WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Teresa Burns

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Teresa Burns Mrs. Burns was born in Nashville, Tennessee March 31, 1963. She graduated from Glencliff High School where she was voted “Most likely to succeed”. She attended Nashville State Technical College where she received degree in Computer Accounting. Her spiritual education began at St. Paul AME in Ashland City, Tennessee. After family changes, at the age of 12, she attended Progressive Baptist then moved on to Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church where she found her gift in developing and implementing youth programs; one of which is Precious Pearls which is still going on to this day. Mrs. Burns’ professional development began at MeHarry Medical [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Sonya Johnson

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Sonya Johnson Sonya Johnson has been serving the Williamson County community over 13 years. Sonya was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Jackson State University and a M.P.A. from Indiana State University in Public Administration. Sonya moved to Nashville in 1999 after completing an appointed term as a Mayor’s Fellow with the City of Indianapolis, Indiana. While residing in Nashville, she continued to work in the nonprofit sector with the Brentwood YMCA school-age program, then as a Community Organizer / Lobbyist and later accepted the position of Kindergarten Teacher in 2002 at Faith Christian Development Center. She [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Pastor Bryant Herbert

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WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Dr. Arnita Rena Hall, Ed.D.

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Dr Arnita Rena Hall Ed D Dr. Hall has been a leading innovator in the educational arena for the past twenty-five years; holding positions in higher education, nonprofit management and within the federal government. Dr. Hall is the owner of Together We Can Consultants an Educational Consulting Company, the Executive Director of Grace M. Eaton Early Learning Center and an Adjunct Faculty member at Columbia State Community College. The programs under her purview are highly interactive and based upon a broad compendium of experimental and research approaches. Dr. Hall received a Bachelors of Arts Degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, a Masters of Education [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Anthony C. Pickett

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Anthony C Pickett Anthony C. Pickett is a native of Saginaw MI, but has lived in Williamson County for last twenty-seven years. He is a 2009 graduate, Magna Cum Laude, of the American Baptist College, in Nashville, Tn. with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Bible Theology. He was elected to Delta Epsilon Chi Honor Society in May of 2009 and was a recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship in 2009. Anthony is the former director of A Better Way to Live ministry of Williamson county, as well he is the former director of Men’s Ministry for Christian Home Ministry of Nashville. He [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Rochelle Wright

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Rochelle Wright Rochelle Wright is a proud mother, wife, entrepreneur and successful business woman residing in Franklin, TN. She was born and raised in the heart of the Mississippi Delta – Home of the Blues, Greenville, MS. Mrs. Wright is the eldest of five children born to the late Olivia Dukes and Andre Dukes. She attended Jackson State University and later transferred to Bradley University in Peoria, IL where she graduated and obtained a degree in Elementary Education/Health Science. In January of 2000, Rochelle moved to Tennessee with her husband, Shedrick Wright and their two beautiful children Shedrick Wright Jr. and Kenedi Wright due to [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Juanita E. Patton

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Juanita Patton Juanita was born and raised in Franklin, TN. She grew up in the 1960s, and has seen many changes. Juanita graduated from Franklin High School, earned her Associate’s Degree in Computer Accounting from Nashville Tech. She began working at Harpeth National Bank, then Citizens Bank, and Third National Bank, which became SunTrust Bank, and on to First Tennessee Bank. In all, she has 35 years of banking experience. She has worked in many positions during her banking career. For her, banking is about helping people. “I listen to their goals and help them figure out ways to reach what they are after. It [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Wanda Guy

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WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Monique McCullough

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Monique McCullough Monique McCullough currently serves as the Public Outreach Specialist for the City of Franklin, Tennessee where she manages community relations and outreach programs for the City. A native of Franklin, she has worked for the city since 1999 and oversees the City’s participation in the planning of festivals and events, which are enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors each year. With over 20 years of event planning experience, Monique has a Bachelor’s degree from Tennessee State University and an MBA from Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a current board member of Franklin Tomorrow and a graduate of [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Carlos & Shenita Baker

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Carlos And Shenita Baker Carlos Baker is President of Steps Ahead, LLC. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Human Resources Management. After retiring from General Motors, Mr. Baker formed Steps Ahead Mobile Business Solutions and Corporate Transportation company with his wife, Shenita Baker. As executives with an eye for detail, and a penchant for first class service the company was created to provide business services for the active business professional. Carlos is a Management Professional with 33 years of demonstrated accomplishments in production engineering and people management with General Motors, Corp. Honorably Discharged from the United States Army Infantry Division and National [...]