2018 Workshop Presenters

The following career professionals will be conducting the workshops for our 2018 Male Leadership Symposium attendees on Saturday, April 21 at DeSoto High School.

-  Middle school students (gr. 6-8) will need to select a DHS Experience Course for Workshop A, then select from the 40 career workshops for Workshop B.
-  High school students (gr. 9-12) will select from the 40 courses for Workshop A and B.

While the courses were created based on the endorsements for high school students, MLS attendees may select any course or speaker that interests them for the day.

STEM CAREERS
STEM - Business Tech Analyst, Deloitte - Joshua Mitchell (DHS Alum)
STEM - Scientist, UTSW - Juan Villarreal
STEM - Dentist, Distinct Dental - Dr. Leo Davis
STEM - Cybersecurity, Hewlett Packard - Derrich Phillips
STEM - Engineer, MasTek - Steve Mason
STEM - Architect, Private - Eric Busby
STEM - STEM Administrator, Cedar Valley - Dr. Osaro Airen
STEM - Subcontractor, Lockheed Martin - Rashad Raynor
STEM - Software Engineer, Mutualink - Terrence Bunkley
STEM - Doctor - Dr. Lamar Conerly

PUBLIC SERVICE CAREERS
Public Service - Pastor, CMBC - Sr. Pastor Oscar Epps
Public Service - Fit Men Cook App Developer - Kevin Curry
Public Service - Administrator, Health & Human Services - Leon McCowan
Public Service - Military, U.S. Army - Timothy Booker
Public Service - Rhodes Scholar, Oxford - Caylin Moore
Public Service - Board Member, DeSoto EDC - Perry Holloway
Public Service - Chiefs, DeSoto and GH Fire Dept - Chief Jerry Duffield, Cheif Eddie Burns, Sr.
Public Service - Judge, DeSoto Courts - Judge Scott Kurth
Public Service - VP Operations, Dallas YMCA - Keith Vinson
Public Service - Attorneys - Warren Seay, Jr.

ARTS AND HUMANITIES CAREERS
Arts - Gospel Singer, Lil'Lott Music - Chad Lott
Arts - Image Consultant, Imageprenuers - Marcedes Fuller
Arts - Actor/Director/Playwright - Selmore Haines
Arts - Journalist/Photographer, KDFW - Kevin Bell
Arts - DJs, 97.9 The Beat - DJ Kayotik and P-Skillz
Arts - Chef, Spice Company Owner - Ken Patrick
Arts - Magazine Publisher, Southern Dallas County - James Thomas
Arts - Music Marketing, TAM Music - Terry McGill
Arts - Fashion Design, RISE Clothing - Tim and Terrence Maiden
Arts - Athlete / Broadcaster, NBA, ESPN/UNTDtv - Stephen Howard

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY CAREERS
Business - Marketing Manager, Uber - Jonathan Mark
Business - Realtor - Kenzie Moore
Business - Senior VP, Plains Capital Bank - Kevin Davis
Business - VP Marketing, Atmos Energy - Oric Walker
Business - Insurance Agent, State Farm - Jarvis Hill
Business - GM/Strength Coach, The Den Performance - Dennis Conner
Business - Operations Manager, Wal-Mart Distribution - Jira Sansom
Business - Restauranteur, Ten Eleven Grill - Calvin Bryant
Business - Marketing Manager, National Life Group - NeAndre Broussard
Business - Entrepreneur, AD Nettles, LLC - Archie Nettles