Past Speakers

Past Speakers

Oct. 25, 2018–Bri Altier Ard– Interim Director, Global Engagement / Univ. of South Alabama

Bio: Bri Altier Ard is currently the Interim Director at the University of South Alabama, where her responsibilities include overseeing daily study abroad operations, advising study abroad students, managing the

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Oct. 11, 2017–Special Agent in Charge (SAC) James E. Jewell / FBI

JAMES E. JEWELL Special Agent in Charge Mobile Division On December 21, 2017, Director Christopher Wray appointed James E. Jewell as the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the FBI’s

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Sept. 27, 2018–Yael Girard, Executive Director, Weeks Bay Foundation

Yael joined the Weeks Bay Foundation in the spring of 2015 and has been the Executive Director since June 2016. Prior to coming to Alabama, she worked in North Carolina

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Sept. 13, 2018–Van Simms, Chairman of the Board & Past President, Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo & Justin Thompson,

Van Sims – Bio Van was raised in the small town of Jackson, AL and has resided in Mobile for over 15 years. Growing up in a rural community helped

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Sept. 9, 2018–Scott Posey, Director of Communications, AM/NS Calvert

Having worked in public, private and non-profit communications in Alabama, Louisiana and northwest Florida for over 25 years, Scott was named Director of Communications for AM/NS Calvert by former owner

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Aug. 30, 2018–Joni Hendee / Marketing and Public Relations Director, Dumas Wesley Community Center

Joni Hendee is the Marketing and Public Relations Director for the Dumas Wesley Community Center. For over 11 years, she has been serving the community center in a variety of

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Aug. 23, 2018–Sujin Kim / Land of Morning Calm (South Korea)

ABOUT SUJIN KIM Sujin Kim, Esq., was born and raised in Korea. Due to her understanding of both the Korea and U.S. business environments and cultures, she has been able