Join Franklin Tomorrow on Monday, June 12, for our next monthly FrankTalks Lecture and learn about Williamson County’s “Three New Faces to Know in 2017.” The event is being held in the large ballroom at the Williamson County Enrichment Center. Coffee and networking will begin at 9 a.m. and the program will start at 9:30 a.m.

Participating on the panel will be Bari Watson Beasley, the new CEO of the Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County; Valencia A. Breckenridge, the newly appointed CEO for GraceWorks; and Rob Wigton, the new Executive Vice President for the Williamson County Association of Realtors.

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Beasley previously worked as the chief officer of marketing and external relations for the General Council on Finance & Administration, a global agency of The United Methodist Church. Beasley brings more than 15 years of experience in marketing and nonprofits and joined the Heritage Foundation this month.


Breckenridge is a native of Chicago, Illinois and came to Franklin only last November. She most recently served as the Major Gift Officer for Feed My Starving Children, a $40 million hunger-relief organization.


Completing the panel is Wigton, who has more than 22 years of experience in various parts of the real estate profession. He has served as the CEO of both a state and local association. He was most recently the CEO of the Greater Gateway Association of REALTORS® in Glen Carbon, Illinois.

We look forward to giving all three panelists a warm welcome as we learn more about them and the future they see for their organizations in Franklin.