Tuscaloosa, AL – October 17, 2023 – The Alabama ONE Aspire Foundation will host its fifth annual Bridge Builders Conference on November 16, 2023 from 8am– 12:30pm CST at Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.
The Bridge Builders Conference is the first of its kind in West Alabama, providing a place for teachers, parents, and community leaders to gather and discuss faith, education, and community. This free, one-day conference focuses on improving the community and connects local leaders to exchange ideas and resources to build bridges of communication and support for the communities they serve.
The 2023 Bridge Builders Conference is focused on the topic of G·R·O·W – Grit, Relationships, Opportunity, & Wealth. We will elaborate on these essential elements of growth, and discuss what it takes to grow as a community. Attendees will be provided breakfast, have a chance to win exclusive door prizes, make connections for future collaborations, and receive leadership and empowerment tools during this conference.
Speakers for the 5th Annual Bridge Builders Conference
Bishop Kevin Betton, Sr. – Pastor, Cathedral of Praise
Katrina Keefer – President and CEO, DCH Health Care Authority
Kelsey Rush – President and CEO, Visit Tuscaloosa
Daniela Susnara – Director, Planning & Assessment for Community Engagement at UA
Leanna Roberts – Mentor, Advocate, Volunteer, & Graduate of UA
Floyd Rodgers – Alabama Community of Excellence Coordinator, City of Fayette
Andy Phillips – Tuscaloosa business owner & Former Alabama Baseball standout
Martin Houston – Chief Growth Officer, Alabama ONE
Bill Wells – CEO, Alabama ONE Credit Union
Jacquie Johnson – Area Executive, Central Market, Alabama ONE
“Bridge Builders is an ongoing relationship between faith-based, educational, and community leaders who have come together to build a stronger community with measurable results,” says Jacquie Johnson, also CEO of Alabama ONE Aspire Foundation.
“As we continue to grow this program, our hope is to consistently serve as a catalyst for positive change primarily in our local communities but also throughout these extensions of our local networks in other areas,” said Bill Wells, Alabama ONE CEO.
Alabama ONE wants to encourage church leaders, anyone working in education, acting as a leader in their community, or who wants to learn how they can start making a difference to attend the conference. The conference will be held in person at the Bryant Conference Center on the campus of the University of Alabama. Registration is now open at alabamaone.org/bridgebuilders and closes on Tuesday, November 14th.
The Alabama ONE Foundation is excited to have Tellerix as the presenting sponsor for the 2023 Bridge Builders Conference.
For more information about Bridge Builders and the 2023 Conference, please contact Kortney Milien at email@example.com.
About Alabama ONE
Alabama ONE Credit Union, based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was chartered in 1951 as the TRW Federal Credit Union. Today, Alabama ONE is a ONE billion-dollar plus, full-service financial institution currently with 20 branches serving more than 80,000 Members across Alabama. Alabama ONE offers membership to persons or businesses (relatives and owners thereof) living, working, attending school, doing business, or receiving power from any of the 23 Alabama Rural Electric Cooperatives – a field of membership covering approximately 58 of 67 counties in Alabama. Alabama ONE provides a unique offering of consumer, business, agricultural, and mortgage related products, as well as wealth management and a full-service insurance agency. Alabama ONE is dedicated to giving members the resources they need to build the strong financial future they deserve.
Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. For more information, please visit www.alabamaone.org.