Diversity and Inclusion Day

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Knights of Columbus, 631 3 W. Liberty St. Savannah, GA 31401, 10:00 am – 11:30 am


Speakers for the event are as follow:

Larry Silbermann: WTOC-TV, General Manager, Community leader and leader in the Jewish community.

Shirley James: Publisher of The Savannah Tribune and Retired Editor. She is a Commissioner and Vice Chairman of the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport, and past Chairman of the Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Commissioners Committee. Awards and Recognitions include Georgia Outstanding Citizen; the 100 Black Men of Savannah’s Lifetime Achievement Award and many more. She is an active member at St. Philip AME Church, serving as a Senior Steward and member of The Celestine Guild. James and her husband, Robert, Carver State Bank President and CEO, are parents to three adult children, their spouses, and five grandchildren.

Dusty Church: Marketing Director for Savannah PRIDE, leads year around efforts supporting LGBTQ community.

Javier Carro: Owner of Blends Coffee Boutique, Latino Business Owner, led recovery efforts for Puerto Rico post-hurricane Maria.

Andrea Ponder: Hiring and Human Resources Professional, also a member of the Junior League of Savannah.