SPEAKERS

Brenda Anderson


Brenda Anderson has more than 30 years of leadership and organizational development experience with Fortune 500 corporations and small businesses. She has held key leadership roles in human resources, training and development, operations, accounting and financial management.

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Dominique Milton

Dominique Milton
Dominique Simpson Milton is President & CEO of the Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council (CVMSDC / The Council). Prior to assuming this role in June 2018, Milton served as the Director of Corporate Services for CVMSDC, overseeing an affiliate office of the Council in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Dr. Suj Chandrasekhar


Dr. Suj Chandrasekhar is founder and a principal at Strategic Insights, a business strategy and consulting firm based out of Washington DC. Strategic Insights specializes in Strategic Planning, Marketing, Sales, and New Product Development strategies.

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Helen Taylor Caldwell


As Dean of the School of Social Work, she oversees the first “School” at JCSU, the School consist of the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and the Master of Social Work (MSW). The Phasing up to New Possibilities Foster Care Initiative resides in the School of Social Work.

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Jacqueline Mims


The movie Hidden Figures highlights the historical women of color whose meticulous calculations helped the U.S. catch up in the “space race” and send John Glenn into orbit around Earth.

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Jonathan Wilkins


Jonathan Wilkins is the Program Manager of Supplier Diversity for Lenovo. As Program Manager of Supplier Diversity, Jonathan administers all of Lenovo’s supplier diversity efforts to support internal and external customer needs.

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D. Keith Pigues


D. Keith Pigues is the founder and CEO of Luminas Strategy and a global speaker. He served as a senior marketing executive at Honeywell International, Cemex, RR Donnelley and ADP Dealer Services.

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Dr. Kenston J. Griffin


Dr. Kenston J. Griffin is one of the nation’s most sought after keynote speakers, a best-selling author and a top performing trainer and coach. He is internationally known throughout corporate, education, executive coaching, federal/judicial, and nonprofit organizations for his award-winning presentations that are not only inspiring, but transformational.

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LaSonya Berry

Dominique Milton
LaSonya Berry is an award-winning HR consultant, author, and speaker. She is also the founder of McPherson|Berry – an industry award winning firm that provides HR consulting services, leadership development, champion diversity, equity & inclusion, and capacity building solutions to grow organizations.

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