WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Tanya Davis

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Tanya Davis Tanya Davis’ life took a turn down a road of destruction; living a dangerous life on the streets in Detroit, Michigan. Ms. Davis life as an addict: plagued with drug use, prostitution, domestic violence and homelessness, which led to crime and subsequent jail time. Her daily testimony is “To GOD be the glory”, because in the lion’s den, GOD met her in her cell and began to change her life. Ms. Davis relocated to Nashville in 2003. Today, Ms. Davis is an entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, producer, salon owner and professional hair stylist, Educator, writer and playwright, and a witness to the love and [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Stuart Tutler

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Stuart Tutler Headmaster of New Hope Academy, Stuart Tutler. leads his staff and faculty with a wonderful balance of grace and truth. God called Stuart to the New Hope Academy family in 2003, transitioning him from a fifteen-year career in the healthcare industry to his current role as educator and leader. Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Penn State University. After residing in California for several years, he relocated to Tennessee in 1996 with a desire to find a quiet place to raise his young children. Today he lives in Franklin and his children, [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018: Glenn W. Hunter

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Glenn W Hunter Glenn W Hunter arrived in Franklin, Tennessee in 2006 where he has raised his four children. Following roles in business development consulting, Glenn hit his stride as an entrepreneur and nonprofit organization leader. His leadership is well demonstrated in his commitment to equitable education as a Founding Trustee of Knowledge Academies, a leading, award-winning charter school in Antioch that emphasizes a diverse learning environment and rigorous college preparation. As Board Chairperson for Touchstone Youth Resource Services, a nonprofit focusing on Social Emotional Learning skills for Nashville teenagers, Mr. Hunter presides over an organization that has recently enjoyed significant growth in influence and [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Vincent Baker

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Vincent Baker Vincent is an ambitious entrepreneur in the custom graphics and apparel industry. Vincent re-located to the Williamson County community in 2010. Vincent stepped out on faith and took a job managing American Sign Design which, at that time, was a very small sign and graphic company which shared a business space with a local automobile parts store. Vincent quickly grew American Sign Design into a thriving company within two years, then Vincent purchased American Sign Design as the sole owner and relocated to a free-standing location to best meet the needs of the Franklin and Williamson County community. As the new owner of [...]

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, [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Dr. Jane White

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Dr Jane White Dr. Jane White is an Health care entrepreneur and a cofounder at Prohealth Rural Health Community Health Center since 1996. Her passion is to educate the community about healthy lifestyles and improve quality of life. During her time at Prohealth, she leads the portable medicine team and travels to most counties in Tennessee.  The Portable medicine team has a partnership with the MCO’s and sets up events for them in collaborations with the Boys and Girls club, Housing Authority Senior Towers, community centers and churches across the state. While at Prohealth she served as a member of the Health Council in Williamson, [...]

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WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Pastor Hewitt Clifton Sawyers

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Pastor Hewitt Sawyers Hewitt Clifton Sawyers was born and reared here in Williamson County—College Grove, Tennessee, where he lived throughout his childhood. He is one of four children born to the late Clifton and Lena Pearl (Claybrooks) Sawyers. At the age of 15, Hewitt joined the Locust Ridge Primitive Baptist Church. He was a very active member, ministering in several areas—junior deacon, choir member, member of the brotherhood, and taught Sunday school. Hewitt graduated from Natchez High School in 1965. Upon graduating from high school, he enrolled at Tennessee State University (TSU). In 1969, he graduated from TSU with a Bachelor of Science Degree in [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Margaret Ziegler

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Margaret Ziegler Margaret Ziegler, is owner of Vintage 615 Boutique & Vendor Marketplace in Spring Hill, Tennessee. After starting her own business, Mom’s Sign Company, and using her creative and business talents to master her craft within several local shops, she and her husband eagerly jumped at the opportunity to become the new owners of Vintage 615 in October, 2016. While Margaret’s journey to owning her own business has taken a variety of twists and turns, she believes it was all part of God’s plan and considers owning your own business and all the responsibilities it entails one of the best experiences of her life. [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Kia Jarmon

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Kia Jarmon Kia Jarmon is an award-winning public relations and community engagement strategist for MEPR Agency, a company she founded in 2006. With years of experience working on some of Nashville’s most notable initiatives, Jarmon is the leading community engagement strategist in Nashville, most known for her innovative and disruptive communication programs - translating grasstops campaigns into actionable, grassroots initiatives. In addition to community engagement, she is called on to provide a cultural lens for a wide range of communication programs. As a result of Jarmon’s commitment to the community and communications industry, she has been recognized by the Minority Business Center as the Minority [...]