Natalie Madeira Cofield, President & CEO, Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce
A millennial that found inspiration at the nexus of business, community and politics, Cofield has carved a niche for herself as an entrepreneur, advocate, and speaker on all things business and diversity. A converted management consultant, economic fellow, and economic development director she currently serves as the President & CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce and the founder of Walker’s Legacy, a women in business collective. Her work has spanned continents, communities and corporations and can currently be found impacting lives and bottom-lines at organizations in cities like Austin, New York, DC, LA, Nairobi and beyond. She enjoys building and developing creative concepts to highlight, promote and market to diverse audiences and communities.
Assistant Creative Director/Photographer
Hakeem Adewumi, Special Projects/Communications Manager, Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce
Hakeem is Special Projects/Communications Manager for the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce. Adewumi is a freelance photographer and graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in African & African Diaspora Studies. His undergraduate research centers around African Diasporic communities and urban studies through imagery. His work can be found in Bad Girl Confidence, Afro Latin@ Project, University of Texas at Austin Warfield Center, and more.
Priscilla Villegas, Power House Media
Priscilla Villegas is the owner of Power House Media where she also serves as a Video Producer, Director, and Editor. Villegas has produced videos for artists such as Chamillionare, Big KRIT, Wacka Flocka and 2 Chainz.
SaulPaul, Award-winning Musician
Part rapper/part singer songwriter, SaulPaul is an entertaining artist who blends his voice, his guitar and his loop pedal to create a live show that is nothing less than an EXPERIENCE. SaulPaul is a national touring artist that is proud to call Austin, TX home. Last summer, the City of Austin officially proclaimedJune 12th SaulPaul Day and went on to select SaulPaul as one of the city's first Creative Ambassadors.
When SaulPaul isn't on tour entertaining and inspiring audiences, he is a songwriter/music producer for hire. Over the last 10 years, SaulPaul has repeatedly wrote, produced and delivered music for film, television, interactive media and advertising.
For more about SaulPaul visit his website www.SaulPaul.com.