BRENDA WILLIAMS-BUTTS

Vice President of Recruitment, Diversity and Inclusion, New York Public Radio

Brenda Williams-Butts is NYPR’s first-ever Vice President of Recruitment, Diversity and Inclusion. She is responsible for defining, enabling and fostering a corporate culture that values diversity of talent, ideas, values and backgrounds across all parts of the organization. Brenda provides thought leadership for staffing and employee-engagement …

CARLA ROSS

Operations Manager, Advocates for Children of New Jersey

Carla Ross is operations manager at Advocates for Children of New Jersey. She is responsible for daily operations, staff supervision, and facilitating the organization and its events. She is a highly organized, detail-oriented multi-tasker! Carla possesses over 15 years of experience as a senior executive assistant …

CC MINTON

CC Minton is the author of Daddy’s Greek Potato Pie and a contributing editor to Harlem World Magazine. She writes a section called “Up Close with CC Minton” where she recently took readers inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House Kids State Dinner. A sports fan, CC tackled …

KARA CORRIDAN

Executive Editor, Scholastic

Kara Corridan is an executive editor at Scholastic, editing Storyworks, Jr., a brand-new language arts magazine for growing readers. Prior to Scholastic she spent six years at Parents magazine, where she edited several award-winning features on topics including autism and prescription-drug addiction, and regularly appeared on the TODAY show. A …

AMANDA PARKER

Director, Events and Fundraising, Evergreen Partners

Amanda always dreamed of making a difference in the world around her. From an early age, she enjoyed volunteering and as she got older, explored ways to turn her desire to give back into a fulfilling career. Her most memorable trip has been when she …

TAMI LAMORN

CEO, The LaMorn Group

Tami is a business powerhouse with years of experience as a real estate investor, developer, music and film producer, philanthropist and successful restaurateur. Being a woman willing to put in the work to achieve success, Tami has expanded her restaurant portfolio by adding SUITEFifty3 Lounge …

LACEY SCHWARTZ

Writer/Director/Producer, Truth Aid

Lacey Schwartz is the CEO of the production company Truth Aid. She is a filmmaker and outreach and community strategist who has worked with a variety of companies and organizations, including MTV, BET, Be’chol Lashon, NASCAR and @radical.media. Lacey directed, wrote and produced Little White …

JUNE M. ARCHER

Executive Vice President, Chief Brand and Marketing Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health

June M. Archer is an agile global executive whom colleagues often refer to as the “Puzzle Maker.” Recently, she joined newly merged, Hackensack Meridian Health as the Executive Vice President, Chief Brand and Marketing Officer. She is recognized for her outstanding ability to motivate and …

TERE BRESIN

Interior Designer Owner of Beret Design Group, Inc. Residential and Commercial Design

Tere Bresin, ASID, CID is a Certified Interior Designer and is National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certified. She is an active professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and a Past President of the New Jersey Chapter of ASID. Prior …

TANEIA L. WRIGHT

Chief Executive Officer, Perfect Gatherings & Claims Representative, Social Security Administration

Taneia L. Wright is Chief Executive Officer of Perfect Gatherings, an event coordinating service specializing in planning and executing private events. Wright also works for the Social Security Administration in Newark, NJ. She joined the agency in 1996 and moved up in ranks to her …