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NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Council Member Jacobia Dowell

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Jacobia Dowell Jacobia Dowell is a second term elected Metro Councilmember representing District 32 of Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County. She represents the fastest growing area in Nashville. District 32 includes the former Hickory Hollow Mall business district and spans across both the suburban Antioch as well as the rural Cane Ridge community. As Councilmember, Jacobia has chaired and served on many committees including Codes, Fair and Farmer’s Market, Budget and Finance, Public Safety, Convention, Tourism and Public Entertainment Facilities and the Metro Nashville Audit Committee. Jacobia has advocated for improved education, safety, infrastructure and economic development in Nashville. She has championed the redevelopment of the [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Kerry Schrader & Ashlee Ammons

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Kerry Schrader Ashlee Ammons Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons are a dynamic minority Mother/Daughter duo, who are in the new wave of entrepreneurs who are re-imagining daily life, creating services that make work and play simpler, better and more satisfying. Without formal tech backgrounds, they’ve been blazing trails in the male-dominated tech startup space with their company, Mixtroz which makes networking experiences more valuable. Following remarkable progress in 2017, Team Mixtroz kicks off 2018 with a bang joining the 2nd Cohort of Birmingham, Alabama’s prestigious Velocity Accelerator and starring on an episode of A&E’s New Investment Series “Rooster & Butch”. Kerry Schrader, Cofounder/CEO of Mixtroz, [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Mariah L. Cole, J.D.

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Mariah Cole Mariah L. Cole, J.D. is an advocate for social justice and cares deeply about equitable policies that address the underlying causes of racial and ethnic disparities in health and economic status. As the Director of Program Management in the RWJF Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College, she administers a Certificate in Health Policy academic program, which primarily focuses on health disparities and health equity. In her role, she manages the day-to-day activities of the grant-funded Center and holds an Instructor appointment in the School of Graduate Studies and Research where she has taught a course highlighting the role of social determinants [...]

Sara Zaske, Author Of Achtung Baby: An American Mom On The German Art Of Raising Self-Reliant Children Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Sara Zaske An Entertaining, Enlightening Look at the Art of Raising Self-Reliant, Independent Children Based on One American Mom’s Experiences in Germany When Sara Zaske moved from Oregon to Berlin with her husband and toddler, she knew the transition would be challenging, especially when she became pregnant with her second child. She was surprised to discover that German parents give their children a great deal of freedom―much more than Americans. In Berlin, kids walk to school by themselves, ride the subway alone, cut food with sharp knives, and even play with fire. German parents did not share her fears, and their children were thriving. Was she doing the opposite of what [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Yolanda S. Greene

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Yolanda S Greene Yolanda Greene serves as Rutherford County Market President with First Tennessee Bank. Yolanda shares more than 18- years of banking and leadership experience. Spending all of her career serving the Rutherford County and Tennessee Market, Yolanda has held various roles within the Commercial, Business Bank, Credit and Community Segments. Greene’s expertise and experience with multiple lines of business, allows her to provide local leadership and delivery to the Rutherford County Market through supporting commercial, consumer and community segments with Reliable, Relationship and Relevant Banking. Yolanda is an alumni of Leadership Rutherford and has been honored as the 2017 Nashville Business Journal 40 [...]

Jamie Cat Callan, Author Of Parisian Charm School: French Secrets For Cultivating Love, Joy, And That Certain je ne sais quoi

Click Here To Listen Jamie Cat Callan Discover what French women know about embracing that irresistible joie de vivre We all know that French women don't get fat. But their famous je ne sais quoi comes from more than just body type--something anyone can master: the old-fashioned art cultivating our inner beauty, confidence, and unique personal style, at any age. From savoring the everyday beauty around you to engaging in captivating conversations, playing dress-up, hosting impromptu dinner parties under the stars, and of course mastering the art of French flirting, the lively and inspiring lessons in this “syllabus” will help you rediscover your beautiful, fierce, romantic, engaging best self—to attract the best of everything into [...]

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WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Cassandra Wray

Click To Here Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Cassandra Wray Cassandra Blakely Wray affectionately known as “Sandy Wray” whether standing in as Mistress of Ceremonies or endeavoring a speaking engagement, Sandy Wray is a highly motivated, community driven lifelong resident of Franklin, TN. A 1975 graduate of Franklin High School, she attended MTSU where she was a member of the Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society. After leaving MTSU, she was employed an an Accounting Clerk for Bellsouth/AT&T that spanned a 35 year long career. After retirement in 2010, Sandy was gainfully employed by the Williamson County Government, where she currently is a Deputy with the Election Commission. She is charged with the duty [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Judge Allegra Montgomery Walker

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Judge Allegra Montgomery Walker Allegra Montgomery Walker was elected to General Sessions Court, Div. IV August 2014. Before being elected, she served an Assistant District Attorney for the Davidson County District Attorneys General’s Office. While serving in that capacity, she focused her practice on Domestic Violence. Upon her departure from the District Attorney’s Office, Judge Walker was recognized by her peers for her work in domestic violence. In addition to serving as a prosecutor, Judge Walker served as an Assistant Public Defender for the Davidson County Public Defender’s Office. Judge Walker earned a B.S. degree from Fisk University in 1993 and a J.D. degree from [...]