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 [...]

Laura Engelstein, Author Of Russia In Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914-1921 Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Laura Engelstein October 1917, heralded as the culmination of the Russian Revolution, remains a defining moment in world history. Even a hundred years after the events that led to the emergence of the world's first self-proclaimed socialist state, debate continues over whether, as historian E. H. Carr put it decades ago, these earth-shaking days were a "landmark in the emancipation of mankind from past oppression" or "a crime and a disaster." Some things are clear. After the implosion of the three-hundred-year-old Romanov dynasty as a result of the First World War, Russia was in crisis-one interim government replaced another in the vacuum left by imperial collapse. In this monumental and sweeping [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Ellie Westman Chin

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Ellie Westman Chin Ellie Westman Chin has served as President & CEO of the Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau since July 2014. In that time Franklin and the communities of Williamson County, Tennessee have evolved into a year-round destination known for a unique blend of music, history and southern culture. Visitor spending in Williamson County now exceeds $425 million annually, with an annual increase of $10 million since 2014. During Westman Chin's tenure, she has helped spearhead development initiatives that include the creation of a Music Tourism Convention in partnership with international partner Sound Diplomacy, Mars Petcare Better Cities for Pets, Pilgrimage Music & Cultural [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Sakalyah Bettina Thomas

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Sakalyah Bettina Thomas Bettina Thomas attended Rutgers University, majoring in Business/Finance. She comes from a long line of entrepreneurs and has demonstrated her ability to build and maintain several successful businesses in the Nashville Area. By doing so she has provided employment to many individuals, helping them to develop new skills or simply strengthen the talents they already poses. Her next endeavor is the opening of Vege-licious Cafe. Specializing in preparing hearty, mouth-watering, home-style vegan, vegetarian and gluten free cuisine that is delicious enough to satisfy even the most skeptical omnivore. Comfort food is her specialty. Bettina Thomas plans to open the doors in the spring, [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Judge Rachel Bell

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Judge Rachel Bell Judge Rachel L. Bell is a third generation Native Nashvillian and proud graduate of Hillsboro Comprehensive High School, where she was a stellar basketball player. Judge Bell received a NCCA, Division I-Women’s Basketball scholarship to Auburn University and finished her collegiate career at The University of Memphis earning her Bachelor of Science in Education and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. In 2012, Judge Bell, was elected, General Sessions Court Judge, Division VIII (8) and unanimously re-elected in 2014 to another term. In August, 2014, Judge Bell was elected by her peers to be the Presiding Judge [...]

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, [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Page Turner

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Page Turner Page Turner is an Entrepreneur Extraordinaire, Principal Broker & Owner of multiple real estate firms, Business Development Coach and Vision Strategist. Licensed as a fulltime Realtor® in 2003, Page Turner is the passionate and Powerhouse Principal Broker and Owner of EGAP Real Estate, Inc. EGAP (a childhood nickname and “Page” spelled backwards) is a full-service company that projects great passion in the many facets of the real estate industry. With over thirteen years of impacting and making positive differences in the lives of others through real estate education, marketing, and fulfilling the dream of home ownership, hundreds of satisfied homebuyers and sellers have [...]

SumnerBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Jeanice McCord

Click Here To Listen Sumner Business 100 Leading African Americans Jeanice McCord Marketing manager and publicist, Jeanice McCord is a Tennessee native that attended Middle Tennessee State University, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations and a double minor in Marketing and Organizational Communication. Jeanice spent the first part of her career as a development coordinator at Youth for Christ/Campus Life where in her first year, she fundraised over $30,000 in assisting students during their journey of adolescence to pursue a balanced life: mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially. Jeanice then navigated into the new world of mortgage finance at Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. in Hendersonville, Tennessee as [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Pastor John. R. Faison, Sr.

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Pastor John Faison Sr John R. Faison, Sr. is the Senior Pastor of Watson Grove Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee, affectionately known as “The Grove,” where they endeavor to be “A GROWING church for GROWING people whom Christ will use in GROWING His Kingdom.” A native of Boykins, Virginia, Pastor Faison earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia and a Master of Arts in Practical Theology from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree at Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, Ohio. Under Pastor Faison’s leadership, God is using The [...]