Archives: Staff Members

Jill Savitt

Jill Savitt, the President and CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, is a human rights advocate with expertise in genocide and atrocity prevention. She assumed this

Donald Byrd

Donald brings his interest in the history of civil rights and 25 years of executive, finance, accounting, management and business development experience to his role. Prior to joining The Center,

Shani Drake Duncan

Shani Drake Duncan is the Director of Marketing & Public Engagement for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. In these roles, she leads the strategic direction for programming

Toni Friday

As Director of Events & Partnerships, Toni leads the team and vendors that manage private and partner events. With more than 20 years of experience, she is over associated communications

Candice Franklin

Candice Franklin lead development efforts for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights from 2018 to early 2022. Under her leadership, the Development department surpassed their contribution goal the

Jennifer Richardson

Jen Richardson is the Director of Human Resources. With over 20 years’ Human Resource experience, in addition to the pride she has in working with The Center and its people,

Keisha Lewis

Keisha has been on The Center’s operational leadership team since the beginning and brings more than 15 years of operations management experience. She oversees admissions, visitor experience, group sales, call

Nicole A. Moore

Nicole leads all educational initiatives at The Center, including K-12, university and lifelong learning. A public historian with more than 10 years of museum experience, her primary focus has been

Sonya Pierce

Sonya brings more than 20 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate and is responsible for building maintenance and operations at The Center since its doors opened in

Ryan M. Roemerman

Ryan wears multiple hats at The Center, connecting academics and advocates to advance LGBTQ equity through research and education focused on the American South as well as helping to refine