Kendrick Advisory & Advocacy Group 

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"Diversity Through Action"


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Sponsorship Opportunities for Reception- *closes October 1st

Policy Committee Member

Tre Riddle

Tre.Riddle AT gmail.com

Communications Co-Chair Scott Scredon


Scott.Scredon82 AT gmail.com



  • $1000 (Tech Investor)- Information listed on all materials, verbal recognition of sponsorship, 15 minute speaking spot,  private reception
  • $500 (Tech Innovator)- Information listed on all materials, verbal recognition and private reception
  • $250 (Tech Entrepreneur)- Information listed on all materials and verbal recognition
  • $5,000 (Conference Co-Chair)- All benefits of $1,000 sponsor plus listed as Conference Co-Chair Sponsor with Conference bearing your name

Elected Official Liaison Chair Andrea Glaze- Responsible for coordination and communications with elected officials

Andreajglaze AT gmail.com

Objective: To present policy and initiative recommendations to members of the Georgia legislature, particularly to the 61 members of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus on:

  • Early Exposure
  • Education & Training
  • Start Up Eco-systems
  • ​Capital Formation


Logistics ChairKiona Byrd- Responsible for "day of" logistics and movement


Kiona.Byrd AT gmail.com

Meet Our Planning Committee

Angel Investor,TechSquare Labs Partner, Accomplished Speaker, Published Author, StartUp Ecosystem Advocate and Tech Entrepreneur Rodney Sampson

Meet The Host Committee (of experts) *Still in formation


November 8th, 2017

(8-5 pm)

Location: Georgia State Capitol


Or send a check to:

P. O. Box 630

Lithonia, GA 30058

Questions?- DKendrick@DarshunKendrick.com or (404) 919-0660


Vendor Co-Coordinator Quinetha Frasier- Responsible for tech demos and other vendors


QueFrasier AT mypledger.com

Program Committee Member Latrice Ross


triceross AT gmail.com

Policy Director Errika Mallett- Responsible for helping develop policy presentations


​Errika.Mallett AT itsmfonline.org

Program Chair Tashan Parks Twyman- Responsible for setting and distributing programs


​tpt AT panaramicideals.com


8:00 am- Registration/Check in  
9-9:30 am- Greetings 
10-12:30 pm- Policy Presentations/Open Comments/Speakers/Tech displays 
12:30-2:00 pm- Lunch/Reception 
2:00-3:00 pm- Speakers 
3:00-3:30 pm- Pictures with award recipients 

3:30-4:30 pm- Closing Awards Ceremony 
4:45-5 pm- Clean Up

6 pm- Reception (off campus)

  • Tyler Scriven, Managing Director, Techstars Atlanta
  • Patientory
  • Prof. Gari D. Clifford, Emory Associate Professor and Adjunct Professor at Morehouse
Sponsorships & Vendors
  • The Cola Family
Schedule (still in draft):

Vendor Co- Coordinator Regina Lewis-Ward- Responsible for tech demos and other vendors


Regina AT reginalewisward.com

Meet the Conference Co-Chairs

Communications Chair Terrence Hight, Jr.- Responsible for all marketing and PR for event


Twhight.jr AT gmail.com



Sponsorship ChairShemlah Naphish- Responsible for securing and coordinating sponsorships for event

​shem AT growingmodel.com

Elected Official Liaison Committee Member Kessa Anderson


​Kessa_Anderson AT comcast.net

Registration will open Sept. 1st for

  • Attendees (FREE but only 200 slots)
  • Sponsorships (see below)

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Current Reception Sponsors

Visionary & Chair Dar'shun Kendrick