Join us for an inspiring morning of transformation, connections, and enrichment at the 2019 Inclusion Summit: Business Beyond Race. Breakfast and lunch are included!
8:30 am - 9:00 am - Registration, light breakfast, networking
9:00 am - Welcome Remarks
The Business Case of Inclusion
My Journey of Success
11:35 am - Lunch
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm - Keynote Address and Closing Remarks
12:50 pm - 1:30 pm - Networking
Keynote Address by Rodney Bullard, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for Chick-Fil-A, Inc. and Executive Director of the Chick-Fil-A Foundation.
Rodney Bullard leads Chick-Fil-A’s community engagement, philanthropic and sustainability strategy as Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility and Executive Director of the Chick-Fil-A Foundation. Before coming to Chick-Fil-A, Rodney served as an Assistant United States Attorney prosecuting complex criminal cases. For his service, the United States Attorney General presented him with the Department of Justice Director’s Award. Prior to this role, Rodney was selected as a White House Fellow, the nation’s most prestigious public service Fellowship. As a White House Fellow, Rodney was placed at NASA working directly for the NASA Administrator. Rodney also previously served at the Pentagon as a Congressional Legislative Liaison in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. Rodney has received numerous awards including Duke Law Young Alumnus of the Year (2016); The Most Admired Atlanta Non-Profit CEO (2017); one of the 500 Most Influential Atlantans (2018); and bestowed the lifetime-honor of an "Outstanding Georgian" by the Georgia Senate (2019).
Rodney is an alumnus of the Air Force Academy, Duke Law School, the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
Chris Clark, CEO, Georgia Chamber
"The Business Case of Inclusion"
Pam Reid, Clothes Less Traveled - moderator
Andrew Smola, Panasonic
Wanda Cronic Howell, Cronic Automotive
Nzinga Shaw, Atlanta Hawks
"My Journey of Success"
Shelley "Butch" Anthony - This Is It! Bar-b-que & Seafood
Brandon Sherman, Fidelity Bank - interviewer
Ellie White Stevens, Dirt1x - moderator
Dr. Adrienne Johnson, Infinity Global Connections
Kent Hill, Retired NFL Player, Entrepreneur
Merry Heath, Piedmont Fayette Hospital
Invocation and Inspirational Message by Reverend Al Mead, New Hope Baptist Church.