Keshea Perkins has over 24 years of IT experience within application development groups where she has led various teams and initiatives, as well as providing a hands-on role in development and support. She has led teams that created & oversaw the architectural projects for modernization efforts and initiatives to run the business. Currently she is managing a group of IT professionals migrating the current technology to the cloud.
Keshea holds Bachelor Degrees from Jackson State University in Mathematics & Mississippi State University in Computer Engineering as well as a Master Degree from the University of Arkansas. In her free time, she enjoys reading, photography, volunteering at her church and spending time with her son.
I’ve always had a strong passion for Girl Empowerment. The more knowledge girls have the better prepared they are to go into traditional male positions ready to compete. I will be able to use my experience to help structure programs to give them that opportunity.
Abigail Sheridan is the Chief Operating Officer at the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC), a Memphis-based nonprofit working with anchor institutions to strengthen the connections, communities, and campuses in the Memphis Medical District so they are more vibrant, prosperous, and equitable. Abby spent the last 16+ years working for local and national nonprofits in the areas of operations, finance, and human resources. Most recently, Abby served as the Deputy Director for the Congress for the New Urbanism, a national nonprofit with a mission to champion walkable urbanism. Abby holds a degree from Bucknell University, a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and a certificate in Values-Centered Leadership Level I & II from DePaul University.
Abby is thrilled to join the board of Girls Inc. of Memphis. “As a mother to a young daughter, the mission of Girls Inc. hits close to home. I can’t imagine a better future than one in which ALL girls grow up knowing that they are strong, smart, and bold.”
Rosa Potts is the State Director, Tennessee for Unite Us. Unite Us connects social service organizations, government agencies, and health care providers to deliver integrated whole-person care through a shared technology platform. Rosa has worked for non-profits in Senior Leadership for more than two decades and throughout her career has fundraised millions of dollars for the Memphis Metropolitan Area. She is known for her enthusiasm and willingness to serve and assist various organizations with her skills, talent, and time. Rosa received her Bachelor of Science in Communications with a focus in Marketing. She is also a graduate of Leadership Memphis Executive Program, a Memphis Ambassador for the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and a native Memphian.
Randy Irving joined Nutrien as Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in August. He will have responsibility for the Retail organization, Supplier Diversity and the ERG’s. He comes to Nutrien from FedEx where he served as the Managing Director of HR Service Delivery for FedEx Logistics where he led an organization of over 100 HR professionals providing strategic guidance to the FedEx Supply Chain organization encompassing 130 sites and 15,000 team members across the United States and Canada. In his 15 years with FedEx, he has led various Employee Relations teams. He was the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion for FedEx Services. Where he was responsible for aligning the Diversity and Inclusion strategies for FedEx Services and the Enterprise Diversity Councils. He has also led the FedEx Services HR Business consulting team responsible for HR strategy, employee relations and guidance to executive leadership on complex HR issues. Before joining FedEx, he was the HR manager at Roadway Express for 6 years.
He currently is the VP of Diversity and Inclusion on the Board of Directors for SHRM Memphis and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board for Setting The Standard Enterprises focusing on mentorship for at risk high school and college students. He was also voted to the Board of Directors for Girls Inc, in September of 2021.
Randy holds a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin in business management, an MBA from Union University and PHR certification from SHRM.
He is a 2011 recipient of the FedEx Five Star Award, awarded each year to the top two percent of employees. He is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity and founded the Germantown graduate chapter. He is very involved in community empowerment. Most importantly he is the father of two special kids Ryan Charles Irving and Taliyah Rose Irving.
Miska Clay Bibbs
Miska Bibbs works everyday towards leaving a legacy of service and servant leadership behind. She is a native Memphian that has had the opportunity to live in Washington, D.C. and Virginia. She is a proud graduate of White Station High School and received her Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Marketing from Hampton University and is Master of Professional Studies Candidate at the University of Memphis. She began her career interning as a college student at NASA, K-97/WDIA, Archer Malmo and AutoZone. Upon graduation, she decided to follow her passion and come home to help manage a congressional campaign for Harold Ford, Jr. She worked for the congressional office for several years. It was there were she learned the importance of education advocacy, community development and that we all deserve to have our voices heard. After leaving the congressional office, she served in different roles at American Heart Association and Shelby County Schools using her fundraising, community relations, marketing, media relations and community development skills set in an effort to advance Memphis and its education system forward.
She is very proud to have made strides in her professional career but is most proud of the experiences that have helped her earn awards such as the New Memphis Institute Fellow of the Year Award (2009), Top 40 under 40 Award by the Memphis Business Journal and being selected to serve as a Mentor for recent college graduates through Nexus Memphis. She is very active in the Memphis community by serving on the boards of Dress for Success Memphis, People First Partnership Board, The New Memphis Institute Fellows Advisory Board, The Commercial Appeal Young Advisory Council and the Strengthening Nonprofits Committee for the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. She is a graduate of the Leadership Memphis Executive Program Class of 2013. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Beta Epsilon Omega Chapter.