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). [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Most Leading Persons In Diversity, Training & HR 2018 DaMicheal McLean

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In HR DaMicheal McLean DaMicheal McLean serves as Senior Employee Relations Specialist at Correct Care Solutions, headquartered in Nashville, TN. Founded in 2003, Correct Care Solutions provides medical and behavioral health services for nearly 250,000 patients located in state hospitals, forensic treatment and civil commitment centers, as well as local, state and federal correctional facilities. The company has operations in 38 states across the United States and in Australia. McLean earned his Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Tennessee State University (Nashville, TN) where he also served as President of the university’s chapter of the Society of Human Management (SHRM) for 2 years. He earned his [...]

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

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Professional Services Dan Ryan his role as Principal at Ryan Search & Consulting, Dan leads the Talent Acquisition, Talent Development and Succession Strategy processes for their clients. The primary market segments for the firm include Engineering, Construction, Architecture, Corporate, and Healthcare. Dan has worked with multi-national clients employing large workforces and has also helped small firms in the emerging economy understand how to best utilize and leverage their existing talent. Dan has earned a M.Ed. from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, a MBA from Tennessee State University, and a BS in Engineering Physics from Murray State University. He has been an adjunct faculty member for [...]

RutherfordBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Marvin Brown

Click Here To Listen Rutherford Business 100 Leading African Americans Marvin Brown Marvin Brown is President of ARCpoint Labs of Murfreesboro. ARCpoint Labs is local full service National Third-Party Administrator and testing facility, providing Accurate, Reliable, and Confidential employment and health services. The company is nationally recognized and accredited by the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) and has developed a comprehensive program incorporating all aspects of federally mandated and non-mandated testing. ARCpoint acts as a trusted adviser to its clients with capabilities inclusive of testing policy review & development, program administration, and supervisor and employee training. Additionally, their well-trained staff meet clients’ needs by providing services on-site at their location, or at ARCpoint’s [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Kevin Townsel

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Kevin Townsel Kevin G. Townsel, J.D. serves as the City of Franklin’s Director of Human Resources. Prior to this position, Kevin served as the Chief People Person, Vice-President of Legal Affairs and Human Resources for the Dick’s Last Resort restaurant company. Kevin has also worked as a Human Resources executive for Logan’s Roadhouse restaurants, Burger King Corporation, and TransCor America. A 14-year resident of Franklin, in 2016 Kevin was re-elected to serve on the Franklin Special School District Board (“FSSD”) of Education through 2020. In 2015, Kevin received an award from Franklin’s African American Heritage Society for his service on the FSSD Board. In 2009, [...]