Theresa is a 25‑year sports‑industry veteran. She passionately advocates for diversity and inclusion by working to create parity in the corporate space and equity in the educational space as a result of teaching managers/leaders of all ages. Theresa’s work experience has spanned all levels of the sports world and includes time spent as President of the WNBA's Atlanta Dream as well as serving as a top athletic administrator at Georgia Tech.
Lewis is a former championship Division I Head and Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. After transitioning from collegiate coaching, Lewis started his own initiative to connect with youth, student-athletes and professionals in different sports fields. Lewis likes to help people in all walks of life to better develop their leadership and professional skills. He is also a Men’s Basketball agent, a contributor to the Hawks-Naismith Holiday Basketball Classics, and an analyst for SUVtv.
Sandy has 20 years of experience coaching individuals and organizations through change, helping build stronger team morale, engagement, and overall business success. With a Master’s in Organizational Development and Leadership, Sandy has a proven track record of creating strategies and guidance for people and companies to develop their vision, goals, and plans that will allow them to overcome hurdles and reach their greatest potential.
Ricky spent a number of years in various capacities as a Georgia Tech Women's Basketball staffer and is a key contributor to the Atlanta Tipoff Club's Naismith Awards, recognizing excellence in men’s and women’s high school and collegiate basketball. Now an analytics professional, Ricky has a wide variety of industry experience helping organizations understand and leverage their data. He is passionate about teaching the youth and spends his free time coaching youth and high school AAU basketball.
MANORI DE SILVA
Manori, a multi-lingual attorney qualified in both the U.S. and U.K., provides legal counsel and guidance to European companies looking to do business in the U.S. Manori builds strong relationships through genuine interest in others’ long-term goals and a passion for counseling – helping entrepreneurs and executives succeed in their endeavors. As President of the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce South East, she is able to help promote inclusion in the business community.
DANIELLE HAMILTON CARTER
Dani is a seasoned professional basketball player from Sweden and a published children’s book author. A member of one of Georgia Tech’s winningest basketball classes, Dani played a part in a historic post-season run, culminating in a trip to the 2012 Sweet 16. With an accomplished resume with the Swedish National Team, Dani helped secure an Olympic qualifying spot in Summer 2019. Currently playing with Slovakia’s top team, Dani has previously won two national titles in Romania and Sweden.