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    December 10, 2019
    6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    Panel Discussion: The value of Mentoring, Coaching, and Champion or Personal Board of Directors

    Fogelman College of Business (FCB), Room 118
    3675 Central Ave
    Memphis, TN 38152

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    Panelist Biographies:

    Joy Toney

    Joy currently serves as a Sr Liaison – Administrative Operations at ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Her focus is on best practices, standards, and continuous improvement for the areas of business analysis, quality, and issue resolution. Her prior role was as a Business Analysis Manager in the organization where she managed a team of analysts in IT for over 4 years. She has over 20 years of experience utilizing her skills in resource management, project management, requirements elicitation, and documentation, systems design, functional design/planning, systems testing, process improvement, and performance analysis and reporting. She is an MBA, CBAP, CTFL, CSM, ITIL and founder and Past President of the Greater Memphis IIBA Chapter. She most recently served as Vice President of Programs in 2019 and Vice President of Administration (2015 2018) for the PMI Memphis chapter.

    Allison Young

    As Technology Liaison for the Administrative Operations division of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Allison Young works to facilitate the utilization of technology to achieve higher levels of operational excellence and discipline for 12 different departments with vastly different areas of operations. She uses her understanding of business processes, associated technology, and data analytics needs to provide strategic advice and to connect her business partners with the necessary technology teams to help drive business operational efficiencies, to address data and analytical needs, and to support continuous improvement efforts, and when needed she helps clarify the business needs and clear roadblocks for divisional technology projects. An area of her job she is particularly passionate about is developing a culture of operational efficiency and continuous improvement through clearly documented business policies, processes, and procedures. She has been at ALSAC for over 7 years, and during that time her other roles have also included Manager of Digital Strategy for Direct Marketing and Sr Business Analyst for the Digital Product team.

    Prior to joining ALSAC, she worked for Hilton Hotels Worldwide, where she was a member of the Product Support team in knowledge management and the (Computer) Customer Service Desk. Allison received her bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College in political science with a concentration on international relations. A long-time resident of Memphis, Allison has a dog she adopted and an outdoor cat who adopted her.

    Jerome Turner

    Jerome is a data center manager at FedEx Services with over 20 years of experience in various technology roles.  He is also a bass guitar player open to jam sessions with anyone, short story writer just for fun, and a kid at heart believes you are never too old to play.  He volunteers on a regular basis to help those in the community, as well as a proud fundraiser and supporter for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  He believes in the importance of mentorship and personal development for oneself and giving back to others.  As a recent graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, Jerome believes that it is never too late to continue your education goals.  He married up in life to his lovely wife of 15 years.

     Jared Gallagher

    Jared is a graduate of the Fogelman College MIS program. He has spent the early part of his career in the world of agile project management. He started his career with FedEx Services as a Scrum Master. Currently, Jared works for Green Mountain Technology where he is responsible for leading their agile transformation. 


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