Class Of 2008

NEXUS Class of 2008 PROTEGES

Full Name Business Position
Farris Adams Ivey Sprint Nextel Account Executive
Julie Ashby Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center Marketing Manager
Jenny Baker nexAir, LLC Purchasing Coordinator
Eric Bleier Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation Coordinator
Mila Borden Regional Medical Center at Memphis Creative Communications Manager
Eric Burton Erinys Marketing Group President
Robert Coe Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor
Rebecca Cole Carpenter Sullivan Sossaman Account Coordinator
Tequite Conley Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority Airport Production Control Specialist
Jeb Fields Commercial Advisors, LLC Associate
Preston Frazer AutoZone Finance Controller
Lauren Mabon Primacy Relocation Marketing Account Executive
Myron Mays American Red Cross Marketing Coordinator
Craig Melton Bartlett United Methodist Church Director of Recreation
Angela Petty Duncan-Williams, Inc. Municipal Underwriter
Mary Elizabeth Reopell Ameriprise Financial Licensed Paraplanner
Marlon Ridley Smith & Nephew, Inc. Regulatory Specialist
Katherine Russell FTN Financial Capital Markets VP Portfolio Strategies Group
Angela Stoudemire Hospitality Federal Credit Union Membership Development Manager
Rory Thomas Mid-South Minority Business Council Financial Analyst
Patrick Walton CB Richard Ellis Property Administrator
Michael Whaley Getwell Elementary School Teacher
Mark Yancy Methodist Foundation Major Gifts & Special Projects Coordinator
Mathis Young Paragon National Bank Business Development Officer
Marsha Young Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union Bank Manager

NEXUS Class of 2008 MENTORS

Full Name Business Position
Mike Allen Westminister Presbyterian Church Pastor
Levernese Anderson International Paper Supply Planner
Shali Ledbetter Atkinson RISE Director of Development
Kim Blankenship Second Presbyterian Church Director of Volunteer Ministries
Brenda Brazley Hope Christian Community Foundation Director of Donor Relations
Cindy Burleson St. Jude Director of Domestic Affiliate Program
John Burns Baker Donelson Attorney/Shareholder, Tax Department
Allen Chapman The Lincoln Electric Company District Sales Manager
Barbara Clenin Total Health Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Clinic Owner
Holly Craft GlaxoSmithKline Oncology Oncology Sales Representative
Tom Dyer The Sharpe Group CEO
Jacky Gatliff EPC Ministries National Director of Women in Ministry
Mike Gatliff Second Presbyterian Church Minister to Middle Adults
Sharon Goldsworthy City of Germantown Mayor
Jay Harvill Lipscomb & Pitts Insurance, LLC Senior Vice President/Owner
Steve Hearn Presbyterian Day School Chief Advancement Officer
Ron Hickman Kemmons Wilson Companies Senior Vice President
Don Howdeshell Morgan Keegan & Co., Inc. First Vice President
Cayce Lawrence Christian Brothers University Associate Professor of Management
Tony Ludlow USMC Fitness BOOT CAMP Owner/Operator
Cardell Orrin Linx Consulting  
Sally Pace MemphisConnect Director
Bev Pray Christian Brothers University Executive Director, Center for Ethical Leadership
Barbara Prescott Allie Prescott & Partners VP/Consultant and Licensed Professional Counselor
Sam Shaw Berclair Elementary School Principal
Carolyn Wills Bottletree Design Group Owner/Architect
Kem Wilson Kemmons Wilson Companies Principal

Testimonials

"NEXUS has been an awesome experience for me due to the fact that I was perfectly matched with my mentor. It is evident that the matching process was intentional because of how much I've been able to learn from and relate to my mentor. This has been true for m...
Kierra Warren, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2018 -
“Given family, running my own business, and having several volunteer focuses, I was not looking for opportunities of involvement. After being asked to be a NEXUS mentor I weighed the ramifications and felt like it was a worthwhile investment. Venturing into ...
Joey Bland, NEXUS Mentor, Class of 2018 -
“The NEXUS program has helped me by exposing me to new leaders in the Memphis community, business world, and in my generation. The lessons that I've learned over the past nine months I'll carry with me for the rest of my life and I couldn't be more grateful ...
Kanesha Hines, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2018 -
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