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ACE Leadership Symposium

Date: April 21, 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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TD Convention Center
One Exposition Drive
Greenville, SC 29607
Contact: Nika White
Phone: 864-239-3727


Advocate | Collaborate | Excel | Advancing Multicultural Leadership

Thanks to Our Presenting Diamond Sponsor   

The mission of the ACE Leadership Symposium is to send the strong message to the community that in order to advance minority leadership including mid to senior level appointments and nonprofit/corporate board service, there must be a concerted effort to advocate for this cause and collaborate to ensure multicultural leaders are successful so that they can excel personally and in their endeavors to contribute to their organizations.

Pre-registration has expired. Limited number of on-site registrations will be offered.


9:15 am to 10:15 am  &  10:20 am to 11:20 am (both workshops offered twice)

  • "Setting a Forward Trajectory for Multicultural Professionals" – Panel Discussion  with Moderator: Dr. Kinneil Coltman, Chief Diversity Officer, Greenville Health System with a panel of well-regarded and accomplished professionals.

Dr. Kinneil Coltman (Moderator)

Chief Diversity Officer, Greenville Health System




Luanne Runge

President & CEO, Liberty Fellowship





Honorable Ricardo Urbina

Retired Federal Judge



Krish Patel

President and CEO, Wireless Communications / Soul Yoga Studio Greenville / Swamp Rabbit CrossFit





Michael Allen 

Architect, McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture





Fernando A. Fleites

Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System



  • "Creating Inclusive Work Environments" – Facilitator: Tan Kirby Davis, President & Senior Consultant | Tan Davis Consulting & Facilitation

 Learn more about Tan Davis.







11:30 am to 1:00 pm  

  • "Advancing Multicultural Leadership" Culmination Luncheon with Keynote Speaker, Dr. John A. Powell, Director, UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

 Learn more about Dr. John A. Powell.








Presenting Diamond Sponsor


Gold Sponsors





 Bronze Sponsors

Bunty, LLC

City of Greenville


Greenville Health System

GSP International Airport

Juan Johnson Consulting and Facilitation

Long Branch Baptist Church

New Life

RL Enterprise & Associates, LLC


The Equipping Center

University of South Carolina Upstate

Urban League of the Upstate

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