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Keynote Speakers

Prior Keynote Speakers

  • Chakema Clinton-Quintana, Vice President of Inclusive Small Business
  • David S. Congdon, Executive Chairman of Old Dominion Freight Line
  • Darion Jeralds, MBA, MSSCM, graduated cum laude from UNCW as the Outstanding Graduate for Operations Management in 2010.
  • Melissa Phillippi, CEO & Co-Founder of Performance Culture, Inc.


  • Chris Cox serves as the President of Apiture and oversees all aspects of business operations. Apiture is an open API banking platform, focused on creating cutting-edge technology for financial institutions
  • Derrick Kayongo the founder of the Global Soap Project, which recycles used hotel soap and redistributes it to impoverished populations around the world.