Past Speakers

Past Speakers

June 30, 2016–Haley Van Antwerp / Innovation Port AL

Hayley Van Antwerp, Executive Director, Innovation PortAL Hayley Van Antwerp is the Executive Director of Innovation PortAL. The Innovation PortAL is a small business incubator / accelerator designed to encourage

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June 23, 2016–Pam Patterson & “Has-Beens” / Distinguished Young Women Program

Pam Patterson Pam, originally from Birmingham, graduated from Briarwood Christian School and the University of Alabama Birmingham. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Alabama with

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June 16, 2016–Mike Rogers / Rogers & Willard

Michael C. Rogers, Jr. President Rogers & Willard, Inc. 3005 Mill St. Mobile, AL 36607 www.rogerswillard.com mrogers@rogerswillard.com Office Direct Line 251-300-6580 Cell Phone 251-401-8798 Mike has lived most of his

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June 9, 2016–Cart Blackwell

Cartledge Weeden Blackwell, III Cartledge Weeden Blackwell, III was born in Selma, Alabama. Blackwell is the Assistant Director of the Mobile Historic Development Commission. His scholarly focus is on the

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June 2, 2016–Kate Carver / Dumas Wesley Center

Kate Carver Biography Kate Carver holds a bachelor of arts in English from University of Wisconsin – Madison. She has spent most of her career in the non-profit sector where

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May 26, 2016–Tom McGehee / The Mobile County Health Dept.-200 Years of Local Leaders

Program: The Mobile Health Department: Celebrating 200 Years of Community Leaders Mobile has the distinction of having a Health Department which is older than the state of Alabama. Over the

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May 19, 2016–Judge Edmond Naman / NEST Project

Judge Edmond G. Naman has served as presiding Juvenal Court judge since 2007. A native of Mobile, he attended UMS Preparatory School, The University of South Alabama and Jones School

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May 12, 2016–Al Hutchinson– Visit Mobile

Bio of Al Hutchinson Having served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau for more than 11 years, Al Hutchinson assumed the

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May 5, 2016–Watt Key

Albert Watkins (Watt) Key, Jr. 220 Saint Michael Street Mobile, AL 36602 wkey@wattkey.com http://www.wattkey.com Watt Key is an award-winning southern fiction novelist, screenwriter, and speaker. His debut novel, ALABAMA MOON,