Nelson L. Adams, M.D.

Nelson L. Adams, M.D.

Nelson L. Adams, M.D., a native of Miami, Florida and a product of its public school system, is a medical leader passionately committed to eliminating racial and ethnic inequality in health. An exceptional achiever, earning high recognition both scholastically and among medical peers, Dr. Adams is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Honorary Doctor of Laws. Read Full Bio

JACOB F. BRYAN, IV

Jacob F. Bryan, IV

J.F. Bryan, IV, a Jacksonville, Florida native, was involved in the insurance industry for thirty years; he spent the last 13 years as President of Independent Insurance Group before the Company was sold to American General in 1996. Read Full Bio

SENATOR ARTHENIA L. JOYNER

SENATOR ARTHENIA L. JOYNER

Senator Arthenia L. Joyner, an attorney, was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2000 where she served for three terms and in 2006 she was elected to the Florida Senate. She was elected by her Senate peers to serve as The Florida Senate Democratic Leader for the 2014-2016 term, making her the 1st black woman to hold the position. Read Full Bio

ORLANDO ASHFORD

ORLANDO ASHFORD

Orlando Ashford serves as president of Holland America Line, leading the award-winning cruise lines brand and business, including its fleet of 14 premium vessels carrying approximately 850,000 guests annually to all seven continents. Ashford oversees Holland America Line’s sales and marketing, revenue management, deployment and itinerary planning, public relations, hotel operations and strategy. Read Full Bio

Rufus Wilson

RUFUS WILSON

Rufus L. Wilson is a native of Avon Park, Florida and graduated from Avon Park High School in 1978, as an All-American football player. Wilson accepted a full athletic scholarship to attend Bethune-Cookman College where he served as captain and a star running back for the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats.  Read Full Bio