Courtenay Rogers, President U.S. Navy Veteran, Marketing Consultant
Courtenay Rogers is a professional marketer with a passion for technology, her community and connecting others. She has a degree in French and Naval Science from the University of Mississippi and served as a naval officer aboard a guided missile destroyer, the USS Grace Hopper, upon graduation. While in the Navy, she earned her Surface Warfare qualification and served as the Undersea Warfare Officer as well as the Public Affairs Officer and Tomahawk Watch Officer during Operation Enduring Freedom. She was named the USS Hopper Junior Officer of the Year.
Her leadership and operations experience in the Navy led to her career track in technical project management, research and consulting, specifically in digital marketing and strategy. She is the co-founder and COO of a social enterprise company called Girls to the Moon that focuses on empowering young girls to change the world. In 2016, she ran an inspiring campaign for the Tennessee State Legislature and hopes to motivate more women to run for office.
Bishop Anthony L. Alfred U. S. Army Veteran and Chaplain; Pastor and Founder, Faith Worship Center
Bishop Alfred joined the military in 1975; he served for 30 years. During his tenure in the military, he founded 3 ministries and pastored 7 churches. He assumed duties as a Spiritual Lay-leader for the U.S. Army Chaplaincy program. Bishop Alfred served two tours in Iraq and several other tours overseas. Among his many awards and achievements during his military service, his greatest are the promotion to Command Sergeant Major, the receiving of the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with Valor, Order of St. Michael Bronze Award and induction into the Sergeant Morales and Audie Murphy Club.
Bishop Alfred received formal training from Maryland University with a degree in Criminal Justice. He is also a graduate of Faith Bible College, Va. in Biblical Theological Studies. He also received a BA degree in Sociology in 2013, with Minor in Professional Education. He is a board member of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Branch #5582 of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), as a Spiritual Advisor. Bishop Alfred was consecrated to the office of Bishop in September 2008. Since this appointment, the Lord has led him to create Healing Hurting Hearts Covenant Ministries (HHHCM), a progressively growing fellowship of churches comprised of multi-denominational ministries across the nation. He was elected as the Presiding Prelate Bishop over Healing Hearting Heart Ministries (HHHCM) in 2008. Bishop Alfred was selected for the 2011 Unity Awards from the city of Clarksville, Tenn.
Yvette Windham U. S. Army Veteran; ER Medical Revenue Group, Principal
Yvette Windham is the Principal of a consulting business that provides operational support, regulatory guidance and revenue management assistance to healthcare partners. Armed with a Master's in Health Law from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center and 18+ years of experience in the healthcare industry, Yvette’s area of expertise encompasses multiple aspects of the healthcare continuum as related to compliance and operational leadership.
As a U.S. Army veteran, Yvette is familiar with concerns that many veterans encounter as they transition to civilian environments. With a sense of passion and dedication, Yvette endeavors to explore strategies that will aid fellow veterans to embrace new environments and march in the direction of their purpose.