NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Daynise Joseph

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Daynise Joseph Daynise Joseph leads Community Impact initiatives for Google Fiber in Nashville, TN and Huntsville, AL. As Community Impact Manager she works with nonprofits, government agencies, and community stakeholders to support efforts to make digital literacy, STEM, and minority entrepreneur programs more widely available to underrepresented communities. Before joining Google Fiber, she was a nonprofit management consultant and nonprofit Executive Director in Nashville and grassroots community organizer working on various quality of life and social justice issues like affordable housing, living wages, public transportation, and education. Twitter: @daynise LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/1daynise Civic + Professional Organizations Center for Nonprofit Management (Board Member); Nashville State Community College [...]

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. [...]

A.J. Finn, Author Of The Woman in the Window Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen AJ Finn Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! “Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing.” —Gillian Flynn “Unputdownable.” —Stephen King “A dark, twisty confection.” —Ruth Ware “Absolutely gripping.” —Louise Penny For readers of Gillian Flynn and Tana French comes one of the decade’s most anticipated debuts, to be published in thirty-six languages around the world and already in development as a major film from Fox: a twisty, powerful Hitchcockian thriller about an agoraphobic woman who believes she witnessed a crime in a neighboring house. It isn’t paranoia if it’s really happening . . . Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Charles Lee Ewing

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NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton Angelita Blackshear Dalton is Judge of Division II of the Davidson County Criminal Court. Judge Dalton assumed the bench after being appointed by Governor Bill Haslam to succeed Retired Judge J. Randall Wyatt. Dalton was first elected to the Davidson County General Sessions Court in 2006, becoming the first African American woman elected to a judgeship in Davidson County. She was re-elected for a second term in 2014. Prior to assuming the bench, Dalton served in various positions with the Davidson County District Attorney General’s Office from 1997 through 2005, including a specialized assignment on the domestic violence prosecution team. Since [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Denise D. Bentley

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Denise Bentley Denise Bentley, a native of Nashville, holds a bachelor’s degree from Fisk University and a Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University School of Law. Ms. Bentley is the Executive Director of Tennessee Youth Courts, Inc. (TYC), a nonprofit that focuses on juvenile delinquency prevention and intervention. In addition, Bentley serves as adjunct faculty for Argosy University teaching criminal law-related courses as well as working with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Vanderbilt University. Before coming to TYC, Ms. Bentley was the program director for the Tennessee Youth Court Program, a teen-driven juvenile delinquency prevention/intervention diversion program based on restorative justice. Youth courts have been an [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Lee O. Molette II

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Lee Molette Lee O. Molette II has built a successful track record as an investment advisor, real estate investor and developer, consultant, and businessman. This experience provides him with an opportunity to impact a wide range of initiatives and projects from investments to community development efforts, both regionally and nationally. In 1995, Molette launched Molette Investment Services Group (MISG) to provide services in securities investing and financial education, real estate investing, and business consulting. MISG has grown, exponentially, to include numerous clients across multiple disciplines. He also manages a multi-million-dollar portfolio of commercial and residential investment properties. In 2015 he launched Frank Stanton Developers LLC [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Mignon Francois

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Mignon Francois Mignon Francois is the Founder and CEO of The Cupcake Collection (TCC). While crunching numbers and creating the craze are amongst her job requirements, her favorite responsibilities within this role are giving hugs, listening, and mentoring her team and other up and coming entrepreneurs who seek after her grass roots experience. Using her “Follow the Joy” approach, Mignon developed an iconic flavor that drew lines and attention to the hip nature of her Historic Germantown neighborhood that hadn’t seen this concept developed prior. The success of TCC thereby became icing on the cake amongst the existing North Nashville restauranteurs that would ignite a [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Roxianne Bethune

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Roxianne Bethune Roxianne Bethune is a seasoned diversity expert leveraging 25 years of experience in providing unmatched support for diverse businesses and large firms. Since making the move from corporate firms to municipal government in the late 90’s, Bethune has been pivotal in many of the Nashville region’s largest infrastructure projects. Bethune was the driving force behind the Diversity Business Program for the $600 million Music City Center Complex project, one of the nation’s largest capital projects. Under her guidance, the project achieved a historical 30% participation rate. After the success of the Music City Center Complex, Bethune launched Alliance Synergy Group, a firm which [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Clifton Harris

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Clifton Harris Clifton Harris, is a native of Cary, N.C., a long-time community organizer and advocate for the most vulnerable population (the homeless). One year and two months ago, he was appointed to lead the Urban League of Middle Tennessee (ULMT) and he is off to a great start. Harris is no stranger to the non-profit community. He has successfully managed six different non-profit agencies during his career. Harris’s work has made him an expert in the field of helping homeless individuals and families. As the former Executive Director of Sophia’s Heart, Harris, he was known as a leader who loves people with a passion [...]