Board Chairman, Supplier Diversity Strategy & Reporting Manager, Southern Company
Brian M. Wooten
Vice Chairman & Executive Director of Community Engagement, Kennesaw State University
Wooten has been the recipient of numerous awards including Kennesaw State University’s Betty L. Siegel award in 2005. In 1999, he received NACA’s C. Shaw Smith New Professional Award and in 1997 the New Professional Award for the southeast region. He also received Kennesaw State University’s George H. Beggs Advisor of the Year award and was recognized by the African American Student Alliance as the 1998 Staff Supporter of the Year.
Devin Davenport Howell
Estimating and Pricing Manager, Air Mobility and Maritime Missions, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Chief Executive Officer, XIOSS
She was instrumental in launching XIOSS and leading it to the #1 ranking in CRN’s Top 25 Fast Growth Solution Providers for 2012, which gives recognition to leading independent solution providers with the highest net sales and revenue growth. Susie earned her bachelor’s degree from Auburn University.
President and Chief Operating Officer, Georgia Aquarium
Handy is also heavily involved in many community organizations. He is a member of 100 Black Men of North Metro Atlanta; Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and Central Atlanta Progress Advisory Boards.
Owner, Marble Slab Creamery at Town Brookhaven Shopping Center
April played an important role in coordinating coverage of several major breaking news stories, including the Atlanta Olympic Bombing, Hurricane Katrina, and the September 11th terrorist attacks. She covered business news stories as a Unit Producer/Superdesk Coordinator for CNN’s business unit CNNfn and as a Field Producer for CNN Saturday Morning and CNN Sunday Morning.
April has received recognition from the National Academy of Arts & Sciences for Outstanding Extended Coverage of a Business Story on Lou Dobbs Tonight, episode“Exporting America”.
During her career, she was responsible for developing and implementing successful sales and marketing strategies for start-up and Fortune 500 companies, like AT&T and Office Depot. Tonya joined an IT Products company as Regional Sales Manager with responsibility for a 7-state territory in the Southeastern US. While in her position, revenues grew to $1.4 million in sales. In 2005, Tonya left corporate sales and served as a consultant for the U.S. Federal Government, State Governments, and non-profit organizations.
Board Treasurer & Vice President and Business Banking Market Manager, Fifth Third Bank
Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank in March of 2013, Samantha worked at Suntrust Bank for seven years and Regions Bank for 12 years in the states of Georgia and Tennessee.
Director of Product Marketing, Salesforce
Tiffany is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a Masters of Mass Communication and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education. She also attended the University of Georgia and Kennesaw State University Coles College of Business.
Assistant Professor of Law, Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University
Monique LaRue Wilson
Customer Success Manager, LifeWorks.com
Monique also founded a micro-business magazine, authored a book, and invented a methodology for creating genuine relationships called the 3C-Technique. She thrives in environments and opportunities, like Board Commitment, that allow her to blend her relationship-building skills and business management expertise to serve as a catalyst for change.
CEO & Business Coach, AdviCoach
He has a BS Electrical Engineering, MS Management, and Executive Management Programs at both Duke / Fuqua and Northwestern / Kellogg graduate schools of business.