• 2022 MED Week Planning Committee

    Jerry Coleman
    Cape Fear Community College, Small Business Center Director
    Jerry Coleman, director of CFCC’s Small Business Center, has decades of experience in business and consulting, having owned his own consumer produc...
    Jennie Jackson
    Bank of America, SVP, Coastal NC Market Executive
    Darion Jeralds
    GE Hitachi
    Rob Kaiser
    Wilmington Media & Marketing, Owner & Publisher
    Mark Lanier
    University of North Carolina Wilmington, Assistant Secretary, Board of Trustees
    Heather McWhorter
    Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at UNCW, Regional Director
    Heather is passionate about empowering individuals and communities to succeed through entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainability. She is the ...
    Gustavo Rodea
    Mattress Furniture Liquidators / Muebleria El Nido , CEO
    Gustavo Rodea has lived in Wilmington since 2008. He is married to Lupe Duran. Together they have two boys, Anthony, age 13 and Leonardo, age 3.  G...
    Sheri Shaw
    University of North Carolina Wilmington, Assistant Dean for Student Success
    Tufanna Bradley
    New Hanover County
    April Scott
    Brunswick Community College, Director of Small Business Center
    April Scott is originally from Bristol, Pennsylvania; having relocated to Wilmington, NC in 1993. After graduating high school in Pennsylvania, she...
    Jeanine Minge
    University of North Carolina Wilmington
    Luciana Wilson
    Top to Bottom House Cleaning LLC
    Susana Crispin
    My Way Wellness, Founder/ Health Coach
    Velva Jenkins
    YWCA of the Lower Cape Fear, Inc., CEO
    Linda Thompson
    New Hanover County, Chief Diversity and Equity Officer
    Girard Newkirk
    Genesis Block
    Tracey Newkirk
    Genesis Block
    Tracey Newkirk, is a Certified Personal Resilience Coach and the Founder of UNEXO, a boutique consultancy helping leaders build high-performance te...
    Glenda Tate
    The Kairos Center
    Travis Corpening
    New Hanover County, Equity Specialist
    Travis Corpening is a Raleigh, NC native, a graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington and an author, speaker and consultant. Corpenin...
    Chris Montero
    Perfect Touch Rental, Co-Founder
    Jonathan Best
    Samet Corporation, Project Diversity and Development Manager
    Miles Lackey
    UNCW Office of Business Affairs, Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs
    Chakema Clinton-Quintana
    Live Oak Bank, VP- Inclusive Small Business
    Chakema Clinton-Quintana is vice president of Inclusive Small Business at Live Oak Bank, where she leads the inclusive small business center. She f...
    Cammie Bellamy
    Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, Assistant Public Information Officer
    Donyell Roseboro
    University of North Carolina Wilmington
    Harry Eason
    University of North Carolina Wilmington
    Samantha Voreh
    Novant Health Brunswick
    Amy Riechers
    Novant Health Brunswick
    Kirk Wiedmeier
    Novant Health
    Taylor Simms
    Novant Health
    James DeVita
    University of North Carolina Wilmington
    Zedrick Applin
    nCino, Head of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Community
    I currently serve as the Head of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Community for nCino.  In my role, I am in charge of our corporate DEI strategy & i...
    Jennifer Rigard
    FreshCo Marketing (AKA. Eureka Marketing Agency), President / Owner
    We are Freshco Marketing Agency, a Latina-Owned Business established in Wilmington, NC by Jennifer Galeano.  Our team of 10+ professionals, incl...
    Paula Vargas
    Paula Vargas Realtor, Realtor
    Paula Vargas is a realtor and broker serving the greater Wilmington, NC area. She is a top-rated real estate broker who has been featured in WILMA ...
    Lisa Horton
    Clancy & Theys Construction Company
    Sheena Anthony
    GE Hitachi
    Lowell Davis
    Office of the Chancellor of UNCW, Vice Chancellor Student Affairs
    Aysha Carter
    University of North Carolina Wilmington
    Daryle Parker
    City of Wilmington
    Christine Karem
    City of Wilmington
    Cammie Bellamy
    Assistant Public Information Officer, CFPUA