Class of 2017

Class of 2017

MENTORS

Steve Anderson Raymond James Financial Advisor
Ashli Avis Make-A-Wish Mid-South Director of Wishes
Sharon Bailey ServiceMaster Manager, Application & Development
Teresa Blanton Medtronic, Inc. Business Process Analyst
Jason Brock Wunderman Vice President Digital Operations
Sara Burnett Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Director-Community & Public Relations
Mia Condon First Tennessee Capital Assets Corp. Vice President
Sarah Cowan St. George’s Independent School Director of Communications
Amy Beth Dudley ALSAC / St. Jude Associate Regional Director
Charles Elliott National Infrastructure Group Managing Partner
Karen Farrell-Shikuku FedEx IT Manager
Duncan Galbreath First Tennessee Bank First VP
Matt Gandy FedEx Pilot
Ed Garrison International Paper Director, Leadership Development
Kevin Gautreaux FedEx IT Manager
Cecil Godman Mercury Investment Group Chief Marketing Officer & Partner
Bently Goodwin MidSouth CEO
Felicia Hartsfield The Influence1 Foundation Chief Operations Officer
Annette Hawkins Teleflex Medical Human Resources Manager
Ron Hickman Second Presbyterian Church Ministry Executive
John Ivy Frazee Ivy Davis, PLC CPA, Partner
Rex Jones Hope Christian Community Foundation President and CEO
Mason Kauffman US Biologic CEO
Caroline Kuebler Community Foundation of Greater Memphis  Director of Development
Paul LeMay FedEx Director Strategy Planning
Larry Papasan Smith & Nephew Retired President
Richard Romine International Paper Director, Global Performance & Development
Bathsheba Sams International Paper VP of HR Operations
Mary Sexton United Way of the Mid-South VP of Resource Development
Anthony Smith FedEx Solutions Principal
Katie West The Metropolitan Bank Senior Managing Director
Joe Williams Agape North President
Kem Wilson Kemmons Wilson Companies Principal

PROTEGES

Patrick Bingham Crestcore Realty Realtor
Deidra Brooks The Memphis Lift Chief of Staff
Lee Bobo ALSAC/St. Jude Event Specialist
Jeremy Bylo Lincoln Electric Technical Sales Representative
Emily Cates Kemmons Wilson Companies Manager, Human Resources
Matthew Cates Dennis Cates Advertising & Gifts Sales Manager
Natalie Chamoun First Tennessee Bank Trust Officer & Portfolio Analyst
Ashley Chism First Tennessee Bank Credit Analyst II
Whitney Clifton The Metropolitan Bank Client Service Advisor
Eric Collison Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group Vice President
Alton Cryer STS Enterprise / Orion FCU Co-Founder & Vice President / Business Development Officer
Robby Flack Harvest Church Memphis Young Adults Director
Carlo Foster C. Foster Construction Co. President
Chandler Gagnon Strategic Financial Partners Financial Representative
Henry Gordon First Tennessee Bank Trust Officer
Jeff Higdon Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors Senior Associate
Danielle John TruGreen Corporate Marketing Consultant
Brooke Jones FedEx Express Engineer
Sara Nelms ALSAC/St. Jude QA Engineer
Caleb Park NexTech Solutions Account Manager
Betsy Peterson Shelby Farms Park Conservancy Development Manager
Michael Reynolds FedEx Services Marketing Specialist
Steven Sanders FedEx Services Marketing Specialist
Jordan Saslawsky The Metropolitan Bank Mortgage Support Specialist
Grace Simmons Duncan Williams Asset Management Executive Administrator
Josh Simpson ServiceMaster Manager of Business
Justus Smith International Paper IT Business Specialist II
Brianna Tidwell Hilton Worldwide International Tax Analyst
Ben Trombly CrestCore Realty General Manager
Cody Uzcategul Deloitte Audit Assistant
LaToya Wharton ALSAC Senior Marketing Liaison
Garner Williams The Marston Group, PLC Manager

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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