Caren Davidson wanted to have a broader impact on the organization she was working for at the time. Working in human resources gives her the opportunity to make a difference in the performance of the organization and in the individual lives of the employees. Over time she has learned that "as long as you are in a position of leadership, make the best decisions possible with the information at hand. Listen to others, particularly when they see things differently than you. Own your mistakes, and learn from them."
Started in 2015, the Young, Gifted & Empowered honors young professionals from Mississippi who positively impact their communities, state and the world. Created in response to negative portrayal of African Americans in the media, YG&E shares the stories of those who are change agents among young professionals in the areas of leadership, education, arts, philanthropy, innovation and business.
Effective Jan. 1, the new partners are Kristi Wilcox Arth, Marc Bussone, R. Aaron Chastain, Alexandra Dugan, Lee Gilley, Rudy Hill, Lauren B. Jacques, Amandeep S. Kahlon, Stephanie L. Kane, Zachary A. Madonia, Anna Manasco, Ellen Presley Proctor, Justin T. Scott, and Fritz Spainhour. The new counsel are Ryan P. Robichaux and Lauren P. Schick.