2018 Wheelock Conference Speakers

 

Charlie Clark D’11, Vice Presidet, Clark Iron & Metal; Vice Chair, Eleazar Wheelock Society
Charlie Clark D'11 Bio»
Jared DaughertyDr. Jared Daugherty D’03, Director of Grants at Shaw University
Dr. Jared Daugherty D'03 Bio»
Gregg FairbrothersGregg Fairbrothers D’76, EWS Board Member, President Groups—Recover Together
Gregg Fairbrothers Bio»
Catalina Gorla D'09Catalina Gorla D’09, co-founder & CEO of TruDataRx, Inc.
Catalina Gorla Bio»
Brenda HolstonBrenda Holston, Educator
Brenda Holston Bio»
Sarah Holston D'17Sara Holston D’17, EWS Board Member, Student Director, Eleazar Wheelock Society, Co-Chair, The Dartmouth Apologia
Sara Holston Bio»
Andrew Kline D’79, Chaplain, Vicar, St. John’s Episcopal Church; Chaplain, Church of St Augustine of Hippo; Board Chair, St Augustine Academy
Rev. Andrew Kline D'79 Bio»
Craig Parker, The Navigators Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Craig Parker Bio»

Andrew Schuman D’10, EWS Chair, Director, Veritas Labs at The Veritas Forum
Andrew Schuman D'10»
Dr. Loretta Sullivan-Chang D’94, Associate Medical Director, Oncology Early Development at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Dr. Loretta Sullivn-Chang D'94 Bio»
Jane-Ann Tucker D’95,
Jane-Anne Tucker D'95 Bio»
Kelly Wright, American ReporterKelly Wright, American Reporter, Singer, Speaker
Kelly Wright Bio»

Charlie graduated from Dartmouth in 2011 with a degree in Classics. His studies focused on the archaeology of Ancient Greece. As an undergraduate, he was a regular contributor to The Dartmouth Apologia and served as its second editor-in-chief. After graduation, Charlie attended the University of Tennessee College of Law, graduating in 2014 with a concentration in business transactions. He returned to his hometown of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where he works in his family’s fourth-generation scrap metal recycling business. He is a founding editor and the chairman of the board of directors for Fare Forward, a Christian review of ideas run by and for thoughtful young Christians. Charlie writes regularly for Fare Forward and Mere Orthodoxy. He advises Synesis, an undergraduate journal of Christian thought at Vanderbilt, and serves as vice chair of the Eleazar Wheelock Society.

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Daugherty is a PhD student in Duke’s Political Science Department. Prior to coming to Duke, Daugherty lived in the Washington, D.C. areas for six years, first working at a D.C. law firm and then the Institute for Global Engagement (IGE), a “think-and-do” tank on religion and global affairs. Serving in Program Officer and Graduate Fellow capacities at IGE spurred his interest in the comparative study of minority integration. For example, as an IGE Program Officer he co-produced a joint publication with a Chinese governmental think-tank on social development among Muslim ethno-religious minority communities in China.Daugherty graduated from Dartmouth College in 2003 as an Asian Studies major and Music minor. After graduation he spent nearly a year in Taiwan as a Fulbright grant recipient. He is proficient in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish and has spent extended time traveling and living throughout Asia.Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5

Fairbrothers is President of Groups-Recover Together, a for-profit medical startup that provides affordable treatment helping people to recover from opioid addiction.Fairbrothers is also a founder and board member or chair of currently active technology companies in biotechnology and medical information technology, and two nonprofit organizations, The Institute for Biomedical Entrepreneurship and the Eleazar Wheelock Society.Previously and for fourteen years, Mr. Fairbrothers was the founding director of the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network, Dartmouth College, and an adjunct professor of Business Administration in entrepreneurship at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. In 2004 he founded the Dartmouth Regional Technology Center (DRTC), Inc. a free-standing New Hampshire non-profit corporation that operates a 55,000 sq. ft. technology incubator facility developing technology-based innovations with the potential for significant social impact, and in 2006-2009 co-founded the Apologia student journal at Dartmouth and the Eleazar Wheelock Society, where he still is a trustee.In 2016 he joined the Institute for Biomedical Entrepreneurship in Cambridge, MA as a co-founding board member.Fairbrothers has more than 22 years of experience in almost all operational and investment-related aspects of the upstream oil and gas industry, including exploration, exploitation, production, marketing, acquisitions and divestment, joint ventures, and corporate finance through banks, multi-lateral institutions, limited partnerships and public markets (including IPOs and unsolicited purchases).Prior to returning to the Upper Valley in 1999, he was President and founder of a mid-sized international oil and gas producer, Samson International, Ltd., as well as President of Samson Resources, Inc., and a Director of the companies’ parent holding company, Samson Investment Company.Fairbrothers earned an MS in Geology from Rutgers University, and received his MBA from the University of Tulsa. He graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College.Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5

Catalina has spent the past 6 years working in healthcare in a range of roles involving research commercialization, enterprise formation, and operations development. Currently she is the CEO of TruDataRx, Inc., a data analytics advisory firm using comparative effectiveness analytics to drive savings in pharmacy spend for self-insured employers. Previously she was the founding COO of Informulary, Inc, a company committed to improving health by providing doctors and patients with the information they need to make wise decisions about prescription drugs. Prior to joining Informulary she was the Program Manager of innovations in translation and new initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for Healthcare Delivery Science. In this role, Catalina worked with researchers and business professionals to create self-sustaining entities that address needs in the health care delivery system. Prior to Dartmouth, she worked as an economist for a large investment management firm, focusing on international financial markets. In this role, she developed new tools and analytical reports on investible foreign markets. Prior to her work in economic research, Catalina completed a financial leadership rotation program in the insurance industry, and held positions at an investment bank and law firm. Catalina graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College in 2009.Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5
Brenda Holston graduated from Bucknell University in 1983 with a BA in Economics and Sociology. From 1983-1987 she worked as a Customer Education and Sales Representative for Triad Systems Corporation and then a Sales Representative for Barnes Hind, Inc. before attending law school at The College of William and Mary and graduating with her J.D. in 1990. As a litigation associate at Drinker Biddle and Reath in Philadelphia from 1990-1996, she worked on complex commercial civil litigation, breach of contract, and several pro bono matters, most notably a death penalty case on behalf of James Willie & “Bo” Cochran. When her daughters were born, Brenda left the law firm to raise them full time, also participating in a broad range of volunteer service. After her family relocated to California in 2007, Brenda pursued a passion for art, research, and education to become a docent at Stanford University’s Cantor Art Center, where she worked with a broad range of students and the public in connection with Museum Education. After another cross-country move returned her to the east coast in 2013, she has continued to study art and pursue her interest in education. Brenda currently serves on the Board of Directors of Horizons at the Episcopal Academy, an affiliate of Horizons National, an organization on a mission to transform lives and improve the educational outcomes for students from low income families by enriching minds, strengthening academic skills, building confidence, and broadening the notion of what is possible for Horizons students to achieve. Since 2016 she is also the art teacher for elementary school students enrolled in Horizons at EA.Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5

Sara Holston ’17 was an English major at Dartmouth and is especially interested in the history of Dartmouth College: she has written two articles about this topic that were published in the student periodical Apologia and is currently researching and writing a book on the spiritual history of Dartmouth. At Rauner, Sara has curated a single-case exhibit, processed a collection of Civil War correspondence, and assumed oversight of the library’s Instagram account. She is currently conducting research for a podcast series on the history of Dartmouth that will serve as a lead-up to the college’s 250th anniversary in 2019. In addition to this significant project, Sara is also developing a series of short video segments that will serve to highlight underutilized collections at Rauner while providing personal connections to the many exciting items in our stacks.Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5
The Rev. Andrew F. Kline is a native of Cheyenne, Wyoming. He grew up in a loving family and was blessed with many a privilege, including wonderful mentors and a meaningful education. He grew up in the Episcopal Church and has been ordained 34 years. He shares four (almost) grown children with his wife of 33 years, Kathy, a native of Rosemont, Pennsylvania, as well as a practicing child psychiatrist. Having planted an hispanic mission, pastored small, medium and corporate sized parishes in New England and Colorado, he now serves in Norristown, Pennsylvania as both Chaplain of St. Augustine of Hippo, an historic African American congregation, and Vicar of the new start at the old St. John’s Church, across from Montgomery County courthouse, whose 200 year old worshipping congregation disbanded in 2015. Not too long ago he remodeled houses and worked in a thing called a think tank. Most of all, one day, he would like to hear someone call him a musician. He hopes that his work and family life is more increasingly sourced and grounded in a genuine Christian witness, by practicing the virtues of faith hope and love, sharing with others the love of God in Christ, that gift of the Spirit of adoption into God’s amazingly diverse family.Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5

Craig Parker is the city leader for the Navigators in Boston, giving oversight to numerous staff and volunteer leaders ministering among college students, among recent grads in their 20′s, among business professionals, among internationals, among prisoners, and in neighborhoods and churches. All with a focus on life-to- life discipleship.Craig has worked for the Navigators for 37 years, with previous staff assignments in New Hampshire, Germany, and Virginia. He served as campus director at Boston University for 7 years, and at Dartmouth College for 17 years. As a launching board member and former chairman of the board of directors of the Lwala Community Alliance, founded by Dartmouth brothers, Milton and Fred Ochieng’ (’04, ’05), Craig has engaged in international development in western Kenya. He has also worked among the Roma people in Croatia, helping to create a long term Croatian partnership with the Northeast Collegiate Navigators.Craig and his wife, Nancy have four children and seven grandchildren. Many years ago he attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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Andrew serves as the Director of Veritas Labs for the Veritas Forum, where he manages new initiatives that extend and deepen the mission of Veritas across university life. While an undergraduate at Dartmouth College, Andrew served as the founding editor-in-chief of Dartmouth’s Christian journal, Apologia, as well as co-founder of the national network of Christian thought journals, The Augustine Collective. After graduating, Andrew served as founding director of the student-faculty-alumni Eleazar Wheelock Society and Waterman Institute in Hanover, NH. Andrew comes to Veritas from Yale University, where he received an MBA from the Yale School of Management and an MAR from Yale Divinity School. Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5
Dr. Loretta Sullivan Chang currently serves as Associate Medical Director at the Janssen Pharmaceutical companies of Johnson and Johnson, in which she provides medical oversight and leadership to global clinical trials in oncology. At Dartmouth, she studied French and Italian literature, and culminated her interest in global health by obtaining an MPH at UCLA, then working with the CDC, WHO, World Vision, and Compassion International in a variety of different capacities, in over 30 countries. Additionally, she directed clinics for refugees, homeless and HIV-positive in East LA and rural Colorado. She completed her MD at the University of Colorado, Internal Medicine at UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, and fellowship in hematology and oncology at Stanford University. She enjoys coaching youth basketball and playing tennis. She resides in Philadelphia with her husband and three boys. Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5
Jane-Anne McCoy Tucker D’95 lives in the suburbs of Washington, DC with Louis (’95, EWS Board member) and their three sons, ages 17, 15, and 12. Jane-Anne was born to medical missionary parents in Nigeria but spent most of her childhood in southern Georgia. After graduating from Dartmouth with a degree in History (magna cum laude) she earned a Master’s in Music in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music. Prior to 2015 Jane-Anne enjoyed working professionally as a soprano soloist through several regional venues, including a ten-year position with the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. Her experiences as a parent have provided an unexpected education in learning and developmental differences, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder associated with Strep), and Lyme Disease/other tick-borne co-infections. Besides being an avid sports fan, Jane-Anne maintains a deep interest in History, and, in particular, topics relating to race and religion in the American South.Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5
A familiar face to millions who watch Fox News, Kelly Wright is the co-anchor of “America’s News Headquarters Weekend” and former co-host of “Fox and Friends Weekend. ” He also reports on events that shape our world from Washington.Kelly Wright has been reporting on major news events throughout the world. His interviews of newsmakers and celebrities is like a who’s who of top some of the world’s most popular people; President Barack Obama (when he was Senator), First Lady Laura Bush, Muhammad Ali, Denzel Washington, Shaquille O’Neal, John Travolta, Nick Jonas, Roger Daughtry & Pete Townsend ( The Who), Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans, Whitney Houston,  Ludacris, Vanessa Williams, and more.Kelly’s experiences in News have placed him in Iraq, Africa, London, Paris, and at The White House, Pentagon, U.S. Capitol, and other places of influence. A two-time Emmy Award winner, Kelly offers a unique perspective to his craft.Beyond his anchoring and reporting, Kelly is an ordained minister and Recording Artist. He encourages people through his passion to reveal good news in a bad news world. As a singer, he’s performed on programs featuring Shirley Caesar, Cissy Houston, Bobby Caldwell, Jonathan Butler, the late James Brown, and more. He sings songs that motivate, inspire, and promote hope.His latest cd is called; Love, Freedom and Peace. Kelly describes the cover songs and originals on this project as his mission to unite the world through the power of music. The concept of #LoveFreedomPeace is to infuse the Golden Rule, civility and reconciliation into a world of divisive politics, race and religion. Kelly’s music seeks to capture the light of hope penetrating the darkness of despair. In a world increasingly more cynical, Kelly provides a refreshing sound that places a premium on faith, hope and love. Kelly Wright- entertaining and inspiring.#LoveFreedomPeace.www.kellywrightworldwide.comPowered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5