As the hands-on executive at the mega-bakery, Sister credits her family, her employees and her faith for her phenomenal growth, but those who work with her will tell you that her tireless enthusiasm for excellence in her product is at the heart of her success.
Neil White has been a newspaper editor, magazine publisher, advertising executive and federal prisoner. Author of the best-selling book recounting his time in the last leper colony in America, Neil won the Author of the Year Award from the Southern Library Association in 2010.
You’ll laugh! You’ll learn! You’ll leave with your “Hair-On-Fire!” Mandi Stanley is Mississippi’s first Certified Speaking Professional and author of the award-winning No-Panic Plan for Presenters, named a Finalist in the Career category at the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
Ora Reed is a singular musical talent. She is acclaimed as an exceptional singer and musician and recognized as a true Mississippi natural resource. So much so, she was appointed by then-Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour “Cultural Ambassador for the State of Mississippi,” a title she has proudly carried to four continents and more than a dozen countries.
New speaker, Bill Hancock, first director of the NCAA Final Four, first director of the Bowl Championship Series, and the first director of the College Football Playoff!