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WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Lynlee Kennedy

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Lynlee Kennedy Lynlee Cates Kennedy is Director of Retail, Inventory Control, and Event Planning at Leiper’s Fork Distillery in Williamson County. In addition she owns and operates Riverbound Farms; a new and upcoming wedding and event venue nestled along the West Harpeth River, four miles West of downtown Franklin. Lynlee is a native Nashvillian who graduated high school from Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tennessee. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Auburn University in 2002. Lynlee and her husband opened Leiper’s Fork Distillery in 2016, which is one of two distilleries to open in Williamson County since state prohibition in 1910. Leiper’s Fork Distillery produces [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Pam Lewis

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Pam Lewis Pamela Lewis, a native of upstate New York, is an entrepreneur, preservationist, philanthropist and author. A graduate of Wells College with a B.A. in Economics/Marketing and a minor in French and Communications. Lewis spent a year in Paris studying at COUP (Center of Overseas Undergraduate Program) affiliated with The Sorbonne University. In New York City, she did additional graduate course work at Fordham University, The New York School for Social Research, The Publicity Club of New York and Scarritt Bennett. Lewis is also a graduate of University of Tennessee’s Institute of Public Service Local Government Leadership Program (third level), of the Belmont University College [...]

The Homestead Manor Is The Official “Reception” Partner Of Leading African Americans In Music City 2018

Situated on 50 acres of land steeped in local history, the ca. 1819 Homestead Manor property is A. Marshall Family Food Inc.’s rural multi-layer hospitality concept, offering a wealth of dining, entertainment and educational opportunities to the community. Harvest at Homestead builds on Southern basics, borrowing influences from culinary traditions that have originated from kitchens across the map. Expect bold dishes and ground-breaking techniques, promoting our chefs’ individualism and ability to turn something simple into an innovative rendition. The Harvest menu rotates flavors according to the season’s yield, bringing rich, layered plates to life by way of our on-site organic gardens and neighboring farms that produce superior ingredients. Experience a farm-to-fork experience that brings both [...]

Steps Ahead Mobile Is The Official “Land Jet” Of Leading African Americans In Music City 2018

During the Reception & Jazz Concert for The Leading African Americans on Sunday February 18th at 3pm and 6pm at The Little Brick Theater at The Factory Of Franklin, Angela Marie Jones and Lisa Webb will be using this first class office. To get tickets to this premiere Black History Month Event call 615-716-2139. To experience the "Land Jet" call 615-961-2735 and ask for Carlos or Shenita Baker or visit http://stepsaheadmobile.com. Tell them DrAlvin.Com sent you. Photos courtesy of The Tennessean.

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 [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Pam Bryant

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Pam Bryant Pam is a graduate of David Lipscomb University, in Nashville Tennessee where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Pam is committed to continuously expanding her leadership skills and as part of this effort has been involved in The Alternative Board (2011-2014), United Way Worldwide Executive Leadership Development (2015) and Southwestern Consulting (2016). Pam’s first volunteer experience with United Way was as a Loaned Executive in Huntsville Alabama. This is where she learned to greatly appreciate the impact United Way and their collaborative partnerships created within the local community. To date, Pam has been a part of United Way [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Dewitt McGowan

I am Dewitt McGowan, better known by my Kroger customers as “Mack” or “Cowboy.” I want to thank you for selecting me as one of the most leading African Americans in Williamson County. I enjoy life in such a great way. I have a beautiful and kind family. My wife’s name is Annette McGowan and we have been married for 42 great years. We have one daughter, Cynthia, and two sons, Eric and Dewitt Jr. I retired from General Motors with 31 years and I am starting my 20th year at Kroger. I love my people and my job at Kroger. I minister each Sunday to Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients which is very rewarding. God [...]

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: 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 [...]