• 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...
    Jennifer Galeano
    Zocalo Street Food and Tequila
    Jennie Jackson
    Bank of America, SVP, Coastal NC Market Manager
    Darion Jeralds
    GE Hitachi
    Rob Kaiser
    Greater Wilmington Business Journal/WILMA magazine, 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.  ...
    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
    Isabela Lujan
    Isabela Lujan-REALTOR, REALTOR/Broker
    Residential & Commercial Realtor Co-Founder & Co-Chair: Latin American Business CouncilIsabela Luján serves members of the community as a biling...
    Natalie English
    Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO
    Megan Mullins
    Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer
    Susana Crispin
    My Way Wellness, Owner/ Health Coach
    Edelmira Segovia
    University of North Carolina Wilmington, Director of Centro Hispano
    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
    Laura Brogdon-Primavera
    Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Director of Programs & Initiatives
    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
    Taylor Simms
    Novant Health – New Hanover Regional Medical Center
    Adam Cardin
    Samet Corporation
    Paula Vargas
    Paula Vargas Real Estate, Realtor
    Lisa Horton
    Clancy & Theys Construction Co.
    Joe Conway
    City of Wilmington
    Sheena Anthony
    GE Hitachi
    Lowell Davis
    Office of the Chancellor of UNCW, Vice Chancellor Student Affairs