XLerateHealth Expands Healthcare Innovation Operations in Michigan: Funding via the Mott Foundation, Community Foundation of Flint and City of Flint Supports XLH Programming for Healthcare Innovation and Economic Development

Funding via the Mott Foundation, Community Foundation of Flint and City of Flint Supports XLH Programming for Healthcare Innovation and Economic Development

Funding via the Mott Foundation, Community Foundation of Flint and City of Flint Supports XLH Programming for Healthcare Innovation and Economic Development

December Lunch: Why DEI Efforts Are Good for Business

Our December lunch featured a panel discussion on how thoughtful DEI initiatives can generate meaningful change, positively impact your brand, create a more engaged and productive workforce, and earn deeper trust from your team and the community. As Black business owners, they shared how they have been personally affected, efforts they are leading at their […]

Our December lunch featured a panel discussion on how thoughtful DEI initiatives can generate meaningful change, positively impact your brand, create a more engaged and productive workforce, and earn deeper trust from your team and the community. As Black business owners, they shared how they have been personally affected, efforts they are leading at their own companies, the future of DEI and the ongoing need for change. The panelists were:

Jeremiah Chapman, co-founder & CEO of Fresh Fry LLCA Louisville native, he has been recognized by Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Louisville.

Aaron Jordan, CEO and founder of the Black Complex and Recording Arts and Sciences Bootcamp (RASB), as well as an activist and advocate for community empowerment. He is a graduate of the historically Black Tennessee State University, with a bachelor’s degree in integrated marketing communications.

Lecresha Sewell, CEO and founder of Melanated Healthcare LLC. She is a doctorally prepared women’s health nurse practitioner who is passionate about eliminating health disparities and improving health outcomes for all.

The panel was moderated by Kayla Meisner, licensing and new ventures manager for Kentucky Commercialization Ventures (KCV) and Venture Connectors board member. At KCV, she is dedicated to the commercialization of technologies from partner universities and colleges that moves great ideas and research to products on the market for public benefit. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in bioengineering and biomedical engineering from the University of Louisville.

Certified Success

Michael McBride is, as many accountants are, incredibly pragmatic. This year, Michael completed his Master of Accountancy degree at the College of Business. In the end, he achieved his goal. He couldn’t be prouder. “I don’t want to sugarcoat anything—t…

Michael McBride is, as many accountants are, incredibly pragmatic. This year, Michael completed his Master of Accountancy degree at the College of Business. In the end, he achieved his goal. He couldn’t be prouder. “I don’t want to sugarcoat anything—the experience was definitely hard and a struggle at times. But I’m so proud I didn’t give up....

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