Class Of 2012

NEXUS Class of 2012 MENTORS

Full Name Business Title
Dan Bellott Audubon Dental Group Dentist
Michelle Blount Iberia Bank Senior Vice President
Tom Bucciarelli First Tennessee Bank EVP, Deputy CIO/Enterprise Techonology
Dee Dyer Air Sea International Travel Outside Agent
Blake Elliott Regions Bank VP-Commerical & Industrial Banking
Carey Folk New Country Consulting Executive Coaching Principal
Ed Garrison International Paper Director, Leadership Development
Lani Glancy AutoZone, Inc. Director of Store Communications & Coordination
Cecil Godman First Tennessee Wealth Management SVP, Business Strategist
Howard Graham KMB Group Marketing Executive
Ken Hall Leadership Academy Manager of Communication & Alumni Engagement
Deborah Hester Girls Incorporated of Memphis President & CEO
Brian Kesley State of Tennessee/The Kesley Firm State Senator/Attorney
David Leake Winchester Law Firm Attorney
Michael McSwain Conrad-Pearson Urology Urological Surgeon
Frances Paulson FedEx Express Senior Counsel
Mark Petzinger ServiceMaster Legal Counsel
Don Riley Discipling Men Executive Director/Founder
Bathsheba Sams International Paper Director, Human Resources
Brian Schneider Methodist Healthcare Project Manager-Corporate Facilities Management
John Simpson Merck Manager-Applications
Monica Sonnier FTN Financial Senior Portfolio Strategist
Bob Stewart Sales Graphic Systems, Inc.
Bev Pray Vitali Christian Brothers University Professor/Consultant
Bev Wade   Community Leader
Shad Williams SergeMD President & CEO
Kem Wilson Kemmons Wilson Companies Principal
Sandy Willson Second Presbyterian Church Senior Minister
Buddy Wittichen   Retired Business Owner
Pat Mitchell Worley Memphis Music Foundation Director of Development

NEXUS Class of 2012 PROTEGES

Full Name Company Title
Kyle Bennison Memphis Athletic Ministries Site Director
Paul Berryhill Reynolds, Bone, & Griesbeck Tax Manager
Keisha Brockington International Paper Supply Chain Analyst
Tom Brown The Lincoln Electric Co. Technical Sales Representative
Natika Calhoun Medtronic Sr. Manager, Tissue Bank Director
Steven Coble Fellowship Memphis Resident Pastor
Nicole Cooper Self-Employed-Internet Marketing Self-Employed
Stephen Cross Neward Knight Fran Grubb-Memphis Associate
Brantley Davidson ServiceMaster Financial Analyst for TruGreen
Billy Dubose International Paper Sr. Buyer
Christopher Fussell Wright Medical Technology Quality Engineering Manager
Jessica Grammer Howell Marketing Social Media Consultant & Strategist
Michael Harris Law Offices of Darrell J. O’Neal Attorney
Todd Harris First Memphis Plaza Building Manager/Leasing Agent
Elizabeth Henderson Synchron Technology Group Information Technology Recruiter
Michael Hopping Louis Dreyfus Commodities-Allenburg Cotton Market Risk/P&L Manager
Jennifer Larkin St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Clincial Research Associate
Jessica Lotz Memphis City Schools Project Coordinator, Teacher Effectiveness Initiative
Lee Maddox Memphis MidSouth Financial Group Financial Services Professional
Christian Man Knowledge Quest Program Manager
Phillip OMalley First Horizon National Corporation Corporate Analyst
Tim Owens CBIZ MHM Thompson Dunavant Senior Audit Associate
Ciji Pittman Building Excellent Schools Fellow Lead Founder/Head of School/Aurora Collegiate Academy
Derrick Puckett Fellowship Memphis Resident Pastor
Jordan Stephens UBS Financial Services, Inc. Wealth Stratgy Associate
Andrew Taylor Versant Supply Chain On-Site Operations Manager
Patrick Taylor Methodist Administrative Resident
Matthew Warren Yellowbook Media Consultant
Chandler Whitman St. Phillip Episcopal Church Director of Youth & Family Ministry
Ford Williams Duncan-Williams, Inc. Private Client Group

Testimonials

A few highlights of my time in NEXUS. The Speakers are world class, community outreach is very effective, and the mentor/mentee relationships are well matched. My experience has led me to believe the real value in NEXUS is found in the community that you are i...
Patrick Bingham, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2017 -
I'm elated to have been a part of the NEXUS experience. I've been paired with someone who has helped me grow professionally and personally. It's a mentor relationship that will go far beyond the program, and I am very blessed to have that.  Deidra Brooks,...
Deidra Brooks, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2017 -
The NEXUS experience has enriched my view of Memphis and I have gained a clearer vision of the opportunities in this great city.  After hearing one of the monthly speakers, I took inventory of the plans I have for my life and how they will affect a small piec...
Sharon Bailey, NEXUS Mentor, Class of 2017 -
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