Host Committee

A. Zachary Faison, Jr., J.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Edward Waters University, Jacksonville, Florida
Kendra Brown, Esq.
Vice President - Public Policy
Mastercard; Washington, DC
Donise E. Brown, Esq.
Managing Director, Corporate Counsel - Global Supply Chain & Commercial
Starbucks Atlanta, Georgia
Carla Reeves, Esq.
Partner (Employment & Litigation)
Goulston & Storrs; Boston, Massachusetts
Vanessa Griddine, J.D., LL.M.
Executive Director
Congressional Black Caucus Institute; Washington, DC
Carmia N. Caesar, Esq.
Associate Dean for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
The George Washington University Law School; Washington, DC
Nicholas Austin, Esq.
Principal Corporate Counsel
Microsoft; Washington, DC
Shontavia Johnson, Esq.
Associate Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Clemson University; Entrepreneur and Consultant;The Brand and Business Company; Clemson, South Carolina and Greenville, South Carolina
Troy J. Pradia, Esq.
Managing Partner
The Cox Pradia Law Firm, P.L.L.C.;Houston, Texas
Stephen L. Ball, Esq.
Associate Dean and Dean of Students
Harvard law School; Cambridge, Massachusetts