stranger. Elaine’s leadership is marked by love for people, her drive to serve selflessly and her passion for life. Elaine and Chris together are passionate about helping those in need starting with their own community and reaching out to other cities, states, and the world. Their goal is to put others before themselves by serving through food and ultimately [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Pam Bryant

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Pam Bryant Pam is a graduate of David Lipscomb University, in Nashville Tennessee where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Pam is committed to continuously expanding her leadership skills and as part of this effort has been involved in The Alternative Board (2011-2014), United Way Worldwide Executive Leadership Development (2015) and Southwestern Consulting (2016). Pam’s first volunteer experience with United Way was as a Loaned Executive in Huntsville Alabama. This is where she learned to greatly appreciate the impact United Way and their collaborative partnerships created within the local community. To date, Pam has been a part of United Way [...]