March 4, 2020 | 8:00am- 1:30pm
ServiceMaster Global Service Center
150 Peabody Place
Memphis, TN 38103
Audrey P. Willis
Innovator | Entrepreneur | Change Agent
Audrey P. Willis is a social innovator who breathes life into big ideas. Tapping into her over 15 years of innovation and entrepreneurship experience, Mayor Lee Harris appointed Audrey as the first Manager of Innovation and Performance Analysis for Shelby County Government in Tennessee. There, she is responsible for transforming government, talent, transportation, and IT to better serve the citizens of Shelby County. As a founder of businesses, Audrey has led, raised capital, and scaled businesses including most recently CodeCrew, a code school exposing underrepresented children in Memphis to computer science skills where she presently serves on the board. With a passion for talent development Audrey serves on the boards of Veritas College Prep, STS Enterprise, and LITE Memphis. She is a New Memphis Institute and Leadership Memphis Fellow. She has been recognized globally by the BBC during their “100 Women” series documenting her in “Young, geeky and black in Memphis”. Audrey was named one of the “185 Black Women in Tech to Follow” for her work as a tech inclusion advocate and evangelist. More recently she was featured in a national ad campaign for Prudential Insurance, "The State of Us", highlighting her entrepreneurial contributions to making Memphis one of the cities with the highest rate of female business ownership.