Dena Ali

Captain Raleigh Fire Dept., NC

Derrik Anderson

RMJJ Executive Director

Karla Turner Anderson

Diversity/Inclusion Thought Leader, Attorney

Aaron Back

Director Personnel/Promotion/Performance Unit, Patrol Headquarters, Raleigh

Dante Bryant

Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work and College of Health and Human Services

Erica Bryant

Emmy Award Winning Journalist, WSOC-TV News Anchor

Stephen Cathcart

Director of Diversity & Compliance Training

Shantia Coley


Jennifer P. Davis

Leadership Development/HR Consultant

Monifa D. Drayton

L.E.A.D. Principal Consultant

Niya Fonville

Associate Director, Campbell Law School

Caitlin M. Goforth

Attorney, Raleigh, NC

Brooke Guinan

FDNY Firefighter

Tamara Johnson

Director of Engaged Scholarship at UNC Charlotte

Synthia Kearney

Battalion Chief at Gastonia Fire Department

Jona Olsson

Assistant Chief

Ohavia Phillips

Talk Show Host, The Oh Show

Willie Ratchford

President of WPR Consulting, LLC

Toussaint Romain

Deputy General Counsel at Appalachian State University

Todd Swartz

Assistant Head of School for Human Resources

Antoinette Tull


Tiffanye S. Wesley

Fire/EMS Battalion Chief