Past Speakers

November 19, 2020–Barrett McCall / President-Owner, Larson McGowin, LLC

Barrett B. McCall is President/Owner of Larson & McGowin, LLC.  McCall earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of the South in 1987, and a Master of Forestry degree from Duke University in 1991.  Mr. McCall’s expertise lies in land management operations and silviculture, large-scale property transactions and negotiations, strategic planning, timberland investments and forest economics.  He

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November 12, 2020–Dr. Bernard Eichold / Health Officer, Mobile County Health Department

Bernard H. (Bert) Eichold II, M.D., Dr.P.H., F.A.C.P. Dr. Bert Eichold is the Health Officer for Mobile County and also serves as the Area Health Officer for the Public Health District of Mobile County for the State of Alabama Department of Public Health. He is responsible for safeguarding the public’s health and the environment for all of Mobile County. He

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November 5, 2020–Jeremy Lami / Fire Chief, City of Mobile

Born in Mobile, Alabama, Chief Jeremy P. Lami began his professional career as a Combat Medic in the United States Army, where he served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (2003-2004). A second-generation firefighter, Lami followed his father (Arther P. Lami, ret.), serving the City of Mobile and the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department since 2002. Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management

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Oct. 29–David McGrath / Oakworth Capital Bank

David P. McGrath Associate Managing Director, Wealth Management,  Mobile Office Mr. McGrath is responsible for developing and managing wealth management relationships in South Alabama for Oakworth Capital Bank. He is also a member of Oakworth Capital’s Investment Strategy Committee. Prior to joining Oakworth Capital, Mr. McGrath has 24 years of experience in asset management, with his last 19 years spent

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Oct. 22, 2020–Dr. Christina Talerico / AltaPointe Health “Impacts of COVID-19 on Mental Health”

Christina Talerico, M.D., graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. She continued her studies at the USA College of Medicine, and graduated with her medical degree in 2012. She completed her residency training and fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry from USA as well. Talerico began working at AltaPointe Health during

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Oct. 15, 2020–Meg McCrummen Fowler / Director, History Museum of Mobile “A History of Mobile in 22 Objects”

Meg McCrummen Fowler is director of the History Museum of Mobile. She is also a doctoral candidate at Tulane University, completing a PhD in Art History & Society. Meg came to the Museum from the University of South Alabama, where she served as a Visiting Scholar in the Center for the Study of War and Memory and as an instructor in

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Oct. 8, 2020–Kayley Robinson / Flight Works Alabama, Marketing & Communications Manager “Flight Works Alabama”

Bio: Kayley Robinson, Flight Works Alabama’s Marketing and Communications Manager, is a Mobile native. In May of this year, she graduated from Spring Hill College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts with a concentration in Digital Video Production. During her time in college, she was a member of the golf team, and interned with Airbus Americas, the SSI Group,

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Oct. 1, 2020–Dr. Jeremy Fletcher, PT, DPT, OCS, Veterans Recovery Resources “Building Community Resilience: The Story of Vets Recovery”

Dr. Fletcher is an expert in finding meaning and purpose through pain and suffering. He’s a Doctor in Physical Therapy specializing in the treatment of chronic pain, Assistant Professor at the University of South Alabama’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program, Army Reservist (Major) awarded the Bronze Star, and an organizational consultant responsible for raising nearly $1M for nonprofit organizations seeking

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Sept. 10, 2020–Thomas “Chris” Curry / President, Mobile Airport Authority “Update from the Mobile Airport Authority

Thomas “Chris” Curry was hired as the Executive Director of the Mobile Airport Authority in October 2017, and was recently promoted to the position of President in September 2018. Upon his appointment to the position, he placed airline recruitment, evaluating the roles of Mobile Regional and Downtown Airports, and expanding business opportunities on the Brookley Aeroplex at the top of