Sandy Morckel
Sandy Morckel

An accomplished fundraising veteran, community advocate and change agent, Sandy Morckel has assisted not-for-profit organizations and public/private partnerships in raising over $50 million in philanthropic support across the country for a wide variety of causes. Beginning in 1987, Sandy has

Herbert L. Drayton III
Herbert L. Drayton III

Managing partner of HI Mark Capital,  Chair of the Coastal Community Foundation, Board of Directors for the Association of Black Foundation Executives

John B. Hagerty
John B. Hagerty

Partner at Nelson Mullins, Serves as counsel; Member, Board of Directors, Spoleto Festival, USA

Amanda Lawrence
Amanda Lawrence

Amanda Lawrence is a change agent, known for developing creative strategies, building complex systems and executing large-scale collaborative efforts with integrity and accountability and through authentic engagement. Lawrence has served in the nonprofit sector for twelve years and serves

Audrey Lane
Audrey Lane

A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Audrey KS Lane is the founder and CEO of Lane Equity Enterprises, a management consulting firm with expertise in the areas of non-profit leadership, strategy, leadership development, talent pipeline development, and project management

Dwayne Green
Dwayne Green

Dwayne Green is a trial attorney with over 20 years of experience. In addition to handling cases for various plaintiffs, Dwayne has tried dozens of personal injury cases on behalf of insurers such as Allstate, State Farm and Liberty Mutual.

Nelson B Rivers, The Sophia Institute Teaching Faculty
Rev. Nelson B. Rivers, III
Teaching Faculty
Nelson B Rivers, The Sophia Institute Teaching Faculty
Rev. Nelson B. Rivers, III

Teaching Faculty

Rev. Nelson B. Rivers, III is the Pastor of Charity Missionary Baptist Church in the Liberty Hill Community of North Charleston, SC and the Vice President of Religious Affairs and External Relations of the National Action Network since 2014. For

Carolyn Rivers
Board of Directors / Teaching Faculty
Carolyn Rivers

Board of Directors / Teaching Faculty

Carolyn Rivers is Founder and Director of The Sophia Institute. As a teacher, visionary, and spiritual mentor, her work centers on personal, interpersonal and societal transformation that fosters the emergence of Feminine, cultivating wisdom and mindfulness, for a more just,