Advisory Board

Lena L. Kennedy, Founder
Mrs. Sam Yarbrough
Jihee Huh
Janet Braun
T. Denise Morey
Serge Nelson 
Jonathan Kennedy
Chris Morey
Kari-Samoya Jones


Conference Chairs
Hon. Kathryn Barger, Conference Chair
Lisa Stevens, Conference Chair
Lena L. Kennedy, Founder, CEO
Mrs. Sam Yarbrough, Ex-Officio for all Committees
Chief Operating Officer
T. Denise Morey
Irina Melkumyan, 2020 Director, YWC
Chuck Pulliam, Director, MAN CAVE
Alma Stokes, Decoration Committee
Andrew Delgado, Social Media
Andre Ellis, Conference Designer - Creative Artist 
Annette Spence, Public Relations
Danese Bardot, Swag Bag
Elizabeth Ellis, Fashion Show
Elisia Farmer, Community Engagement Specialist
Gerry Suddeth, Booths / Vendors
Gwen McMullins, Moderators
Haidee Lagunday, Training
Jerry Robin, Magazine, Flyers and Magazine
Juanita West-Tillman and Lynette West-Cater, Green Room
Noreen Sullivan, Keynote Speakers / Speakers Series
Serge Nelson and Beverly Nelson, Volunteers
Man Cave Executive Team:
Chuck Pulliam, 2021 Director
Ron Carter, Chair
Pastor Anthony McFarland
Andrew Oliver
Committee Members
Roger Tinsley
Jahmal Ellis
Jonathan Kennedy
Chris Morey
Stephan Taylor
Chris Walker
Delano Yarbrough
Young Women Commission (YWC)
Irina Melkumyan, 2021 Director
Bonita Bennett, 2021 Chair
Sandra Choi
Andrea Edoria
Caitlin Gallogly
Kari-Samoya Kennedy
Shantell Kennedy

Serge Nelson

Susana Porras
Aarika Rhodes
Tina Rios
Shanica Davis Robinson
Mya Taylor
Jana West