Dynamic. Bold. Engaging. Jil Littlejohn is a seasoned speaker with over two decades of corporate and non-profit leadership experience. Each speech and presentation is a dynamic mix of intellect, experience and raw honesty. Jil keeps crowds engaged, informed and wanting more.
As the youngest member of Greenville, South Carolina’s City Council and the first female president and CEO of the Urban League of the Upstate, Jil is breaking down barriers, creating paths in the constantly changing political landscape and enriching her community every day. Jil has addressed diverse audiences around the world ranging from CEO’s to teenagers.
Passionate and capable, Jil frequently speaks on the following topics: Women in Leadership: Fem the Future, Women In Government: Creating a Leadership Pipeline, Non-Profit Leadership: So You Want To Be A CEO, Social Justice: Woke vs. Working, Our Kids & Our Schools, Balance…..Is It Possible, and much more. Jil is also the author of Women, Wine, and Politics.
www.JilLittlejohn.com | @JilLittlejohn
Amy Tate manages the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) relationships with Mississippi’s public officials in the utility’s 36-county footprint. She maintains bipartisan working relationships with congressional staff, the state legislature, county supervisors and mayors. She also works with energy interest organizations and economic development associations. Tate served on TVA’s Media Relations staff and also worked in TVA’s Washington, DC office prior to joining the State and Local Government Relations team in 2005. Prior to TVA, Tate served as Special Assistant to Tupelo Mayor Glenn McCullough, Jr.
Amy was recently named one of Y’all Politics “Top 50 Most Influential People in Government” and has also been honored by the Mississippi Business Journal as one of their “Top 40 Under 40” in 2006 and “Top 50 Leading Business Women” in 2016. She is a graduate of Leadership Mississippi and the Community Leadership Institute. She serves on the boards of the Tupelo Redevelopment Agency, Association for Excellence in Education, and the CREATE Foundation’s Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi.
Tate graduated from Mississippi University for Women with a degree in Journalism/Public Relations. She was named “Outstanding Recent Graduate” by her alma mater in 2012 and is a recent Past President of the Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association. She is a 2012 graduate of Vanderbilt University’s Leadership for Accelerated Management Performance through the Owen Graduate School of Management.
She resides in Tupelo with her husband, Kevin and children Avery and Walker. They are members of Tupelo First United Methodist Church and are active in the Tupelo Public Schools.