Bridge Builder Conversations

January 13, 2022 – May 5, 2022 all-day

Join David “Dae-Lee” Arrington, the 40 Under 40 Business Journal Honoree, GRAMMY Nominated producer, and artist as he kicks back for authentic, unscripted, uncommon discussions with cultural leaders of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Explore the journeys of business moguls, award-winning artists, and other leaders as they get transparent about the opportunities and challenges of bridge-building within their industries.

The series will feature the following guests, and posted according to the schedule below:


  • Jan. 13 – Hugh McColl, former chairman and CEO of Bank of America
  • Jan. 27 – Myloan Dinh, multidisciplinary artist and former refugee
  • Feb. 10 – Kyle Mosher, multidisciplinary artist featured by ForbesThe New York TimesHBO and others
  • Feb. 24 – Maria Howell, accomplished actress and singer
  • March 10 – Veronica Calderon, senior vice president of diversity, inclusion & equity at Truliant
  • March 24 – Michael Marsicano, president and CEO of Foundation For The Carolinas
  • April 7 – Dennis ReedJr, award-winning songwriter, recording artist and CEO of Inspire the Fire
  • April 21 – Molly Shaw, former president and CEO of Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg
  • May 5 – Harvey B. Gantt, first African American elected as mayor in Charlotte


The videos will be available on YouTube.

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