2016 ANNUAL MEETING SPEAKERS

 

The HOPE Global Forum Annual Meeting is privileged to gather some of the most extraordinary people in the world to share their vision, expertise and experience.

Confirmed are listed below – check back regularly for updates and additional speakers.

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Tonya Allen

President and CEO,
The Skillman Foundation

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Yobie Benjamin

Chairman, Rev Worldwide
Chief Technology Officer, Token.io
.

Lisa-Borders

Lisa M. Borders

Chair, The Coca-Cola Foundation
VP, Global Community Affairs

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John Hope Bryant

Founder, Chairman and CEO,
Operation HOPE, Inc.
.

Carter2

Darryl Carter

Founder, Chairman & CEO
Avanath Capital Management, LLC
.

Clayton

Michael Clayton

Veteran Wide Receiver – Super bowl XLVI Champion; Founder, Generation Next Foundation

Cole

Kat Cole

Group President,
FOCUS Brands
.

Fuller

David Fuller

President,
SunTrust Foundation
.

Harmon

Darryl Harmon

Southeast Regional President,
Wells Fargo
.
.

Jones, Jan

Jan Jones Blackhurst

Executive VP, Communications, Government Relations & Corporate Responsibility, Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Jung

Andrea Jung

President & CEO
Grameen America

Lara

Marissa Lara

Chief Diversity Officer,
Synchrony Financial
.

linton

Maggie Linton

Host & Executive Producer,
Sirius XM Radio

Roland Martin

Roland Martin

Host,
News One Now

Moore

Marlon R. Moore

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer,
Huntington National Bank
.

Orr

Kevyn Orr

Former Emergency Manager,
City of Detroit
.

Reeves

Richard V. Reeves

Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings
.

william-Rogers

William H. Rogers, Jr.

Chairman & CEO,
SunTrust Banks

Robin Sanders

Ambassador (Dr.) Robin Renee Sanders

U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria & Ecowas Republic of Congo; CEO-FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative & FE3ds

Smith

Denise Young Smith

VP of Worldwide HR & Talent,
Apple

Tran, Thanh, Kidpreneur

Thanh Tran

Founder,
Kidpreneur

Wilkinson

W. David Wilkinson

President & CEO,
Atlanta Police Foundation

Bartling

John Bartling

President & CEO,
Invitation Homes

Bernstein

Jared Bernstein

Senior Fellow, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
Brookings

Philippe Bourguignon

Philippe Bourguignon

Vice Chairman,
Revolution LLC.

Bullard

Rodney Bullard

VP of Community Affairs and Executive Director of Chick-fil-A Foundation.

Secretary-Julia-Castro

Secretary Julián Castro

U.S. Department of Housing and
Urban Development
.

Sean Cleary

Sean Cleary

Chairman,
Strategic Concepts (PTY) LTD.
.

Contreras

Maria Contreras-Sweet

24th Administrator,
U.S. Small Business Administration
.

Gallippi

Anthony Gallippi

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman,
BitPay
.

Hutagt

Ganhuyag Chuluun Hutagt

CEO,
Ard Financial Group
.
.

Tishaura Jones

Tishaura Jones

Treasurer,
City of St. Louis
.
.

Kai, Christopher

Christopher Kai

Founder & CEO,
KGL

Lee

Michelle K. Lee

As Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO

Dennis-Lockhart

Dennis Lockhart

President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Marchman

Robert Marchman

EVP, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Moore

Careshia Moore

National Program Director,
Usher’s New Look
.

Pawlenty

Tim Pawlenty

CEO,
Financial Services Roundtable
.

Ressler

Tony Ressler

Chairman, Co-Founder & CEO,
Ares Capital Management
.

Rosen, Gerald

Hon. Gerald Rosen

Judge,
U.S. District Court

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Jeff R. Schmid

Chairman & CEO,
Mutual of Omaha Bank
President & CEO,
Omaha Financial Holdings, Inc.
.

Souder

Ted Souder

Head of Industry & Retail,
Google

Turner

George Turner

Chief of Police,
Atlanta Police Department

Andrew_Young

Hon. Andrew Young

Civil Rights Icon & Chairman,
Andrew Young Foundation

Baruah

Sandy K. Baruah

President & CEO
Detroit Regional Chamber

Biller

Les Biller

CEO,
Harborview Capital, LLC.
.

Beth-Ann-Bovino

Beth Ann Bovino

Chief U.S. Economist,
Standard’s & Poor’s Rating Services

Calderon

Valerie J. Calderon, Ph.D.

Sr. Education Research Consultant,
Gallup
.

Castillo

Alejandra Y. Castillo, Esq.

National Director,
Minority Business Development Agency

Jim Clifton

Jim Clifton

Chairman & CEO,
Gallup
.

Dionne

E.J. Dionne

Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
Brookings
.

Hanson

Brad Hanson

President,
Meta Payment Systems
.

Jealous

Benjamin Todd Jealous

Partner,
Kapor Center
.
.

Jones

Van Jones

President & Co-Founder,
DreamCorps
.
.

Keith

James Felton Keith

Chief Operating Officer,
Accrue Inc.

Francine

Francine LeFrak

Founder,
Same Sky
.

Margolin

Fred Margolin

CEO,
RoboKind

Montgomery

Tameka Montgomery

Associate Administrator,
U.S. Small Business Administration

Dikembe-Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo

NBA Hall of Famer; Chairman &
President, Dikembe Mutombo Foundation

Quittman

Louisa Quittman

Director, Financial Education, Office of Consumer Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

jan

Jan Rieländer

Economist, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Roth

Denise Turner Roth

Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration

Shapiro-Charles

Hon. Charles Shapiro

President,
World Affairs Council of Atlanta
.
.
.

Stewart

Dr. Uyi Stewart

Chief Scientist,
IBM Research-Africa

Webb

Robert W.K. Webb

Chief Human Resources Officer,
Hyatt

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Dr. Regina Benjamin

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Boards of Directors

Blake

Corey Michael Blake

Founder & CEO,
Round Table Companies
.

Breckenridge

Bryan Breckenridge

Executive Director,
Box.org

Carrig

Kenneth J. Carrig

Chief Human Resources Officer,
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
.

Chapa

Judy Chapa

VP of Corporate Social Responsibility, Financial Services Roundtable

chelsea

Chelsea Clinton

Vice Chair, The Clinton Foundation
Author, “It’s Your World”
.

Duggan

Donald Duggan

SEVP, Chief Diversity Officer & Head of Banking Services, Bank of the West

Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings

Global Head, Corporate Citizenship, KPMG International, UK
.

Goodluck

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

President,
Federal Republic of Nigeria
(2010-2015)
.

jordan

D. Bryan Jordan

Chairman, President & CEO
First Horizon National Corporation
.
.

Klasa

Adrienne Klasa

Editor – This Is Africa,
Financial Times

Sec-Jack_Lew

Honorable Jack Lew

Secretary of the Treasury,
United States
.

Mason

Asia M. Mason

Millennial Voices Sustainability Lead, The Coca-Cola Company

Andrew_Young

Anees Ahmed Moumina

Chief Executive Officer,
SEDCO Holding Group

Nichols

Robert Nichols

President & CEO, American Bankers Association
.

Reed

Hon. Kasim Reed

Mayor,
City of Atlanta
.

Rivlin

Dr. Alice M Rivlin

Director, Center for Health Policy, Brookings
.

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Robert E. Rubin

Former Secretary of the Treasury,
United States

Smith

Brad Smith

President & CEO,
Intuit
.
.
.

Tompkins

Michael G. Tompkins

Founder, St.ART;
Co-CEO, PALM Health

Eric Wilson

Eric Wilson

CEO,
Noble Impact


2016 Working Group Speakers

Ball

Antionette Ball

CEO, The Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Project, Inc.
.

Brazier

Sean Brazier

Program Manager,
McKinsey Social Initiative

Coovadia

Cas Coovadia

Managing Director,
The Bank Association South Africa
.

Guthrie

Carol Guthrie

Head of Center, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Honenberger

Christopher J. Honenberger

President & CEO,
ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions

Alexia

Alexia M.

Student, HOPE Business In A Box Academies; Owner, Miniature Chefs

Ryan

Stephen Ryan

Partner,
McDermott, Will & Emery
.

Seelay

Dr. Reginald Tucker-Seeley

Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Banaja

Amr Ahmed Banaja

VP of Marketing & Communications
SEDCO Holdings
.

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Cassius Butts

Regional Administrator- Region IV,
Small Business Administration

Dorsey

Michael Dorsey

Director for the Energy and Environment Program, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Hashmi

Sonny Hashmi

Managing Director, Global Government,
Box, Inc.

Hood

Rodney Hood

Office of Nonprofit Engagement,
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
.

Jama Larkins

Jamail Larkins

Founder & CEO,
Ascension Aviation, LLC

Palmer

J. Jioni Palmer

Associate Commissioner,
Social Security Administration
.

Robin Sanders

Ambassador (Dr.) Robin Renee Sanders

U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria & Ecowas Republic of Congo; CEO-FEEDS Advocacy Initiative & FE3ds

Laura-Turner-Seydel

Laura Turner Seydel

Chairperson,
Captain Planet Foundation
.

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Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Boards of Directors
.

Byrne

Natalie Byrne

Director of Global Impact,
Dermalogica

Fouts

Richard Fouts

Head of Thought Leadership,
Razorfish
.

Hill

Joann Hill

Chief, Office of Business Development U.S. Department of Commerce, MBDA

Inoue

Shin Inoue

CEO,
ForUsAll

LaVoulle

Lucy LaVoulle

Operation HOPE Graduate, 700 Credit Score Communities Initiative

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Julius Robinson

Managing Director and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility,
MUFG Union Bank

Dia Simms

Dia Simms

Executive Vice President,
Ciroc Vodka & Innovations,
Combs Wine & Spirits
.

Wood

Jade Wood

Well-Being Practice Manager,
GALLUP
.

Bockel

Major David Bockel

Major General,
United States Army (Ret.)
.

Collins

Mina Collins

Host,
The Mina Collins Show

Giraud

Jean-Michael Giraud

President & CEO,
Friendship Place
.

Holland

Heather Holland

Manager, Supplier Diversity Major Projects, TransCanada
.

Kasuyi

Ditu Kasuyi

President & CEO,
Kasuyi and Associates, LLC.

Maisonneuve

Reginald Maisonneuve

President & Founder
My1000Points

Roth

Ted Roth

President and Head of Institutional Sales, Roth Capital Partners
.

Sally

Sally Taylor-Shoff

Scores Vice President,
FICO
.

2015 ANNUAL MEETING SPEAKERS

 

Michael-Arougheti

Michael Arougheti

Co-Founder, Ares
Director & President,
Ares Management GP LLC

Mayor Aja Brown

Mayor Aja Brown

Compton, CA United States
..
..
..

Secretary-Julia-Castro

Secretary Julián Castro

U.S. Department of Housing and
Urban Development
.

President Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton

Founder, Clinton Foundation
42nd President of the
United States

Esther George

Esther L. George

President & CEO,
Federal Reserve Bank
of Kansas City
. .

Dennis-Lockhart

Dennis Lockhart

President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Joseph-Otting

Joseph Otting

President, CEO and
Member of the Board,
OneWest Bank

Laura Roberts

Laura Roberts

Co-founder and CEO,
Pantheon Enterprises

william-Rogers

Jeff R. Schmid

Chairman & CEO,
Mutual of Omaha Bank
President & CEO,
Omaha Financial Holdings, Inc.
.

Glenn Yago

Dr. Glenn Yago

Senior Fellow; Founder, Financial Innovations Labs,
The Milken Institute

Dan-Blanton

Dan Blanton

CEO, Southeastern Bank Financial Corporation and
Georgia Bank & Trust

John-Hope-Bryant

John Hope Bryant

Founder, Chairman and CEO,
Operation HOPE, Inc.
.
.

Dan Cathy

Dan T. Cathy

President,
Chick-fil-A
..

kat-cole

Kat Cole

President,
Cinnabon, Inc.
.

Glenn Hutchins

Glenn Hutchins

Co-Founder,
Silver Lake
.
.

Vanessa De Luca

Vanessa De Luca

Editor-In-Chief,
Essence Magazine

Natalia-Peart

Dr. Natalia Peart

COO and Director,
Strategic Initiatives,
DeBruce Foundation

william-Rogers

William H. Rogers, Jr.

Chairman & CEO,
SunTrust Banks

Wides

Barry Wides

Deputy Comptroller, Community Affairs,
Office of the Comtroller of the Currency
.

Andrew_Young

Ambassador
Andrew Young

Civil Rights Icon & Chairman,
Andrew Young Foundation

Lisa-Borders

Lisa M. Borders

Chair, The Coca-Cola Foundation
VP, Global Community Affairs

Richard-Carrion

Richard Carrión

Chairman and CEO,
Popular, Inc.
.
.

Sean Cleary

Sean Cleary

Chairman,
Strategic Concepts (PTY) LTD.
.

Richard Cordray

Richard Cordray

Director,
Consumer Financial
Protection Bureau

Dr. Bernice King

Dr. Bernice A. King

Chief Executive Officer,
The King Center
.
.

Monica Mehta

Monica Mehta

Managing Principal,
Seventh Capital

kasim-reed

Mayor Kasim Reed

Atlanta, GA
United States

Philippe

Ricardo Semler

Chairman & Non Executive Partner, Semco Partners

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Jay Williams

U.S. Assistant Secretary,
Commerce for Economic Development

.

Philippe Bourguignon

Philippe Bourguignon

CEO, Exclusive Resorts,
Chairman, Portico Club,
Chairman, Miraval Resorts

Steve Case

Steve Case

Chairman & CEO, Revolution LLC
Co-Founder, America Online
Chairman, UP Global
Chairman, The Case Foundation

Jim Clifton

Jim Clifton

Chairman & CEO,
Gallup

mayor mike duggan

Mayor Mike Duggan

Detroit, Michigan
United States
 .

Andrew_Young

Chung-Ming Kuan

Minister of the National
Development Council of
the Executive Yuan,
Taiwan, Republic of China

Andrew_Young

Anees Ahmed Moumina

Chief Executive Officer,
SEDCO Holding Group

Rielaender-Jan-OECD-1

Jan Rieländer

Economist,
Organization for Economic
Cooperation and Development

Laura-Turner-Seydel

Laura Turner Seydel

Chairperson,
Captain Planet Foundation

woodcraft,-clare

Clare Woodcraft-Scott

Chief Executive Officer,
Emirates Foundation


2015 Working Group Session Leaders

Alderete,-Tara,-ClearPoint-CCS

Tara Alderete

Director of Education,
ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions
.

Birt,-Tim,-Tim-Birt-Enterprises

Tim Birt

Chief Executive Officer, Tim Birt Enterprises
.
.

Calhoun,-Janet,-Healthways

Janet Calhoun

Senior Vice President, Innovation, Healthways

Chapa,-Judy,-Financial-Services-Roundtable

Judy Chapa

VP, Corporate Social Responsibility The Financial Services Roundtable

Brian Doran

Brian Doran

Region Executive & Director of
Governmental Affairs,
Popular Community Bank
.

Farrow,-Ronan,-MSNBC

Ronan Farrow

MSNBC

.

Gutierrez,-James,-Insikt

James Gutierrez

CEO and Co-Founder, Insikt
.
..
.

Holland,-Robin,-Equifax

Robin Holland

Senior Vice President of Sales,
Equifax, Inc.
.

Johnson,-Todd,-Gallup

Todd Johnson

Global Channel Leader,
Entrepreneurship and Job Creation, Gallup
.

Jama Larkins

Jamail Larkins

Founder & CEO,
Ascension Aviation, LLC
.
.
.

Martinez,-Ray,-Everfi

Ray Martinez

Co-Founder and EVP,
EverFi

Oxtoby,-John,-Ariel-Investments

John Oxtoby

Director, Strategy & Corporate Development, Ariel Investments
.
.

Robin Sanders

Dr. Robin Renee Sanders

Founder and CEO,
FEEEDS Initiative

Brenda Skidmore

Brenda Skidmore

Senior Vice President,
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
.
.

Warmack,-Dwaune,-Harris-Stowe-State-University

Dwanue Warmack

President,
Harris-Stowe State University

Becker,-Greg,-Silicon-Valley-Bank

Greg Becker

President and CEO,
Silicon Valley Bank/SVB Financial Group
.

Blackm-Sherry,-National-Congress-of-AMerican-Indians

Sherry Black

Director, Partnership for Tribal Governance,
National Congress of American Indians

carter,-theordore,-city-of-jacksonville

Theodore N. Carter

Economic Development Officer
City of Jacksonville

Micyra-Cohen-bw

Micya Cohen

Student, HOPE Business in a Box Academies
.

Dara Duguay

Dara Duguay

Executive Director,
Credit Builders Alliance

Finegant,-Tom,-Clarkston-Protomac-Group

Tom Finegan

Chief Executive Officer, Clarkston Consulting
.

Hahn,-David,-Bank-of-America

David Hahn

SVP, California Region Channel Integration Manager,
Bank of America
.

Rodney Hood

Rodney Hood

National Partnerships Executive,
JPMorgan Chase

Tishaura Jones

Tishaura Jones

Treasurer,
City of St. Louis
United States
.

yee lee

Yee Lee

CEO, Vouch Financial
.
.
.
.

Mitchell,-Ceasar,-Atlanta-City-Council

B. Doyle Mitchell

President and CEO,
Industrial Bank

Purvis

Jim Purvis

VP of Well-Being Improvement Design,
Healthways
.

Lionel Savage

Lionel Savage

President,
Lionheart Consulting Group, LLC

David Smith

David Smith

Senior Vice President,
Commercial Banking
The PNC Financial Services Group
.

Wilcox,-Stephen,-Wilcox-Family-Foundation

Steve Wilcox

President,
Wilcox Family Foundation

Bell,-William,-Casey-Family-Programs

William C. Bell

President and CEO,
Casey Family Programs
.
.

Brice,-Jonathan-DeBruce-Foundation

Jonathan Brice

Senior Director and Chief Education Officer,
DeBruce Foundation
.

William Cheeks

William Cheeks

President,
ABBA Associates Inc.

Brian Cooper

Brian Cooper

Vice President, Scores & Analytics FICO.
.

Dyke,-Wade,-Kaplan-University

Wade Dyke

President,
Kaplan University

.

Flores,-Jenny,-Bank-of-the-West

Jenny Flores

Community Affairs Manager, Bank of the West ..
..

Hajat-Carroll,-Reena,-Diversity-Awareness-Partnership

Reena Hajat-Carroll

Executive Director,
Diversity Awareness Partnership
.
.

Hudson,-Darrell,-Brown-School

Darrell Hudson

Assistant Professor,
Brown School
.

Kansra,-Megha,-DeBruce-Foundation

Megha Kansra

Manager of Strategic Initiatives,
DeBruce Foundation

.

Kirk,-Julie-Lenzer,-EDA

Julie Lenzer Kirk

Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration

Noriega,-Arturo

Arturo Noriega

Founder and Executive Director,
Centro Community Partners

Luke Reynolds

Luke Reynolds

Chief, Outreach & Program
Development, Division of
Depositor & Consumer
Protection

Singh,-Mike,-Telkom-Caribe

Mike Singh

Chairman and CEO,
Telkom Caribe
..
.

Tom Swanson

Tom Swanson

Retail Regional Sales Manager,
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
.
.

arnaud-ventura

Doris Terry-Williams

Executive Director,
Rural School & Community Trust
(Rural Trust)

benjamin_regina_download_bw

Dr. Regina Benjamin

Chair,
Xavier University
.
.

Butts,-Cassius,-SBA

Cassius Butts

Regional Administrator- Region IV,
Small Business Administration

.

Sam Cherribi

Sam Cherribi

Director, Emory Development Initiative (EDI), Emory University

DaRayl Davis

DaRayl Davis

Founder & CEO, Smart Money Academy
.

Courtney,-English,-Atlanta-Board-of-Education

Courtney English

Chairman, Atlanta Board of Education

.

Gupta,-Mayank,-Suntrust-Bank

Mayank Gupta

SVP, Workforce Planning, Org Design and Teammate Capability, Suntrust Inc.

Hill,-Joann,-MBDA

Joann Hill

Chief, Office of Business Development,
U.S. Department of Commerce, MBDA

Samuel Jackson

Samuel Jackson

Founder, Chairman & CEO,
Economic Empowerment Initiative, Inc.

Kommareddi-Madhuri, Clinton Foundation

Madhuri Kommareddi

Director, Program Development
Office of Hillary Rodham Clinton

.

Marks,-Bryant

Dr. Bryant Marks

Associate Professor
Morehouse College

.
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Owens,-Nicholas

Nicholas N. Ownes

CEO,
Magnolia Strategy Partners, LLC

Rosenblum Elyse

Elyse Rosenblum

Executive Director,
Employment Pathways Project
.
.

Dia Simms

Dia Simms

Executive Vice President,
Ciroc Vodka & Innovations,
Combs Wine & Spirits
.

Tran, Thanh, Kidpreneur

Thanh Tran

Founder,
Kidpreneur
.
.

Woodruff,-Paul,-St.-Louis

Paul Woodruff

VP, Community Development,
St. Louis Community Credit Union


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