Linda Bannister

Emeritus Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Rhetoric Composition Journalism Playwriting

Richard Hayes

Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship · Hofstra University

Entrepreneurship and management, particularly in emerging economies; the sharing economy.

Entrepreneurship Strategic Management Management of Innovation Entrepreneurship in Developed and Developing Economies Family Enterprises

Kenichiro Aiso

Lecturer of Music and Director, String Ensembles · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Music, Director of String Ensembles

Classical Music Performance

Timothy Meyer

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in international trade, energy policy and investment law

Trans Pacific Partnership International Trade Agreements International Energy Governance International Lawmaking International Investment Law

Omar Rodríguez-Vilá

Professor in the Practice of Marketing ; Academic Director of Education, The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Educator and scholar on modern marketing practices including how sustainability and technology have changed the pursuit of firm growth.

Marketing Capabilities Social Purpose Marketing Strategy Sustainability Modern Marketing

RJ Hodges

President/Speaker · Born II Win, LLC

Learn to THINK your way in or out of ANY situation. You have the answer, let me show you how to unlock it.

Taking Initiative The Mindset of Success. Increase Employee Productivity Vision Beyond Sight: Perception is All About What You Focus On. Perspectives

Trenette Clark Goings, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work & Associate Member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Trenette T. Clark is an Associate Professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work.

Program Evaluation Higher Education Grant Writing Epidemiology Etiology

Rita Mitjans

Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer · ADP

Senior ADP executive driving corporate strategies for diversity, inclusion and corporate social responsibility.

Corporate Social Responsibility Diversity and Inclusion Building Your Personal Brand Corporate Leadership Career Mobility

Jeff Flowers

Director of Pastoral Care · Augusta University

An expert in advance directives and spiritual counseling on end-of-life decisions.

Grief & bereavement Pastoral Care

Lissa Broome, J.D.

Wells Fargo Professor of Banking Law, School of Law & Director, Center for Banking and Finance · UNC at Chapel Hill

Lissa Broome is the Wells Fargo professor of banking law and director of the Center for Banking and Finance.

Banking Law Commercial Law Contracts Corporate Board Diversity Public Policy

Jeffrey G. Covin

Professor of Strategic Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dr. Covin is a leading scholar in the fields of entrepreneurship, strategic management, and technology management.

Strategic Management Entrepreneurship Business Management University Teaching Higher Education Administration

Jessica Millward

Associate Professor of History and African American Studies · UC Irvine

Her research focuses on comparative slavery and emancipation, African American history, gender and the law.

Anti-Black violence African American History Humanities U.S. History Juneteenth

Beverly Benfield

President, Motivational Speaker · Speak2Success

Experienced, motivational speaker that blends excellence, leadership and achievement

Leadership Overcoming Adversity Leading Into Excellence

Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire

Todd Haugh

Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Todd Haugh's expertise is in white collar and corporate crime, business and behavioral ethics and federal sentencing.

Corporate Compliance Federal Sentencing Corporate Crime Moral Decision-Making Public Corruption

Manisha Sinha, Ph.D.

Draper Chair in American History · University of Connecticut

Dr. Sinha is an expert in Civil War and Reconstruction

Feminism Abolition Slavery

Ken Keen

Senior Lecturer of Organization & Management; Associate Dean for Leadership; Lieutenant General, USA (Retired) · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Leadership Special Forces Leader Development Crisis Relief

Seretha Williams

Chair of English and World Languages · Augusta University

Professor Williams is an expert in Africa and African Diaspora, Digital Humanities, and Digital Publication.

Digital Publication Africa and African Diaspora Digital Humanities

Vinroy Brown

Lecturer of Music · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Music

Sacred Music Non-Idiomatic Music of Black Composers Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Social Justice Choral Music Pedagogy

Klaas Baks

Professor in the Practice of Finance; Executive Director, Center for Alternative Investments · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Alternative Investments Private Equity Entrepreneurship Investment Banking Mergers & Acquisitions