Class of 2018 Session Speakers

Class of 2018 Session Speakers

We continue to host dynamic local leaders as speakers for the NEXUS Class of 2018 sessions. These individuals are key leaders within Memphis that will share NEXUS participants about leadership topics and personal experiences. All sessions take place at Second Presbyterian Church over dinner. NEXUS Alumni are invited to attend, to make a reservation email

December 7, 2017 / DREAMING / Rob Carter / EVP & CIO / FedEx Corporation

January 4, 2018 / ETHICAL DECISION MAKING / Sharon Ryan / Senior VP/Secretary & Gen Counsel / International Paper Co.

February 1, 2018 / BUILDING / Mauricio Calvo / Director / Latino Memphis

March 8, 2018 / MOTIVATING / Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. / President & CEO / United Way of the Mid-South

April 5 2018 / COMMUNICATING / Emily Greer / Chief Administrative Officer / ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

May 3, 2018 / FOCUSING / GRADUATION / Becky Wilson / Wilson Family Foundation


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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