WilliamsonBusiness.Com: 100 Leading Women 2018: Cathy Irwin

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Cathy Irwin Hailing from Dallas, TX, Cathy Irwin has spent most of her working life in Middle Tennessee, a graduate of Vanderbilt University and University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Cathy worked as a pediatric nurse for nearly 20 years in Nashville before entering the realm of education – clearly the health and wellbeing of children are a passion of hers. Her career in education began in 2004 becoming the Admissions Director at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, TN, and it has continued at New Hope Academy, where she is now working in her 7th year. While still focusing on Admissions at New Hope, she has also [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com: 100 Leading Women 2018: Debbie Henry

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Debbie Henry • Henry is responsible for the executive leadership and management of The TMA Group, ensuring that optimum results are achieved for existing programs and services while conceptualizing and developing new programs and funding opportunities. Current programs of work include: VanStar – commuter vanpool program serving 14 Middle Tennessee counties; Franklin Transit Authority – public transportation system serving City of Franklin; and Clean Air Partnership. She serves as the Marketing Officer for The TMA Group. • With over 25 years’ experience in non-profit management, communications and marketing, Henry serves as the chief organizational liaison with area businesses, governmental entities community organizations and key constituent groups [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Paula Harris

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Paula Harris Paula E. Harris is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Barge Design Solutions, Inc., an architecture and engineering firm based in Nashville. Paula has been with the firm since 2001, guiding efforts in civic activities, strategic initiatives, proposal development, marketing materials, and public relations activities. She is also the Client Service Leader for Williamson County, City of Franklin, Town of Thompson’s Station, and Metro Nashville Government entities. Paula earned her Bachelor of Science Degree (magna cum laude) from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering, where she was a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and was the recipient of the Engineering [...]

Mark Greaney, Author Of Agent In Place chats with DrAlvin.com

Click Here To Listen Mark Greaney-Agent In Place From Mark Greaney, the New York Times bestselling author of Gunmetal Gray and the coauthor of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world's most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man. Fresh off his first mission back with the CIA, Court Gentry secures what seems like a cut-and-dried contract job: A group of expats in Paris hires him to kidnap the mistress of Syrian dictator Ahmed Azzam to get intel that could destabilize Azzam's regime. Court delivers Bianca Medina to the rebels, but his job doesn't end there. She soon reveals that she has given birth to a son, the only heir to Azzam's [...]

David Roberts, Author Of Limits Of The Known Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen David Roberts-Limits Of The Known A celebrated mountaineer and author searches for meaning in great adventures and explorations, past and present. David Roberts, "veteran mountain climber and chronicler of adventures" (Washington Post), has spent his career documenting voyages to the most extreme landscapes on earth. In Limits of the Known, he reflects on humanity’s―and his own―relationship to extreme risk. Part memoir and part history, this book tries to make sense of why so many have committed their lives to the desperate pursuit of adventure. In the wake of his diagnosis with throat cancer, Roberts seeks answers with sharp new urgency. He explores his own lifelong commitment to adventuring, as well as [...]

NashshvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Women 2018: Elaine Fisher Cato

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Elaine Fisher Cato As we enjoy Black History Month, Elaine Fisher Cato, M.Ed., is excited for her new appointment as Chair for the National Congress of Black Women, Nashville Chapter (NCBW) headquartered out of Washington, DC with an endeavor to advocate for African American women. Ms.Cato is also a businesswoman, entrepreneur, innovator, educator, model and a proud Mom to two wonderful daughters. Born and raised in Nashville, TN, Ms. Cato is an alumna of Tennessee State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. During her matriculation, Ms. Cato excelled on the dean’s list and was head majorette for the Aristocrat of [...]

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 [...]